Grand Prix of Long Beach http://www.gplb.com Grand Prix of Long Beach RSS feed en-us Copyright (C) 2015 gplb.com Scott Dixon Wins 41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach New Zealand’s Scott Dixon led 44 of the race’s 80 laps to win the 41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Verizon INDYCAR Series race. It was Dixon’s 36TH career Indy Car win, but his first at Long Beach.   He http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-04-19/scott-dixon-wins-41st-toyota-grand-prix-of-long-beach/ Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-04-19/scott-dixon-wins-41st-toyota-grand-prix-of-long-beach/ Ribeiro, Pasant Take Pro/Celebrity Race Dave Pasant makes pass in final turn to win celebrity category in his sixth attempt at ‘The Beach’ LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 18, 2015) — Alfonso Ribeiro won the 2015 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro/Celebrity race, triump http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-04-18/ribeiro-pasant-take-pro-celebrity-race/ Sat, 18 Apr 2015 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-04-18/ribeiro-pasant-take-pro-celebrity-race/ Castroneves Takes Pole, Sets Track Record for Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach LONG BEACH, Calif. - It took only eight minutes of the first of three knockout qualifying rounds for the nine-year-old Long Beach track record to fall. Tony Kanaan, who will make his 12th Indy car start in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach and 297th o http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-04-18/castroneves-takes-pole-sets-track-record-for-toyota-grand-prix-of-long-beach/ Sat, 18 Apr 2015 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-04-18/castroneves-takes-pole-sets-track-record-for-toyota-grand-prix-of-long-beach/ Taylor Brothers, Auberlen/Werner Take Tequila Patron Sports Car Showcase After flirting with victory in the first two races on the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship calendar, brothers Jordan and Ricky Taylor broke through in a big way Saturday, winning the Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase at the Long Beach stre http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-04-18/taylor-brothers-auberlen-werner-take-tequila-patron-sports-car-showcase/ Sat, 18 Apr 2015 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-04-18/taylor-brothers-auberlen-werner-take-tequila-patron-sports-car-showcase/ Forrest Wang Edges Justin Pawlak for Top Spot in KMC Wheels Super Drift Forrest Wang took the top spot in the 2015 KMC Wheels Super Drift Challenge, edging out Justin Pawlak on the first night of drifting competition at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. The rest of the brackets for tomorrow evening's finals, which http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-04-17/forrest-wang-edges-justin-pawlak-for-top-spot-in-kmc-wheels-super-drift/ Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-04-17/forrest-wang-edges-justin-pawlak-for-top-spot-in-kmc-wheels-super-drift/ Taylor, Auberlen Grab Pole Positions for Tequila Patron Sports Car Showcase LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 17, 2015) – TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Prototype qualifying became a mano a mano street fight Friday at Long Beach, as young charger Ricky Taylor and seasoned veteran Scott Pruett exchanged the top position fo http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-04-17/taylor-auberlen-grab-pole-positions-for-tequila-patron-sports-car-showcase/ Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-04-17/taylor-auberlen-grab-pole-positions-for-tequila-patron-sports-car-showcase/ Joshua Morrow On Pole For Pro/Celebrity Race LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 17, 2015) —  Joshua Morrow was awarded the celebrity pole position after turning the quickest lap during qualifying for the 39th annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro/Celebrity Race.  Morrow, who http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-04-17/joshua-morrow-on-pole-for-pro-celebrity-race/ Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-04-17/joshua-morrow-on-pole-for-pro-celebrity-race/ Sir Patrick Stewart Leads Star-Studded Pre-Race Ceremonies Sir Patrick Stewart will serve as Grand Marshal for the featured Verizon IndyCar Series race on Sun., April 19 at the 41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.  The acclaimed stage and screen actor is a racing enthusiast who competed in the 2002 Toy http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-04-10/sir-patrick-stewart-leads-star-studded-pre-race-ceremonies/ Fri, 10 Apr 2015 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-04-10/sir-patrick-stewart-leads-star-studded-pre-race-ceremonies/ Robby Gordon, Bryan Herta to Motorsports Walk of Fame Two motorsports legends with a proud history at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach – Robby Gordon and Bryan Herta – will be inducted into the Long Beach Motorsports Walk of Fame on Thursday, April 16. The public is invited to the fre http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-03-26/robby-gordon-bryan-herta-to-motorsports-walk-of-fame/ Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-03-26/robby-gordon-bryan-herta-to-motorsports-walk-of-fame/ TUDOR, Tequila PatrĂ³n Team Up for Fan Excitement LONG BEACH, Calif. (March 24, 2015) -- The Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase will again be a fan-favorite race at the 41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, April 17-19. Part of the 13-race TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Series, the&n http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-03-24/tudor-tequila-patr-n-team-up-for-fan-excitement/ Tue, 24 Mar 2015 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-03-24/tudor-tequila-patr-n-team-up-for-fan-excitement/ Pro/Celebrity Race Participants Announced! LONG BEACH, Calif., March 11, 2015 — Grand Prix Association of Long Beach officials announced today that actors Alfonso Ribeiro, Robert Patrick and Mekhi Phifer, Olympian Dara Torres and musicians Mark McGrath and John Rzeznik are among the 18 http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-03-11/pro-celebrity-race-participants-announced/ Wed, 11 Mar 2015 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-03-11/pro-celebrity-race-participants-announced/ Bill Patterson Named Official Artist LONG BEACH, Calif. (Feb. 25, 2015) -- Bill Patterson, who became hooked on motorsports when he saw his first race in Argentina at the age of 13, has been named the Official Artist for the 41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, April 17-19. &n http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-02-25/bill-patterson-named-official-artist/ Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:00 -0800 http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-02-25/bill-patterson-named-official-artist/ Track Construction Begins! LONG BEACH, Calif. (Feb. 17, 2015) – The Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach season has officially begun!  Set to take place April 17-19, the 41st edition of the iconic street race took its first step toward the green flag when the first f http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-02-17/track-construction-begins/ Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:00 -0800 http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-02-17/track-construction-begins/ Grand Prix Foundation Announces Monte Carlo Night LONG BEACH, Calif. (Feb. 16, 2015) -- The Grand Prix Foundation of Long Beach has announced Monte Carlo Night at the Renaissance Hotel Long Beach on Friday night, April 17, during the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach race weekend, as its main fundraiser f http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-02-16/grand-prix-foundation-announces-monte-carlo-night/ Mon, 16 Feb 2015 12:00 -0800 http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-02-16/grand-prix-foundation-announces-monte-carlo-night/ Vince Neil of Motley Crue to Perform at Saturday Night Concert! LONG BEACH, Calif. (Feb. 3, 2015) - Vince Neil, the legendary voice of famed rock and roll band Mötley Crüe, will star in the Saturday, April 18 "Rock-N-Roar Concert" at the 41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. The co http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-02-03/vince-neil-of-motley-crue-to-perform-at-saturday-night-concert-/ Tue, 03 Feb 2015 12:00 -0800 http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-02-03/vince-neil-of-motley-crue-to-perform-at-saturday-night-concert-/ Weekend Schedule Posted! The weekend schedule has been posted here:  http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-01-21/weekend-schedule-posted-/ Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:00 -0800 http://www.gplb.com/news/2015-01-21/weekend-schedule-posted-/ INDYCAR Announces 2015 Schedule INDIANAPOLIS (Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014) - INDYCAR announced the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule today featuring 17 race events, two new race venues and a total of six ABC and 13 NBCSN event broadcasts. The diverse calendar of events - which features http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-10-30/indycar-announces-2015-schedule/ Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-10-30/indycar-announces-2015-schedule/ Tickets On Sale! LONG BEACH, Calif. (Oct. 16, 2014) – Tickets for the 41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, set to run April 17-19, 2015, go on sale Monday at 10 a.m. PT. With a variety of entertaining on- and off-track activities for the entire family, the 201 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-10-16/tickets-on-sale-/ Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-10-16/tickets-on-sale-/ City of Long Beach Unanimously Approves Contract Extension Through 2018 LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 23, 2014) – The Long Beach City Council unanimously approved an extension to the current Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach agreement that will allow Indy car racing to continue through 2018, Grand Prix Associati http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-23/city-of-long-beach-unanimously-approves-contract-extension-through-2018/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-23/city-of-long-beach-unanimously-approves-contract-extension-through-2018/ Mike Conway Wins Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach! Mike Conway was in the right place at the right time.  Not just once, but twice. Conway was running in the top ten on lap 56 of the 80-lap race when a multi-car incident in turn 4 eliminated a large pack of the cars in front of him – i http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-13/mike-conway-wins-toyota-grand-prix-of-long-beach-/ Sun, 13 Apr 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-13/mike-conway-wins-toyota-grand-prix-of-long-beach-/ Chaves Takes Indy Lights Win Gabby Chaves took the lead from polesitter Zach Veach at the green flag and was never headed, winning the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires race at the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Chaves, from Bogota, Colombia, finished 0.634 seconds ahead http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-13/chaves-takes-indy-lights-win/ Sun, 13 Apr 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-13/chaves-takes-indy-lights-win/ O'Connell, Johnson, Mills Take Long Beach Wins LONG BEACH, Calif. - Johnny O'Connell (GT), Nic Jonsson (GTS) and Michael Mills (GT-A) took victories in Round 2 of the Pirelli World Challenge season, The Roar By the Shore Presented by Kia, on the streets of Long Beach. For O'Connell, o http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-13/o-connell-johnson-mills-take-long-beach-wins/ Sun, 13 Apr 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-13/o-connell-johnson-mills-take-long-beach-wins/ Brett Davern Wins Pro/Celebrity Race, Al Unser Jr. Takes Pro Division! LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 12, 2014) — Brett Davern won the 2014 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro/Celebrity Race, triumphing over a field of film, television, music and sports stars in the annual charity racing event. The roaring crowd witnes http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-12/brett-davern-wins-pro-celebrity-race-al-unser-jr-takes-pro-division-/ Sat, 12 Apr 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-12/brett-davern-wins-pro-celebrity-race-al-unser-jr-takes-pro-division-/ Daigo Saito Wins Motegi Racing Super Drift Challenge! Daigo Saito, the 2012 Formula DRIFT champion, beat Kenny Moen in the final round to capture the Motegi Racing Super Drift Challenge at the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Forrest Wang finished third. “Last weekend at Round 1 of Formula DR http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-12/daigo-saito-wins-motegi-racing-super-drift-challenge-/ Sat, 12 Apr 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-12/daigo-saito-wins-motegi-racing-super-drift-challenge-/ Pruett/Rojas Dominate Tequila Patron Sports Car Showcase Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas say they don’t have anything to prove. They’re just racing like they do. Pruett and Rojas, co-driving the No. 01 Telcel Ford EcoBoost/Riley, dominated the Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase on Sa http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-12/pruett-rojas-dominate-tequila-patron-sports-car-showcase/ Sat, 12 Apr 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-12/pruett-rojas-dominate-tequila-patron-sports-car-showcase/ Corvette Racing Wins GTLM Division Corvette Racing entered Saturday’s Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase with the goal of proving its new Corvette C7.R was ready to win races in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s competitive GT Le Mans (GTLM) class. M http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-12/corvette-racing-wins-gtlm-division/ Sat, 12 Apr 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-12/corvette-racing-wins-gtlm-division/ Street Closure Listing LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 7, 2014) – The Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach announced the following Long Beach City Council-approved schedule of major street and walkway closures ahead of the running of the 2014 race, April 11-13: From Wed., Apr http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-08/street-closure-listing/ Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-08/street-closure-listing/