With the inaugural race of 2014 firmly cemented, the riders, teams and manufacturers have a little time before Round 2 in Aragon, Spain comes charging into their sights. This round (2) really sets the tone for the grueling season ahead for these international athletes as racing with the eni FIM Superbike World Championship kicks into high gear.
The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is likened to a museum that springs to life each August on the Monterey Peninsula. And this year is no exception as 550 historic and period-correct race cars have been accepted to compete in 15 race groups over the four-day gathering, August 14-17 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Think of three exotic car companies that have long filled the dreams, and walls, of little boys around the world. It’s not hard to imagine that those likely marques originate near one another in Italy.
It’s the year of tre in Monterey as Italian exotics – Lamborghini, Ferrari and Maserati – showcase their remarkable pedigrees at three separate events held at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. And each one will assuredly bring smiles to visitors of all ages who are strolling through the race paddock or watching from hillsides and grandstands.
Now’s the time to race toward the VIP Flagroom for the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix, powered by Mazda before it’s too late. Demand has already exceeded capacity for the Premier Pit Row Suites, thereby making the Flagroom the ideal, and remaining hospitality option.
The canopied tent is ideally perched between Turns 4 and 5 with expansive views of Turns 2, 3, 4 and 5 as drivers position themselves for the critical uphill climb toward The Corkscrew.
GEICO Motorcycle has signed on as the presenting sponsor of one of the world’s premier motorcycle championship series. The GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship will be making its only appearance in North America on July 11-13 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on California’s scenic central coast.
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.