Europe has the Tuner Grand Prix, Asia has the Super Lap Battle and today Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca officials announced that the Global Tuner Grand Prix (GTGP) will be held October 22-24, 2010 at the world renowned circuit. The event will be the first in the world to embrace the best of the European, Asian and U.S. tuners. Global Motorsports Group (GMG) is an integral part of the event and will be working with the race track to ensure a successful weekend of racing.
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.
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.
A global Internet audience witnessed six hours of the most thrilling sports car racing in the world last weekend live from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Now the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón is giving that same audience of thousands as well those who missed Saturday’s action the chance to watch it again…and again…and again.
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?
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.
Indianapolis native Conor Daly converted his pole position start to a victory in today’s Round 3 of the 2010 Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. This is Daly’s second win in a row from the pole this season driving the #22 Juncos Racing / INDECK / The College Network / Merchant Services Ltd. / Tom Lange Co. Mazda; he dominated Round 2 at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg and heads into Round 4 next weekend at O’Reilly Raceway Park and the 125-lap ‘Night Before the 500′ with both team momentum and a solid lead in the championship points battle.
Patrón Highcroft Racing scored an exhausting victory Saturday in the American Le Mans Series Monterey presented by Patrón. The HPD ARX-01c of David Brabham, Simon Pagenaud and Marino Franchitti won an epic six-hour race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, the second straight victory for PHR.