Long Beach Grand Prix Tag

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The Stadium SUPER Trucks announced two schedule updates regarding their 2019 calendar, with both Long Beach and Texas Motor Speedway remaining hosts of the growing series. On Monday, the Grand Prix Association of Long Beach announced a multi-year deal to continue hosting SST, scheduled to take place at the Long Beach Grand Prix weekend in California April 12-14. SST race around the 11-turn grand prix circuit, but stands out with its high jump featuring temporary ramps placed throughout the 1.97-mile street course. Qualifying is set toRead More
By Frank Santoroski, Staff Writer For the 42nd consecutive year, the streets of Long Beach have come alive with the sounds of high-powered race cars screaming through the city streets, as the drivers of the Verizon IndyCar Series held their first practice for Sunday’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. At the end of the session, we saw a familiar sight: Penske-Chevrolet cars taking the top two spots. Juan Pablo Montoya, who took his first career CART race win at Long Beach some seventeen years ago, led the session withRead More
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Posted On April 23, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, In the Gravel Trap

In the Gravel Trap: Episode XXIV 04/22

The usual suspects of Adam Tate (Tribute Racing), Joey Barnes (Tribute Racing), Christopher DeHarde (Motorsport.com), Josh Farmer, & Frank Santoroski (Drafting the Circuits) discuss a hectic weekend in racing after NASCAR had a wet weekend in Bristol and IndyCar hit one of its crown jewels, the 41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Where does Scott Dixon rank among the all-time greats? Is Kimi Raikkonen back and deserving of a contract extension with Scuderia Ferrari in F1? And is the ‘new’ Bristol better than the ‘old’ Bristol? Hit the linkRead More

Posted On April 16, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Throwback Thursday Theater, Videos

Throwback Thursday Theater

With the Grand Prix of Long Beach coming up this weekend, we take a look back 17 years to the 1998 race where Alex Zanardi put in a herculean performance to win the race for the second year in a row. Enjoy.Read More

Posted On April 15, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, In the Gravel Trap

In the Gravel Trap Episode XXIII 04/15

The usual crew of Adam Tate of Tribute Racing, Christopher DeHarde of Motorsport.com and Josh Farmer of Motorport Monday are joined by Drafting the Circuits’ Frank Santoroski. The guys will talk about IndyCar’s forray into monsoon racing at Nola Motorsports park and look ahead to the historic Long Beach Grand Prix. They will also discuss F1’s Chinese Grand Prix, with a look ahead to Bahrain. The 6 Hours of Silverstone in WEC and all the latest news with the Mazda Road to Indy series and NASCAR. Hit the link toRead More