Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A. is proud to present the third and final installment of the Ben Spies and Eddie Lawson interview series. In part three Ben and Eddie discuss training to win, the team and support, riding a 500cc GP bike and one last good story from the old days.
Check out Ychampions.com for part one, two and three of the series.
Öhlins USA is sponsoring the Miatas at Mazda Raceway event, with a super-suspension grand prize available to all entrants. Taking place at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, April 10-11, just outside beautiful Monterey, California, this is slated to be a huge event for Miata drivers.
The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion enters a new dawn of historic racing by honoring one of the true legends of motorsports- Dan Gurney – the Cars He Built, the Cars He Drove – August 12-15 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
“We are proud that Dan has accepted our invitation to be our first featured guest at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion,” said Gill Campbell, CEO/general manager of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca has had a long standing partnership with The Patrón Spirits Company, including Tequila Patron’s involvement since 2008 as the presenting sponsor for the American Le Mans Series Monterey.
Today, the American Le Mans Series and The Patrón Spirits Company took it one step further as the Series announced a multi-year agreement for Tequila Patrón to become the Series presenting sponsor of the world’s premier sports car series.
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca’s fans have been requesting more on-track action for the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion and for the 2010 event, 19 race groups will show off the world’s finest historic race cars. The paddock space has been re-designed for greater efficiency to accommodate the increased number of race groups and participants. An additional day of practice has been added, treating fans to four days of racing starting Thursday, August 12 and ending Sunday evening August 15.
Born in the United Kingdom. A man of science. A master of business. A leader in government. A sportsman. A husband and father of five. Paul Drayson is a true renaissance man. In a time of increasing specialization, Paul Drayson is a man of many interests and talents and he has brought success to all he has pursued. This man of all seasons brings his considerable talents to bear on the 2010 American Le Mans Series Monterey at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in the LMP1 class. He will start the six hour race fighting for the overall victory in the No.
Yamaha is excited to announce the return of the Boz Bros Bike Show at the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca (July 23-25, 2010) and the Red Bull Indianapolis GP (August 27-28, 2010). In 2010, the Boz Bros Custom Bike Show adds an exciting twist – the addition of Silver Star Casting Company as the presenting sponsor. The show draws ten amateur custom bike builders and ten professional builders from across the country to compete on site for the best Yamaha custom motorcycles.
The four-day cycling festival called Sea Otter Classic will be held April 15-18, 2010 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. For cyclists/racers who want to preview and pedal the circuit course that will be used during the Sea Otter Classic, the April 13 Twilight Ride hosted by the Don Chapin Monterey Bay Racing Team will offer that opportunity.
Circuit riders will experience the thrill of riding Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca as the course includes a challenging 300-foot climb and an awe-inspiring descent down the world-famous Corkscrew.
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca announced today that the Cooper Tires presents the USF2000 National Championship powered by Mazda will be one of the support series for the American Le Mans Series Monterey presented by Patrón. The series joins the Playboy Mazda MX5 Cup, Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Championship, the Patrón GT3 Challenge by Yokohama and the Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear for the event on May 21-23.
For motorsports fans there’s no sweeter sound than the high-revving engines of Formula 1 cars. And for those attending the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion August 12-15 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, there will be plenty to see and hear as 38 historic F1 cars will take to the grid to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Formula 1.