The Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli is one of the most popular one-make series, in part because it brings together complete track novices and those who already have competition experience. The former have their own Coppa Shell with a separate classification and final title, while the latter race in the Trofeo Pirelli, also with a title up for grabs, so as to avoid a one-sided contest and assure a good show, from expert competitors racing at a very high level, as well as gentleman drivers who can thus compete on equal terms.
The Ferrari Challenge returns to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca with three full days of racing where fans can see the swift and exotic Ferrari 458 Challenge cars attacking the technically-demanding 11-turn road course. The series allows Ferrari owners the opportunity to compete wheel-to-wheel while providing Ferrari enthusiasts and motorsport fans the chance to watch the Prancing Horse run in its natural environment – the race track.
When: May 16-18, 2014
Tickets: Advance purchase daily general admission is $20 or a three-day pass is available for $40. General admission and paddock is free for Children 12 and under with a paying adult. Hospitality starts at $300.
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).
World Superbike applicants – date of birth and a current head shot are also required for each individual.
2014 Media Credential Application Deadlines:
Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix, powered by Mazda - May 2-4, 2014
Application deadline: April 15, 2014
Ferrari Challenge - May 16-18, 2014
Application deadline: May 1, 2014
eni FIM Superbike World Championship - July 11-13, 2014
Application deadline: June 20, 2014
Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion - August 14-17, 2014
Application deadline: July 18, 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.
The Ferrari Challenge returns to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca with three full days of racing with the Ferrari 458 Challenge. This engaging series allows Ferrari owners the opportunity to compete wheel-to-wheel while providing Ferrari enthusiasts the chance to watch the Prancing Horse run in their natural environment – the race track.