Wherever you find interesting food in Monterey County, you’re going to find great wine. The viticulture in the area is world-renowned and makes every meal an opportunity to challenge even the most refined olfactory skills and palates.
Be sure to visit some of our valued winery partners.
The diversity of culinary styles and genres in the area present the diner with countless opportunities to tease and expand their palate morning, noon and well into the late evening. An abundance of locally procured ingredients and a year-round growing season set the stage for truly unforgettable dining experience.
Be sure to experience some of our restaurant partners. To receive the special discounts, please download the Corkscrew Passport App.
On behalf of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, welcome to our world-renowned road racing facility. Our communications department is standing by to provide you with prompt, accurate and helpful assistance to make your job easier and your experience memorable.
To ensure a safe working environment, certain policies and guidelines have been established, which are discussed below. Individuals requesting a media credential must be currently working on assignment and fully complete the online application form.
An important part of a race weekend at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is the operation of the Pace Car and Safety Vehicles. These vehicles are used to pace the races to the green flag, as well as to bring the race cars under control in the event of a full-course yellow flag. They are also used for demonstration laps for VIPs and special guests.
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is the only race track to have its pace car program involved in every major event each year and throughout every aspect of the facility. Started in 2003 with the support of Mazda, the program has an impeccable safety record of more than 5,000 track laps without a single injury, accident or failed car part.
The Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Pace and Safety Car program has has hosted a number of illustrious guest drivers such as Mario Andretti, Danny Sullivan and Nigel Olson, famed drummer for Elton John. The team has also welcomed some famous guests in the passenger seat including Brad Pitt, Patrick Dempsey, F1 Legend Phil Hill, Carroll Shelby, famed Mazda RX-8 designer Ikuo Maeda and Peter Birtwhistle Chief Designer of the Mazda MX-5, among others.
An automobile museum that springs to life is one way to describe the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. It is an international gathering of rarely seen race cars that spans decades of racing history by returning them to the race track to compete as they once did. Entering its 38th year of vintage racing, the event is a cornerstone with the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance of the famed Monterey Classic Car Week that annually attracts thousands to the picturesque Monterey peninsula for events, auctions and a sundry of activities.
Welcome to the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca media section. Our professional communications team is looking forward to working with journalists who visit from around the world. We have one goal: To simply make your job easier. Please explore the media section and contact us should you need additional assistance.
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In GRAND-AM Road Racing, the Rolex Sports Car Series features Daytona Prototypes and production-based GT cars running simultaneously. The Daytona Prototype (DP) category has revolutionized sports car racing with ample battles at the front of the field and close finishes in practically every race. Like the DP class that has redefined prototype racing, the GT class has done the same for high-performance, production-based sports car racing.
MotoGP is the premier motorcycle racing world championship; an 18-race series visiting 13 countries, four continents and with pan-global television coverage. Seven nationalities of the world’s most skilled riders line a grid armed with cutting-edge motorcycle technology with prototype machinery fielded by four manufacturers: Ducati, Yamaha, Honda and Suzuki.