Stage Coach Lodge

1111 Tenth Street Monterey, California 93940 USA

Phone: (831) 373-3632   Reservations: (877) 899-6609   Fax: (831) 648-1734

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Laguna Seca Raceway Background Information

Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca (previously known as Laguna Seca Raceway) is a paved road racing track used for both auto racing and motorcycle racing, originally constructed in 1957 in between   Salinas and Monterey, California, USA off of highway 68.

The name Laguna Seca is Spanish for "dry lake". The area where the track is was originally a lake. The course was originally built around the lake, which has since dried up entirely. An artificial pond has since been added.

The current racetrack is 2.238 miles (3.602 km) in length with a 300 foot (91 m) elevation change. It has eleven turns, including the famous "Corkscrew" at Turns 8 and 8A. A variety of racing, exhibition and entertainment events are held at the raceway, ranging from superkarts to American Le Mans racing to music festivals.

Major events each year include the U.S. Sports Car Invitational featuring the Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series, Monterey Sports Car Championships featuring a four-hour endurance race for the ALMS, Monterey Historics for classic racecars, and the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix featuring both the MotoGP World Championship and the U.S. AMA Superbike Series. In 2006, the A1 Grand Prix brought international open-wheel racing back to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

Hop on Highway 68 with ease when exiting The Stage Coach Lodge and you can be at Laguna Seca within minutes.

Laguna Seca Raceway - General Information

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Address:
1021 Monterey Salinas Hwy, Monterey, California, USA, 93940
Phone Number:
(831) 242-8245
Category:
Children
Website:
http://www.mazdaraceway.com/
Email:
NA
Days Open:
7
Hours:
N/A to N/A
Price:
N/A
Location:
Monterey, California
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