What:The Monterey Pre-Reunion provides guests with the chance to see more than 300 race cars competing prior to the following weekend’s big Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. The paddock is bustling and the racing action intense as these historic cars, some of which are fully restored while others carry the patina of yesteryear, run in their respective race groups according to era, engine size and car type.
When: August 8-9, 2015
1947-1955 Sports Racing and GT
1955-1961 Sports Racing under & over 2000cc
1958-1963 Formula Junior
1961-1966 GT under 2500cc
1963-1966 GT over 2500cc
1968-1976 Formula 5000
1970-1979 Sports Racing under 2000cc
1973-1991 FIA, IMSA, GT, GTX, AAGT, GTU/GTO
Tickets: $25 per day and available for purchase at the paddock admission gate or ticket office.
What: The eni FIM Superbike World Championship, GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round features international riders, teams and manufacturers racing high-performance bikes very similar to the ones right off the showroom floor.
There is plenty of nail-biting racing to enjoy with two races during the weekend. This is the one chance to see these skilled riders, as it is the series’ only visit to the United States. Nearly 30 riders line up on the starting grid, making for an entertaining sprint toward the tight Turn 2 and continuous hard-fought battles for the lead throughout the course.
When: July 17-19, 2015
TV Times: Race will be broadcast on the beIN network.
What: The tradition of memorable sports car racing continues at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca with the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix powered by Mazda featuring the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.
The TUDOR United SportsCar Championship is America’s premier road racing series and is entering its second season with ferocity and international driving stars. For fans, the racing is non-stop as there are two styles of cars competing: Prototype and GT (Grand Touring). Each style also has two classes, Pro and Pro-Am for a race within a race.
When: May 1-3, 2015
Tickets: Tickets will go on sale December 3.
Parking: Free parking available.
Gates: Open at 7 a.m.
TV Times: Broadcasting air dates and times on FOX Sports 1 are TBA.