Velocity Invitational, a motorsport and luxury lifestyle event, is coming to WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, on Oct. 14-16 to reunite the world’s finest racing automobiles, preserving these car’s history by exhibiting them as they were meant to be seen and heard — on track. Throughout the weekend, guests will have opportunities to experience some of the most storied, iconic and valuable cars through immersive activities and track action alongside historic and cultural exhibits.
Velocity Invitational will feature a gourmet food and wine pavilion, wine tasting tents, luxury spectator accommodations, static vehicle displays, vintage racing and more. The unique combination of vintage racing, wines and food, and luxury spectator accommodations will showcase the backdrop of the historic Laguna Seca track and grounds. Children 15 and under will be granted free access when accompanied by an adult guardian.
This year’s event will feature some of the world’s most historic race cars, such as the successful 1996 McLaren F1 GT12R and other significant Formula 1 cars. A stunning collection of rally cars from DirtFish will also be on display, with several being driven by two members of motorsport’s best-known family: Alister McRae and his son Max.
A number of vehicles from the 1969-79 Trans Am historic race groups will take to the track to relive the “Trans-Am” battles of yesterday in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Trans Am Two-Five Challenge. The Petersen Automotive Museum will share select vehicles from their recent exhibit Pole Position, featuring Formula 1 vehicles from the Juan Gonzales collection. The event will also feature 50 years of engineering and expertise from Dallara, a storied manufacturer that has provided innovation in almost every form of professional road racing, along with a selection of early race cars that highlight the legendary work of Harry Miller.
Beyond celebrating rich motorsport history, fans can experience some of the world’s most sophisticated modern hypercars in action from global manufacturers.