This weekend at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach is full action with seven racing events. I myself am jealous as I have some friends that are marshals for the race weekend & looking at the group of races they will have a very busy time of it.
Verizon IndyCar Series Returns to the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
2013 Winner Driver, Car # & Name: Takuma Sato # 14 ABC Supply Co./A.J. Foyt Racing Honda
Race Broadcast Sunday, April 13 4 p.m. (ET) NBCSN (Live)
Qualifying Broadcast Saturday, April 12 6 p.m. (ET)
NBC Sports Network
Track Streets of Long Beach (11-turn, 1.968-mile temporary street circuit)
Distance 80 laps/157.4 miles
Radio IMS Radio Network XM 209/Sirius 209; www.indycar.com; INDYCAR 14 app
2013 Race Winner Takuma Sato
At-Track Schedule (all times local):
Friday, April 11
10-10:45 a.m. – Verizon IndyCar Series practice #1
2-2:45 p.m. – Verizon IndyCar Series practice #2
Saturday, April 12
10-10:45 a.m. – Verizon IndyCar Series practice #3
1:15 -2:25 p.m. – Verizon IndyCar Series Pole Qualifying for the Verizon P1 Award (knockout qualifying and Firestone Fast Six format)
Sunday, April 13
9-9:30 a.m. – Verizon IndyCar Series warm-up
12:30 p.m. – Verizon IndyCar Series pre-race
1:50 p.m. - Firestone Grand Prix of Long Beach (80 laps/157.4 miles), NBCSN (Live)
Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase Featuring the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship http://www.imsa.com/races/tequila-patron-sports-car-showcase-long-beach
Two classes of the most advanced, exotic sports cars P & GTLM Saturday afternoon in a 100-minute race and could be action in almost every corner!
A 10-lap sprint for charity!
1 Eric Braeden
2 Corbin Bleu
3 Phil Keoghan
4 Vanessa Marcil
6 Tricia Helfer
8 Dr. William Pinsky
9 Nick Wechsler
10 Sam Witwer
11 Adrien Brody
14 Cole Hauser
15 Doug Fregin
16 Lisa Stanley
17 Max Thieriot
18 Brett Davern
19 Carmelita Jeter
20 Al Unser Jr.
23 Kyle Petty
25 Rutledge Wood
Motegi Racing Super Drift Challenge
An annual event, Formula Drift their way through the eastern end of the Grand Prix circuit under the lights! Drivers will practice and qualify on Friday night from 7-9 p.m., and final eliminations will take place Saturday night from 7-9 p.m.
Pirelli World Challenge GT & GTS
Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires
PEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks
A 20-minute exhibition race featuring 600-horsepower, V-8 trucks getting airborne over specially constructed metal ramps on Shoreline Drive!