With the holiday season in full bloom, there are an abundance of gift ideas, which, if motorsports is on the list, makes Sonoma Raceway’s 2014 major events schedule, again highlighted by NASCAR, NHRA, IndyCar and World Touring weekends, the place to look.
Historic car racing will again open and close Sonoma Raceway’s 2014 major event season with the Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival on May 17 and 18, and the Oct. 4 and 5 Classic Sports Racing Group Charity Challenge.
The popular NASCAR Toyota/Save Mart 350 weekend takes place Friday through Sunday, June 20 to 22, followed by back-to-back drag-racing weekends, highlighted by the 27th annual NHRA Sonoma Nationals the weekend of July 25 through 27, which are preceded by the NHRA Division 7 Drag Races July 18 through 20.
Making its 10th appearance on the twisting Valley circuit will be the IndyCar Series, featuring the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, taking place the weekend of Aug. 22 through 24.
The final summer major event is the third consecutive appearance of the FIA World Touring Car Championship from Sept. 20 to 21.