'Roar In The Shore' Set for April 9
Long Beach, CA – April 1, 2014 – The Belmont Shore Business Association (BSBA) has partnered with the Grand Prix Association of Long Beach and Legends Sports Bar to sponsor the 3rd Annual “Roar in the Shore” event, set to take place Wednesday, April 9 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Belmont Shore.
The event, which will be staged on 2nd Street between Corona & Covina on the north & south side of the streets, is FREE to the public and kicks off the April 11-13 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach race weekend.
Among the many activities for fans to enjoy: a racing simulator located on the south side of Covina & 2nd streets; race and sports cars on display, driver autographs and NEW this year is a motorcycle stunt show by Tony Carbajal.
The race cars on display will include several from two divisions of the new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship: the #07 Prototype (P) Mazda car with drivers Joel Miller and Sylvain Tremblay; the #42 P Nissan Oak Racing car with drivers Olivier Pla and Gustavo Yacaman; the #55 GT Le Mans (GTLM) BMW car with driver Bill Auberlen, and #5 P Corvette DP Action Express car with drivers João Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi. An autograph session with all of these drivers will begin at 6:00pm.
Tony Carbajal, freestyle sport bike stunt rider, will perform motorcycle stunts on Corona and 2nd streets with shows at 5:30, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Adding to the festivities, AM 570 FOX Sports L.A. will be broadcasting live from Legends with the “Petros and Money Show” from 3 – 7 p.m. Legends will also be raffling off an TUDOR United SportsCar Championship “Behind the Scenes” experience (see attached agenda for the experience) available to anyone who attends the event and signs up at the restaurant.
Also available will be Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach event fan guides that contain information on the series and include illustrations of all of the cars that will be racing.
For more information on the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, visit gplb.com. For information on Roar in the Shore, visit belmontshore.org.