Grand Prix of Long Beach http://www.gplb.com Grand Prix of Long Beach RSS feed en-us Copyright (C) 2014 gplb.com 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-/ Hunter-Reay Takes Pole for 40th Toyota Grand Prix! LONG BEACH, Calif. - (Saturday, April 12, 2014) - Ryan Hunter-Reay qualified second for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach in 2010, '11 and '13 with one victory to represent the efforts. On April 13, he'll start the 40th http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-12/hunter-reay-takes-pole-for-40th-toyota-grand-prix-/ Sat, 12 Apr 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-12/hunter-reay-takes-pole-for-40th-toyota-grand-prix-/ O'Connell on Pole for Pirelli World Challenge Race Johnny O'Connell, Flowery Branch, Ga., No. 3 Cadillac Racing Cadillac CTS-V.R, GT pole, 1:20.386 (new track record, beats old of 1:21.087 set by James Sofronas, Audi R8 LMS in 2013) (on changes) "We definitely got the car better. Qualify http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-12/o-connell-on-pole-for-pirelli-world-challenge-race/ Sat, 12 Apr 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-12/o-connell-on-pole-for-pirelli-world-challenge-race/ 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/ MTV's Brett Davern Takes Pro/Celebrity Pole! LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 11, 2014) — Brett Davern was awarded the celebrity pole position after turning the quickest lap during qualifying for the 38th annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro/Celebrity Race. Davern, who stars as ‘ http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-11/mtv-s-brett-davern-takes-pro-celebrity-pole-/ Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-11/mtv-s-brett-davern-takes-pro-celebrity-pole-/ Free Update Adds Grand Prix Circuit to Forza Motorsport 5 Starting April 10, the famed Long Beach circuit is coming to Forza Motorsport 5! Available for free as part of the latest Forza Motorsport 5 content update, Long Beach is a brand new track to the Forza Motorsport series, delivering tight turns and blindi http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-09/free-update-adds-grand-prix-circuit-to-forza-motorsport-5/ Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-09/free-update-adds-grand-prix-circuit-to-forza-motorsport-5/ Racing for Kids Celebrates 25th Anniversary LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 8, 2014) -- The weekend of April 11-13 will not only be a celebration of the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, it will also mark the 25th anniversary year for “Racing for Kids,” an organization active in http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-08/racing-for-kids-celebrates-25th-anniversary/ Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-08/racing-for-kids-celebrates-25th-anniversary/ 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/ Mothers to Bring Back Exotic Car Paddock LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 4, 2014) -- Mothers Polishes-Waxes-Cleaners will return as the “Official Car Polish” sponsor of the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, April 11-13, and will also sponsor the popular Mothers Exotic Car Padd http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-04/mothers-to-bring-back-exotic-car-paddock/ Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-04/mothers-to-bring-back-exotic-car-paddock/ 'DWTS' Contestant and Paralympic Medalist Amy Purdy to be Grand Marshal for Pro/Celebrity Race LONG BEACH, Calif., April 3, 2014 — Bronze medal-winning paralympic snowboarder and “Dancing with the Stars” contestant Amy Purdy will bring her competitive spirit to the 38th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro/Celebrity Ra http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-03/-dwts-contestant-and-paralympic-medalist-amy-purdy-to-be-grand-marshal-for-pro-celebrity-race/ Thu, 03 Apr 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-03/-dwts-contestant-and-paralympic-medalist-amy-purdy-to-be-grand-marshal-for-pro-celebrity-race/ '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, http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-01/-roar-in-the-shore-set-for-april-9/ Tue, 01 Apr 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-04-01/-roar-in-the-shore-set-for-april-9/ 'Four Decades of Racing' Exhibit to Provide a Walk Through History Displays, Autograph Sessions to Celebrate Grand Prix’s 40-Year History LONG BEACH, Calif. (March 31, 2014) -- Race fans attending the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, April 11-13, will have an opportunity to take a walk down memory lane an http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-03-31/-four-decades-of-racing-exhibit-to-provide-a-walk-through-history/ Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-03-31/-four-decades-of-racing-exhibit-to-provide-a-walk-through-history/ Franchitti, Forsythe, Kalkhoven To Be Inducted into Walk of Fame LONG BEACH, Calif. (March 27, 2014) -- 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 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-03-27/franchitti-forsythe-kalkhoven-to-be-inducted-into-walk-of-fame/ Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-03-27/franchitti-forsythe-kalkhoven-to-be-inducted-into-walk-of-fame/ TUDOR Joins Grand Prix Family of Sponsors LONG BEACH, Calif. (March 25, 2014) – Race officials announced today that TUDOR Watch U.S.A. is an Official Sponsor and the Official Timepiece for the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, set to run April 11-13. As part of its sponsorship of t http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-03-25/tudor-joins-grand-prix-family-of-sponsors/ Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-03-25/tudor-joins-grand-prix-family-of-sponsors/ Tecate Light Fiesta Friday Concert to Star Popular Latin Band 'Kinky' LONG BEACH, Calif. (March 21, 2014) – Tecate Light, the Mexican light beer with bold cerveza flavor, invites adults 21 and older in Southern California to be part of the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (TGPLB) during the weekend of April 1 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-03-21/tecate-light-fiesta-friday-concert-to-star-popular-latin-band-kinky-/ Fri, 21 Mar 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-03-21/tecate-light-fiesta-friday-concert-to-star-popular-latin-band-kinky-/ Grand Prix Foundation Set for Race Week Events! LONG BEACH, Calif. (March 18, 2014) -- The Grand Prix Foundation of Long Beach will stage two events leading up to the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach: the Grand Prix Foundation Charity Golf Tournament at El Dorado Park Golf Club in Long Beach on Mo http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-03-18/grand-prix-foundation-set-for-race-week-events-/ Tue, 18 Mar 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-03-18/grand-prix-foundation-set-for-race-week-events-/ Verizon Named Entitlement Sponsor of IndyCar Series INDIANAPOLIS (March 14, 2014) - INDYCAR announced today a multi-year entitlement agreement with Verizon that will see North America's premier open-wheel racing championship named the Verizon IndyCar Series. The partnership aligns INDYCAR - the fa http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-03-14/verizon-named-entitlement-sponsor-of-indycar-series/ Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-03-14/verizon-named-entitlement-sponsor-of-indycar-series/ CBS Sports Network to Air Pro/Celebrity Race LONG BEACH, Calif. (March 13, 2014) – The Grand Prix Association of Long Beach and CBS Sports officials announced today that CBS Sports Network will air the 38th annual Pro/Celebrity Race, which will be run during the 2014 Toyota Grand Prix of http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-03-13/cbs-sports-network-to-air-pro-celebrity-race/ Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-03-13/cbs-sports-network-to-air-pro-celebrity-race/ Paul Rodgers of Bad Company to Headline Saturday Rock-N-Roar Concert! LONG BEACH, Calif. (March 12, 2014) – Rock and Roll icon Paul Rodgers will star in Saturday night’s “Rock-N-Roar” Concert, April 12 at the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. The concert, which begins at approxim http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-03-12/paul-rodgers-of-bad-company-to-headline-saturday-rock-n-roar-concert-/ Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-03-12/paul-rodgers-of-bad-company-to-headline-saturday-rock-n-roar-concert-/ Mario Andretti Named Grand Marshal for Sunday's IndyCar Race! LONG BEACH, Calif. (March 11, 2014) – Mario Andretti, one of the most recognizable names in the history of motorsport, will serve as Grand Marshal for the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Sunday, April 13, saying the most famous words in http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-03-11/mario-andretti-named-grand-marshal-for-sunday-s-indycar-race/ Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-03-11/mario-andretti-named-grand-marshal-for-sunday-s-indycar-race/ Pro/Celebrity Race Field Announced! LONG BEACH, Calif., March 6, 2014 – Grand Prix Association of Long Beach officials announced today the 20 participants from film, television, music and sports who will compete in the 2014 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro/Celebrity Race.& http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-03-06/pro-celebrity-race-field-announced-/ Thu, 06 Mar 2014 12:00 -0800 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-03-06/pro-celebrity-race-field-announced-/ Standing Start to Add Intrigue to 40th Grand Prix! LONG BEACH, Calif. (Feb. 18, 2014) -- The 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, set to take place April 11-13, will feature a standing start for the IndyCar Series race, the first time a standing start will take place for the featured race in Long Beach http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-02-18/standing-start-to-add-intrigue-to-40th-grand-prix-/ Tue, 18 Feb 2014 12:00 -0800 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-02-18/standing-start-to-add-intrigue-to-40th-grand-prix-/ Weekend Schedule Posted! The schedule for the 2014 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach is posted here. Schedule is subject to change without notice. http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-02-12/weekend-schedule-posted-/ Wed, 12 Feb 2014 12:00 -0800 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-02-12/weekend-schedule-posted-/ Track Construction Begins! LONG BEACH, Calif. (Feb. 11, 2014) -- The 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, set to take place April 11-13, took its first step toward the green flag when the first full day of construction began this morning on Shoreline Drive, the famed racing circ http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-02-11/track-construction-begins-/ Tue, 11 Feb 2014 12:00 -0800 http://www.gplb.com/news/2014-02-11/track-construction-begins-/ Motegi Racing Super Drift Challenge Returns! LONG BEACH, Calif. (Nov. 6, 2013) – Officials from Formula DRIFT and the Grand Prix Association of Long Beach today announced the Motegi Racing Super Drift Challenge will return for a second year at the 2014 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, run http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-11-06/motegi-racing-super-drift-challenge-returns/ Wed, 06 Nov 2013 12:00 -0800 http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-11-06/motegi-racing-super-drift-challenge-returns/ Pirelli World Challenge Returns in 2014 LONG BEACH, Calif. (Nov. 5, 2013) – Officials from the Grand Prix Association of Long Beach, WC Vision and SCCA Pro Racing today announced the return of the Pirelli World Challenge Championships to the 2014 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. The http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-11-05/pirelli-world-challenge-returns-in-2014/ Tue, 05 Nov 2013 12:00 -0800 http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-11-05/pirelli-world-challenge-returns-in-2014/ Scott Dixon Wins 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series Championship For the eighth consecutive year, the IZOD IndyCar Series champion was determined in the final race -- 500 high-speed, high-drama miles played out over 3 hours under the lights at Auto Club Speedway. Scott Dixon, who entered the 19th race of the season wi http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-10-19/scott-dixon-wins-2013-izod-indycar-series-championship/ Sat, 19 Oct 2013 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-10-19/scott-dixon-wins-2013-izod-indycar-series-championship/ Tickets On Sale Monday; Grand Prix to be Second Round of 2014 IndyCar Series Southern California’s most unique special event is turning 40 … and still accelerating! Tickets for the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, set to run April 11-13, 2014, go on public sale Monday at 9 a.m. With a variety of entertai http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-10-17/tickets-on-sale-monday-grand-prix-to-be-second-round-of-2014-indycar-series/ Thu, 17 Oct 2013 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-10-17/tickets-on-sale-monday-grand-prix-to-be-second-round-of-2014-indycar-series/ World Challenge: O'Connell and Aschenbach Win GT, GTS Drivers' Championships Houston, TX -  Johnny O'Connell, of Flowery Branch, GA (GT) and Lawson Aschenbach, of Jupiter, FL (GTS) captured Pirelli World Challenge class championships after dramatic victories in the 14th and final round of the 2013 season. The FOA http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-10-07/world-challenge-o-connell-and-aschenbach-win-gt-gts-drivers-championships/ Mon, 07 Oct 2013 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-10-07/world-challenge-o-connell-and-aschenbach-win-gt-gts-drivers-championships/ Grand Prix to Host Round of TUDOR United SportsCar Championship LONG BEACH, Calif. (Sept. 20, 2013) – Grand Prix Association of Long Beach officials today announced that the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, April 11-13, 2014, will host the third round of the newly entitled TUDOR United SportsCar Champi http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-09-20/grand-prix-to-host-round-of-tudor-united-sportscar-championship/ Fri, 20 Sep 2013 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-09-20/grand-prix-to-host-round-of-tudor-united-sportscar-championship/ Ticket Renewals Begin; New Logo Unveiled LONG BEACH, Calif. (Aug. 19, 2013) – Grand Prix Association of Long Beach officials unveiled a new-look logo for the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, April 11-13, 2014, in conjunction with the start of its ticket renewal period. From Monda http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-08-19/ticket-renewals-begin-new-logo-unveiled/ Mon, 19 Aug 2013 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-08-19/ticket-renewals-begin-new-logo-unveiled/ Sofronas, Aschenbach Win World Challenge Race LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 21, 2013) – James Sofronas, of Villa Park, Calif., scored an overall and class win in his “hometown” race, taking Round Three of the Pirelli World Challenge at Long Beach Presented by KIA. Lawson As http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-04-22/sofronas-aschenbach-win-world-challenge-race/ Mon, 22 Apr 2013 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-04-22/sofronas-aschenbach-win-world-challenge-race/ Munoz Captures Firestone Indy Lights Race   Polesitter Carlos Munoz led from flag-to-flag to win the Firestone Indy Lights race at Sunday’s  39th Annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. The win was Munoz’ second this year – he also took the checker http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-04-21/munoz-captures-firestone-indy-lights-race/ Sun, 21 Apr 2013 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-04-21/munoz-captures-firestone-indy-lights-race/ Sato Claims First IndyCar Win at Long Beach   LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 21, 2013) - Takuma Sato became the first driver from Japan to win an Indy car race, prevailing in the 39th Annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. He was also the first Japanese driver to win at Long Beach, and the fi http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-04-21/sato-claims-first-indycar-win-at-long-beach/ Sun, 21 Apr 2013 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-04-21/sato-claims-first-indycar-win-at-long-beach/ Rutledge Wood Wins Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race!   Last Year’s Victor Adam Carolla Triumphs in the Professional Category   LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 20, 2013) — History Channel series “Top Gear USA” and Fox Sports/SPEED racing commentator Rutled http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-04-20/rutledge-wood-wins-toyota-pro-celebrity-race-/ Sat, 20 Apr 2013 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-04-20/rutledge-wood-wins-toyota-pro-celebrity-race-/ Graf, Luhr Win Third Straight at Long Beach! LONG BEACH, Calif.  – Klaus Graf and Lucas Luhr won for the third straight year at Long Beach as Muscle Milk Pickett Racing cruised to its first victory of the season in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patró http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-04-20/graf-luhr-win-third-straight-at-long-beach/ Sat, 20 Apr 2013 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-04-20/graf-luhr-win-third-straight-at-long-beach/ Powers Wins First-Ever Night Race at Long Beach   Matt Powers won the Motegi Racing Super Drift Challenge on Saturday, the first-ever night race in the history of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Powers and his Fatlace/Nitto Tire Nissan  S14 outdueled Michael Essa (GSR Autosport/ http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-04-20/powers-wins-first-ever-night-race-at-long-beach/ Sat, 20 Apr 2013 12:00 -0700 http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-04-20/powers-wins-first-ever-night-race-at-long-beach/ Paul Tracy, Adrian Fernandez To Motorsports Walk of Fame   LONG BEACH, Calif. (March 4, 2013) -- Two of the most popular drivers to ever turn a wheel at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach – Paul Tracy and Adrian Fernandez – will be inducted into the Long Beach Motorsports Walk of http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-03-04/paul-tracy-adrian-fernandez-to-motorsports-walk-of-fame/ Mon, 04 Mar 2013 12:00 -0800 http://www.gplb.com/news/2013-03-04/paul-tracy-adrian-fernandez-to-motorsports-walk-of-fame/