A record breaking attendance of more then 400 young professionals enjoyed last years Mega Mixer at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The Monterey County Young Professionals Group, Central Coast Young Farmers & Ranchers and Salinas Jaycees announced that the sixth annual Mega Mixer will once again be hosted at Mazda Raceway on Thursday, June 24 from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Forty years after their first standalone race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, cars from the Trans-Am’s Under Two-Liter category will again take to the Monterey circuit for an anniversary outing on Saturday, August 14, part of the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. Among the historic machinery on hand will be several cars that actually contested that first race four decades ago.
Officials at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca unveiled a new logo for the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion that reflects the pedigree, spirit and history of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca’s signature turn – The Corkscrew.
The tree in the logo is taken from a photo of the actual oak tree at The Corkscrew. It’s the exact oak tree that drivers’ drove under before the turn down The Corkscrew. The oak is still alive and well but was moved a few feet to the drivers’ left to accommodate the track modifications for the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix.
Sublime green and red, white and blue American V8s will be joining the Ferrari GTOs, Bugatti Type 35s and Lotus 77s in the paddock for the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. There will be 44 Trans-Am race cars from 1966-1972, including two of the three 1970 Plymouth Barracudas that All American Racers built for the 1970 Trans-Am season.
Channel 11 “The Otter” Comcast Cable in Monterey/Salinas and Channel 187 in Santa Cruz has announced that they will broadcast round three of the SCCA Pro Racing Playboy Mazda MX5 Cup that was held at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on May 23. The broadcast will air on June 19 and July 3, both at 5:00 p.m.
With the American Le Mans Series taking a six-week break before its next race at Salt Lake City, this is a good time for teams to look back and assess their performance to date. This is the first of periodic interviews with Dyson Racing principals and drivers to give a more personal look inside the team.
How does a team deal with the range of emotions like Dyson Racing experienced at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca this past weekend?