With the inaugural race of 2014 firmly cemented, the riders, teams and manufacturers have a little time before Round 2 in Aragon, Spain comes charging into their sights. This round (2) really sets the tone for the grueling season ahead for these international athletes as racing with the eni FIM Superbike World Championship kicks into high gear.
The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is likened to a museum that springs to life each August on the Monterey Peninsula. And this year is no exception as 550 historic and period-correct race cars have been accepted to compete in 15 race groups over the four-day gathering, August 14-17 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Think of three exotic car companies that have long filled the dreams, and walls, of little boys around the world. It’s not hard to imagine that those likely marques originate near one another in Italy.
It’s the year of tre in Monterey as Italian exotics – Lamborghini, Ferrari and Maserati – showcase their remarkable pedigrees at three separate events held at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. And each one will assuredly bring smiles to visitors of all ages who are strolling through the race paddock or watching from hillsides and grandstands.
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The third round of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge roars into Monterey May 2-4 as part of the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix, powered by Mazda weekend with teams gunning for valuable championship points.
The 12-race series that runs with the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship is one of the most popular with racing enthusiasts as the cars closely resemble their street-going brethren. Each entry is straight from the manufacturer showroom floor; however, looks can be deceiving as they race side-by-side with performance and safety modifications.
Now’s the time to race toward the VIP Flagroom for the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix, powered by Mazda before it’s too late. Demand has already exceeded capacity for the Premier Pit Row Suites, thereby making the Flagroom the ideal, and remaining hospitality option.
The canopied tent is ideally perched between Turns 4 and 5 with expansive views of Turns 2, 3, 4 and 5 as drivers position themselves for the critical uphill climb toward The Corkscrew.