Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Event Overview Barry Toepke

Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Where else can you see and hear historic race cars at full speed doing what they were originally intended to do … and that’s race. The annual Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is a celebration of motorsport history that brings approximately 550 race cars together in one open paddock for everyone to enjoy. Each accepted car, from more than 1,000 entry applications received, is scrutinized and accepted based on the car’s authenticity, race provenance and period correctness.  

When: August 15-18, 2019

Featured Marque: IMSA (International Motor Sports Association) celebrates its 50th anniversary of premier sports car racing. 

Entry Request: The Entry Request period for the 2019 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion and Monterey Pre-Reunion is now open via this convenient form Entry Request Form to download and send via email. The selection committee is currently reviewing each entry. Entries submitted for the 1966-1985 Masters Historic Formula One and 1983-2016 Masters Endurance Legends grids will also be required to complete a Masters Historic Racing Entry Form and pay the relevant Entry Fee to confirm their entry.

Run Groups: This year will feature some of the most popular and competitive groups. For Monterey Pre-Reunion run groups, please click here.

  • Pre-1940 Sports Racing, Touring and Race cars, and 1927-1951 Racing Cars
  • 1955-1961 Sports Racing (under/over 2000cc)  
  • 1966-1972 Trans-Am
  • 1961-1966 GT under 2500cc
  • 1963-1966 GT Over 2500cc
  • 1967-1981 Formula Ford
  • IMSA Prototypes – GTP, WSC, LMP, DP
  • 1947-1955 Sports Racing and GT cars
  • 1955-1964 GT
  • 2 Liter Sports Racers thru 1984
  • 1973-1981 FIA, IMSA, GT, GTX, AAGT
  • 1966-1985 Masters Historic Formula One
  • 1981-1991 IMSA GTO/GTU
  • 1983-2016 Masters Endurance Legends

Tickets: Advanced tickets from December 5, 2018 – August 4, 2019.

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Souvenir Program Advertising Opportunities

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Event News

IMSA To Be Featured Marque At 2019 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion
50 Years of IMSA History to be Celebrated at Popular WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca Event

Officials from WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca and the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) today announced that IMSA will be the featured marque for the 2019 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion to be held at the world-renowned facility in Monterey, California on the weekend of Aug. 15-18, 2019.

The event will feature 50 years of IMSA history with a variety of race cars and personalities from throughout the series’ rich history, which includes several races on the famed, 2.238-mile WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca circuit.

Get Tickets

Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion
August 15-18, 2019

Advance prices will end on August 4, 2019

Hospitality Tickets

Premier Pit Row Suites $600
4-Day Flagroom

$450

$100 youth (ages 5-15)

Saturday Flagroom $300
Sunday Flagroom $225

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.

All tickets include open grandstand seating (first come/first serve) and complimentary general parking.

 

Advanced Price

Gate Price
4-Day General Admission & Paddock $170 $190
3-Day General Admission & Paddock $150 $170
2-Day General Admission & Paddock $120 $140
Thursday General Admission & Paddock $40 $60
Friday General Admission & Paddock $70 $90
Saturday General Admission & Paddock $100 $120
Sunday General Admission & Paddock $70 $90

Preferred Parking & Additional Items

Complimentary General Parking available.

4-Day Preferred Parking $100
Thursday Preferred Parking $40
Friday Preferred Parking $50
Saturday Preferred Parking $75
Sunday Preferred Parking $50

 

Rev Limiter Zone $30

 

  Advance Price Gate Price
Souvenir Program Voucher $10 $15
Event Poster Voucher $15 $20

Car Corrals

Corral Passes are valid Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Admission ticket not included and must purchase separately. Must bring the make of car to park in Corral, or be directed to general parking – no refunds.

Jaguar Corral

  • located in the Lakebed
$40

Mercedes AMG Corral

  • located in the Lakebed
$40

Camping

Camping Dates: August 14-18, Wednesday - Sunday night.

Premier & Reserved Camping are a 5-night minimum from Wednesday through Sunday. Admission ticket required for duration of event.

  Advance Price Gate Price
Premier Camping $500 per site $525 per site
Reserved Camping $400 per site $425 per site
General Camping $50 per night $60 per night

Learn more about camping at the track during events. 

Ticketing & Camping Details

Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Ticket Prices

Race Entries

Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Entry List

Entry Request: The Entry Request period for the 2019 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion and Monterey Pre-Reunion is now open via this convenient form Entry Request Form to download and send via email 2019 Entry Request. Requests for entry will be received through January 31, 2019 wherein the selection committee will begin reviewing entries. 

Event News

Storied heritage meets Nissan Intelligent Mobility future at Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

  • Nissan becomes first Japanese car company honored as featured marque during the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at WeatherTech Raceway at Laguna Seca
  • More than 50 vintage Nissan and Datsun race cars help celebrate fans’ brand passion
  • Nissan Formula E race car to highlight next generation of motorsports at Nissan
  • Much anticipated North American debut of new Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign

The organizers of the 2018 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion (RMMR) recognize Nissan as the first-ever Japanese featured marque.

Event News

Poster Art Unveiled for Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion
Artist Bill Patterson Captures Nissan / Datsun History

Three iconic cars from Nissan’s and Datsun’s racing past are celebrated in the official poster art for the annual Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion held at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca August 23-26. It is the first time in the event’s storied history that a Japanese automaker has been honored as featured marque.

Setting the racing stage was the BRE Datsun 510. The team of BRE founder and designer Peter Brock and driver John Morton went on to dominate the 1970-1972 National Championships, thereby firmly establishing Datsun as a considerable force on the racing map. 

Event News

Datsuns and Nissans Filling Grids at Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion August 23-26

 

An impressive increase of 490 percent in Datsun and Nissan entries have been submitted since Nissan was announced as featured marque of the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion just weeks ago. The overwhelming response is a tribute to the remarkable racing achievements of the first-time honoree at the annual event held in Monterey each August at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.

Event News

Rolex Watch U.S.A. Renews Title Sponsorship of Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

The Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula and County of Monterey are pleased to announce that Rolex Watch U.S.A. is extending its title sponsorship of the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. Rolex has been a respected sponsor of the internationally-acclaimed event since 2010 when it was renamed the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. 

Event News

Limited-Edition Reproduction of First Race Program Now on Sale
Celebrating 60th Anniversary of Laguna Seca

“Don’t try to cross the track. At least, you are exposing yourself to arrest. And you may be tempting a quick and painful and final end to your day’s spectating,” read an excerpt from the first program sold at the “Eighth Annual Pebble Beach Sports Car Road Races” November 1957. This first race nearly 60 years ago was the beginning of what is now called WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.

Event News

Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Features Fan Favorite Run Groups
Historic Trans-Am, Can-Am and Formula 1 are Among the 15 Groups August 23-26, 2018

The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion will be firing on all cylinders August 23-26 as three fan favorites return to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Fresh off winning the prestigious FIA Founding Members’ Heritage Cup, the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion hits even greater strides this August.

An expected 550 historic, authentic race cars from more than 900 entry requests will fill the 15 grid field that will provide fans with a near sensory overload. The 15 groups that will be racing on track are:

Event News

Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Named a Finalist for Motorsport Event of the Year in the Octane Awards

For the fifth consecutive year, a panel of expert judges for the Octane Awards (formerly known as the International Historic Motoring Awards) has named the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion a finalist for the Motorsport Event of the Year. In 2015, the Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula (SCRAMP) was awarded the top honor for Porsche Rennsport Reunion V held at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, which was also selected to host Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI in 2018.

Photo Gallery

2017 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Rewind

The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion celebrated the track’s history with the Racing Through the Decades display, which featured 12 race machines that were instrumental in the track’s heritage. This included the Ferrari 500 Testa Rossa that Pete Lovely drove to win the inaugural race in 1957 and the last car to win (the 2016 KPAX Racing McLaren 650S from the Pirelli World Challenge). 

Car Corral
Car Corral fun

Car Corrals

For like-minded car owners, the car corrals are the ideal way to celebrate and receive premier parking with your marque. 

Please click HERE to learn more.

Corporate Opportunities

Corporate Opportunities

Corporate Hospitality

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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.

Photo Gallery
A very rare gathering of Maseratis to celebrate 100 years. Photo by John Lamm.

2014 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Image Gallery

Maserati celebrated its centennial anniversary at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. Nearly 550 invited historic race cars took part in 15 race groups, ranging from pre-war to more modern-day race cars. Check out the gallery and enjoy the sights.