Trans-Am Cancels Laguna Seca Season Finale

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The Trans-Am Series has been forced to cancel the planned event at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.
The Trans-Am Series has been forced to cancel the planned event at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.

MONTEREY, Calif. – As a result of the new travel restrictions and quarantine requirements surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic put in place by California and surrounding states, the Trans-Am Series doubleheader finale scheduled for Dec. 4-6 at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca has been canceled.

The Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli is slated to return to WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca with the Sportscar Vintage Racing Ass’n in May 2021.

“Our whole team is disappointed by the cancelation of the Trans-Am SpeedFest,” said John Narigi, president and general manager of WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. “After two successful and safe races in October, we were hopeful to be able to continue with Trans Am for our season finale. But with the continuing outbreak, many participants coming from out of state, and the unknown state restrictions, we understand and sympathize with Trans Am’s and SVRA’s decision. We greatly look forward to welcoming their return to Monterey April 29 through May 2, 2021.”

The new National finale will now take place this weekend at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta in a doubleheader shootout. The Trans-Am West Coast Championship will end based on the final results from the last round at Circuit of The Americas. Official class champions will be announced at a later date.

“We were really looking forward to ending our season at Laguna this year, it’s always a driver and fan favorite,” said Trans-Am Race Co. President John Clagett. “We’ve worked diligently to address all health and safety requirements, but California’s new travel restrictions and quarantine requirements made it no longer feasible to hold the event, but that’s just how this year has gone. We look forward to finishing the 2020 season in Atlanta and returning to Laguna Seca in the Spring.”