Oct 9, 2012
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Advance Ticket Sales Start October 10 for 2013 Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix
First Opportunity for MotoGP Fans to Purchase Event Tickets
MONTEREY, Calif. (Oct. 9, 2012) Tickets for Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca's largest spectator event, the 2013 Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix featuring the MotoGP™ World Championship (July 19-21), go on sale Wednesday Oct. 10.
Beginning at 8 a.m. (PST) motorcycle enthusiasts can log on to MazdaRaceway.com or call 800-327-7322 to purchase general admission, reserved grandstand seats, parking and paddock passes for the MotoGP World Championship's return top the Monterey Peninsula.
General admission prices range from $30 for Friday only to $80 for a three-day ticket. Reserved grandstand seating is $10 for Saturday and $20 for Sunday, with a choice of either the Turn 4 or Turn 11 grandstand. Children 12 and under receive free general admission when accompanied by an adult. Everyone, regardless of age, must have a grandstand ticket to sit in the grandstand.
For the chance to get up close and personal with their favorite MotoGP riders, fans can purchase a paddock pass for just $50 for all three days or $25 for Sunday only while tickets last, but must be accompanied by a general admission ticket.
This season the MotoGP features an 18-round race series, visiting 13 countries and four continents with a global television coverage. Nine nationalities of motorcycle riders line a grid onboard prototype machines fielded by Yamaha, Ducati and Honda alongside the new Claiming Rule Teams (CRT) entries from Suter, ART, BQR-FTR, Ioda, APR and GPTech.
With seven-time World Champion Valentino Rossi returning to Yamaha Factory Racing as teammate and rival to Jorge Lorenzo, the 2013 season already is shaping up to be one of the most competitive on record. Fans will also see Italian Andrea Dovizioso join American favorite Nicky Hayden at Ducati, Texan Ben Spies taking on a new challenge with the Ducati satellite team alongside Italian Andrea Iannone, while rookie Marc MÃ¡rquez will join fellow Spaniard Dani Pedrosa at Repsol Honda.
Only general admission tickets, reserved grandstand seats, parking and paddock passes can be purchased at this time by calling the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca ticket office at 800-327-7322 or logging onto MazdaRaceway.com. Hospitality and camping will go on sale Wednesday Nov. 7 at 8 a.m.