Demonstration laps of historic and modern McLaren cars
Four-hour Monterey round now set for May 11
The American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón has confirmed a date change for its 2013 race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Calif. The new date – Saturday, May 11 – reflects a change from the previously announced May 18 date, which conflicts with the Nürburgring 24 Hours.
Laguna Seca returns to the World Superbike calendar in 2013
Marco Melandri (BMW Motorrad Motorsport) proved the fastest rider on day one at Portimao, with a 1 minute 43.196 second lap taking him ahead of Eugene Laverty (Aprilia Racing). Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) was third, and completing a sequence of different machines in the top four places, Jonathan Rea (Honda World Superbike Team) was fourth.
His first ever visit to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
BYR/FOGI Racing’s Ben Young battled through limited track time due to unusual weather conditions during qualifying at this past weekend’s AMA Pro GoPro Daytona SportBike race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Young’s determination and adaptability to a new track earned him a 15th place finish – his best finish of the season.
Sean Johnston makes it Two-In-A-Row at Montréal
Perhaps its fate that the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montréal winds its way around a Casino, because Sean Johnston is ready to double down. The 21-year-old already struck it rich with his first career pole Saturday in qualifying, immediately following his first career victory just a few weeks ago at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Madison and Melanie Snow collect GT3 Cup Challenge class wins
What began as a “clean and green” beginning for the second round of the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama doubleheader at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, rapidly turned into a dogfight that culminated in a five-car incident just before the checkered flag fell on the weather-shortened 40-lap race today.
Turner delivers GT pole for Aston Martin Racing
A home race for Muscle Milk Pickett Racing will see the team start on pole position. Klaus Graf was the fastest qualifier for the American Le Mans Monterey presented by Patrón on Friday with a lap of 1:13.573 (109.508 mph) in his Honda Performance Development ARX-03a prototype.
Successful P2 debut for Dempsey Racing at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
One round removed from its first victory of the season in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón, Muscle Milk Pickett Racing set the fastest time Thursday in testing for the American Le Mans Monterey presented by Patrón. Lucas Luhr posted a best lap of 1:16.88 (104.788 mph) in the Honda Performance Development ARX-03a prototype he shares with Klaus Graf for Saturday’s six-hour race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Four West Coast based teams will compete
The American Le Mans Monterey presented by Patrón will see plenty of action as teams and drivers in the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama ramp up the entry lists and dial up the competition as they prepare for this weekend’s double header at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Hollywood star part of roster for Dempsey Racing Lola P2 entry
Patrick Dempsey is set to make his long-awaited debut in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón this week at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The Hollywood star and Dempsey Racing co-owner is confirmed in the lineup for the team’s Lola-Judd prototype – part of the P2 field at the American Le Mans Monterey presented by Patrón.
Championships close heading to six-hour enduro at Mazda Raceway
Thirty-four of the world’s top sports cars take on the renowned Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca circuit next week in the American Le Mans Monterey presented by Patrón. This six-hour enduro in Monterey, Calif., offers a heartier points payout and, with the Le Mans break on the horizon, represents a pivotal moment in the 2012 season.
ALMS debut and spot at Le Mans at the forefront
Acting has opened a lot of doors for Patrick Dempsey, “Dr. McDreamy” of the ABC TV show Grey’s Anatomy and star of a number of motion pictures. But he has put in some long hours and plenty of hard work to turn the dream of being a professional race driver into reality.
The Mazda stage will be a hive of activity at the Canadian Motorsports Expo
The Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame will feature the latest addition to the Hall’s collection at its display during the Canadian Motorsports Expo. The three-day show runs February 10, 11 & 12 at the International Centre, adjacent to Toronto’s Pearson Airport.
Round 10: United States GP – Free Practice One & Two at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
Jorge Lorenzo, last year’s winner here at Laguna Seca, finished the first day of running for the United States Grand Prix fastest overall, just 0.141seconds ahead of Dani Pedrosa. Casey Stoner, who was fastest in the morning’s free practice, finished third fastest a further 0.034seconds adrift.
“Derek Daly Academy Driver joins Britain West Motorsports to run single seater races in both Ontario and Quebec”
Garett Grist, two-time Team Canada member, steps into the formula car world beginning this weekend by taking on the ultra fast and challenging Mosport International Raceway in the Formula Ford division. Grist ended a busy 2010 with a trip to Italy for the 2010 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals followed on week with the 2010 Skip Barber Karting Shootout at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterrey, CA.
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