Off-track luxury viewing areas will serve fine wines and gourmet food, allowing spectators to enjoy the action in comfort. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit velocityinvitational.com. Guests under the age of 15 get free entry when accompanied by a parent or guardian, and former and active members of the military will receive free entry on Nov. 12 in honor of Veterans Day. We created an environment where visitors will find and enjoy things they are passionate about and hopefully discover or learn something new along the way. Two-time Formula 1 World Champion Mika Hkkinen attended the event as well, where he piloted his 1998 Australian Grand Prix-winning MP4/13A around Laguna Seca and took guests out for demo laps in the two-seater MP4/98T. More than 30 vendors will be present at the event, which will also include live entertainment and hospitality venues throughout the weekend. The family-friendly event features catered local cuisine and food trucks, while wine, spirit and champagne pavilions offer samples and signature cocktails. SALINAS Velocity Invitational brings a luxury food, wine and motorsports festival to WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in Salinas on Nov. 12-14. The race will begin at dusk and continue into the dark of night. The primary goal of the event is to showcase the best racing and sports cars the world has to offer while enjoying the finest wines and food in the region. Velocity Invitational is dedicated to highlighting the best race cars and collections from the international community and the United States. announcements Required fields are marked *. New SV Media, Inc.All Rights Reserved. Vintage racing weekend set for Nov. 12-14 at Laguna Seca. Select a ClientAeromotiveAir Lift CompanyAmerican Flat TrackApriliaBravagoBring a TrailerCarBahn AutoworksCarParts.comCarroll CompaniesCenterforceCOAST Big SurCoker TireDriven Racing OilEngine IceGalpin Auto SportsGalpin MotorsGEARYSGoodguys Rod & Custom AssociationHellwigKahn AirKahn MediaLance CamperLotus CarsMcCall's Motorworks RevivalMcLarenMotoAmericaMotulMullin Automotive MuseumMullin Estate WinesNiTEONitto TireO'GaraOptima BatteriesPetersen Automotive MuseumQuadratecRed Line OilRingbrothersRod ShowsRodeo Drive Concours d'EleganceRolexRoushRUFSEMASonoma Speed FestivalSpeedKoreThe QuailVelocity InvitationalVintage AirWheel Vintiques. What to Include in Your King City Obituary, The Pajaronian Celebrates 150 Years (KSBW), District 4 Dairy Princess and alternates crowned, Union objects to new grocery store project in King City, Salinas Valley News Briefs | July 21, 2022, Monterey Countys crop values increase in 2021, Salinas Valley News Briefs | July 20, 2022, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_SGAzh7DKo. New this year will be The Oasis, a beverage garden at the heart of Laguna Seca featuring luxurious air-conditioned accommodations and a wonderful view of the on-track action. Thanks to the support of event sponsors and the fans who join us each year, weve been able to turn up the dial. Fans can also expect many world-class vintage sports and racing cars from the likes of Ferrari, Porsche, McLaren, Bugatti and more. The Velocity Invitational is about more than just the cars, said event founder Jeff ONeill.

With Mustangs dominating the straights and Minis the corners, there is no shortage of excitement during this rare night race. Larkspur, Calif. (June 23, 2022)Velocity Invitational, a motorsports and lifestyle event, returns to Monterey, California, this fall with a lineup of the worlds best cars competing on the track at Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca. INFORMATION Contact UsLetter to the EditorPress ReleasePrivacy Policy Terms of Service, NEWSLocal NewsCOVID-19 Crime ReportsOpinion, OBITUARIESObituariesArchived ObituariesWriting an ObituarySubmit an Obituary, CALENDARAll Upcoming EventsToday's EventsSubmit an EventPromote Your Event, SPONSORED LINKSCentral Coast Ace HardwareAstraport Tables, WEB DEVELOPMENT& DIGITAL MEDIA Website DesignHostingWebsite Optimization (SEO)Social Media ManagementSponsored ContentAnalytic EvaluationNewsletter Marketing, OUR PUBLICATIONSAptos LifeCannabis ChronicleEast BayEast Bay ExpressGilroy DispatchGood Times Santa CruzHollister Free LanceMarin Pacific SunMetro Silicon ValleyMorgan Hill TimesNorth Bay BohemianPress BannerSalinas Valley TribuneSouth ValleyWatsonville Pajaronian, COMPANY INFOJob OpportunitiesJournalism Awards. pendleton Velocity Invitational will also feature a nighttime enduro race between a field of 1960s Ford Mustang race cars and race-prepared classic Mini Coopers.

The event will also see expanded vintage racing groups showcasing some of motorsports most iconic vehicles on track and on display.

The wine, spirit and beer-focused area will feature some of the regions best, including Robert Hall, Rams Gate and more. Returning in 2022 will be the much loved Minis vs. Mustangs race group, which saw some of the most action-packed racing at the 2021 event. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Quadratec Unveils New Feature-Rich Carnivore Bumper Lineup for Wrangler JK, JL and Gladiator JT Models, Andy Warhols Cars Series to Go on Display for the First Time in North America in Over 30 Years at the Petersen Automotive Museum, Petersen Automotive Museum to Present Dr. Herbert Diess with its Most Prestigious Award at its 28th Annual Gala, Watch Curtiss Motorcycle Co.s New Documentary Detailing the Creation of the Innovative and Bespoke Curtiss 1 Electric Motorcycle, Curtiss Motorcycle Co. to Release Documentary Detailing the Creation of its Innovative, Bespoke Electric Motorcycle, The Curtiss 1. More than 30 cars will take part in the race under the stars to kick off a weekend of vintage racing, food and wine.

We put together an event that is approachable and fun for everyone. Copyright 2021 Kahn Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved. A second daytime Mustangs vs. Minis race is planned for Sunday, Nov. 14, from 4 to 5 p.m., closing out the weekend. Velocity Invitational is now entering its third thrilling year, said Velocity Invitational Founder Jeff ONeill. Expect more cars, food, wine and even better facilities for visitors to enjoy this year.. Highlights from the 2021 event included hundreds of iconic race cars such as three Ferrari 250 GTOs, six Porsche 917s and a rare on-track appearance of one of only six surviving Mercedes-Benz 300 SLRs. Once again, Velocity Invitational will welcome partner Mclaren Racing, which will reprise its participation by bringing the Mclaren Racing Formula 1 team for the only West Coast showcase of modern Formula 1 cars.

Whether youre into food, wine or motorsports, we have something for you.. document.getElementById( "ak_js_1" ).setAttribute( "value", ( new Date() ).getTime() ); This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. In the Sip and Savor pavilion, presented by Taylor Farms, there will be tastings from over 16 wineries, while artwork by former Formula 1 driver Stefan Johansson adorns the walls. Americas premier motorsports lifestyle event connects the beauty of Monterey with vintage racing in a spectator-friendly format showcasing the best food, wine and cars in the Western Hemisphere. The special race will take place Friday, Nov. 12, from 4:50 to 5:40 p.m., and is open to anyone with tickets to the event for the day.

Tickets for the event are now available at VelocityInvitational.com. The expanded event plaza will feature a luxury viewing area and Velocity Lane Lounge, catering to enthusiasts and spectators of all ages. For more information on the event and updates as Velocity Invitational draws closer, visitVelocityInvitational.comand follow along onFacebook,Instagram, andYouTube. The Velocity Invitational also partnered with the McLaren Racing Formula 1 team last year for demonstrations of some of the teams most important cars, including the 2011 MP4-26 and 2012 MP4-27 McLarens that brought numerous victories to Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button. Learn how your comment data is processed. Your email address will not be published. For more information visitvelocityinvitational.com or emailinfo@velocityinvitational.com.