The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is a cornerstone of Monterey Peninsula’s Classic Car Week. Only around 550 vehicles will be accepted, based on the car’s authenticity, race provenance and period correctness. Nearly every decade of motorsports history will be represented in what is described as a museum springing to life.
What: The inaugural Aston Martin Motorsports Festival brings together owners, racers and enthusiasts of one of the legendary English brands – Aston Martin.
Bringing added thrills to the festival is the Aston Martin GT4 Challenge of North America. This is a seven-event, 14-race, multi-round series that competes on some of the finest road courses in North America with entrants set to race the Vantage GT4 race car – derived from Aston Martin’s V8 Vantage road car.
When: August 30 & 31, 2014
General Admission and Paddock tickets are $20 per day for both Saturday and Sunday with free general parking.
Children 12 and under are free for General Admission and Paddock with a paying adult.
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What: Described as a museum springing to life, the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is a cornerstone of the Monterey Peninsula’s Classic Car Week. Approximately 550 vehicles are invited to compete in the world’s premier motoring event, and are accepted based on the car’s authenticity, race provenance and period correctness.
This year, the 100th anniversary of the iconic Italian automaker – Maserati – will be the featured marque.
When: August 14-17, 2014
Tickets: Advance purchase general admission starts at $50 (Friday), three-day passes are $130 and both include a complimentary souvenir magazine. General admission and paddock is free for Children 12 and under with a paying adult. Hospitality packages range from $200-$510.
Pre-1940 Sports Racing and Touring Cars
1927-1951 Racing Cars
1955-1962 GT Cars
1963-1966 GT Cars over 2500cc
1973-1981 FIA, IMSA GT, GTX AAGT, GTU Cars
1955-1961 Sports Racing Cars over 2000cc
1955-1961 Sports Racing Cars under 2000cc
1970-1979 Sports Racing cars under 2000cc
1947-1955 Sports Racing and GT Cars
1963-1972 FIA Mfg. Championship
1981-1990 FIA Mfg. Championship, IMSA GTP/1980-1991 GTO
1961-1966 GT Cars under 2500cc
1963-1974 Can-Am & USRRC
1974-1980 Formula Atlantic
Gates: Open at 7 a.m.
TV Times: Fox Sports 1 has the broadcasting rights to this event. Air dates and times will be announced in August.
How to Enter Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca – Please Do Not Use General GPS Coordinates For Entry
South Boundary Road and Highway 68 Instructions:
General parking and vehicles with RED and BROWN parking permits are required to enter via South Boundary Road, accessible from Highway 218 and General Jim Moore Blvd. in Del Rey Oaks.
Vehicles with BLUE and GREEN parking permits may enter the circuit via Highway 68.
Please note that after 10 a.m., vehicles may be directed to other parking lots depending on space availability. Vehicles without parking passes will be directed to Purple Parking lots 10 and 11.
Gates open at 7:00 a.m. daily.
Barloy Canyon Road (accessed via Watkins Gate, Reservation Road, Salinas)
This gate will be open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Vehicles without a parking windshield pass will be directed to Purple Parking lots 10 and 11. All others will be directed to the designated colored parking areas based on space availability.
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.
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).
2014 Media Credential Application Deadlines:
Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion - August 14-17, 2014
Application deadline: July 31, 2014
Aston Martin Festival - August 30-31, 2014
Application Deadline: August 15, 2014
SCCA National Championship Runoffs - October. 10-12, 2014
Application deadline: September 18, 2014
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 2013, 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.