Jan 12, 2002
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Copyright 2002, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.<BR><BR>SCRAMP (Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula), the organization that runs Mazda Raceway at Laguna Seca, is searching for a new General Manager for the historic racetrack. John Stornetta, the track's GM for the last four years, left Laguna Seca at the end of the 2001 season without discussing his future plans, said track spokesman Matt Skryja.<BR><BR>Gill Campbell, of Campbell Productions, has taken over as the venue's interim General Manager while SCRAMP, with the assistance of outside employment agencies, conducts a nationwide search for a new GM.<BR><BR>In other Laguna Seca news, tickets for their 2002 spectator events, including the Honda International Superbike Classic combined AMA and World Superbike event July 12-14, have gone on sale on the track's website said that the track expects to receive final approval from Monterey County to begin Phase One of the construction of new, permanent pit lane garages and bigger and better infrastructure buildings. Skryja said that the construction of 10 new garages topped with hospitality suites could begin January 22, the same day Monterey County is expected to grant final approval on the project. Construction is not expected to interfere with any on-track activities during a four-day AMA Superbike test scheduled for January 21-24. The new garages will start at the turn 11 end of pit lane and be completed in time for the CART FedEx Championship Series event scheduled for June 7-9.<BR><BR>For more information about Laguna Seca or the Honda International Superbike Classic, call (831) 648-5111, FAX (831) 373-0533 or go to .