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Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Spanish for "dry lake," Laguna Seca was originally constructed in 1957 around a dry lakebed. Visitors can enjoy a wide range of auto, motorcycle, and bicycle racing competitions, and special events and music festivals at the track. General admission tickets provide excellent views of the track. During your stay, be sure to explore the adjacent Laguna Seca Recreational Area, which offers hiking, biking, camping, picnicking, and other outdoor activities throughout the year.
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Monterey Salinas Hwy, Salinas, California , 93908
Distance from Hotel: 9.9 miles

Hours and Prices

Hours: Track hours vary per event.
Gift Shop is open Monday-Saturday, from 10:00AM - 5:00PM.

Prices: Vary per event.


  • Sea Otter Classic
  • Monterey Grand Prix
  • Superbike World Championship


  • Live Racing Events
  • Twilight Cycling Rides
  • RV & Tent Camping
  • Hiking & Biking
  • Ferrari 458 Challenge
  • Monterey Motorsports Reunion

About the Course

The Laguna Seca Raceway course consists of a 2.23-mile-long paved racing track with eleven turns, including the famous "Corkscrew." The facility hosts a wide variety of racing events, exhibitions and entertainment, including auto and motorcycle racing, cycling events, and live concerts.

Not Just a Racetrack

In addition to motorcycle and auto racing events, Laguna Seca is a popular cycling destination, a fun campground and a scenic outdoor recreation area. Visitors looking for a thrill can enjoy motorcycle instruction classes and auto driving or racing schools on the track, and cyclists can join the monthly twilight rides. Campers can choose from tent and RV campsites with or without hookups. Visitors can enjoy bike trails, a pistol and rifle shooting range, picnic areas, and off-road vehicle tracks.

What is the Corkscrew?

The Corkscrew is a hair raising, hard-left, hard-right combination of turns on the Laguna Seca raceway track. With a12 percent drop at the left-hand entry and an 18 percent drop at the right-hand turn apex, the elevation drops 109 feet, which is just over 10 stories.

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What are the rules and tips?

Helmets are required for all motorcycle and ATV riders. Make sure to bring lots of water and sunscreen. Coolers are allowed, but glass bottles and containers are prohibited. Leashed pets are allowed in the parking lots and campgrounds but not in the spectator areas, grandstands, or marketplace.

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