Ragtime Racers Celebrate Pre-1920 Achievements On and Off the Track at Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Ragtime Racers Celebrate Pre-1920 Achievements On and Off the Track at Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Salinas, CA…The need for speed abruptly began when the second automobile was built. To help celebrate these early beginnings of motorsports, the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion will celebrate the early days of racing with a lively interactive exhibit of pre-1920 racers that helped cement motorsports’ place in history. The annual historic race will be held […]

Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Drives Track; Increased Community Involvement in the Laguna Seca Recreation Area

Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Drives Track; Increased Community Involvement in the Laguna Seca Recreation Area

Salinas, CA…Both classic and modern Porsches, beautifully restored MGBs, authentic Triumphs and BMWs were alongside cars as modern as Tesla, Aston Martin and Ferrari as they filed in to drive the track. John Narigi, president and general manager of WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, in an effort to bring positive attention within the community, welcomed members […]

Castroville Murder Suspect Arrested in Merced County

Castroville Murder Suspect Arrested in Merced County

Castroville, CA…On 01-23-2021 at approximately 0346 hours, the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office received a single report of two gunshots heard in the Monte Del Lago community in North Monterey County. Deputies arrived in the area, conducted an area check, and did not find anything suspicious during their check.On 01-25-2021, the Sheriff’s Office Investigations Division learned […]

No Tickets Required for the Abundant Wildlife that Thrive at Monterey County’s Laguna Seca Recreation Area

No Tickets Required for the Abundant Wildlife that Thrive at Monterey County’s Laguna Seca Recreation Area

Salinas, CA…Sitting on 542 acres and nestled up against BLM land, the Laguna Seca Recreation Area is home to a wide array of animals – both common and rare. Before the track was completed in November of 1957, the Laguna Seca Recreation Area as we know it today was a large portion of untouched land […]

WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca Continues as Valuable Place to Sharpen Skills

WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca Continues as Valuable Place to Sharpen Skills

Salinas, CA…Nine transporters, several chartered jets and a colorful mix of rental cars arrived in Monterey as a prequel to what this year’s Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey will look like in September. Four teams competing in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES are spending every minute to afford drivers valuable track time on the technically challenging […]

NASCAR Champion Jimmie Johnson Completes Indy Test at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

NASCAR Champion Jimmie Johnson Completes Indy Test at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

Salinas, CA…IndyCar rookie Jimmie Johnson and new teammate Alex Palou took on the challenging road course Tuesday in a test session that included pit stop practices and plenty of hot laps to learn the car on the technically demanding circuit. Driving coach and IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti, along with team owner Chip Ganassi, were present […]

500 Acre Vegetation Fire 40% Contained in King City

500 Acre Vegetation Fire 40% Contained in King City

King City, CA – At approximately 4:09 p.m. today, units from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) responded to a vegetation fire on Lonoak Road, 3 miles east of King City. Four aircraft, two helicopters, nine fire engines, four dozers, three hand crews, a Battalion Chief, and a Fire Investigator were […]

Law Tigers Makes Free Gear Check Stations Available to Riders Attending World Superbike on July 12-14

Law Tigers Makes Free Gear Check Stations Available to Riders Attending World Superbike on July 12-14

Salinas, CA…Law Tigers has stepped up to ensure that motorcycle riders will be able to conveniently check their gear at no extra cost at three separate locations at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca when they attend the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round with MotoAmerica July 12-14. The free gear check stations at […]

Mika Häkkinen to Drive the Historic 1970 McLaren M8D Can-Am ‘Batmobile’ at Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Mika Häkkinen to Drive the Historic 1970 McLaren M8D Can-Am ‘Batmobile’ at Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Salinas, CA…20 years after earning his second consecutive Formula One drivers’ championship, Mika Häkkinen will demonstrate his considerable driving talents behind the wheel of the 1970 McLaren M8D/3 “Batmobile” at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion on August 15-18 at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. American racing legend Dan Gurney and British Formula One driver Peter Gethin […]

Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix, September 7-9, 2018

Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix, September 7-9, 2018

Salinas, CA…With only two races remaining, points battles are heating up as the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship heads west for the America’s Tire 250 at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. The return of the Prototype class following the GT-only event at VIR means a full grid of WeatherTech Championship entries will take on WeatherTech Raceway’s famed […]

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