The first major motorsports event of the 2018 motorsports calendar at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca is officially in the books with the conclusion of the Ferrari Challenge. The Ferrari Challenge North America series awarded winners for the second straight day with several drivers able to repeat their feats on the 11-turn, 2.238-mile road course.
Sunday Race 2 winners are Peter Ludwig (Trofeo Pirelli), John Boyd (Trofeo Pirelli AM), Thomas Tippl (Coppa Shell), John Megrue (Coppa Shell AM), and Martin Burroues (458 Challenge).
While Churchill Downs hosted the Kentucky Derby, motorsports fans visiting the Monterey Peninsula were engaged with Prancing Horses that emblemize the beautiful racing machines at the Ferrari Challenge at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. The one-make Ferrari Challenge North America series awarded winners on Saturday, May 5, with a second race set to conclude action on Sunday.
What: The rolling hills of Monterey will be visited by a stable full of Prancing Horses from Ferrari, as the Ferrari Challenge North America returns to WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.
There’s something magical about a field of Ferrari race cars challenging the 2.238 miles of this iconic track. Whether you’re a Ferrari enthusiast, motorsport fan or simply fascinated by Italian thoroughbreds, the Ferrari Challenge is for you to enjoy.
Please avoid the main entrance at Highway 68. All vehicles are instructed to enter WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca via South Boundary Road. Please ignore race traffic signs that deviate from directions below.
SOUTH BOUNDARY ROAD
36 35′36.38″N, 121 49′52.10″W
South Boundary Entrance will be open to all in-bound and out-bound traffic. Vehicles will be parked on a first come/first served basis, with some parking areas restricted to vehicles with parking passes only. AFTER 10:00 A.M. – PARKING IN DESIGNATED LOTS CANNOT BE GUARANTEED.
From Highway 1: Take the Highway 218 (Exit 403) Seaside/Del Rey Oaks exit, travel East for approximately 2 miles. Turn left on General Jim Moore Blvd Rd. Turn right on South Boundary Rd. and follow the signs to the Raceway.
From Highway 101: Take the Monterey-Peninsula/Hwy 156 exit. Travel West on Hwy 156, which turns into Hwy 1. Take the Highway 218 exit East (Del Rey Oaks) and travel for approximately 2 miles. Turn left on General Jim Moore. Turn right on South Boundary Rd. and follow the signs to the raceway.
There is so much to see and do when visiting Monterey, whether it’s making a quick overnight stop to see a race, or if you’re making a weekend of it and checking out all the cool attractions in the Monterey County area.
Some of the coolest and trendiest apparel in all of motor racing, from jackets and sweatshirts to ball caps and tees, are available in our onsite store in the paddock. But, be also sure to visit our online souvenir store to browse the exclusive merchandise.
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