Tag Archive: Monterey

Oct 11

Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA set for season-finale in Monterey

At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA logoWith the season-finale of the 2017 Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA this weekend at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, the stage is set for the most thrilling competition of the year yet.

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May 01

Prestige Performance takes two wins in race 2 of Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America

The next Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America event will be June 29-July 1 at Watkins Glen International

Shinya Michimi earned his first Super Trofeo North America victory in the No. 1 Prestige Performance Huracán in Race 2 at Laguna Prestige Performance used quick driving and strategy to earn dual wins in the overall and Pro-Am divisions in Race 2 of the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America season Sunday at Laguna Seca in Monterey, California. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 24

TRG doubles down for Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca with Aston Martin, Lamborghini

TRG will also participate in the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America serie

The Racers Group (TRG) is headed to Monterey to reveal a few surprises that have been in the works at its Petaluma, CA-based headquarters.

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Apr 22

Battle for position will resume at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

The absence of Chris Green and Marco Cirone will open the door for other championship hopefuls

Battle for position will resume at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Competition will intensify April 28-30 during Rounds 3 and 4 of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama season at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California, after an exciting start to the 2016 season in March at Sebring International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 26

ALMS confirms 2013 schedule date change

Four-hour Monterey round now set for May 11

ALMS - IMSAMazda Raceway-2012-1The 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. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

What a day in Monterey: Corvette wins as GT steals show (updated)

Graf, Luhr win overall for second straight ALMS race

American Le Mans Monterey presented by PatronALMS

Muscle Milk Pickett Racing cruised to its second straight victory in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón on Friday at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. But another thrilling GT battle stole the show as Corvette Racing’s Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner also took their second consecutive class win.

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May 12

Monterey Four-Hour Update

Lead Level 5 Entry Damaged; Pit Strategy Puts BMW in GT Lead

ALMSAmerican Le Mans Monterey presented by PatronThe third hour of the American Le Mans Monterey started with a bang, when the No. 055 Level 5 HPD ARX-03b of driven by Franck Montagny made contact with a GTC car – the JDX Racing No. 11 Porsche 911 GTC Cup driven by Chris Cumming. Montagny was running second overall at the time. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Monterey Two-Hour Update

Muscle Milk out to dominating lead; Aston Martin loses GT lead in pits

ALMS - Muscle-Milk-2Hours-051212ALMSTwo hours into the American Le Mans Monterey presented by Patrón, Muscle Milk Pickett Racing is putting in a dominating performance and leads the P2 entry of Level 5 Motorsports. Dyson Racing runs third overall. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

ALMS: Monterey Pole Position for Graf, Muscle Milk (+ results, + photos)

Turner delivers GT pole for Aston Martin Racing

ALMS - Darren-Turner-051112-1ALMS - Muscle-Milk-051112-mainA 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. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 11

Luhr, Muscle Milk race to fastest test day time in Monterey

Successful P2 debut for Dempsey Racing at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

ALMS - Patrick Dempsey 051012ALMS - Lucas-Luhr-Laguna-Seca-051012-1One 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. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 09

Patrick Dempsey to make ALMS driving debut in Monterey

Hollywood star part of roster for Dempsey Racing Lola P2 entry

Patrick Dempsey - SebringPatrick Dempsey - Joe FosterPatrick 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. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 02

ALMS’ Best on Display in Monterey

Championships close heading to six-hour enduro at Mazda Raceway

ALMS-Level5-050112-1ALMS-050112-1Thirty-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. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 17

Ron Fellows takes the long way home to Mosport this Victoria Day weekend

An 8,500km round-trip worth it to race for local fans

Ron Fellows lives in the Toronto suburb of Mississauga, Ontario, a 100 km drive east to his home track, Mosport International Raceway.But his journey to the track this weekend for the World Challenge Series race, part of Mosport’s season-opening the Victoria Day SpeedFest (May 21-23), will be anything but a typical commute across the northern boundaries of the Greater Toronto Area. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 19

Andersen Racing’s Kent and Dempsey finish first and third

In Star Mazda season finale
 
The final race of the 2008 season for the Star Mazda Series presented by Goodyear was a perfect start for Andersen Racing newcomer Richard Kent. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 11

Dumas’ memories from Monterey

Dumas and Porsche lost out to Capello and Audi by a race-record 0.41 seconds

Before last year’s Monterey Sports Car Championships and the close of the 2007 American Le Mans Series, Penske Racing’s Romain Dumas could not have imagined a tougher fight for victory than his climatic battle with Audi’s Dindo Capello at Petit Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

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