Monthly twilight rides allow cyclists to experience the excitement of pedaling Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca’s 11-turn, 2.238-mile course. The ride is highlighted by the legendary Corkscrew turn that drops an equivalent of 5 1/2 stories. Rides generally run from 5:30–7:30 p.m. (5-7 p.m. in the winter months), and are open to all levels of cyclists. Helmets are required and the cost is $10 per rider.
Fan favorites, international series and historic racing are on the calendar as Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca announced its 2015 race schedule today.
The 2015 season at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is:
- TUDOR United SportsCar Championship (May 1-3)
- eni FIM Superbike World Championship, GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round (July 17-19)
- Monterey Pre-Reunion (Aug. 8-9)
- Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion (Aug. 13-16)
- Pirelli World Challenge (Sept. 11-13)
- Porsche Rennsport Reunion V (Oct. 9-11).
What: One of North America’s finest, longest running auto racing series, the Pirelli World Challenge, will crown their 2015 champions at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, at its season finale.
The popular Series features more than 80 cars from more than 15 manufacturers including Acura, Aston Martin, Audi, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Ferrari, Fiat, Ford, Honda, Kia, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Lamborghini, Nissan, McLaren and Porsche that are battling wheel-to-wheel. The competition consists of six classes of vehicles: grand touring (GT); touring car (TC); grand touring sport (GTS); touring car B-spec (TCB), touring car A (TCA) and Porsche GT-Cup (GT-Cup).
When: September 11-13, 2015
Tickets: Tickets will go on sale in December.
Parking: Free parking available.
Gates: Open at 7 a.m.
TV Times: Broadcast channel/air dates and times TBA. Please check back for updated information.
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.