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.
An automobile museum that springs to life is one way to describe the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. It is an international gathering of rarely seen race cars that spans decades of racing history by returning them to the race track to compete as they once did. Entering its 38th year of vintage racing, the event is a cornerstone with the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance of the famed Monterey Classic Car Week that annually attracts thousands to the picturesque Monterey peninsula for events, auctions and a sundry of activities.
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.
In GRAND-AM Road Racing, the Rolex Sports Car Series features Daytona Prototypes and production-based GT cars running simultaneously. The Daytona Prototype (DP) category has revolutionized sports car racing with ample battles at the front of the field and close finishes in practically every race. Like the DP class that has redefined prototype racing, the GT class has done the same for high-performance, production-based sports car racing.