Friends of Laguna Seca receives $500,000 donation

Friends of Laguna Seca has received a $500,000 donation from the Laguna Seca Raceway Foundation (LSRF) in partnership with the Monterey County Parks Foundation (MCPF). This significant donation comes with the full endorsement from both the LSRF and MCPF as Friends begins its appointed stewardship of the Laguna Seca Recreation Area for the next 55 years.

“We are encouraged by the longstanding support of both the Laguna Seca Raceway Foundation and the Monterey County Parks Foundation,” said Friends of Laguna Seca CEO Lauri Eberhart. “These two local foundations share our unwavering passion to honor our local history, culture, youth and industry by prioritizing community access and further development of the Laguna Seca Raceway and Recreation Area. We value their mutual vote of confidence as our team takes on the task of facility upgrades and improvements outlined in our agreement with the County.”

“The Laguna Seca Raceway Foundation is proud to support Friends of Laguna Seca as they take over management and operation of the cherished raceway and recreation area,” said Arthur Cook, president of Laguna Seca Raceway Foundation.


Friends of Laguna Seca looks forward to revitalizing and modernizing the Laguna Seca Raceway and Recreation Area for the community to enjoy for decades to come and will work to maintain its vibrant history of volunteerism and dedication to enhancing visitor access and experience.

Story originally appeared on Racer