Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey

Event Overview

INDYCAR Grand Prix of Monterey

The wait is over for the highly-anticipated return of INDYCAR racing! America’s premier open-wheel series crowns its 2019 champion at the season finale in its racing spiritual home of Monterey. This has been the scene to such memorable moments as Alex Zanardi’s “The Pass,” Mario Andretti’s farewell race and Bobby Rahal’s four consecutive wins. Now, WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca is on the cusp of making lasting new memories for fans around the world. Don’t miss the thrills and pageantry of INDYCAR racing in scenic Monterey.

Join us for Monterey Speed Week, the combination of back-to-back races with IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship and Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey. Ticket packages available for purchasing both weekend tickets. 

When: September 20-22

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Event News

Sato Takes IndyCar Victory at Barber

Takuma Sato drove flawlessly – almost – to win the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by AmFirst and throw his name firmly into the NTT IndyCar Series championship conversation.

Event News

Herta Becomes Youngest Race Winner in Indy Car History

At the second race on the NTT IndyCar Series schedule, the newest – and youngest – winner in Indy car history was crowned.

Colton Herta won the INDYCAR Classic at Circuit of The Americas on Sunday, in just his third series race. At 18 years, 11 months, 25 days old, the second-generation driver became the youngest to win an Indy car race in the sport that’s more than a century old. The previous youngest race winner was Graham Rahal, who was 19 years, 3 months, 2 days when he won at St. Petersburg in 2008.

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Newgarden Wins Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Josef Newgarden kicked off the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series in victorious fashion, winning the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on Sunday.

The Team Penske driver earned his first victory on the 14-turn, 1.8-mile temporary street course that also incorporates a runway of Albert Whitted Airport and the 11th triumph of his eight-year NTT IndyCar Series career. Newgarden, who started second to teammate Will Power, won by 2.8998 seconds over reigning series champion Scott Dixon of Chip Ganassi Racing.

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Highlights from INDYCAR Spring Testing

21 teams from the NTT IndyCar Series took part in INDYCAR Spring Testing at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca on Friday, February 8. Teams spent nearly five hours getting reacquainted to the 11-turn, 2.238 mile road course before rain intervened.

Max Chilton set the unofficial fastest time at 1 minute, 11.3490 seconds followed by rookie Felix Rosenqvist (1′11.3289), Ryan Hunter-Reay (1′1.3490) and Jack Harvey (1′11.3680) on a rain-shortened test day at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.

Below are some photo highlights.

Program Advertising

Souvenir Program Advertising Opportunities

Gain maximum exposure for your company and products to a very defined and enthusiastic buying audience by advertising in our souvenir program. These limited-edition and collectible programs are rich in entertaining stories, history and profiles that will entertain and educate, while delivering your desired results. 

This is your opportunity to reach this dynamic and affluent audience in an engaging and authentic way. 

Information and pricing packages are available by calling Robert at 831-242-8212 or via e-mail at Robert@Laguna-Seca.com

Don’t miss this impactful opportunity.

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Firestone Announced as Title Sponsor of the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey
WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca to host season-ending NTT IndyCar® Series race September 20-22

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. and County of Monterey announced a two-year agreement for the Firestone brand to be the title sponsor of the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. The announcement was made in advance of the start of the 2019 NTT IndyCar® Series season.

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INDYCAR names NTT as entitlement sponsor of IndyCar Series

INDYCAR announced during the North American International Auto Show that global information technology and communications leader NTT has signed a multiyear agreement to become the IndyCar Series title partner. In addition, NTT becomes the official technology partner of INDYCAR, the IndyCar Series, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR’s Brickyard 400 beginning in 2019.

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Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey
September 20-22, 2019

Advance prices will end on September 8, 2019.

Hospitality Tickets

Premier Pit Row Suites $1,200
3-Day VIP Suite $950
3-Day Flagroom

$650

$150 youth (ages 5-15)

Learn more about upgrading your hospitality experience. 

General Admission & Paddock

Price is per person. Children 15 and under are free for General Admission & Paddock with paying adult.

**Purchase your IMSA General Admission ticket and get a discount for the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey Admission ticket.

  Advanced Price Gate Price

IndyCar Ticket Price

w/ purchase of IMSA Ticket

3-Day General Admission & Paddock $160 $190 $140
2-Day General Admission & Paddock $145 $170 $130
Friday General Admission & Paddock $25 $40 N/A
Saturday General Admission & Paddock $60 $80 N/A
Sunday General Admission & Paddock $100 $120 N/A

Preferred Parking & Additional Items

Complimentary General Parking available.

Preferred Parking

  • located in the Lakebed
$100
Souvenir Program Voucher $15
Event Poster Voucher $20

Camping

Camping dates: September 19-22, Thursday – Sunday night. 

Premier & Reserved Camping are a 4-night minimum from Wednesday through Sunday. Admission ticket required for duration of event.

  Advance Price Gate Price
Premier Camping $600 per site $625 per site
Reserved Camping $500 per site $525 per site
General RV Camping $400 per site $425 per site
General TENT Camping $75 per night $85 per night

Learn more about camping at the track during events. 

Ticketing & Camping Details

Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey

Corporate Opportunities

Corporate Opportunities

Corporate Hospitality

Fully utilize the power of WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca to host your next corporate event. We have a wide variety of options from Pit Row Suites to custom build-outs located throughout the track.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Go beyond traditional partnerships and maximize your exposure through a variety of sponsorship opportunities within events. WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca also offers year-round opportunities and flexibility in fulfilling your organizational goals.

Map & Directions

Directions

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 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.

GPS Coordinates:

SOUTH BOUNDARY ROAD            
36 35′36.38″N, 121 49′52.10″W

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