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.
Next year’s race schedule for Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is shaping up to be the best season ever for motorcycle race fans with organizers announcing today that the eni FIM Superbike World Championship will be joining the MotoGP World Championship on the 2013 calendar. World Superbike will take place September 27-29, 2013 and is the series’ only U.S. appearance.
Tickets for Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca’s largest spectator event, the 2013 Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix featuring the MotoGP™ World Championship (July 19-21), go on sale Wednesday Oct. 10.
Beginning at 8 a.m. (PST) motorcycle enthusiasts can log on to MazdaRaceway.com or call 800-327-7322 to purchase general admission, reserved grandstand seats, parking and paddock passes for the MotoGP World Championship’s return to the Monterey Peninsula.
The MotoGP™ World Championship will make its ninth consecutive appearance at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix July 19-21, 2013. The current agreement calls for the MotoGP World Championship series to continue at the highly acclaimed circuit through at least 2014.
At this weekend’s Gran Premio Aperol di San Marino e della Riviera de Rimini in Misano it was Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo who charged to a dominant victory in a dramatic race ahead of Valentino Rossi and Álvaro Bautista.