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.
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.
Thursday, May 15
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Mandatory Track Safety Inspection
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Track walk open for all drivers
Friday, May 16
9:00 am – 9:20 am Quail Vintage Motorcycle Parade Laps
9:30 am – 10:15 am Practice 1 – F458
10:25 am – 10:45 am Dealer Lapping 1
10:55 am – 11:40 am Practice 2 – F458
11:50 am – 12:10 pm Dealer Lapping 2
12:20 pm – 1:05 pm Practice 3 – F458 Challenge
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.
In honor of National Military Appreciation Month (May) Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca will be offering FREE general admission to all active military who attend the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix, powered by Mazda in uniform on Saturday May 3, 2014.
“It is a fitting tribute to the men, women and families who serve our country,” says Gill Campbell, CEO and general manager of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. “And for many of our veterans, it will be a kind of homecoming as our race circuit has long been a fabric of Fort Ord history where many service men and women were stationed.”
Thunder will be reverberating among the Monterey hillsides as two fan-favorite groups—historic Trans-Am cars from the pony war era of 1966-1972 and the powerful 1963-1974 Can-Am cars—compete at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion August 14-17, 2014.