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How to Enter Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca – Please Do Not Use General GPS Coordinates For Entry
South Boundary Road and Highway 68 Instructions:
General parking and vehicles with RED and BROWN parking permits are required to enter via South Boundary Road, accessible from Highway 218 and General Jim Moore Blvd. in Del Rey Oaks.
Vehicles with BLUE and GREEN parking permits may enter the circuit via Highway 68.
Please note that after 10 a.m., vehicles may be directed to other parking lots depending on space availability. Vehicles without parking passes will be directed to Purple Parking lots 10 and 11.
Gates open at 7:00 a.m. daily.
Barloy Canyon Road (accessed via Watkins Gate, Reservation Road, Salinas)
This gate will be open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Vehicles without a parking windshield pass will be directed to Purple Parking lots 10 and 11. All others will be directed to the designated colored parking areas based on space availability.
ALL VEHICLES WITHOUT A PARKING PASS ARE INSTRUCTED TO ENTER THE RACEWAY VIA SOUTH BOUNDARY RD.
BARLOY CANYON (WATKINS GATE) ENTRANCE IS CLOSED.
The South Boundary Entrance will be open to all in-bound and out-bound traffic. Vehicles will be parked on a first-come/first-served basis, with some parking areas restricted to vehicles with parking passes only.
South Boundary GPS Coordinates:
Latitude = 36 35′36.38″N
Longitude = 121 49′52.10″W
A number of parking options are available to make it easier for fans – whether on motorcycle or in an automobile – to get to and from this year’s Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix. To ease traffic flow, the main entrance on Hwy 68 (located at 1021 Monterey-Salinas Highway) will be closed to all general motorcycle and automobile traffic, with specific routes for vehicles, motorcycles and buses listed below.
Public Gates open at 7am
Car only entrance: South Boundary Road - Parking Pass Required & NO Motorcycles
Motorcycle entrance and exit: Barloy Canyon Road (see below for directions)
South Boundary Road – Paid Onsite Automobile ONLY Parking & Traffic Directions
From Monterey/Carmel/Carmel Valley: Take Hwy 1 north to Hwy 218/Del Rey Oaks/Seaside, then follow Hwy 218/Canyon Del Rey Blvd to General Jim Moore Blvd. Turn left on Gen. Jim Moore Blvd, then right on South Boundary Rd and continue through the track entrance. Follow the signs to Purple Parking.
From the west, including Salinas: Take Hwy 68 to Hwy 218/Canyon Del Rey Blvd. You will pass the Hwy 68 entrance to the track enroute to Hwy 218/Canyon Del Rey Blvd. Do not attempt to enter here. Turn right on Hwy 218/Canyon Del Rey Blvd, then right on Gen. Jim Moore Blvd and make another right on South Boundary Rd. Continue through the track entrance where you’ll follow the signs to Purple Parking
From the north, including Santa Cruz, San Jose and San Francisco / Oakland: Take Hwy 1 south to the Hwy 218/Del Rey Oaks/Seaside exit. Turn left on Hwy 218/Canyon Del Rey and continue to Gen. Jim Moore Blvd. Turn left on Gen. Jim Moore Blvd and right on South Boundary Rd, then continue into the track where you’ll follow the signs to Purple Parking.
Free motorcycle parking is available at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in the Purple Parking area, formerly known as Wolf Hill. This lot is unpaved.
Paid automobile parking is available per day at the Purple 10 lot:
Friday, July 19 - $10
Saturday, July 20 - $10
Sunday, July 21 - $20
3-Day, July 19-21 - $30
Access to the onsite motorcycle parking is via Barloy Canyon Rd, off Reservation Road. This is a motorcycle-only entrance. No other vehicles are allowed access at this entrance. However, Barloy Canyon Rd. will be used for shuttle buses between CSUMB and the track.
From Monterey/Carmel/Carmel Valley: Go north on Hwy 1 to the Del Monte Blvd. exit in Marina. Take Del Monte Blvd to Reservation Rd. Turn right on Reservation Rd and go approximately 4.8 miles to Barloy Canyon Rd.
From Salinas: Go west on Hwy 68, turn right on Reservation Rd, then left on Barloy Canyon Rd.
From Santa Cruz/San Jose/San Francisco: Go south on Hwy 1 to the Del Monte Blvd exit in Marina. Turn left on Del Monte Blvd and continue to Reservation Rd. Turn left on Reservation Rd and go approximately 4.8 miles to Barloy Canyon Rd and the entrance to the new East Garrison housing development.
Latitude = 36 38′55.73″N
Longitude = 121 43′35.66″W
Please note that Barloy Canyon Rd will have two-way traffic at all times.
Leather check stations are available at the track.
Motorcyclists can also use the free CSUMB-Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Shuttle, offered Sunday only.