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Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

1021 Monterey Salinas Hwy, Salinas, CA 93908-8937
+1 831-242-8201
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Exilerating

Was able to start and finish my bike race on the raceway, just knowing of all the race cars that... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2016
noriegam569
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Martinez, California
Hooked on Driving High Performance Driving event April 8, 2016.

Held at the Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway, Hooked on Driving (HOD) teaches high performance driving... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2016
joelalpert
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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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The Monterey Peninsula's love affair with world-class racing traces its beginnings to the inaugural running of the Pebble Beach Road Races in 1950. Those sports car events quickly outgrew the public roads of the Del Monte Forest and a beautiful new road facility was born on November 9, 1957.Since then, Monterey has been visited by some of the most prestigious racers in history; Roger Penske, Dan Gurney, Parnelli Jones, Kenny Roberts, Bobby Rahal, Wayne Rainey and Valentino Rossi to name a few. The late 60's and 1970's may be remembered as the "Can-Am Years," but it was also the debut of Trans Am, IMSA and AMA motorcycles. CART Indy Car racing and Grand Prix Motorcycling put their stamp on the track in the 80's and 90's. More recently, the huge evolution MotoGP has created a phenomenal global following for the track.Today, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca hosts five world-class race weekends each season, with elite road racing series from around the world visiting the Monterey Peninsula every year.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1021 Monterey Salinas Hwy, Salinas, CA 93908-8937
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Reviewed 28 April 2016

Was able to start and finish my bike race on the raceway, just knowing of all the race cars that have driven over the same road makes you ride even faster. I am so excited to be able to be a part of this event,...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2016

Held at the Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway, Hooked on Driving (HOD) teaches high performance driving techniques to novices and more experienced amateurs. What a great, exhilarating day of classroom and track driving time. Safety is stressed at all times. Classroom, skid pad, and track instruction...More

Thank joelalpert
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

I'm actually in an RV campsite overlooking the racetrack across from the bleachers and the views are superb. Take a Mazda for a spin on the racetrack or just visit the gift shop.

Thank Chiefly1
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Drove the track at Laguna. What a treat! Participated in the track school event through Hooked-On-Driving, which is an excellent program to learn to drive a race track. The track is spirited and offers continuous challenges regardless of your experience. I've come to appreciate all...More

Thank PGNevis
Reviewed 19 November 2015

MRLS, in cooperation with PORCHE NORTH AMERICA, did a wonderful job with hosting this important event. RENNESPORT V was a great celebration of PORCHE'S history. It was, for automobile enthusiasts, a wonderful weekend of people, racing, auto history, and appreciation of one of the World's...More

Thank Dave N
Reviewed 16 November 2015

I've been around road racing most of my life but have never been here or Sonoma....until this week. Tv and photos don't do it justice. The racing history that was made on these hills and turns boggles the mind. I had to watch the AMG...More

Thank Ossenfogva
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Laguna Seca is an iconic raceway. I'm most familiar with motorcycle racing - and this is a great world class track and facility. The area is large and attractive, multi-purpose, with some attractive views across the hills and valleys.

Thank Keith T
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Traffic getting in and out of race is ridiculous. Takes too long and does not make sense. Track not very crowded. Perhaps because it is difficult to get inside. Ticket price too high. If lower,,,,,you might have more people attend.

Thank Joncab5
Reviewed 4 November 2015

This is a wold class raceway...auto, bike nationals take place here. Besides that, however their are antique car races, some music events and other types of auto related events. There is also a nice ca,ping facility on the property. And it's conveniently located between Salinas...More

Thank jtdanza
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We recently crewed for a team during the Monterrey Historics races during Monterrey Car Week. This place, loaded with history, is a wonderful setting that is great for spectators. The Monterrey Veterans provide taxi service in golf carts. They are all over. Hop on board...More

Thank Dave F
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Captian-Sergent
4 September 2016|
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Response from 427BeatleBob | Reviewed this property |
this answer only applies to the Rolex Motorsport Reunion Race. The admission price allows you inside where you can walk through the pits, around the track and sit where ever you want. I usually do not sit in the grandstands... More
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Dawna O
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Response from RichinMonterey | Reviewed this property |
It depends on what you want to do. Getting the 3 day pass gives you the option to see a bit each day, if you like; it can get fairly sunny & warm at the track and there isn't much shade. The main races are on Sunday; other... More
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Dawna O
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Response from Jcalzetta | Reviewed this property |
I cannot help you. If you do not know the area it could be a good base to enjoy all the surrounding sites at a reasonable cost. Is nearby to Monterey, Carmel and Big Sur.
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