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A Thrilling Day at Sonoma Raceway

As an avid automotive enthusiast, the opportunity to attend an event at Sonoma Raceway was a dream come true. Little did I know that my “day”  would actually start at 1 a.m. Saturday morning sailing up the I-5 north to Sonoma Raceway. I had to make an absolute on every roadtrip Del Taco and as I cruised through Anaheim and weaved my way out of Los Angeles, I then crank my volume up and enjoyed some Grateful Dead & a sprinkle of Type O negative and watched the sunrise over central California. After a long drive filled with anticipation, I made it to Sonoma Raceway.

As I stepped into the iconic raceway, the atmosphere was electric with the anticipation of high-speed action. The diverse lineup of cars, from sleek modern machines to classic beauties, hinted at the thrilling day ahead. However, what truly set this experience apart was the touch of innovation brought by Velocity Innovational. I knew that my weekend would be filled with not just the exhilarating roar of engines. Armed with my camera, I set out to capture the essence of this extraordinary day. The precision of the racing machines, the vibrant colors of the Velocity Innovational exhibits, and the passionate faces of fellow enthusiasts. 

I met with a few friends after I checked in for media. We got to frolicking bouncing around the paddock seeing a couple of personal favorites, such as trans-am cars and the ragtime racers. A wonderful spectacle to see was the 911 GT1 and I wonderful surprise the new Ford Gt Mark IV. In the midst of all the jaw dropping sights and sounds, the first of many sessions started and the with my trustee Z6 each photograph was aimed to freeze a moment in time, preserving the dynamic energy that pulsed through Sonoma Raceway that weekend. 

My first experience at Sonoma Raceway, coupled with the Velocity Innovational showcase, was nothing short of spectacular. It was more than a day at the races, it was an immersion into the intersection of tradition and tomorrow. As I left the raceway, the echoes of engines and the vivid memories captured in my photographs left me eagerly anticipating the next chapter in my automotive adventure.


Welcome to the first ever Marcy Media blog post! This might be a bit of word vomit cause of my excitement! Rancho Santa Fe (RSF) is in my opinion is one of the most vibrant and eclectic automotive scenes in Orange County. Each weekend, this event transforms a quiet little San Diego gem into a beautiful automotive artistry and engineering excellence. These enthusiasts are driven not just by the smiles per gallon but by their love for the craft. I can’t get enough of these gatherings and the tasteful curated experience that RSF gives however don’t just see it as any other c&c shows, it’s unity of a community and a must see for anyone that appreciates the beauty of a fine tuned machine