Sponsor Partners


Acura is a leading automotive nameplate that delivers Precision Crafted Performance – a commitment to expressive styling, high performance and innovative engineering, all built on a foundation of quality and reliability. The Acura lineup features five distinctive models – the ILX and TLX sport sedans, the RDX and MDX sport-utility vehicles and the next-generation, electrified NSX supercar. Acura’s sales and marketing headquarters is located in Torrance, California, alongside the company’s Los Angeles R&D Center and the Acura Design Studio. Eighteen authorized Acura dealerships deliver exceptional vehicle offerings and client service across Southern California. Visit Acura.com and socalacuradealers.com for more information.

Acura Luxury Automotive

ASM Global

Imagine an opportunity exponentially greater than each of us alone. We brought together two industry leaders – AEG Facilities, the global innovator in live entertainment venues, and SMG, the gold standard in venue management, marketing and other services – to create ASM Global. Together, we are establishing a new benchmark of excellence in managing live experiences, from convention and exhibition centers to world-renowned live entertainment, sports and special-event venues.

Auto Club of Southern California

Founded in 1900, the Automobile Club of Southern California is the largest member of AAA federation. With its affiliates and subsidiaries, the Auto Club serves more than 15 million members in Southern California, AAA Alabama, AAA Hawaii, AAA Missouri, AAA New Mexico, AAA Northern New England, AAA Texas, AAA Tidewater, Virginia and AAA East Central. Most often recognized for its industry-leading roadside assistance service, the Auto Club also provides members with competitively priced auto, home, life, and power sports insurance. Auto Club members have access to many additional benefits, including the full service AAA travel agency and trip planning services, AAA Discount programs, AAA Credit Card, pre-negotiated car buying program, guaranteed AAA approved auto repair services, and more. AAA is active in consumer information initiatives such as automotive testing and analysis, as well as highway, transportation, and teen and senior driver safety programs.

Banc of California

With over $10 billion in assets, Banc of California is the only full-service, midsize bank focused exclusively on California. Banc of California provide innovative banking and lending products to diverse businesses, entrepreneurs and communities throughout California. Banc of California helps their clients grow their businesses, purchase a home, create jobs, transform neighborhoods, enrich communities and empower their dreams. By supporting community organizations that provide financial literacy and job training, small business support and affordable housing, Banc of California helps to grow our state’s economy and build a more positive and inclusive future for Californians.

Ballast Point

Ballast Point Brewing began as Home Brew Mart in San Diego in 1992. Since then, it has grown into a national brewery dedicated to the craft of making great beer. Ballast Point tirelessly innovates, honors its local home brew roots, and has a passion for customer service and education.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

It’s casual, it’s fun, and it’s for the entire family! Enjoy “Stuffed Shrimp, Shrimp Po’boy, Peel ‘n’ Eat Shrimp, ….” But it’s not just about shrimp. There’s Mahi Mahi, Bone-In Rib Eye Steaks, Hamburgers, Cold Beer, and incredible Specialty Cocktails! Down home cookin’ with a down home warmth, just the way Forrest and Bubba would have done it!


Frontier, a leader in fiber-optic Internet services, provides high-speed, reliable Internet connection to customers on its FiOS network. Frontier also offers home phone service, as well as digital television services with hundreds of HD-quality channels to choose from, as well as extensive on-demand content.


The “Official Construction Equipment Supplier” of the Grand Prix of Long Beach, Gehl Company has been on duty building the entire circuit on Long Beach’s streets for 20 straight years. Gehl equipment will also be used to remove crashed and disabled race cars from the track. Gehl also supplies its Dynalift telescopic handlers to other road racing tracks on the motorsports calendar.

Hilton Long Beach & Executive Meeting Center

As the official hotel for the Grand Prix of Long Beach, the Hilton Long Beach & Executive Meeting Center will serve as the credential office and also host many official events during race weekend. The hotel’s international ambience, the friendliness of its staff and first-class accommodations will make anyone’s visit a memorable experience.

King Taco

For more than 40 years, King Taco has been recognized as a leader in Mexican Fast Food Service. Its consistency and commitment to provide only the best in authentic Mexican food has allowed the company to expand in Los Angeles County. Quality, service, cleanliness and value are hallmarks for its successful image and reputation, and King Taco returns to the Grand Prix of Long Beach to satisfy the appetites of fans during race weekend.


Winners drink Korbel Champagne and, appropriately, the Official Winner’s Circle Champagne for the Grand Prix of Long Beach is Korbel, America’s favorite premium methode champenois for more than 120 years. Korbel actively supports the U.S. Olympic, Paralympic and America’s Cup teams and, for the past 24 years, has been the exclusive champagne of U.S. presidential inaugurations. Korbel was named American Winery of the Year by Wine Enthusiast Magazine in 2008.
Toyota Grand Prix Partner - Korbel California Champagne


LIUNA—the Laborers’ International Union of North America—is the most progressive, aggressive and fastest-growing union of construction workers, and one of the most diverse and effective unions representing public service employees.

LIUNA members are on the forefront of the construction industry – a sector that is a powerhouse of 12 million workers producing 5 percent of our countries’ economic output.

A half-million strong, we are united through collective bargaining agreements which help us earn family-supporting pay, good benefits and the opportunity for advancement and better lives.

Long Beach Convention Visitors & Bureau

The Long Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official organization for convention and tourism marketing in the Long Beach area. Established in 1982, the LBCVB is a private non-profit organization funded by city hotel bed tax and membership contributions from over 400 area businesses and community organizations. The mission of the Bureau is to contribute to the economic development of the city of Long Beach by selling, marketing and promoting Long Beach as a destination for conventions, meetings, tradeshows and tourism.


The McManis family has been farming in the Northern Interior region of California since 1938. In 1990, fourth generation farmer Ron McManis, and his wife Jamie founded the McManis Family Vineyards. Currently, they farm over 3,000 acres of premium wine grapes located within the premier growing areas of the Northern Interior. In 1998, the company designed and built a state-of-the-art winery and today the McManis Family Vineyards label comprises over 300,000 cases of wine across a range of red and white varietals sourced from ten estate vineyards. Son Justin, and daughter Tanya, are the fifth generation of the McManis family and are also involved in the family business.
Toyota Grand Prix Partner - McManis Family Vineyards

Modelo Especial

Modelo started brewing in 1925 in the small town of Tacuba, Mexico. Modelo Especial® is a golden, full-flavored Pilsner-style Lager. Other varieties include Modelo Negra™, Modelo Chelada Especial™ and most recently, Modelo Chelada Tamarindo Picante™.


Mothers High Performance Car Care is proud to be the Official Car Care Sponsor of the Grand Prix of Long Beach – Southern California’s premier racing event. Grand Prix spectators are invited to visit the Mothers big rig parked in the Lifestyle Expo. On Sunday you’re invited to head over to the Mothers Exotic Car Paddock near turn 9 to see a collection of some of the world’s most desirable supercars and hypercars. Enthusiasts around the world trust Mothers for their premium-grade car care coatings, polishes, waxes and cleaners. They offer a broad array of finish care products under their CMX, California Gold, PowerBall, Back-to-Black, Speed and Professional lines. For more product and how-to information, go to mothers.com and detailguide.com. Another great resource is their car enthusiast-driven Facebook feed at www.facebook.com/mothersusa.


Motul is a world class French company specializing in the formulation, production and distribution of hightech engine lubricants (two-wheelers, cars and other vehicles) as well as lubricants for industry via its MotulTech activity. Unanimously recognized for more than 160 years for the quality of its products, innovation capacity and involvement in the field of competition, Motul is also recognized as a specialist in synthetic lubricants. As early as 1971, Motul was the first lubricant manufacturer to pioneer the formulation of a 100% synthetic lubricant for automotive engines, the 300V lubricant, making use of Esters technology and issued from the aeronautical industry. Throughout the years, Motul has gained experience as an official supplier to many racing teams and manufacturers and contributes with them to further technological development in motorsports. Motul is supporting those teams in international competitions such as: 24 Hours of Le Mans (cars and motorcycles), FIA World Endurance Championship, Super GT, Drift, Pikes Peak, Japanese championship Super Formula, Blancplan Endurance & Sprint Series, MotoGP, World Superbike, MXGP, Endurance World Championship, Supercross, IOM IT, Ice Speedway Gladiators World Championship, F1 Boat and scores of others.


NOS has been one of the fastest-growing national energy drink brands outpacing the category and all major competitive brands. NOS is a gritty brand providing high performance energy for consumers to get stuff done; less about the stunts, female models and fantasy than its competitors.


NTT is a fully integrated technology, networking and innovation services leader that helps enterprises exceed their digital transformation goals. More than 80 percent of Fortune 100 companies trust NTT for security expertise and world-class services including consulting, cloud, networking and systems integration. Significant ongoing investments in R&D reinforce our foundation in digital and cutting-edge technologies including AI, IoT, and quantum computing. NTT companies, including NTT DATA, NTT Communications, Dimension Data and NTT Security, generate over $106 billion in annual revenue worldwide by providing new and highly valued ways of serving our clients and society as one NTT.


One of the world’s most iconic and recognized global consumer brands, Pepsi knows how to bring people together with a variety of products and flavors to amplify any occasion. Whether having a meal with friends or cheering on your favorite driver, Pepsi is always there to share joy and help celebrate those special moments. Delicious. Refreshing. Pepsi.

Port of Long Beach

The Port of Long Beach is the premier U.S. gateway for trans-Pacific trade and a trailblazer in innovative goods movement, safety and environmental stewardship. As the second-busiest container seaport in the United States, the Port handles trade valued at $155 billion annually and supports hundreds of thousands of jobs.The Port welcomes 5,000 vessels a year and serves more than 140 shipping lines with connections to 217 seaports around the world. Founded in 1911, the Port began its second century of service with a $4.5 billion capital improvements program, the largest in the nation. It is building some of the most modern, efficient and sustainable marine facilities in the world.


Premier is proud to be a sponsor and a partner of the Grand Prix of Long Beach, for the 25th consecutive year. Premier locally provides turnkey catering and retail food and beverage services for the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, The Aquarium of the Pacific and Off Site Venues. Food and Beverage services offered by Premier span the full spectrum from retail options for public special events to full service catering needs. In practice and policy, we are team-focused, committed to working as a discreet partner with our clients in creating a flexible food and beverage experience to exceed expectations.


Whether it’s news around town, a high school game around the corner or a lap around the Grand Prix circuit, no one covers Long Beach like the Press-Telegram. We know the community inside and out–and we should. Because since 1897, Long Beach has been much more than our beat. It’s been our home.

Reaction Audio-Visual

Reaction Audio-Visual is an Official Sponsor of the Grand Prix of Long Beach.Reaction Audio Visual has over 25+ years of combined experience in technology, production, audiovisual, computer rentals, and event execution. We pride ourselves in our diverse and superior service offerings to our clients. We are not just a technology rental company; we provide first class services from planning to execution to 24-hour customer support.


Ricoh is empowering digital workplaces using innovative technologies and services enabling individuals to work smarter. For more than 80 years, Ricoh has been driving innovation and is a leading provider of document management solutions, IT services, commercial and industrial printing, digital cameras, and industrial systems. For further information, please visit www.ricoh-usa.com.


Everyday, Safety-Kleen enables thousands of businesses to stay in balance with the environment. We achieve a working harmony of two seemingly opposed missions: protecting the environment while protecting our clients’ bottom line. In a thousand work sites, our crews and technicians perform hundreds of highly specialized environmental services that we pioneered and continue to refine. Our role model for real world success is none other than Planet Earth itself, a marvel of efficiency.


Tamiya is an Official Sponsor of the Grand Prix of Long Beach. Tamiya’s main goal is to offer the world the most rewarding modeling experience possible. Grasping the various parts, assembling, and finally painting a finely crafted model is truly a special and rare experience in today’s modern world. Tamiya feels that this hands-on experience is invaluable. So whether it’s our careful attention to quality, or our commitment to ease-of-assembly, we are always striving to create truly fulfilling ways to spend one’s time.


Tix is a leading provider of integrated box office software and online ticket sales and services for entertainment and sporting events. We specialize in no-cost, feature-rich ticketing solutions for venues, promoters, producers, universities, theme parks, tours, museums, casinos, theatres, film festivals, concerts, night clubs, music festivals, race tracks, and more.

U.S. Army

The U.S. Army Accessions Support Brigade is the tactical arm of Army marketing. Through three historic and unique battalions, including the U.S. Army Parachute Team (Golden Knights), the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, and the U.S. Army Mission Support Battalion, the brigade is charged with Connecting America’s People with America’s Army. The brigade is operationally aligned under the Army Marketing and Research Group.


For further information, contact:
Martin Bannon, Director of Marketing & Sponsorship
(562) 490-4515; fax 562-981-2613; [email protected]
Grand Prix Association of Long Beach
3000 Pacific Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90806