Mario Andretti’s 1977 John Player Lotus, along with Andrea de Cesaris’ 1982 pole-winning Alfa Romeo and Keke Rosberg’s Williams FW08 are expected to be in the field.
On Nov. 28, Acura Grand Prix tickets will go on sale to the general public.
City officials have expressed interest in developing the Elephant Lot, which could bring a new hotel other attractions to the Downtown waterfront and also affect the Grand Prix’s route. An eight-year-old conceptual design shows how it could work.
This year’s IndyCar race features some real star power, with seven former Long Beach champions in the field of 26 for Sunday’s race at the 47th Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach.
The free event marks the start of the race weekend with stunt motorcycles and freestyle motocross demonstrations, which took over Shoreline Drive with a pit stop competition.
The road closures for the 2022 Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach will start Wednesday, April 6.
Now through Sunday, folks can register to participate in the city’s fourth annual Grand Prix Foundation “Run The Course” 5K, which will take place on April 3.
The bit of post-race hot-doggery was performed by Alex Zanardi after his Grand Prix victory in 1997.
The 2021 Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach was held in September and now race organizers are readying to host the 2022 installment of the race in April.
The Long Beach City Council agreed to extend the Grand Prix of Long Beach contract through 2028.