Registration Now Open for Lotus Laguna Seca Track Days July 18th & Nov 7th

Crossing the Finish

Registration is now open for the Golden Gate Lotus Club’s remaining two track days of 2016 – July 18th and November 7th. Both events will be held at Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey, California. We will be running (3) run groups with approximately 20-minute sessions each. Your options will be Advanced Group, Intermediate Group, and Novice Group. There are a very limited number of Beginner slots available. Beginners will run in the Novice Group and will be required to have a coach assigned to them to ride in the passenger seat in order to enter the track. If we can find more coaches, we will send out an announcement for additional beginner slots.

Pricing for each event is as follows:

July 18th: $230 for members and $250 for non-members.
November 7th: $200 for members and $220 for non-members.

You can become a Lotus club member for an annual cost of $25. This entitles you to a $20 discount on all track days for one year.

Please go to MotorsportReg to sign up.

Our Laguna Seca events fill up fast so be sure to sign-up early to ensure you get a spot. Other clubs run four run groups with fewer sessions. We will be running (3) run groups, giving you a total of (7) 20-minute sessions.

Due to the restrictions imposed by Laguna Seca on the number of cars allowed on the track at one time, there will be no sharing run groups as we normally do at other venues. Also, be aware that there will be absolutely no refunds. If you cancel up to two weeks prior to the specific event and we can fill your spot, we will give you a rain check for a future event. Only sign up if you know you can attend. We will run this event rain or shine.

Also, THESE WILL BE 90dB EVENTS! DO NOT RELY ON LIFTING AT THE SOUND CHECK – if your exhaust or intake is loud, take measures to reduce your levels before the event.

Please read your confirmation email as it has been expanded to include the general schedule.

See you at the track,

John & Scott

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Registration Open for Lotus Club Laguna Seca Track Day February 22, 2016

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Registration is now open for the Golden Gate Lotus Club’s first track day of 2016 which will be held at Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey, California on Monday, February 22nd. We will be running (3) run groups with approximately 20 minute sessions each. Your options will be Advanced Group, Intermediate Group, and Novice Group. There are a very limited number of Beginner slots available. Beginners will run in the Novice Group and will be required to have a coach assigned to them to ride in the passenger seat in order to enter the track. If we can find more coaches, we will send out an announcement for additional beginner slots.

Price is $220 for non-members and $200 for members, and $175 for Beginners.

You can become a Lotus club member for an annual cost of $25. This entitles you to a $20 discount on all track days for one year.

Please go to www.motorsportreg.com to sign up.

Our Laguna Seca events fill up fast, so be sure to sign-up early to ensure you get a spot. Due to the restrictions imposed by Laguna Seca on the number of cars allowed on the track at one time, there will be no sharing run groups as we normally do at other venues. Also, be aware that there will be absolutely no refunds. If you cancel before February 8th and we can fill your spot, we will give you a rain check for a future event. Only sign up if you know you can attend. We will run this event rain or shine.

Also, THIS WILL BE A 90dB EVENT! DO NOT RELY ON LIFTING AT THE SOUND CHECK – if your exhaust or intake is loud, take measures to reduce your levels before the event.

Please read your confirmation email as it has been expanded to include the general schedule.

See you at the track,

John & Scott

Registration Open for Lotus Club Track Day at Laguna Seca – November 4, 2015

Starting a new lap @ Laguna Seca

Registration is now open for the Golden Gate Lotus Club’s last track day of the year which will be held at Laguna Seca Raceway in Moneterey, California on Wednesday, November 4th. We will be running (3) run groups with approximately 20 minute sessions each. Your options will be Advanced Group, Intermediate Group, and Novice Group. There are a very limited number of Beginner slots available. Beginners will run in the Novice Group and will be required to have a coach assigned to them to ride in the passenger seat in order to enter the track. If we can find more coaches, we will send out an announcement for additional beginner slots.

Price is $220 for non-members and $200 for members.

You can become a Lotus club member for an annual cost of $25. This entitles you to a $20 discount on all track days for one year.

Click here to sign up via MotorsportReg.

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This will be our last track day of the year and will fill up fast, so be sure to sign-up early to ensure you get a spot. Due to the restrictions imposed by Laguna Seca on the number of cars allowed on the track at one time, there will be no sharing run groups as we normally do at other venues. Also, be aware that there will be absolutely no refunds. If you cancel before October 21st and we can fill your spot, we will give you a rain check for a future event. Only sign up if you know you can attend. We will run this event rain or shine.v

Also, THIS WILL BE A 90dB EVENT! DO NOT RELY ON LIFTING AT THE SOUND CHECK – if your exhaust or intake is loud, take measures to reduce your levels before the event.

Please read your confirmation email as it has been expanded to include the general schedule.

See you at the track,

John & Scott

Drive the new Shelby GT350 at Laguna Seca

The members of the GGLC have been selected take part in an exclusive opportunity to get behind the wheel of the new Shelby GT350 at one of four historic race tracks in the U.S.

Designed as one of the world’s most track oriented vehicles, the Shelby GT350 boasts incredible performance technology and represents the pinnacle of balance, agility and exhilaration. This exclusive opportunity is only being offered to a handful of people and provides you with full access to Ford’s world-class street legal track car.

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For more information on how you can confirm your spot for the upcoming event at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, August 27-28, 2015, send your full name and email to ShelbyGT350@gglotus.org by July 23, 2015.

Note that the event will have limited participation and spots are expected to fill up quickly. As such, entry into the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca event will be based on a first come, first serve basis.

The GGLC has been asked to collect the names & emails of interested members. Those members will then be contacted by Ford or TimePiece (Ford marketing) with a unique user code and instructions on how to register. Your participation will not be confirmed until you submit your registration to Ford.

While the events are FREE, attendees will be prompted to provide a credit card to hold their reservation. Please note: Cancellation of your reservation must be made up to 72 hours prior to the event. If you fail to cancel your reservation or fail to attend the event, your credit card will be charged $100. The $100 will be donated to the Carroll Shelby Foundation.

Ford will have 2 days at Laguna, Aug 27 and 28. Tyler stressed how this was an exclusive event.

  • About 100 invitees per day
  • First come, first served basis
  • About 4-5 hours long
  • Presentation and Q&A with engineers involved with the Shelby GT350
  • Chalk talk with driving professionals
  • Track Session (brief) – 1 hot lap as passenger + 2 laps driving (with the pro as passenger)

Lotus Club Laguna Seca Track Day Februrary 23, 2015

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Registration is now open for the Golden Gate Lotus Club’s first track day of the year which will be at Laguna Seca Raceway in Moneterey, California on Monday, February 23rd. We will be running (3) run groups with approximately 20 minute sessions each. Your options will be Advanced Group, Intermediate Group, and Novice Group. There are a limited number of Beginner slots that have been filled already by people emailing us directly. Beginners will run in the Novice Group and will be required to have a coach assigned to them to ride in the passenger seat in order to enter the track. If we can find more coaches, we will send out an announcement for additional beginner slots.

Price is $210 for non-members and $190 for members.

Your registration will include lunch from the Crusin’ Café. This consists of a variety of chicken and beef dishes and sandwiches as well as burgers. There will be options for vegetarians but we are still sorting through the details of all the lunch options. Approximately two weeks prior to the event you will receive an email with all the options and you will email us back your choice. If we can figure out how to use Motorsportreg for this, we’ll let you know.

Click here to sign up via www.motorsportreg.com.

This will be our only Laguna Seca event this year and will fill up fast, so be sure to sign-up early to ensure you get a spot. Due to the restrictions imposed by Laguna Seca on the number of cars allowed on the track at one time, there will be no bridging of run groups as we normally do at other venues. Also, be aware that there will be absolutely no refunds. If you cancel before February 9th and we can fill your spot, we will give you a rain check for a future event. Only sign up if you know you can attend. We will run this event rain or shine.

Also, THIS WILL BE A 90dB EVENT! DO NOT RELY ON LIFTING AT THE SOUND CHECK – if your exhaust or intake is loud, take measures to reduce your levels before the event.

Please read your confirmation email as it has been expanded to include the general schedule.

See you at the track,

John & Scott

Traffic jam at the Corkscrew

Laguna Seca Track Day (6-Nov-14) Registration is now open

Registration is now open for the Golden Gate Lotus Club’s last track day of the year at Laguna Seca Raceway in Moneterey, California on Thursday, November 6th. We will be running (3) run groups with approximately 20 minute sessions each. Your options will be Advanced Group, Intermediate Not-So-Fast Group, and Intermediate Fast Group. There are a limited number of Beginner slots available and those entrants will run in the Not-So-Fast Intermediate group. Beginners will be required to have a coach assigned to them to ride in the passenger seat in order to enter the track.

Price is $170 for members and $190 for non-members.

Click here to sign up via MotorsportsReg.

This event will fill up fast so be sure to sign-up early to ensure you get a spot. Due to the restrictions imposed by Laguna Seca on the number of cars allowed on the track at one time, there will be no bridging of run groups as we normally do at other venues. Also, be aware that there will be absolutely no refunds. If you cancel before October 23rd and we can fill your spot, we will give you a rain check for a future event. Only sign up if you know you can attend. We will run this event rain or shine.

Also, THIS WILL BE A 90dB EVENT! DO NOT RELY ON LIFTING AT THE SOUND CHECK – if your exhaust or intake is loud, take measures to reduce your levels before the event.

Please read your confirmation email as it has been expanded to include the general schedule.

See you at the track,

John & Scott

Laguna Seca Track Day registration is now open (3-April-13 event)

Registration is now open for the Golden Gate Lotus Club’s second track day of the year at Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterrey, California on Wednesday, April 3rd. We will be running (3) run groups with approximately 20 minute sessions each. Your options will be Advanced Group, Intermediate Not-So-Fast Group, and Intermediate Fast Group. There are a limited number of Beginner slots available and those entrants will run in the Not-So-Fast Intermediate group. Beginners will be required to have a coach assigned to them to ride in the passenger seat in order to enter the track.

Price is $170 for members and $190 for non-members.

Click here to sign up via MotorsportReg.

This event will fill up fast so be sure to sign-up early to ensure you get a spot. Due to the restrictions imposed by Laguna Seca on the number of cars allowed on the track at one time, there will be no bridging of run groups as we normally do at other venues. Also, be aware that there will be absolutely no refunds. If you cancel before March 15th and we can fill your spot, we will give you a rain check for a future event. Only sign up if you know you can attend. We will run this event rain or shine.

Also, THIS WILL BE A 92dB EVENT! DO NOT BANK ON LIFTING AT THE SOUND CHECK – if your exhaust or intake is loud, please take measures to reduce your levels before the event.

Please read your confirmation email as it has been expanded to include the general schedule.

See you at the track,

John & Scott

Laguna Seca registration is now open (11-Feb Event)

Come join the Golden Gate Lotus Club for this open track event at Laguna Seca Raceway February 11, 2013

You do not need to own a Lotus to attend this event. Price is $190 for non-GGLC members and $170 for members. You can purchase a yearly membership for $25. This event will be limited to a total of 3 groups of 35 cars each. Groups will be determined based on popularity. For instance, there may be two Advanced groups and one Intermediate if more people sign-up for Advanced. An email will be sent out once we have an idea of what the groups will be. Advanced Group will be with open passing and Intermediate Group will be restricted passing. The groups will be classified as follows:

Intermediate Group
You must have a minimum of 10 track days experience. Passing without a point-by will be allowed on the long straights and some of the short straights. Passing in turns will be allowed with a point-by.

ADVANCED Group
You must have a minimum of 20 track days experience. Passing without a point-by will be allowed everywhere except through the corkscrew.

Laguna Seca enforces a strict sound limit of 92 db.

This event will run rain or shine. There will be no money back cancellations. If you need to cancel and we can fill your spot by January 30th, then we will offer you a rain check for a future event.

We will not conduct a tech inspection on your car. You are soley responsible for the safety of your car.

Open top cars must have a roll bar. Factory installed roll bars are OK. Open wheeled cars will be allowed in the Advanced group

There will be no formal instruction offered at this event. You are always encouraged to ask more experienced drivers for help, advice, ride-a-longs, etc.

Click here to sign up using MotorsportsReg. We will close registration at 105 cars. We suggest that you enter early to ensure a spot. This event will certainly sell-out fast.

Laguna Seca track day (5-April-12) registration is open

Registration is now open for the Golden Gate Lotus Club’s second track day of the year at Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey, California on Wednesday, April 4, 2012. Please note that this event is not open to beginners. In order to maximize track time, there will only be two run groups – Open Passing Group and Restricted Passing Group. You must have a minimum of 20 track days experience to register for the Open Passing Group and a minimum of 5 track days (or equivalent – driver’s schools, etc.) to register for the Restricted Passing Group.

Sessions will be approximately 30 minutes long. Cost will be $230 for members and $250 for non-members. There will be no bridging of run groups. Also, be aware that there will be absolutely no refunds. If you cancel before March 21 and we can fill your spot, we will give you a rain check for a future event. Only sign up if you know you can attend.

In addition, we currently have 5 track days tentatively scheduled for 2012. If you attend the first 4 track days, we will offer the 5th track day to you at $99.

Please sign up early to ensure a spot.

Last but not least, this will be yet another 92dB day at Laguna Seca. If you think you might be on the border, don’t take a chance, get your muffler fixed/installed/replaced, or whatever you need, ahead of time.

Click here to register via the MotorsportsReg site.

See you at the track,

John & Scott

Laguna Seca track day registration now open

Traffic jam at the Corkscrew
Registration is now open for the Golden Gate Lotus Club’s first track day of the year at Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey, California on Tuesday, February 21, 2012. Please note that this event is not open to beginners. In order to maximize track time, there will only be two run groups for this event – Open Passing Group and Restricted Passing Group. You must have a minimum of 20 track days experience to register for the Open Passing Group and a minimum of 5 track days (or equivalent – driver’s schools, etc.) to register for the Restricted Passing Group.

Sessions will be approximately 30 minutes long. Cost will be $230 for members and $250 for non-members. There will be no bridging of run groups. Also, be aware that there will be absolutely no refunds. If you cancel before February 7 and we can fill your spot, we will give you a rain check for a future event. Only sign up if you know you can attend.

Click here to sign up, please sign up early to ensure a spot.

In addition, we currently have the 5 following track days tentatively scheduled for 2012. If you attend the first 4 track days, we will offer the 5th track day to you at $99.

Feb 21, Tuesday – Laguna Seca
April 4, Weds – Laguna Seca
July 6, Fri – Thunderhill
Sept 25, Tues – Thunderhill
Oct 23, Tues – Thunderhill

See you at the track,

John & Scott