Grand Prix Educational Series to Visit Eight LBUSD Schools!

Professional IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship drivers Christina Nielsen (#63 GTD Ferrari) and Tristan Nuñez (#55 DPi Mazda), both racing this weekend, will visit eight Long Beach Schools on Wednesday, April 5 and Thursday, April 6 as part of the annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Educational Series.

The focus of this fun and exciting event is to engage students in conversations about driver safety and general rules of the road as well as what it takes to become a professional race car driver.

In addition, Nielsen will arrive to Gant Elementary in a street-legal two-seat Indy car!

The lineup is as follows:

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 – Christina Nielsen

GANT ELEMENTARY1854 Britton Dr. 908158:00 a.m.
NAPLES ELEMENTARY5537 The Toledo 908039:15 a.m.
FRANKLIN MIDDLE SCHOOL540 Cerritos Ave. 9080210:20 a.m.
OROPEZA ELEMENTARY700 Locust Ave. 9081311:30 a.m.

 

Thursday, April 6, 2017 – Tristan Nuñez

SMITH ELEMENTARY565 E. Hill St. 908068:00 a.m.
BIRNEY ELEMENTARY710 W. Spring St. 908068:55 a.m.
LOS CERRITOS ELEMENTARY515 W. San Antonio Dr. 908079:45 a.m.
POWELL150 Victoria St. 9080510:30 a.m.