Raceway’s Monthly Ride Includes Grand Am Series Drivers
Race car drivers will take to the track early – on bicycles – to kick-off the Continental Tire Sports Car Festival, Powered by Mazda. Some may be using this as an opportunity to test out the 2.238-mile course on two wheels before they speed it up a bit on four.
More than 35 of the world’s best Superkart drivers from three continents descend on Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca July 8-9 to compete in the renowned “Corkscrew Internationals.”
Held in conjunction with the Continental Tire Sports Car Festival, Powered by Mazda, the 2011 “Corkscrew Internationals” is hosted by the Northern California Karters (NCK) and features three competitive classes of karts vying for the coveted trophy. Typically the karts produce 90 horsepower and are capable of up to 160 miles per hour.
You’ve seen them strolling through the race paddock. Maybe even had photos taken with them. These are the young ladies frequently seen nearby team transporters or strolling through the race paddock in team colors and umbrellas. Paddock Girls, Grid Girls or Umbrella Girls attract attention for the team everywhere they go.
For the Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV taking place at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in October, it’s both the men and machines that are expected to draw one of the largest crowds in track history. And, if early sign-ups are any indication, both elements will not disappoint.
Soar above the scenic Central Coast on route to the races with Specialized Helicopters charter service to and from the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix featuring the MotoGP World Championship at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on July 22-24, 2011.
Flights are available to and from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca starting at $69 per person, each way. Charter service is available from most Bay Area airports including San Jose, San Francisco and Oakland. Helicopters can accommodate up to three passengers per flight.
Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo pulled a dramatic last lap pass of Casey Stoner in Germany yesterday for second place, thereby reducing Stoner’s overall lead to just 15 points as they head into Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca this weekend. The stage is now set for an epic battle through The Corkscrew as the world’s attention turns toward the Red Bull United States Grand Prix featuring the MotoGP World Championship.
The iconic Maxda Raceway Laguna Seca circuit in California prepares to welcome the MotoGP paddock this weekend for the first of the two U.S. rounds on the 2011 season. The event will be a special one for Yamaha Factory Racing; the team will again wear the special red and white YZR-M1 WGP50th Anniversary Edition livery as seen at the Assen TT where Ben Spies stormed to his first ever GP victory.
America’s rising motorcycle stars will be out in full support of the MotoGP World Championship at the Red Bull United States Grand Prix. The varying race groups assures fans that there is never be a dull moment of on-track activity.
The Red Bull United States Grand Prix provides continuous entertainment – whether it’s on-track, on the stage or not-that-high overhead. Ratcheting the fun factor literally sky high is the Red Bull Air Force and wingsuit flying team at 12:35 on Sunday prior to the MotoGP race.
These daredevil performers are part of the international Red Bull tour and will definitely cause fans to look skyward where they will be performing over turns 6 and 8.
Final preparations for the Red Bull United States Grand Prix are concluding at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, site of Round 10 of the MotoGP World Championship. Today, riders will have their first familiarization walk or scooter ride on the track, an important part of learning the nuances of the racing line, and tech is now open.
What are the riders thinking? Read Nicky’s, Valentino’s, Colin’s and Cal’s opinions of this weekend’s race: