SCENES FROM THE TOYOTA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH
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Published on Tue, Apr 19, 2011
By: The LACar Editorial Staff
GALLERY— The biggest racing event in Southern California happened on April 15-17, 2011. It was the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, and Editor John Grafman was there to capture it through the lens of his DSLR. Here are some scenes from the IZOD IndyCar Series, which featured Danica Patrick, Helio Castroneves, Dario Franchitti, Scott Dixon and defending race champion Ryan Hunter-Reay. The weekend also included the popular Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race; the technologically advanced sports cars of the Tequila Patron American Le Mans Series at Long Beach race; Firestone Indy Lights; Team Drift Challenge and the Pirelli World Challenge Presented by Stop Tech (more on these later). The famed race circuit, which includes the downtown streets of Long Beach surrounding the Long Beach Entertainment and Convention Center, is 1.97 miles in length and includes 11 turns. For IZOD Indycars race results, click here.
|Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach: 2011 IZOD IndyCar Race Results
|18||Scott Dixon||1 LAP||1 LAP|
|19||Ana Beatriz||2 LAPS||1 LAP|
|20||Simona De Silvestro||3 LAPS||1 LAP|
|21||Takuma Sato||4 LAPS||1 LAP|
|22||Justin Wilson||7 LAPS||3 LAPS|
|23||Ryan Hunter-Reay||13 LAPS||Mechanical|
|24||Charlie Kimball||19 LAPS||Mechanical|
|25||EJ Viso||26 LAPS||Contact|
|26||Marco Andretti||48 LAPS||Mechanical|
|27||Sebastien Bourdais||58 LAPS||Contact|