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
DEADLINE HAS PASSED. NO MORE MEDIA CREDENTIALS WILL BE ISSUED.
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.
An example of arguably the most famous and sought-after classic race car ever – the 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO – will be previewed by Bonhams at the Monterey Pre-Reunion August 9 and 10. The classic race car, of which only 39 were constructed, will be shown in the Bonhams hospitality area at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca where the historic car racing is taking place.
Mazda Raceway offers everything from event weekend Title Sponsorships to Associate level product placement deals. Raceway sponsors can build their partnership utilizing one specific motorsports event, such as World Superbike or the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, or their sponsorships can cover multiple events as a “year-round” sponsor.
Raceway Sponsors are often include exclusive category rights which will help your company block all competitors from being involved in either the event or with the Raceway overall.
For a printer-friendly version of the overall Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca circuit, please click on the PDF links. Also, to learn a few inside secrets of how to drive the fastest line through the technical 11-turns, click on the Racing Lines for a turn-by-turn description.
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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