Bio: First race was in 1966; became Assistant Director in 1998 and joined the Board of Directors in 2004; in 2007 was appointed the track archivist.
Personal Career: Joined the fire service as a Firefighter – 1984 Cachagua (Calif.) Fire Protection District, Volunteer Fire Dept – promoted to Captain in 1996; promoted to Department Training Officer in 1998. Currently department Captain/Training Officer
Bio: Graduated from the School of Optometry at Berkeley (Calif.) and been in private practice in Salinas (Calif.) since 1984.
Hometown: Salinas, Calif.
College: University of California Berekely
Favorite Racing Series: I have always enjoyed Open Wheel racing especially on a road course. Most racing on road courses.
Favorite Racer: Bobby Unser Sr.
First Time You Realized You Like Racing: When I was a young child and would watch races on TV with my dad.
Favorite movie: Bullit
Favorite music: Rock & Roll, Jazz
Described as a museum springing to life, the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is a cornerstone of the Monterey Peninsula’s Classic Car Week. Approximately 550 vehicles are accepted to compete in the world’s premier motoring event, based on the car’s authenticity, race provenance and period correctness.
The 2013 featured marque has long been considered America’s sports car, the celebrated Chevrolet Corvette, which celebrates its 60th anniversary.
August 16-18, 2013
Advance purchase general admission starts at $50 (Friday) and three-day passes are $130 and includes a complimentary souvenir magazine. General admission and paddock is free for Children 12 and under with a paying adult. Hospitality packages range from $200-$495.
Parking and Gates:
Free parking available. VIP Parking: $75. Gates open at 7 a.m.
A one hour feature on the 2013 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion will air on Fox Sports 1 on Sunday October 13 at 2 p.m. PT and then again on Thursday October 17 at 9 a.m. PT.
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is located in one of the world’s most desirable destinations. Our appeal extends beyond attracting motorsports enthusiasts. The Monterey Bay area attracts wine aficionados to the abundant vineyards; shoppers to Carmel; bikers, hikers and kayakers to the scenic coastline; and not to mention golfers to the world-renowned courses dotting the landscape.
Monterey is within the San Jose / San Francisco ADI, which is the nation’s fifth largest. This affluent market base provides our marketing partners with access to a highly desirable consumer audience.
Rather than having you fit within our parameters, we want to hear from you so, together, we can build a program that meets your goals and objectives. From corporate hospitality functions for groups of 20 – 1,200, product exhibitions and consumer activations to impactful onsite signage, a plan can be prepared to successfully deliver your desired results in a cost-effective manner.
Small or large organizations can benefit from being part of some of the most thrilling racing in the world. We have exciting opportunities available for the 2014 season.
Interested in some brand marketing exercises? Well we offer a multitude of signage opportunity at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, from track signage to facility signage. Stamp your brand image in the minds off all our fans by taking advantage of our signage opportunities today either by event or year-round.
For those with groups of 100 and more, there is simply no place in the world of motorsports like the Red Bull Energy Center. A brand new, purpose-built hospitality space, the Red Bull Energy Center truly offers a world class experience. Perched atop a hill above Turn 1, guests enjoy one of the most spectacular views in all of road racing overlooking the majority if the 2.238-mile track.
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is a highly sought-after facility by car and motorcycle clubs, driving programs, automobile companies, and not to mention major racing series who annually compete here. Consequently, the calendar fills up quickly, upon approval by SCRAMP and the County of Monterey Parks Department.
For information on renting Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, please refer to the calendar, the accompanying Track Rental FAQ or contact us at 831-242-8201 and ask for our Track Rental Manager.
Showcase your company’s products or services to thousands of enthusiastic, qualified buyers in the sought-after Northern California market by selling or displaying at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Marketplace Exhibitor and Expo areas.
The Marketplace is a display only area on the infield of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca race circuit between Turns 2 and 5. Adjacent to the shuttle drop-off point, the Marketplace is many Fan’s first and last point of contact with the weekend’s activities.
The Marketplace Exhibitor area is in a major pedestrian traffic corridor. Foot traffic between the Paddock and Turn 5, bus stop-off point and camping area will travel through the Marketplace Exhibitor and Expo areas.
The Marketplace features the latest in motorsports, lifestyle and consumer goods and services. Marketplace offers an enticing selection of motorsport-themed retail products and services plus an outstanding array of food to satisfy the hungry race fan. All Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca events draw a large audience from national to international delivering a tremendous reach into these coveted markets. This audience is more educated, wealthier and spends more per capita than the vast majority of North American motorsport racing venues. It is a perfect opportunity to meet the enthusiastic race fan, face to face, to develop and enhance product awareness.