Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion named motorsport occasion of the yr in twelfth Annual Historic Motoring Awards
The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion – which was sanctioned for the second-straight yr in 2022 by Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) – acquired the distinguished worldwide recognition of Motorsport Occasion of the Yr from the Historic Motoring Awards, introduced by Octane, earlier this week in London.
Judges chosen the Rolex Reunion from a powerful checklist of worldwide motoring occasions citing its adherence to presenting solely genuine historic race automobiles and in attracting the perfect of the perfect to kick-off the yearlong celebration of the one centesimal anniversary of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
“This prestigious award belongs to each particular person of the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca crew, Advisory Council members, the specialists from Historic Sportscar Racing, and the County of Monterey for the shared imaginative and prescient of sustaining adherence to being the perfect,” stated Barry Toepke, Director of Heritage Occasions and Public Relations of WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, who accepted the glory. “And equally essential, the popularity goes to the contributors who take pleasure in sharing their historic race automobiles at pace and spending time with the tens of hundreds of appreciative followers who go to to see motorsports historical past come to life on the monitor and within the paddock.”
After debuting on the Rolex Reunion and Pre-Reunion in 2021 to start a multi-year partnership, HSR continued this yr in offering its experience and huge collective expertise in race occasion operations, full technical scrutineering, competitor and participant registration and vetting entries for the blockbuster Monterey occasions which are typically considered the premier historic and classic motorsports occasions in North America.
The Occasion of the Yr honor furthers the popularity that Monterey Automotive Week actually is a world gathering of lovers, sponsors, journalists and like-minded companies which are lively within the automotive and collector automotive fields. The County of Monterey, homeowners of each the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion and WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, skilled a powerful resurgence this yr as guests flocked to Monterey to take pleasure in such internationally well-liked occasions just like the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, Pebble Seaside Concours d ’Class, and The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering.
Established within the mid-Seventies, HSR is led by HSR President David Hinton, who was a majority proprietor for the final 10 years and guided HSR’s sale to IMSA early in 2022. Hinton stays on the helm as president and continues to steer the group by way of considered one of its greatest durations of progress within the greater than 40-year historical past of HSR.