LAGUNA SECA : Monterey Festival of Speed - Fast facts

15.05.2008: LAGUNA SECA : Monterey Festival of Speed - Fast facts

COOPER TIRES PRESENTS THE ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP POWERED BY MAZDA

WHAT: Monterey Festival of Speed

WHERE: Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca – Monterey, Calif.

ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND SCHEDULE (All times local, PT): FRIDAY, MAY 16: Practice – 9:00 – 9:45 a.m., First Round Qualifying – 2:00 – 2:45 p.m. SATURDAY, MAY 17: Practice – 8:30 – 9:15 a.m., Final Qualifying – 12:40 – 1:15 p.m. SUNDAY, MAY 18: Warm-up – 9:15 – 9:30 a.m., Race – 1:00 p.m.

TRACK LAYOUT: 2.238-mile permanent road course

RACE LENGTH: 50-minute time limit

TRACK RECORDS (based on current layout):

Qualifying (one lap) – 6/14/03, A.J. Allmendinger, 1:16.986, 104.653 mph

Race (full distance) – 9/12/04, Jon Fogarty, 40:22.20, 99.786 mph

RACE ROUND: Round 2 of the 11-race 2008 Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda

NEXT RACE: Sommet des Legends – Circuit Mont-Tremblant, June 29

MAZDA RACEWAY LAGUNA SECA RACE HISTORY (28 events, 1976, 1984-88, 1990-2004)

1976 Gilles Villeneuve Dan Marvin

1976 Price Cobb Price Cobb

1984 John David Briggs Jimmy Santos

1985 John David Briggs John David Briggs

1986 Ted Prappas Ted Prappas

1986 Tom Phillips Tom Phillips

1987 Jimmy Vasser Johnny O’Connell

1988 Mitch Thieman Dean Hall

1990 Mark Dismore Jimmy Vasser

1990 Mark Dismore R.K. Smith

1990 Mark Dismore Mark Dismore

1991 John Tanner Jimmy Vasser

1991 Jimmy Vasser Jimmy Vasser

1992 Mark Dismore Charles Nearburg

1992 Mark Dismore Charles Nearburg

1993 Jacques Villeneuve** Jacques Villeneuve**

1993 Jacques Villeneuve** Jacques Villeneuve**

1994 Richie Hearn Richie Hearn

1995 Case Montgomery Case Montgomery

1996 Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier

1997 Alex Barron Alex Barron

1998 Lee Bentham Anthony Lazzaro

1999 Anthony Lazzaro Anthony Lazzaro

2000 Dan Wheldon Dan Wheldon

2001 Joey Hand Rocky Moran Jr.

2002 Luis Diaz Ryan Hunter-Reay

2003 A.J. Allmendinger A.J. Allmendinger

2004 Jon Fogarty Jon Fogarty

 

Multiple Race Winners
Mark Dismore, 5
John David Briggs, 2
Jimmy Vasser, 2
Jacques Villeneuve**, 2

Multiple Pole Winners
Jimmy Vasser, 3
Charles Nearburg, 2
Jacques Villeneuve**, 2
Anthony Lazzaro, 2 

 

- Nate Siebens -

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