As temperatures in Sonoma rise, the events schedule at Simraceway is heating up. Simraceway offers a packed calendar of events and is operational 300 days a year at its base location, Sonoma Raceway. This month is no exception with programs from our Performance Driving, Safe Driving, KTM X-Bow, Karting and Racing School programs all on the slate. We also kick off the first three-day weekend of our arrive and drive racing series – Simraceway Series. This year KTM X-Bow Comp R’s join the line up in a new class ‘ X-Bow Cup” to complement our our existing Formula 3 class. Lastly, we have a Ligier LMP3 test day opportunity. Read below for full details and we look forward to seeing you on the track! .
KTM X-Bow Cup USA added to Simraceway Series
For the first time in an American spec series, the ultra-lightweight carbon-fibre monocoque KTM X-Bow will race. And if you want to take part in the KTM X-Bow Cup Series Package, all you need to do is put on your driving suit, helmet, and HANS device.
Friday, June 28, is a practice day for the Formula Car Cup and KTM X-Bow Cup. Saturday and Sunday are filled with additional practice, qualifying, and racing. The spec racing series will continue in August (Round 2 is set for August 23-25) and October (Round 3 for October 18-20).
Whether you’re a developing or experienced driver, the Formula Car Cup Package and the KTM X-Bow Cup USA Series are an exciting racing choice. Simraceway’s spec racing format allows driver skill to champion the day. Drivers receive coaching and mentoring by Simraceway’s professional racing staff members.
learn about our arrive and drive racing series and apply here
Test Drive the Ligier LMP3 at Simraceway
If you’re advanced track driver, maybe with some club racing under your belt, you may want to consider going to the next level and experiencing our motorsports team’s Ligier LMP3 race cars. Our pair of 5.0 liter V8, 420BHP, Ligier LMP3 prototype cars race with us in IMSA Prototype challenge. However a few days a month we open them up to non team drivers, interested to experience these extraordinary machines.
This month there is a Test days set for the LMP3 on June 28. Details here
Driving experiences for all ages
Do you know an aspiring teen driver? or young aspiring racer? There’s plenty of experiences for new drivers at Simraceway, such as karting and Teen Safe Driver Programs. Karters can sign up for the Race Karting Experience. Follow up with the first stage of the Kart Racing School to get your young driver even more wheel time.
Karting and Moto enthusiasts can enjoy open practice days on select Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Drive one of the top go-karting tracks in the U.S. in an LO206 or ROK-powered Tony Kart. (Note: ROK Powered Tony Karts must be reserved 48 hours in advance.)
Simraceway also hosts the full-day Teen Safe Driver Course to provide your new driver with plenty of skills for the roads. Students 15.5 years old or older will learn about weight transfer, distraction avoidance, and emergency manoeuvres at 65 mph. Give your child all the skills and information they need to safely drive in any condition.
There’s always something amazing to experience at Simraceway. While June is flying by fast, there’s plenty more to still left on the calendar. Check out all of Simraceway’s events here