Long Beach Grand Prix

All-American Soap Box Derby Coming to Long Beach

soap-box-derby 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.

Three Legends To Be Inducted Into Long Beach Motorsports Walk of Fame

2014 Long Beach Motorsports Walk of Fame inductees, Dario Franchitti, Gerald Forsythe, and Kevin Kalkhoven. 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.

Springtime Sporting Events Bring the World to Long Beach

Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach 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.

Street Improvement Project On Pine Avenue to Begin

street-repair 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 Adjust Service During Grand Prix Days

Long Beach Transit 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.

Public Invited to Enjoy the Long Beach Grand Prix Track April 18

Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach   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.

Tecate Light Announces Moderatto and Moenia to Perform at Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Fiesta Friday

tecate-grand-prix 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.

Ribbon-Cutting at 200 Pine Signals Opening of New Downtown Marketing Suite

200 Pine in Downtown Long Beach 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.

Long Beach Transit Provides Special Service Routes for Grand Prix

LB-Transit Long Beach Transit sees new leadership 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.

LeAnn Rimes Will Sing National Anthem To Kick Off Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race

pro-celebrity-grand-prix 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.

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