Directions & Parking Information for Friday – Sunday (July 19-21)
Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix
Physical address: 1021 Monterey-Salinas Highway, Salinas CA 93908
Because there are limited access roads around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, a number of parking options were created to make it easier for fans – whether on motorcycle or in an automobile – to get to and from this year’s Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix. The main entrance on Hwy 68 will be closed to all general motorcycle and automobile traffic, with specific routes for all vehicles, motorcycles and buses listed below.
- All Public Gates open at 7am
- South Boundary Road: Car Entrance – Parking Pass Required & NO Motorcycles
- Barloy Canyon: Motorcycle entrance & Exit
South Boundary Road – Paid Onsite Automobile ONLY Parking & Traffic Directions
From Monterey/Carmel/Carmel Valley: Take Hwy 1 north to Hwy 218/Del Rey Oaks/Seaside, then follow Hwy 218/Canyon Del Rey Blvd to General Jim Moore Blvd. Turn left on Gen. Jim Moore Blvd, then right on South Boundary Rd and continue through the track entrance. Follow the signs to Purple Parking.
From the west, including Salinas: Take Hwy 68 to Hwy 218/Canyon Del Rey Blvd. You will pass the Hwy 68 entrance to the track enroute to Hwy 218/Canyon Del Rey Blvd. Do not attempt to enter here. Turn right on Hwy 218/Canyon Del Rey Blvd, then right on Gen. Jim Moore Blvd and make another right on South Boundary Rd. Continue through the track entrance where you’ll follow the signs to Purple Parking
From the north, including Santa Cruz, San Jose and San Francisco / Oakland: Take Hwy 1 south to the Hwy 218/Del Rey Oaks/Seaside exit. Turn left on Hwy 218/Canyon Del Rey and continue to Gen. Jim Moore Blvd. Turn left on Gen. Jim Moore Blvd and right on South Boundary Rd, then continue into the track where you’ll follow the signs to Purple Parking.
Barloy Canyon Road: Free Onsite Motorcycle Parking
Free motorcycle parking is available at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in the Purple Parking area, formerly known as Wolf Hill. This lot is unpaved.
Paid automobile parking is available per day at Purple 10 lot:
- Friday, July 19th – $10
- Saturday, July 20th – $10
- Sunday, July 21st – $20
- 3-Day, July 19th – 21st – $30
Access to the onsite motorcycle parking is via Barloy Canyon Rd, off Reservation Road. This is a motorcycle-only entrance. No other vehicles are allowed access at this entrance. However, Barloy Canyon Rd. will be used for shuttle buses between CSUMB and the track.
From Monterey/Carmel/Carmel Valley: Go north on Hwy 1 to the Del Monte Blvd. exit in Marina. Take Del Monte Blvd to Reservation Rd. Turn right on Reservation Rd and go approximately 4.8 miles to Barloy Canyon Rd.
From Salinas: Go west on Hwy 68, turn right on Reservation Rd, then left on Barloy Canyon Rd.
From Santa Cruz/San Jose/San Francisco: Go south on Hwy 1 to the Del Monte Blvd exit in Marina. Turn left on Del Monte Blvd and continue to Reservation Rd. Turn left on Reservation Rd and go approximately 4.8 miles to Barloy Canyon Rd and the entrance to the new East Garrison housing development.
Please note that Barloy Canyon Rd will have two-way traffic at all times.
Leather check stations are available at the track.
Motorcyclists can also utilize the free CSUMB-Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Shuttle, offered Sunday only.
- Free CSUMB-Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca fan shuttle (Sunday Only)
- Free MST Public Bus Transportation
- Paid Onsite Parking (non-campers):
- Motorcycles – $50 for 3 days – advance purchase only, paved lot, Red 9 / $25 for Sunday only
- Ticketing for Advanced Paid Parking Purchases
Free CSUMB-Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Shuttle – Sunday Only
General parking for the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix is a Park-and-Ride system utilizing a shuttle between the Cal State University – Monterey Bay (CSUMB) campus and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, operating ingress from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. and egress from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m.on Sunday.
The parking area for the free CSUMB-Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Shuttle is located off Hwy 1 in Marina, five miles north of Monterey.
From Monterey/Carmel/Carmel Valley: Go north on Hwy 1, take the Lightfighter Dr. exit in Marina and follow the CSUMB-Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Shuttle signs to the parking area.
From north of Monterey and Salinas (Santa Cruz, San Jose,
San Francisco): Go south on Hwy 1, take the Imjin
Parkway exit and follow the CSUMB-Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
Shuttle signs to the
From Salinas: Go west on Hwy 68, turn right at Reservation Rd and continue northwest to Imjin Parkway in Marina. Turn left on Imjin Parkway and follow the CSUMB-Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Shuttle signs to the parking area.
Upon arrival at the CSUMB-Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Shuttle parking area, fans board the free shuttle to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca where they will be dropped off at one of two locations, both near the Purple Parking lot.
The CSUMB-Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Shuttle area has physically challenged parking and special ADA buses to transport guests to and from the track. Please ask the parking attendants to direct you to the physically challenged parking area upon arrival at the CSUMB parking area.
Common sense rules apply for the CSUMB-Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Shuttle:
- Backpacks, coolers, etc., are allowed at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, but they must fit on your lap on the bus. A UPS store in the Yamaha Marketplace can ship larger items home.
- No eating, drinking, smoking or listening to music without headphones.
- No glass containers or pets are allowed on the buses or at the track.
Paid Onsite Motorcycle Parking
Preferred paved motorcycle parking is available for 3-days at $50. This enables (1) motorcycle to park in the paved lot. No overnight parking is permitted. Purchase in advance through the online ticket purchase system.
Physically Challenged Parking
The free CSUMB-Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Shuttle parking area has physically challenged parking, golf cart assistance and ADA buses for transportation to and from the track. Please ask the parking attendants to direct you to the physically challenged parking area upon arrival at the CSUMB parking area.
At-track physically challenged parking passes may be purchased for $30 in advance. The passes are valid all three days in the Purple Parking lot along with a required DMV Issued Blue Placard. Transportation assistance (golf carts) and accessibility information is available from parking attendants. Sunday ONLY paid automobile parking $20.
Camping During Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix
Gates for campers open at 7a.m. and close at midnight, Thursday - Sunday. Campers arriving on Thursday may enter at the Main Gate off Highway 68, beginning at 7a.m.
Please check your color coded camping pass for specific gate entrances.
Free MST Public Bus Transportation – Friday – Sunday
As with all events at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, fans can ride for FREE on Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST) buses during a race weekend by showing their race ticket or credential.
Non-ticket holders will pay the $2.25 adult fare and $1.10 for youth, seniors and physically challenged per zone.
MST bus stops are within walking distance from most hotels in Monterey County. MST buses drop off fans at the MST bus stop in the Lakebed area, near Turn 5.
There are also two MST Park-and-Ride locations – one each in Monterey and Salinas. The Monterey Park-and-Ride is located at Monterey Peninsula College on Fremont Blvd. The Salinas location is adjacent to the Municipal Garage near South Main and Nissen in Downtown Salinas.
MST Bus Route Lines 36, 37, 38 & 39 will run Friday through Sunday.
Visit www.MST.org for additional schedules, or download the attached transit maps and schedules.