The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion will celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of the most recognizable road racing cars of the ‘60s – the Shelby GT350 Mustang – as the 2015 featured marque August 13-16, 2015 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
The Shelby GT350 Mustang came onto the scene just one year after the Ford Mustang debuted. Ford Motor Company, already having success with Carroll Shelby in the Cobra program, enlisted Shelby to make the new Mustang competitive. And together they did, winning three consecutive SCCA national championships in its maiden years.
Before filling up on all the delicious Thanksgiving Day dishes and settling in to watch the football games, entire families can participate in a little morning exercise at the second annual Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Turkey Trot to benefit the Food Bank for Monterey County. For only a $10 cash or check donation, visitors can enjoy a run, jog or walk on the 2.238-mile race circuit from 7 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, November 27.
Fan favorites, international series and historic racing are on the calendar as Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca announced its 2015 race schedule today.
The 2015 season at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is:
- TUDOR United SportsCar Championship (May 1-3)
- eni FIM Superbike World Championship, GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round (July 17-19)
- Monterey Pre-Reunion (Aug. 8-9)
- Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion (Aug. 13-16)
- Pirelli World Challenge (Sept. 11-13)
- Porsche Rennsport Reunion V (Oct. 9-11).
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca will host five motorsports events this year and we welcome you to apply for media credentials. Please keep in mind that credentials will only be issued to individuals working on assignment from a recognized media organization that regularly provides original, primary source news. We do not credential freelancers.
Individuals assigned to cover a single event, or a combination of Mazda Raceway events should apply for event credentials on an event-by-event basis.
With your online application please provide a letter of assignment on official letterhead. Included in the request should be the names and titles of the individuals assigned to cover the event(s).
The 2015 Credential Application System will open in February.
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca welcomes and appreciates legitimate media coverage; however, application for credentials does not guarantee approval.
Important: If your media organization covered Mazda Raceway events in 2014, please submit clips of your coverage. If this will be your organization’s first visit to the raceway, please offer samples of your coverage from other related coverage from the past year.
For the caretakers of period-correct historic race cars, November 17 will likely now be marked on their calendars, as it is the opening day entry requests can be submitted to compete in the annual Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion August 13-16, 2015 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Hospitality packages provide one of the best ways to enjoy the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion in comfort and style. See 550 historic race cars competing wheel-to-wheel like they once did in their respective era, such as the thundering Trans-Am cars and high-revving Formula 1 cars, from the comfortable confines of a hospitality suite.
Motorcycle enthusiasts eager to see the eni FIM Superbike World Championship return to the Monterey Peninsula may purchase tickets beginning January 22 at 8 a.m. PT online at MazdaRaceway.com or Ticketmaster.com or by calling the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca ticket office at 800-327-7322.
The sounds of motorcycles will again roar through the central California hillsides as the eni FIM Superbike World Championship returns to Monterey July 11-13, 2014 for its only U.S. appearance.
“When World Superbike returned to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca this season we agreed to a three year contract,” says Gill Campbell, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca CEO/general manager. “We were very pleased with the first year and look forward to building upon its success.”
Before the on-track action commences, 10 riders competing in this weekend’s eni FIM Superbike World Championship, GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round enjoyed a behind-the-scenes visit to the renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium.