Despite a contract renewal earlier this year to keep Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca On The MotoGP calendar through at least 2014, the famous and iconic Northern California racetrack has issued a statement today confirming the rumor that MotoGP will not be returning to Laguna Seca next year after all. Citing an inability to compete with […]
Laguna Seca: Track Facts
A quick look at all the tracks of the 2009 MotoGP season
The MotoGP season touched down recently at Laguna Seca in the good old U.S o’ A. There’s really no reason you should have missed the race, we gave enough warning. If you did miss the race or just want a good wrap up we have that too (MotoGP 2009: Laguna Seca Results).
Check out the track details and a lap video after the jump.
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Owner: Monterey County Parks Department
Operator: Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula
Construction Cost: $1.5 million USD
Major Events: MotoGP, United States Grand Prix, American Le Mans Series, Monterey Sports Car Championships, Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series, Verizon Festival of Speed, Monterey Historic Automobile Races
Circuit Length: 2.238 mi (3.602 km)
Lap Record: 1:05.880 (Sebastien Bourdais, , 2007, Champ Car)