Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Photos, event coverage, news and information on the Monterey Motorsports Reunion historic car race, held each August in California.

Shelby GT350 Mustang Honored at 2015 Monterey Reunion

1966 Shelby GT350 - Jim Reed

The Shelby GT350 Mustang will be the featured marque at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2015, scheduled for August 13-16 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Salinas, California. Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015, the Shelby GT350 Mustang came onto the scene just one year after the Ford Mustang debuted. Ford Motor Company, already having success with Carroll Shelby in the Cobra program, enlisted Shelby … [Read more...]

Featured Classes at Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2015

Formula 1 featured at 2015 Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Formula 1 cars from 1967 to 1984, Formula 5000 car from 1968 to 1976 and Trans-Am cars from the pony war era of 1966 to 1972 will be among the featured classes at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2015, scheduled for August 13-16 at the 2.238-mile, 11-turn Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California. … [Read more...]

Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2014 – In Motion Photos

1960 Porsche RS 60 Spyder of William Lyons

The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2014 was staged August 14-17 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Salinas, California. The 'museum in motion', held annually on the famed 2.238-mile, 11-turn road course, is a cornerstone of Monterey Classic Car Week. This year’s Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion represented the 41st consecutive year of vintage car racing on the Monterey Peninsula in August. Four days of Reunion … [Read more...]

Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2014 – Photo Gallery

Richard Griot's 1967 McLaren M6A leads Chris MacAllister's 1971 McLaren M8F-1 in turn two.

The 2014 running of the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion was held August 14-17 at the 11-turn Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Salinas, California. The Reunion is one of the cornerstones of the Monterey Classic Car Week and the largest event held annually in the scenic coastal community. Senior Photographer Dennis Gray documented the 2014 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. We often run into a problem when Dennis is … [Read more...]

Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2014 – Picture Gallery

1963 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta.

The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2014 was staged August 14-17 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Salinas, California. Nearly 550 historic race cars, split into 15 different competition groups, roared through the turns and straights of the 2.238-mile, 11-turn circuit situated on the Monterey Peninsula. Italian car manufacturer Maserati, celebrating its 100th anniversary, was this year’s featured marque. … [Read more...]

Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2014 – Report and Photos

Derek Bell in Jon Shirley's 1957 Maserati 300S.

The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2014 was held August 14-17 at the 2.238-mile, 11-turn Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Salinas, California. A field of 550 vintage race cars ranged from a 1911 National 40 that raced at the inaugural Indianapolis 500 to the ground-shaking Can-Am machines from the 1960s and 1970s. The historic racers were divided into 15 groups according to age and engine capacity and chosen for … [Read more...]

Monterey Motorsports Pre-Reunion 2014 – Photo Gallery

Maserati Tipo 151 driven by Derek Hill

The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Pre-Reunion 2014 was held August 9-10 at the 11-turn, 2.238-mile Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Salinas, California. Formerly known as Monterey Pre-Historics, the event is held the weekend before the much larger Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. The 2014 running of the Monterey Pre-Reunion was again open to the public, allowing spectators to enjoy a more relaxed paddock environment and … [Read more...]

Monterey Classic Car Week 2014 – Preview

Rob Walton's 1957 Maserati 450S was a fan favorite at the Monterey Motorsports Reunion (photo: Tim Scott)

For one week each August, the Monterey Peninsula in California is transformed into the epicenter for the classic car community. Regardless of the name -- the Monterey Classic Car Week, Pebble Beach Automotive Week, Concours Week, Holy Car Week or just Car Heaven -- the events that make up the week are among the most important on the historic automotive calendar and 2014 will be no different. A celebration of the … [Read more...]

Maserati Tipo 151 at 2014 Monterey Reunion

1962 Maserati Tipo 151 - Joe Colasacco and Derek Hill

American race driver Derek Hill, son of World Champion Phil Hill, will strap himself behind the wheel of the lone surviving Maserati Tipo 151, of which only three were ever constructed, to race in the 2014 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, to be held August 14-17 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California. Maserati is this year’s featured marque and will officially celebrate its 100th anniversary at the … [Read more...]

Le Mans Nissan 300ZX at Monterey Reunion 2014

Steve Millen (front left) is pictured with the 1994 Le Mans winning CCR Team.

The 1994 season racing season saw Steve Millen and the No. 75 Nissan 300ZX win the IMSA GTS class at the 24 Hour of Le Mans (including 5th place overall) and the 12 Hours of Sebring, along with the 1994 IMSA GTS Drivers' and Manufacturers' Championship. Millen also won the 1994 24 Hours of Daytona behind the wheel of the No. 76 Nissan 300ZX. To commemorate that championship season, Nissan and Millen are bringing … [Read more...]

Can-Am Featured at 2014 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

1973 Can-Am race at Laguna Seca

The thundering Can-Am class will be featured at the 2014 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, to be held August 14-17 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Returning to their familiar home where they ran unbridled in the 1960s and early '70s, a field of 30-plus authentic Can-Am cars will provide a huge rumble as they accelerate out of Turn 11 and down the straightaway to the start/finish bridge. … [Read more...]

Stirling Moss Featured at 2014 Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Stirling Moss in a Maserati 250F in 1956 (photo: Maserati NA)

Racing great Sir Stirling Moss will be the honored guest at the Picnic in the Park at the 2014 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion on Saturday, August 16. Historian Murray Smith will conduct the noontime session in the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca marketplace where fans may bring their lunch, listen to stories and ask questions. The Saturday-only picnic is a popular activity that allows fans to engage with a driving … [Read more...]

Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2014 Update

Maserati 450S at Monterey Motorsports Reunion

The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2014 will be staged August 14-17 at the 11-turn, 2.238-mile Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in California, again serving as an anchor event of Monterey Classic Car Week. This year's four-day Monterey Reunion will see 550 historic and period-correct race cars compete in 15 race groups, with U.S. entries joined by cars from Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Italy, South … [Read more...]

Featured Classes at Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2014

Rudy Junco, 1974 Shadow DN4 Can-Am.

Can-Am cars from 1963-1974 and Trans-Am cars from the pony war era of 1966-1972 will be among the headline classes at the 2014 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, to be held August 14-17 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California. Returning to the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion after a two-year absence are the booming Lolas, Shadows and McLarens that comprise the Can-Am group and its anything-goes … [Read more...]

Maserati Featured at Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2014

Maserati 300S

Maserati will serve as featured marque of the 2014 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, scheduled for August 14-17 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Salinas, California. The 100th anniversary of one of Italy’s iconic sports car brands will be celebrated at the annual Monterey Classic Car Week event. “Maserati is a definition of not only luxury road cars, but some of the most remarkable sports cars and Grand Prix cars … [Read more...]