Tag Archive: Long Beach

Oct 26

FFord Champ takes early lead in Road to Vegas

Scotland’s Graham Carroll secured victory in the opening eRace of the Road to Vegas Challenge at Long Beach

After 42 incident-filled laps, Carroll – the winner of the prestigious Formula Ford Festival in 2015 – prevailed against 19 rivals, which included some of the world’s highest-ranked sim racers as well as numerous experienced real-world drivers.

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Apr 18

Simon Pagenaud charges to first win for Team Penske in closest Long Beach race finish

“Hats off to my whole crew, to Kyle Moyer, my strategist, as well” – Pagenaud

Simon PagenaudRenowned for its glamour and stardom, the bright lights of Southern California were joined this weekend by the history, pageantry and outright speed of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.

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Apr 15

Taya Kyle takes IndyCar ride with Mario Andretti in Long Beach

Californian Fire Captain joins PIRTEK Team Murray’s CK Crew for Indy 500

PIRTEK Team Murray driver, Matt Brabham, Mario Andretti, Taya Kyle and Californian Fire Captain, Sonny Saghera Taya Kyle – military and first responder family advocate and author – has taken the ride of a lifetime with IndyCar and Formula 1 World Champion, Mario Andretti at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Ryan Hunter-Reay set for Long Beach double with Visit Florida Racing

Marc Goossens and Ryan Hunter-Reay will co-drive the No. 90 Visit Florida Racing Corvette Daytona Prototype

Fighting Fifth in Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring for Visit Florida Racing Full season Visit Florida Racing driver Ryan Dalziel is participating at Silverstone this weekend as part of his World Endurance Championship commitment. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

INSIGHT: The history of racing at Long Beach

It’s the longest running street race in the US, so naturally Long Beach has a wonderful history

It’s the longest running street race in the US, so naturally Long Beach has a wonderful historyFor over 40 years the streets of Long Beach have reverberated to the sound of racing cars. From thunderous F5000s, to high-tech F1 and through multiple generations of IndyCar, the Long Beach Grand Prix has played host to them all. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

“Long Beach, a promising place for Venturi Formula-E team”

The Formula-E series is back in Long Beach, California, one of the most iconic racing locations in the US for 40 years

Long Beach, a promising place for Venturi Formula-E team Long Beach is a very particular place for Venturi’s Formula-E driver Mike Conway. The English champion won there in April 2014.”Long beach holds a lot of great memories, all from my IndyCar days” said Conway remembering his victory.

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Mar 28

INSIGHT: Building the Long Beach track

Mark Glendenning looks at the work that goes into to creating the oldest surviving street race in the US

Mark Glendenning looks at the work that goes into to creating the oldest surviving street race in the USThere can’t be many endeavours in the sporting world more complicated than organising a street race. There’s the challenge of identifying and securing an appropriate venue, followed by navigating the relevant local authorities and the mountains of paperwork.

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Mar 27

Piquet provides his thoughts on the Long Beach circuit

Long Beach track guide 

Piquet provides his thoughts on the Long Beach circuitLong Beach is a track steeped in tradition and is renowned as one of the most famous and challenging street circuits in America.

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Jan 12

Tickets on sale for Long Beach ePrix

Special early bird offer with prices from $25

Special early bird offer with prices from $25Tickets for round six of the FIA Formula E Championship in Long Beach are now on sale with early bird prices starting from $25. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

NEXTEV: “We want to reimagine the vehicle”

New CEO sets ambitious aims for Chinese-based car company

New CEO sets ambitious aims for Chinese-based car companyThe logos of NEXTEV first appeared in Long Beach, where the winning Team China Racing car was sporting an unfamiliar grey and green livery in place of the usual red and yellow. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

MSA podium, Pirelli World Challenge victory for Ferrari in Long Beach

Fisichella and Kaffer finish second in GT-LeMans in Saturday’s IMSA race

62 Risi Competizione A valiant fight on the streets of Long Beach saw the no. 62 Risi Competizione Ferrari 458 Italia earn its place on the IMSA United SportsCar Championship podium on Saturday afternoon. Roughy twenty-four hours later, Olivier Beretta drove the no. 61 R. Ferri Motorsports Ferrari 458 Italia to victory lane in Sunday’s Pirelli World Challenge race. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Dixon wins at Long Beach for 36th career victory

Through two races of the Verizon IndyCar Series season, Scott Dixon was off to his worst start since 2009.

Scott DixonIt certainly was too early to be overly concerned, he said, following 15th- and 11th-place finishes. Maybe, but his results in eight previous starts in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach — one top-five finish — wouldn’t necessarily pump up the three-time series champion’s confidence entering the 80-lap race. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Expectation is growing for the European Formula E season

From 9 May to 28 June there will be five ePrix in four cities

2014-08-19-73After a double header in North America, attended by around 60,000 spectators in Miami and Long Beach, Formula E is preparing for the final stages of its opening season on the Old Continent.

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Apr 05

Tension and emotion at Long Beach

The Long Beach circuit hosted the sixth ePrix of the FIA Formula E Championship season and the final round in the Americas.

In California, the drivers produced unprecedented performance levels in their Spark-Renault SRT01_E race cars, setting new benchmarks for pole position and the fastest race lap in the all-electric series.

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Apr 05

Crowds flock to watch Piquet triumph at Long Beach

More than 20,000 watch Brazilian become sixth different winner

More than 20,000 watch Brazilian become sixth different winnerThirty five years on, the Brazilian national anthem was played again at Long Beach to celebrate a Piquet victory. This afternoon, Nelson Jr. took his first Formula E win in the same spot where his father scored his maiden Formula 1 victory.

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Apr 04

Buemi clinches pole in Long Beach

Di Grassi quickest in final practice

Buemi seals second pole of seasonSebastien Buemi stole pole position in the closing seconds of qualifying in Long Beach narrowly edging out Daniel Abt and e.dams-Renault team-mate Nicolas Prost. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

China Racing unveils new NEXTEV livery

China Racing unveils her new livery in the beautiful setting of Long Beach, following the title partnership with NEXTEV announced last week.

The livery reflects the multi-year NEXTEV partnership and commitment displaying the NEXTEV colors and logo. The livery has a hi-tech, “clean” but striking appearance, which projects NEXTEV´s mission, strategy and goals for the future. NEXTEV TCR has successfully applied to the FIA as Formula E car constructor as announced by the FIA in February.

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Apr 04

Long Beach a firm favourite with the drivers

Motor racing in America and Long Beach go hand-in-hand.

Ex-drivers sing praises for Long BeachAs a venue it has hosted a number of different categories including IndyCar, CART, Formula 1 and now Formula E. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

Trulli Formula E driver announcement for Long Beach

For the sixth time this season, Trulli will field and all Italian driver combination

Trulli Formula E logo The driver seating the no 18 car for Trulli Formula E in the sixth Formula E ePrix in Long Beach, USA, will be Vitantonio Liuzzi, who will drive his second ePrix for the Swiss/Italian team.  Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

China Racing to compete at historic Long Beach track

China Racing cars are run by engineers and mechanics of Campos Racing

Both China Racing drivers in Miami, Nelson Piquet Jr and Charles, will team up again at classic Long Beach event, which will be slightly shortened for the ePrix in comparison with that used in the Formula 1, IndyCar or ALMS. Read the rest of this entry »

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