In a desire to help raise the community’s spirits this holiday season, the Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula (SCRAMP), operators of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, is again partnering with the Salvation Army Monterey Peninsula in hosting the annual holiday food and toy drive.
The Yamaha Champions Riding School (YCRS), based at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, will be bringing their renowned high-performance motorcycle riding training program to California’s Monterey Peninsula in 2013.
YCRS will present five two-day schools at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca: January 24-25; February 25-26; March 11-12; March 28-29 and April 10-11.
As a special thank you to all of the men and women of the armed forces who have and continue to bravely serve our country, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is offering 30 percent off general admission tickets for all 2013 race events.
“Being set on land that was once a part of the former Fort Ord and working closely with the Defense Language Institute and the Naval Post Graduate School we feel it is important to show our appreciation,” said Gill Campbell, CEO/general manager of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
With a merger of the two finest in sports car racing series on tap for 2014, their separate return to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca next year will surely be a treat for race fans. The American Le Mans Series will compete May 9-11 and GRAND-AM Road Racing will race September 7 and 8 with two competitive series, Rolex Sports Car Series and Continental Tire Challenge, within the Continental Tire Sports Car Festival, powered by Mazda event.
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If plunging down a five and a half story drop on two wheels sounds like a good time, then you will want to attend one of the monthly Twilight Cycling rides, presented by Rabobank at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
The family and enthusiast oriented Twilight Rides evenings are open to all levels of cyclists who are looking for a world-class challenge. No matter your ability, all riders can experience the thrill of being on the 11-turn, 2.238-mile world famous race track that is normally reserved for motorcycles and race cars.
Yamaha Factory Racing rider Jorge Lorenzo placed second on the podium at the Grand Prix of Australia to claim his second MotoGP World Championship title, becoming Spain’s first-ever double premier-class Grand Prix Champion.
Mazda Raceway’s popular monthly twilight cycling rides allow cyclists of all ages and skills to experience the excitement of pedaling the challenging 11-turn, 2.238-mile race track. The ride is highlighted by the legendary Corkscrew that drops an equivalent of 5 1/2 stories through a series of turns.
When: 5 – 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14
Sponsored by Rabobank, the cost is just $10 per rider. And please note that helmets are required.
MotoGP Next race: Gran Premio Generali de la Comunitat Valencia, November 11
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Kimi Raikkonen won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix ahead of Fernando Alonso while Sebastian Vettel held on to his championship lead despite starting from the pit lane, finishing third.
Car enthusiasts who have long desired to drive at speed on one of the world’s most iconic race tracks will have the opportunity to do so October 26 and 27. Your Private Track Day presents consumers with the ultimate thrill by bringing their own cars to navigate the challenging Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and its famous Corkscrew.