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About the Ferrari Challenge Race Series Spanning three regions – North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific – the Ferrari Challenge series allows Ferrari owners to compete with fellow Ferrari owners on some of the world’s greatest race tracks. Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Mont Tremblant near Montreal, and...

Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Finds Himself at Home Behind Wheel of Ferrari 458 The Ferrari Challenge is a race series that sets a stage in which private Ferrari owners compete against other Ferrari owners in a spec series race on some of the world’s greatest tracks. Since this is a spec-series, all participants use...

A few weeks back, I ran another vintage race, the Sonoma Historics. It’s a great event that brings out a ton of cool cars. There’s everything from early ‘60s formula cars to Can Am cars to those pre-WWII “Chitty Chitty Bang Bangers” that sound like lawn mowers. I was originally planning to bring my BRE 510 Datsun....

My Ford Mustang vs. Formula Ford and tackling the House of Drift As we approach the end of the 2012 Formula Drift season, I had a chance to mix things up behind the wheel. Just for a weekend, I “traded” my Ford Mustang for and open-wheel Formula Ford. Back to my roots of racing a single-seater years ago. It was last...

Another beautiful day in NorCal set the stage for racing at Sonoma Raceway. The final round for the Pirelli World Challenge Race series is here at Raceway in Sonoma and is the setting for the last battle to secure the driver’s and manufacturer’s championship. A new track layout also provides more opportunities for...

There’s going to be a ton of action and excitement during the GoPro IndyCar Grand Prix at Sonoma this Sunday (if you don’t have your tickets yet, snag some here). Between the stacked field and the new track layout, this promises to be one of the best events on the IndyCar calendar. But the main event isn’t the only...

If you were at Raceway Sonoma for its NASCAR weekend in June, you saw eBay Motors there as a sponsor diving into the fan experience (check out our Saturday recap here) and giving a thorough recap of the race for those who couldn’t attend in person. We were back in Sonoma in July for the NHRA Nationals with a sweet ’57...

As we continue our sponsorship of Sonoma Raceway much like we had for NASCAR back in June, this weekend we are present during the NHRA Nationals. As part of this sponsorship and presence this weekend, we are also auctioning off a 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air/150/210 that is currently set at $75,000.

Today, our eBay Motors team is attending both the MotoGP race at Laguna Seca in Monterey, California as well as the NHRA Nationals at Sonoma Raceway. We’ll have our teams available to ask questions at both events throughout the weekend as we’re sponsoring these races. The question we’d like to know most from you is,...

NASCAR Nation descended upon Sonoma Raceway this past weekend in grand fashion. And the eBay Motors team was on-site feeling the vibe of fan excitement, watching NASCAR drivers making more right turns than left, and creeping through traffic gridlock worse than the Ventura freeway at rush hour. Our team of eBay Motors...

Saturday is just a cool prelude before the tarmac heats up for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 Race on Sunday. For race fans, it’s a good day to explore the track and find the perfect vantage point to watch the race without crowding. Also, it’s easier to get autographs from the drivers if are lucky enough to see them wandering...

As we wrapped up the first day at NASCAR Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma, we thought you’d enjoy a video put together that complements our recap and photo gallery. Jump below to chime in with your comments!

Trading their Coors Light for a bottle of Pinot Noir, NASCAR Nation came to Northern California to witness their beloved Sprint Cup racers turn right AND left at the Sonoma Raceway road course. The eBay Motors team was on site today and we observed the following. A chilly fog layer, typical San Francisco summer...

In kicking off our race this weekend at Sonoma Raceway for the NASCAR Toyota/Save Mart 350 event, we held a private media event last night by our Motors and Mobile teams that focused on how we are driving our Motors business through unique and innovative approaches in the mobile space with our eBay Motors Mobile app....

For the 2005 season, Richard Childress Racing (RCR) built a Nextel Cup car specifically for the Sonoma and Watkins Glen race tracks. These are the only two road courses that are part of the race schedule and involve a lot more right turns than a typical oval track. Hence, road course engineered NASCAR chassis are a...

Did you know eBay Motors is a primary sponsor of Charlotte Motor Speedway, Laguna Seca, and Sonoma Raceway? Next up on our race calendar is NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota/Save Mart 350 Race at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California, June 22 – 24. Sonoma Raceway is one of two road courses on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series...