Directions and Parking Information
Physical Address: 1021 Monterey-Salinas Hwy., Salinas, Ca 93908
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Because there are limited access roads around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, a number of parking options were created to make it easier for fans – whether on motorcycle or in an automobile – to get to and from this year’s Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix. The main entrance on Hwy 68 will be closed to all general motorcycle and automobile traffic, with specific routes for all vehicles, motorcycles and buses listed below.
*All Public Gates open at 7am
*South Boundary Road: Car Entrance Only. Parking Pass Required on Sunday Only.
*Barloy Canyon: Motorcycle Entrance & Exit Only
South Boundary Road – Automobile ONLY Parking & Traffic Directions
A limited number of general public on-site Purple Parking passes are available through the Mazda Raceway
Laguna Seca ticket office at a weekend price of $30, or Sunday Only at $20. These passes are available by advance
purchase only. Access to the Purple Parking area is only via South Boundary Rd.
To get there from Monterey/Carmel/Carmel Valley: Take Hwy 1 north to Hwy 218/Del Rey Oaks/
Seaside, then follow Hwy 218/Canyon Del Rey Blvd to General Jim Moore Blvd. Turn left on Gen.
Jim Moore Blvd, then right on South Boundary Rd and continue through the track entrance. Follow the
signs to Purple Parking.
To get there from the west, including Salinas: Take Hwy 68 to Hwy 218/Canyon Del Rey Blvd. You
will pass the Hwy 68 entrance to the track enroute to Hwy 218/Canyon Del Rey Blvd. Do not attempt
to enter here. Turn right on Hwy 218/Canyon Del Rey Blvd, then right on Gen. Jim Moore Blvd and
make another right on South Boundary Rd. Continue through the track entrance where you’ll follow the
signs to Purple Parking.
To get there from the north, including Santa Cruz, San Jose and San Francisco/Oakland: Take Hwy 1
south to the Hwy 218/Del Rey Oaks/Seaside exit. Turn left on Hwy 218/Canyon Del Rey and continue
to Gen. Jim Moore Blvd. Turn left on Gen. Jim Moore Blvd and right on South Boundary Rd, then continue
into the track where you’ll follow the signs to Purple Parking.
Barloy Canyon Road: Free On-Site Motorcycle Parking
Free motorcycle parking is available at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in the Purple Parking area, formerly
known as Wolf Hill. This lot is unpaved.
Access to the on-site motorcycle parking is via Barloy Canyon Rd, off Reservation Road. This is a motorcycle-
only entrance. No other vehicles are allowed access at this entrance. However, Barloy Canyon Rd.
will be used for shuttle buses between CSUMB and the track; respect their right of way.
From Monterey/Carmel/Carmel Valley: Go north on Hwy 1 to the Del Monte Blvd. exit in
Marina. Take Del Monte Blvd to Reservation Rd. Turn right on Reservation Rd and go approximately 4.8
miles to Barloy Canyon Rd.
From Salinas: Go west on Hwy 68, turn right on Reservation Rd, then left on Barloy Canyon Rd.
From Santa Cruz/San Jose/San Francisco: Go south on Hwy 1 to the Del Monte Blvd exit in
Marina. Turn left on Del Monte Blvd and continue to Reservation Rd. Turn left on Reservation Rd and go approximately
4.8 miles to Barloy Canyon Rd and the entrance to the new East Garrison housing development.
Please note that Barloy Canyon Rd will have two-way traffic at all times.
Leather check stations are available at the track.
Motorcyclists can also utilize the free CSUMB-Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Shuttle. See details above.
– Free CSUMB-Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca fan shuttle (Sunday Only)
– Free MST Public Bus Transportation
– Paid On-site Parking (non-campers):
Automobiles – $30 for 3 days – advance purchase only/ $20 for Sunday only
Motorcycles – $50 for 3 days – advance purchase only, paved lot, Red 9 / $25 for Sunday only
*Visit Ticketing for Advanced Paid Parking Purchases HERE.
Free CSUMB-Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Shuttle – Sunday Only
General parking for the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix is a Park-and-Ride system utilizing a shuttle
between the Cal State University – Monterey Bay (CSUMB) campus and Mazda Raceway
Laguna Seca, operating ingress from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. and egress from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m.on Sunday.
The parking area for the free CSUMB-Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Shuttle is located off Hwy 1 in Marina,
five miles north of Monterey.
From Monterey/Carmel/Carmel Valley: Go north on Hwy 1, take the Lightfighter Dr. exit in
Marina and follow the CSUMB-Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Shuttle signs to the parking area.
From north of Monterey and Salinas (Santa Cruz, San Jose, San Francisco): Go south on
Hwy 1, take the Imjin Parkway exit and follow the CSUMB-Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Shuttle signs to the
From Salinas: Go west on Hwy 68, turn right at Reservation Rd and continue northwest to
Imjin Parkway in Marina. Turn left on Imjin Parkway and follow the CSUMB-Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
Shuttle signs to the parking area.
Upon arrival at the CSUMB-Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Shuttle parking area, fans board the free shuttle to
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca where they will be dropped off at one of two locations, both
near the Purple Parking lot.
The CSUMB-Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Shuttle area has disabled parking and special ADA buses to transport
disabled fans to and from the track. Please ask the parking attendants to direct you to
the handicap parking area upon arrival at the CSUMB parking area.
Common sense rules apply for the CSUMB-Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Shuttle:
– Backpacks, coolers, etc. are allowed at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, but they must fit
on your lap on the bus. A UPS store in Yamaha Marketplace can ship larger items home.
– No eating, drinking, smoking or listening to music without headphones.
– No glass containers or pets are allowed on the buses or at the track.
Paid On-Site Motorcycle Parking
Preferred paved motorcycle parking is available for 3-days at $50. This enables (1) motorcycle to park in the paved lot. No overnight parking. Purchase in advance HERE.
Free MST Public Bus Transportation – Fri.- Sun.
As with all events at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, fans can ride for FREE on Monterey-Salinas Transit
(MST) buses during a race weekend by showing their race ticket or credential.
Non-ticket holders will pay the $2.25 for adults fare and $1.10 for youth, seniors and disabled per zone.
MST bus stops are within walking distance from most hotels in Monterey County. MST buses drop off fans at the MST bus stop in the Lakebed area, near Turn 5.
MST Bus Route Lines 36, 37, 38 & 39 will run Friday through Sunday.
Visit www.MST.org for additional schedules.
Download and print transit maps & schedules here:
There are also two MST Park-and-Ride locations – one each in Monterey and Salinas. The Monterey
Park-and-Ride is from Monterey Peninsula College on Fremont Blvd. The Salinas location is adjacent to
the Municipal Garage near South Main and Nissen in Downtown Salinas.
Common courtesy rules for MST buses include no eating, drinking, smoking or listening to music without
The free CSUMB-Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Shuttle parking area has disabled parking, golf cart assistance and
ADA buses for transportation to and from the track. Please ask the parking attendants to direct you to the
disabled parking area upon arrival at the CSUMB parking area.
At-track disabled parking passes can be purchased for $30 in advance. The passes are good for all three
days in the Purple Parking lot along with a required DMV Issued Blue Placeard Card. Transportation assistance (golf carts) and accessibility information is available from parking attendants. Sunday ONLY paid automobile parking $20.
Camping During Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix
Gates for campers open at 7am and close at 12midnight, Thursday – Sunday.
Campers arriving on Thursday may enter at the Main Gate off of Highway 68, beginning at 7am.
Please check your color coded camping pass for specific gate entrances.