Rea out, dueling Ducatis and last corner drama
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Aruba.it Ducati rider quickest out the blocks in California
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.
“Did You Know?”- A few stats and facts ahead of the GEICO Motorcycle US Round
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.
San Francisco sights for WorldSBK ahead of Laguna Seca
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.
#USWorldSBK – The Corkscrew awaits on the long haul west to the US of A
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.
Grand Prix of Boston cancellation forces schedule changes
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.
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.
Carbon copy of race one podium with Sykes and Rea on the remaining steps
Chaz 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.
Two fourth places for Ferrari 458 Italias in GT-LeMans and GT-Daytona
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.
“First of all it was my dream to race in Laguna” – Sbirrazzuoli
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.
Antinucci drove the No. 50 Huracán LP 620-2 Super Trofeo fielded by O’Gara Motorsport
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.
The car will be the centerpiece of the display of Lamborghini vehicles at the iconic track in Northern California
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.
“The aim was to win the race” – Tom Sykes
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.