Monterey Festival of Speed
- When: Sunday, May 17, 2009, time TBA
- Where: Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Salinas
- Cost: Not available
- Age limit: Not available
When the flag drops on Laguna Seca's 53rd season, things start moving. Fast. Three neck-snapping four showdowns spike a weekend full of qualifiers, parade laps, paddock action and five-star people-watching including Saturday's Mazda MX-5 and KONI Challenge duels through the 'screw and Sunday's Ford Mustang Challenge Series and Rolex Sports Car Series. The closing Rolex rundown just might be the most dynamic and competitive of the bunch, with Daytona Prototypes and GT racers sharing the track during a two-races-in-one scramble that last more than three hours. Gentlemen… [MCA]
Gates open 7am Fri-Sun;11:25am Sat Mazda MX-5 Cup; 3pm Sat KONI Challenge; 1pm Sun Rolex Sports Car Series. Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, 1021 Monterey-Salinas Highway, Salinas. $20-$30/day in advance; $30-$40/day at the gate; $50-$60/two-day pass; $50-$60/three-day pass. 242-8201, 1-800-327-SECA. http://www.mazdaraceway.com.