Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
The 43rd annual event will feature the second round of the IndyCar Series with world-class class drivers and turbocharged engines.
More than 180,000 spectators are expected to make their way to the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center to watch the races among champions along the 1.97-mile circuit.
Some of the drivers of the IndyCar series include defending race and Series champion Simon Pagenaud, Long Beach winners Scott Dixon, Will Power, Takuma Sato, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Helio Castroneves and Sebastien Bourdais, Graham Rahal and James Hinchcliffe who'll be hitting the streets at 185 mph.
Other races include the Motegi Racing Super Drift Challenge, the SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks Race featuring 600-horsepower V-8 engine trucks in 20-minute races; the Pirelli World Challenge Championship with two classes of sports cars from famous marques like Aston Martin, Audi, Bentley, Cadillac, Ferrari, Lamborghini and McLaren; and the Can-Am Challenge - new for 2017- with classic 1000+ horsepower Can-Am cars from 1966-74. Also, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with three classes: the all-new Daytona Prototypes, GT Le Mans and the addition of the GT Daytona sports car class participating in the two-hour BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix.
Live performances include the Tecate Light Fiesta Friday Concert starring Moderatto and Saturday’s Rock-N-Roar Concert headlined by SMG Presents Kings of Chaos starring Billy Idol, Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top and Chester Bennington of Linkin Park.
The Lifestyle Expo will feature weekend-long displays of alternative EXPO: energy vehicles and a wide variety of renewable energy sources, water and energy conservation and green building materials as part of its Green Power Prix-ViewTM. In addition, special displays celebrating the race’s 42 years of past competition will be featured in the Expo and include classic racecars.
Tickets range from $32- $90 for general admission and $76 to $142 for reserved seating. Paddock club tickets start at $150 and Hospitality club tickets start at $290.