Tag Archive: Long Beach

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 »

Mar 31

Unchanged grid in Long Beach

For the first time this season the same 20 drivers will line up on the grid for consecutive Formula E races

No new additions ahead of round 6 of the championshipThis means that Scott Speed will have a chance to go one better for Andretti after narrowly missing out on victory on his home debut in Miami. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

Agag addresses students in Long Beach

Students at Long Beach State University received a special guest lecture with Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag.

Formula E car makes first appearance in Long BeachAhead of round six of the FIA Formula E Championship on the iconic streets of Long Beach, Agag spoke about the development of the series from an original idea to today’s global racing competition. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

‘Bad luck’ for dominant Mercedes’ rivals – Montoya

Mercedes may now be at the front, but little has changed in formula one.

Juan Pablo Montoya - NASCAR - Talladega - 10-2010 That is the view of former driver Juan Pablo Montoya, who left the paddock half-way through the 2006 season to begin his foray in the American series Nascar. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

Hunter-Reay sweeps sessions at Barber

Practice at 10 a.m. (CT) April 26 precedes the three rounds of qualifications

Verizon IndyCar logo Focus forward has served Ryan Hunter-Reay well during his motorsports career — when he was out of an open-wheel ride following the 2005 Champ Car season, when he was bent on proving his race craft in ’07 in a part-time gig with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, and especially when he was pointing to his first series title in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Stock car racer Danica Patrick endorses BRP’s Can-Am Spyder

“I first tried the Can-Am Spyder in Long Beach, CA in a closed track and I had a blast”

Stock car racer Danica Patrick endorses BRP's Can-Am Spyder Professional stock car racer Danica Patrick, an ambassador of BRP’s popular Can-Am Spyder, not only rides the unique three-wheel on-road vehicle but also actively participates in promotional activities. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Kuno Wittmer suffers mechanical failure at Long Beach

3rd Round of the Tudor United SportsCar Championship Series…

SRT Motorsports - Kuno Wittmer - Long Beach (1)This weekend, Canadian driver Kuno Wittmer contested the third round of the 2014 Tudor United SportsCar series (the hotly contested North American endurance championship), at the Long Beach street circuit.

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Apr 12

No. 01 Ford EcoBoost/Riley of Pruett and Rojas dominates at Long Beach

Corvette C7.R scores breakthrough first GTLM victory in Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas say they don’t have anything to prove. They’re just racing like they do. Magnussen, Garcia Lead All But Two Laps In No. 3 Corvette Racing Corvette C7.R. Corvette Racing entered Saturday’s Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase with the goal of proving its new Corvette C7.R was ready to win races in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s competitive GT Le Mans (GTLM) class. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Pruett takes TOTAL Pole Award in No. 01 Ford EcoBoost/Riley DP at Long Beach

Magnussen gives Corvette C7.R first GTLM pole

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Scott Pruett, back on the Long Beach Street Circuit for the first time since 2006, captured the TOTAL Pole Award Friday for the Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase, driving the No. 01 Telcel/Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Ford EcoBoost/Riley DP. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

IMSA News And Notes + Fast Facts

Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase at Long Beach

IMSA logo In Long Beach, California this weekend, many of the world’s coolest sports cars will be highly noticeable, and not only on the race track.

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Apr 07

Ford, IMSA join forces on Official Automotive Partnership

EcoBoost-Powered Ford Taurus SHO to be Official Safety Car at Long Beach

Taurus SHO IMSA Safety Car 3-Year Agreement As Official Automotive Partner of TUDOR Championship, Continental Tire Challenge Read the rest of this entry »

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