Race fans attending this year’s Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca will be treated to a rockin’ national anthem.
Guitar legend and multi-platinum selling artist Joe Satriani is set to serenade the grid this year as he performs the Star-Spangled Banner at the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix on Sunday, July 21. Satriani will perform from the track just prior to the three-day event’s premier contest, the MotoGP™ World Championship race.
Yamaha Factory Racing heads to Spain this week for the second home race of the year for reigning World Champion Jorge Lorenzo, the Gran Premi Aperol de Catalunya at the Circuit de Catalunya, Montmeló on Sunday 16th June. The circuit promises to deliver an exciting weekend of racing as the scene of one of the greatest battles between Lorenzo and his teammate Valentino Rossi in 2009 when the Yamaha riders took it to the wire over the last laps in a fight for glory, won at the last corner by Rossi.
On Saturday, September 7 the Race ‘N’ Rod Nationals, presented by Mothers, will celebrate its fifth successful year as part of the Continental Tire Sports Car Festival, powered by Mazda. This event is a favorite with fans and features some of the most beautiful cars and trucks ever built and customized.
For $35 Race ‘N’ Rod participants receive two Saturday race day general admission tickets, a T-shirt, Poker Run, Mothers Goody Bag and an on-track parade lap.
Neel Jani won his second straight pole position in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón on Friday with a lap of1:13.429 (109.722 mph) in Rebellion Racing’s No. 12 Rebellion Timepieces/Lemo Connectors/Speedy Garage Toyota-powered Lola coupe. On his first ALMS trip to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Jani went 0.377 seconds quicker in qualifying for Saturday’s American Le Mans Monterey than Dyson Racing’s Guy Smith in the No. 16 Mazda/Thetford/Norcold Mazda-powered Lola.
The long winter wait is over as Yamaha Factory Racing prepare this week for the first race of the 2013 MotoGP season, The Commercial Bank Grand Prix of Qatar under the floodlights of the Losail International Circuit. The unique night-time race schedule will mean that the first practice session of the weekend will happen in just one day’s time, on Thursday 04th April.
Yamaha Factory Racing launched their 2013 colours in front of the world’s MotoGP Media at the Jerez de La Frontera Circuit in Spain.
Reigning MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo and returning teammate Valentino Rossi were on-hand to reveal their 2013 liveries in the Yamaha Factory Racing pit garage before joining a press conference with some of Yamaha’s top management to answer questions for the media.
As MotoGP™ prepares to start the 2013 season, motorcycle racing fans are snatching up the limited number of hospitality and VIP suites in anticipation of the return of their favorite riders to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix, featuring the MotoGP™ World Championship roars back onto the Monterey Peninsula July 19-21, 2013, bringing with it fans from around the globe.
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is offering free exhibit space to local businesses that would like to showcase their services to the 35,000 fans that are expected to pack the race track over three days for the American Le Mans Monterey race, May 9-11.
To qualify for free exhibitor space, the business must be headquartered in Monterey, Santa Cruz or San Benito County, have less than 500 employees and can not be a food or beverage company.
With uniqueness and modernity at the forefront, the new United SportsCar Racing platform was revealed (#TheReveal) today at Sebring International Raceway, resulting from the merger of GRAND-AM Road Racing and the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón.