Action Packed Weekend For Verizon IndyCar Series Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

16C_0202-1This 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;; 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)

Verizon IndyCar Series

Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase Featuring the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship

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!

Pro/Celebrity Race

A 10-lap sprint for charity!

Celebrity Division


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

Pro Division

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!


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