2009 Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix
- When: Friday, July 3, 2009, time TBA
- Where: Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Salinas
- Cost: Not available
- Age limit: Not available
The most closely contested MotoGP season since two-time U.S. GP champ Nicky Hayden was tearing around Southern dirt roads in diapers decides its champion at Laguna Seca, the site of arguably the most thrilling race of '08. The GP is one of three Sunday races (including the Daytona Sportbike and American Superbike showdowns); on Saturday an AMA American SuperSport final and a free concert flood fans' engines with stimulating fuel. (See Sports story.) [MCA]
8:30am-7:30pm Fri-Sat; 7:30am-5:30 Sun. . Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, 1021 Monterey-Salinas Highway, Salinas. $30-$60/day; $90/two-day; $100/three-day; $20-$50/parking; $50/night of camping. 242-8201 or 1-800-327-SECA. http://www.mazdaraceway.com.