Long Beach Grand Prix
The granddaddy of all inertia motor-sports – The All-American Soap Box Derby – makes its formal Long Beach racing debut, August 23/24 alongside the Queen Mary. A special track will be installed adjacent to the ship and is designed to propel young racers.
2014 Long Beach Motorsports Walk of Fame inductees, Dario Franchitti, Gerald Forsythe, and Kevin Kalkhoven.
Three motorsports legends with a history of checkered flags at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach – driver Dario Franchitti and owners Gerald Forsythe and Kevin Kalkhoven – will be inducted into the Long Beach Motorsports Walk of Fame on Thursday, April 10.
Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Photo from Wikipedia.
By land and by sea, the city of Long Beach, Calif., is the place to be for entertainment-seeking travelers this April.
Two international sporting events happen on the same week, each celebrating a milestone anniversary.
The City of Long Beach will soon begin work on a major street improvement project on Pine Avenue between Seaside Way and Anaheim Street.
Long Beach Transit makes service adjustments April 18-21, 2013
Due to race course detours and a large influx of tourists and locals downtown for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, a few key service adjustments will be made by Long Beach Transit for April 18-21, 2013.
Photo from Wikipedia
For the first time ever, the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach is opening up its track to the public on Thursday, April 18, from 2 to 4 pm. The community is invited to walk, bike, roller skate or even push a stroller along the course where the world’s best Indy Car drivers scream over 180 mph.
For the 12th consecutive year as the “Official Malt Beverage Sponsor” of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, Tecate Light invites racing fans 21 and older in Southern California to cross the finish line with carácter during one of the biggest racing weekends set for April 19-21.
Realm Group partner J.R. Pearce, Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster, DLBA President and CEO Kraig Kojian, and Street Surfing Worldwide CEO Mark Siegel, will be on hand for the ribbon cutting and grand opening of the Downtown Long Beach marketing suite located within the 200 Pine Avenue building.
Photo by Fred Camino
With the much anticipated 38th Annual Toyota Grand Prix back in town, Long Beach Transit will be making a few key service adjustments for April 12-15, 2012 to accommodate locals and tourists. Due to race course detours and an influx of bus passengers leading up to and on race weekend, Long Beach Transit is announcing the following temporary route changes.
Internationally renowned singer LeAnn Rimes will open the ceremonies in Long Beach, Calif., for the 36th annual Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race on April 14 when she sings the national anthem. Following LeAnn Rimes’ performance, stars from film, television, music and sports will get behind the wheels of identically prepared, race-ready Toyota Scion tCs to drive the historic 10-lap, 1.97-mile street circuit through the streets of downtown Long Beach, Calif.