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    Official: Maserati to celebrate 100th anniversary at Monterey Motorsports Reunion
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    The Pebble Beach weekend is without a doubt one of the preeminent classic car gatherings on the calendar. But while most of the events that make up the weekend are essentially static displays, our favorite may be the Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. That's where you can ...

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    Official: Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca officially off MotoGP calendar for 2014
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    It's a sad day for motorcycle racing fans the world over. Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca has announced that after it will no longer be on the MotoGP calendar for 2014. The circuit has held 15 world championship grands prix over the last 25 years. Fans and riders alike have historically had nothing ...

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    Official: Forza 5 announces Laguna Seca and Spa, details on new physics engine [w/video]
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    During Gamescom in Cologne, Germany the Forza Motorsport team showed off another demo of Forza Motorsport 5 and announced two tracks for the game: Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and Spa-Francorchamps. Laguna Seca and its Corkscrew have been in the previous four versions, while Spa and Eau Rouge are ...

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    Official: Porsche 911 Carrera 4S named Motor Trend Best Driver's Car [w/video]
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    Motor Trend has named the 2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S its best driver's car for 2013. The annual competition for the title included some of the best performance cars that have gone on sale in the past year. The new C4S follows the 2012 Best Driver's Car award winner, a two-wheel-drive Carrera ...

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    Monterey: Corvette C7.R makes a camo'd debut run at Laguna Seca
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    This year's Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion was a Corvette-heavy affair, to be certain. Corvette had a giant pavilion to show of its spanking new C7 Stingray along side examples of each of the other six past cars, and the 2014 'Vettes were also running demonstration laps on the track between ...

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    Official: Viper TA track-special unveiled to avenge loss to ZR1 [w/video]
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    Ready for round two? Friend of Autoblog and Motor Trend personality Jonny Lieberman has helped SRT whip the covers off the new Viper TA (which stands for Time Attack, apparently) by putting professional racecar driver Randy Pobst behind the wheel and pointing him at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca with ...

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    Report: 2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 sets lap record at Laguna Seca, beats new SRT Viper
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    As you may have heard, Motor Trend recently threw the 2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 and the 2013 SRT Viper at each other. And while it was somewhat shocking to hear that the aging ZR1 actually managed to narrowly walk away as the winner of this particular scrap, something else interesting happened ...

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    Video: Lexus lets one lucky fan loose on Laguna Seca in LFA
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    In August, Lexus held its Unleash the LFA contest on Facebook, with the winner getting to spend the day in its LFA supercar (at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, no less), receive track instructions from pro driver Scott Pruett and also win a three-day High Performance Driving Experience at Skip Barber ...

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    Video: Ford Mustang Boss 302 checks into Jay Leno's Garage
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    Dave Pericak, chief engineer behind the Ford Mustang, recently stopped by Jay Leno's Garage to give the TV personality a personal tour of the 2013 Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca. It's no secret that Leno has a soft spot for Ford products. He owns a boatload of high-performance Blue Oval machines, ...

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    Video: Watch these old snakes roll down a big hill
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    Alright, these aren't just any old snakes. These are the entrants in this year's Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, and each and every car on track is an original Shelby Cobra. Nor is this your run of the mill hill, either. We shot a quick video at the infamous corkscrew at Laguna Seca for your ...

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    Video: Mercedes releases even more drift-happy C63 AMG footage from Laguna Seca
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    Mercedes-Benz and its AMG division wanted to thank the two million viewers of its various videos, so it dropped a C63 AMG at the top of the Corkscrew at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and recorded it drifting down. The treat was wasn't as sweet as it should have been due to an editor who got a bit too ...

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    Official: Ferrari claims unofficial lap record at Laguna Seca
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    Setting the fastest lap on any race track is worth its share of bragging rights, but some are worth more than others. Like the Nürburgring Nordschleife, for example. Or the Top Gear test track. Or, on this side of the pond, Laguna Seca. The Mazda Raceway near Monterey, California, is one of ...

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    Video: Ferrari 458 Italia flips at Laguna Seca
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    There's the right way to tackle the infamous Corkscrew at Laguna Seca and then there's the way that puts your Ferrari 458 Italia into the catch fence and on its roof. Ryan Ockey recently gave the latter option a shot during the Ferrari Challenge at Mazda Raceway with predictable results. All of ...

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    Motorsports: Patrick Dempsey makes ALMS debut at Laguna Seca
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    Actor Patrick Dempsey is no stranger to racing. After his wife sent him to a three-day Skip Barber driving school, the actor fell in love with road racing has gone on to compete in Grand-Am for the last several years. McDreamy even got the chance to race at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2009, ...

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    Official: Mazda and SCRAMP extend Laguna Seca partnership
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    Mazda and the Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula have extended the automaker's naming rights of Laguna Seca for another five years. That means the famous race track in California will continue to be known as Mazda Raceway, at least through 2016. The Monterey County Board of ...

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    Motorsports: GT cars thrill at ALMS race in Monterey
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    The American Le Mans Series headed to Monterey, CA this weekend for the third round of the season following Sebring and Long Beach. The annual race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is normally scheduled as the season finale in October, often leading to nail-biting finishes. More often than not, ...

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    Video: Man attempts to lap Laguna in a car on two wheels
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    We've been guilty of putting a vehicle or three on two wheels occasionally, but never on purpose. James "Ski" Smith, on the other hand, has made a habit of standing a car on edge for extended periods of time. That's impressive enough by our standards, but Smith recently attempted to take his ...

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    Video: Mercedes celebrates 2M views by drifting C63 AMG around Laguna Seca
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    The AMG division of Mercedes-Benz has attracted two million views on YouTube. That's as if every single person in Boston, Las Vegas, Long Beach and St. Louis stopped what they were doing and clicked the left mouse button to get a video fix on a three-pointed star and quad pipes. To thank its ...

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    Video: Watch an American Le Mans race from all angles thanks to GoPro
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    There's nothing quite like witnessing an automotive race in person. The sights, sounds, smells – it's a magical experience for anyone with petrol flowing freely through their veins. But it's just not possible to personally attend every race on the planet, and sometimes, television coverage ...

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    Video: BMW pits M3 against X5 M at Laguna Seca in Zanardi-esque promo
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    It's nice to see that someone at BMW apparently has a wry sense of humor when it comes to the X5 M. We are not shy about admitting that we find it hard to take the 550-horsepower SUV seriously – we famously called it a "2.7-ton Miata with a lampshade on its head and a serious coke habit," ...

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