The Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula (SCRAMP) has been an active and highly visible part of the Monterey Peninsula community. Since our beginning in 1957 when 62 local companies and scores of individuals offered their services and donations to make Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca a reality, SCRAMP has been a community effort.
As a not-for-profit 501(c)4 organization, SCRAMP donates proceeds to local charities and civic organizations. We have grown from presenting a single motorsport event each year to producing five major events that have recently included the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, Porsche Rennsport Reunion, MotoGP, Ferrari Racing Days, eni FIM Superbike World Championship, Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion and the SCCA National Championship Runoffs, among many more.
Originally part of the former Fort Ord military base, Laguna Seca was turned over to the County of Monterey in 1974, and designated the overall management responsibility to the Monterey County Parks Department. SCRAMP operates and maintains the race track and manages the racing events and track rentals that generate more than $1 million annually for the county parks department.
The SCRAMP “family” consists of thousands of volunteers, including a volunteer board of directors. These dedicated volunteers come from all walks of life and across the tri-county area to make up the work force needed to stage motorsports events at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The largest group of volunteers is comprised of more than 70 charities and civic organizations whose membership numbers in the thousands.
SCRAMP includes a paid professional staff who handle the day-to-day operations.
Gregg Curry VP of Operations:
VP of Administration:
Dennis Farber Treasurer:
Lee Shepherd Secretary:
Joe Prospero Past-President:
Known around the world as one of the greatest racing facilities, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is run by SCRAMP (Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula) a 501(c)4 non-profit organization. Comprised of a group of dedicated and passionate volunteers, SCRAMP takes pride in providing a wonderful guest experience while simultaneously giving back to the local community.
SCRAMP volunteers work hard and long hours to support an event. Since 1957 SCRAMP has been supporting world class motorsport events on the Monterey Peninsula and we couldn’t do it without the efforts of thousands of individual and group volunteers from all over the world.
Whether you are looking for a team building event, want to network, learn soft skills such as working with the public, or you just want a way to give back to your community, we welcome you to volunteer your time and services.
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.
Can I drive my personal car/motorcycle on the track?
The easiest way to obtain track time on Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is to join one of the many clubs that rent the track throughout the year. There are organizations for both cars and motorcycles that offer an affordable way to get on the track. Take a look through the track calendar to see what clubs are renting the track and when, then contact the respective club (by simply clicking on the club/organization name on the calendar) and ask about membership and specifications for going on track.
Do you have track days for the public?
Demand to use Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is high and it’s unfortunately impossible for us to offer open track days. Throughout the year, however, a variety of clubs, enthusiast groups and schools rent the track and offers these programs to consumers. Take a look through the calendar to see what clubs are renting the track and when, then contact the organization and ask about membership and specifications for going on track
How do I join a track day?
Please review our track calendar to see who is renting the track on any given day. For your convenience, contact information is provided if there is an opportunity to join the fun.
Do you offer gift certificates for track days?
The Skip Barber Racing School offers gifts certificates for the variety of racing schools it holds at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Please contact all other track renters directly to inquire about gift certificates.
Does the track offer tours?
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is located in a Monterey County park and throughout most of the year (except on major event weekends, when a ticket is required) the public is encouraged to come and visit the spectacular setting. Although there are no formal track tours available, you can explore the facility and enjoy some of the breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean from high atop The Corkscrew where, on a clear day, you can see Santa Cruz in the distance.
We want to ensure every guest enjoys their experience at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and does so in a safe and fun environment. Please do your part in extending the same courtesies to others attending.
Glass bottles or containers are not allowed at Mazda Raceway
Coolers and non-glass beverage containers are allowed
Bring and use sunscreen regularly
Stay hydrated. Drink plenty of water.
Riders of motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles must wear an approved helmet
Bicycles, including mountain bikes, may only be ridden on paved roads and are not allowed in the paddock
Motorized vehicles, bicycles, roller blades or skateboards are not allowed in the Marketplace
Pets are allowed, but with significant restrictions. Pets on a leash are allowed in the campgrounds and parking areas, but not in heavy traffic areas. Pets are not allowed in spectator areas, paddock, grandstands, hillsides or Marketplace
Fireworks are illegal at Mazda Raceway. Anyone caught with fireworks will be cited and expelled
All California Vehicle Code rules and regulations apply while at Mazda Raceway
The RV dump station will open approximately one hour after the last race on Sunday. Dumping of “gray water” on the ground is prohibited
Only licensed vehicles may be operated on perimeter roads
Quiet hours in the campgrounds are observed between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m.
No freestanding scaffolding or structures are permitted in the camping areas
The Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula is overseen by an all-volunteer board of directors. These men and women provide their guidance and countless hours of service to ensure the smooth and successful operation of this world-renowned racing circuit.
The Sports Car Club of America is the volunteer support organization responsible for all track and corner worker activities. It is a fabulous way to become involved in racing in Monterey. Please click HERE for more information from the SCCA on how to become a track and corner worker throughout the year.