Tag Archive: Laguna Seca

Jul 10

WSBK: Laguna Seca stages a showdown to remember

Rea out, dueling Ducatis and last corner drama

WSBK - Sykes took victory at Laguna Seca in Race 2 Tom Sykes has taken victory in Race 2 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, heading the Ducati duo of Davide Giugliano and Chaz Davies over the line in a race that would have been impossible to script. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 09

WSBK: Rea reigns at Laguna Seca as Hayden hits the podium at home

Rea eventually crossed the line over a second clear to take his first victory at the US track

WSBK - Rea reigns at Laguna Seca as Hayden hits the podium at home Jonathan Rea has taken his first ever victory at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, beating teammate Tom Sykes into P2 with Nicky Hayden coming through under pressure to take the final spot on the rostrum. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 09

WSBK: Davies sets the benchmark on Day 1 at Laguna Seca

Aruba.it Ducati rider quickest out the blocks in California

WSBK - Davies sets the benchmark on Day 1 at Laguna Seca Aruba.it Racing – Ducati rider Chaz Davies owned the timesheets on Day 1 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, as the Welshman returned to the track on which he did the double last year to lay down a marker as he gets ready to attack the second half of the season.

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Jul 07

WSBK: Pre-round stats and facts about WorldSBK at Laguna Seca

“Did You Know?”- A few stats and facts ahead of the GEICO Motorcycle US Round 

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black 17 – A European rider won here for the first time after 16 races: it was Frankie Chili, in the first 2003 Race. Since then, the winds have changed and the only non-European rider who has won in Laguna Seca is Australian Chris Vermeulen, with a double in 2004.
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Jul 06

WSBK: All aboard for the cable car tour of San Francisco

San Francisco sights for WorldSBK ahead of Laguna Seca

WSBK - All aboard for the cable car tour of San Francisco The paddock has arrived in California and the dreaming is replaced by reality – Round 9 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is upon us and to celebrate, action kicked off with a cable car tour of the City by the Bay – the Californian jewel of San Francisco. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

WSBK: Everything happening on the track and at the circuit at Laguna Seca during the GEICO US Round

Laguna Seca on and off track

WSBK - Everything happening on the track and at the circuit at Laguna Seca during the GEICO US Round WorldSBK heads west to the Golden State for Round 9 of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, as the paddock sets up at the legendary Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

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Jul 04

WSBK: California calling as the paddock heads for Laguna Seca

#USWorldSBK – The Corkscrew awaits on the long haul west to the US of A

California calling as the paddock heads for Laguna Seca Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is a legendary circuit in the true sense of the word. Although many of its contemporaries call to mind moments in history, trackside views or a list of high profile names to have made the tarmac their own, Laguna Seca is synonymous with its most famous corner: the Corkscrew. Host to some classic and season-defining overtakes and blind on entry, the Corkscrew is a corner to be conquered. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 02

Series to contest Three rounds at Watkins Glen, Laguna Seca

Grand Prix of Boston cancellation forces schedule changes

Mazda Prototype Lites Presented by Cooper Tires News, imsa.com The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) has changed the venues for upcoming rounds of two of its sanctioned series, Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America and Mazda Prototype Lites Presented by Cooper Tires, after the cancellation of the Grand Prix of Boston. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

WEC: American legend Ganassi enjoying visit

One of the towering figures in American motorsport, Chip Ganassi, is in the paddock this weekend overseeing the Ford team which bears his name.

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing, running a pair of the turbocharged Ford GTs, has been one of the stories of the season with the stunning LMGTE Pro cars. Ganassi is seeing his first European action of the 3.5 V6 turbocharged cars after being at Laguna Seca last weekend where he witnessed the first victory for the Ford GT design which has so far captured the imagination of the motorsport world.

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Apr 30

Jesse Lazare dominates Round 4 for Laguna Seca sweep

Lazare, from Montreal, beat Lucas Catania to the finish of the 45-minute race by 7.412 seconds

Lazare Dominates Round 4 For Laguna Seca Sweep Jesse Lazare completed a sweep of both Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama races at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, powering away from the field to win Round 4 on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 19

Davies on the double at Laguna Seca

Carbon copy of race one podium with Sykes and Rea on the remaining steps

WSBK - Chaz Davies (GBR) attacking the CorkscrewChaz Davies has made history at Laguna Seca by taking the first double win for the Panigale and with it, wins number 11 and 12 for the Italian manufacturer at Laguna Seca, California. For Davies it was an almost perfect weekend with him taking Pole Position, both race wins and the fastest lap in the day’s earlier race.

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Jul 19

Chaz Davies leaves nothing to chance and wins Race 1 at Laguna

Sykes edges out Rea for second place as Giugliano and Torres complete top 5.

WSBK - Chaz Davies pulling away from fellow Britons Tom Sykes and Jonathan ReaChaz Davies has won the opening race of the day at Laguna Seca after a lights-to-flag display that saw the British rider take the win by 1.798secs at the line. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 17

Davies ends opening day at Laguna Seca in charge

Times improve as temperatures rise in the Californian afternoo

WSBK - Chaz Davies (GBR) exiting Turn 3Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Superbike Team) will head into Saturday’s decisive FP3 as the fastest WorldSBK rider on combined times after the opening two 45-minute sessions at Laguna Seca on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 15

Laguna Seca in WorldSBK history

Memorable moments and significant dates ahead of Round 9.

Colin Edwards (USA) leading the way on Bayliss (AUS) aboard his 'Stars and Stripes' Honda VTR (2002) Laguna Seca first appeared on the WorldSBK calendar in 1995: a year of dominance for Carl Fogarty, whose path to the title that year been very similar to that so far of Jonathan Rea 20 years later. Read the rest of this entry »

May 03

Ferraris put solid points in the bank at Laguna Seca

Two fourth places for Ferrari 458 Italias in GT-LeMans and GT-Daytona

62 Risi Competizione In a relatively uneventful two hour and forty-minute race at Laguna Seca in Salinas, California, the pair of red Ferrari 458 Italias finished just off the podium in what would prove to be a strong championship points day for both Risi Competizione and Scuderia Corsa. Read the rest of this entry »

May 03

Sbirrazzuoli gets first win in exciting conclusion at Laguna Seca

“First of all it was my dream to race in Laguna” – Sbirrazzuoli 

Super Trofeo logo In only his second Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America start Cedric Sbirrazzuoli took the checkered flag to win Round 2 to cap off an exciting weekend of racing at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Read the rest of this entry »

May 02

Antinucci wins opening round of Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America at Laguna Seca

Antinucci drove the No. 50 Huracán LP 620-2 Super Trofeo fielded by O’Gara Motorsport

Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America Richard Antinucci led from start to finish to win Round 1 of the 2015 Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America season at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, highlighted by the series debut of the Lamborghini Huracán LP 620-2 Super Trofeo car. Read the rest of this entry »

May 01

Lamborghini Huracán GT3 makes first appearance in North America this weekend at Laguna Seca

 The car will be the centerpiece of the display of Lamborghini vehicles at the iconic track in Northern California

Lamborghini Huracán GT3 The most sophisticated machine in the Lamborghini motorsports program will make its first North American appearance this weekend, as the Lamborghini Huracán GT3 will be on display in the Lamborghini and Blancpain Village at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

Sykes wins a hectic Race 2 at Laguna Seca

“The aim was to win the race” – Tom Sykes

WSBK - Laguna Seca - Tom Sykes Day 3 The second WSBK race at Laguna Seca was as hot on track as the air temperature as after two red flags and restarts, Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) came out victorious in the 7 lap sprint race that put an end to the ninth round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship, which saw a total 49,408 attendants during the three days.

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Jul 13

Melandri heads Aprilia one-two in first race

The Italian rider adds another victory to his tally of 16 WSBK race wins

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black After 25 thrilling laps, Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing Team) has won the opening race of the day at Laguna Seca.

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