Get Your Fill Of Laguna Seca With These Clips
From vintage racing to one of the best passes ever seen—anywhere—Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca plays host to a number of exceptional events every year. This week, it’s all about the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, or “Monterey Historics” for short. If you’re planning on attending this weekend or want to understand a bit more about what makes this track so special, we’ve selected five clips to guide you ‘round.
How best to drive your vintage Porsche 911S around Laguna Seca? Well, The Racer Channel posted a video of Patrick Long hustling one such 911, and the near-15 minutes of visor cam footage is just about as close to the action as you’re able to get. You know what else is great about this clip? When Long is passed by the cars from the next class up…
What’s the Corkscrew all about, and why is it so special? Last year, /Drive made this great mini-doc on the turn, and spoke to a few drivers as well.
While competition won’t likely be quite this fierce at the Monterey Historics, we’ve taken the liberty of queuing up what has been called, simply, “The Pass”—and part of what makes The Corkscrew so special.
Two more visor cam videos from The Racer Channel: Randy Pobst in a BMW M1 on the left, and on the right, Sylvain Tremblay rips around Laguna Seca in a 1990 Mazda 787!