Tickets On Sale Monday!
Next April 13-15, the bigger, better, bolder Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach is back as tickets for the 44th annual event go on sale Monday at 10 a.m. PT.
Featuring a variety of on- and off-track activities for the entire family, the Grand Prix will be headlined by the third round of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series, expected to include celebrated drivers such as defending series champion Josef Newgarden and 2017 Long Beach winner James Hinchcliffe, along with past Long Beach winners Simon Pagenaud, Scott Dixon, Will Power and Ryan Hunter-Reay as well as Marco Andretti and Graham Rahal driving wheel-to-wheel on the famed 1.97-mile, 11-turn circuit through downtown Long Beach.
In addition to the Indy cars, the 2018 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach will also feature the exciting IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, featuring prototype and GT sports cars; the Motegi Racing Super Drift Challenge on Friday and Saturday nights; Robby Gordon’s SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks; the powerful sports cars of the Pirelli World Challenge, and the new-for-2018 Historic Trans Am Challenge showcasing American muscle cars from the 1960s and 1970s.
The event’s family entertainment menu also includes free Friday and Saturday night concerts and the Lifestyle Expo featuring a huge Family Fun Zone with racing simulators, kids’ racing cars, computer games and action sports. Add to that multiple driver autograph sessions, special events and exhibits highlighting the Grand Prix’s history, the popular Food Truck Experience and Sunday’s Mothers Exotic Car Paddock, it’s a weekend that will be packed full of activity.
“We are excited about our lineup of family entertainment for the 2018 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach,” said Jim Michaelian, president and CEO of the Grand Prix Association of Long Beach. “With America’s #1 street race, the concerts, Lifestyle Expo and all that the City of Long Beach has to offer, the Grand Prix remains the best entertainment value in Southern California.”
Ticket prices for the three-day event range from $33 for a Friday General Admission ticket to $147 for a three-day ticket that includes Saturday and Sunday reserved seating in grandstand upper levels. Pre-paid parking packages are also available, along with handicapped seating, Verizon IndyCar Series Paddock access passes, Super Photo tickets and an array of VIP Club packages.
Beginning at 10 a.m. PT on Monday, fans can select and pay for their 2018 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach seats, parking and paddock passes online at gplb.com. Ticket orders can also be placed by calling the toll-free ticket hotline, (888) 827-7333. A printed ticket brochure that includes a circuit map, ticket prices, order form and other information is also available.