Tag: Motor Sports

World-Class Drivers at Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

Long Beach, CA April, 15, 2015 – The Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach returns this weekend so it’s time to enjoy some turbocharged action.  Motor sports racing is one of America’s favorite spectator sports.   I don’t need to explain to passionate sports fans why that is.   Motorsports racing delivers the burning desire to win, professional race teams, young athletes and an undeniable element of adrenaline fed danger. The featured race is Sunday afternoon’s Verizon IndyCar Series event, which features an international field of world-class drivers expected to include: defending Series champion Will Power; three-time series champ Scott Dixon; Long Beach winners Takuma Sato, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Helio Castroneves and Sebastien Bourdais, along with Graham Rahal and Marco Andretti. Series will have cars with turbocharged engines and all-new aero kits supplied by Honda and Chevrolet “The Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach” has proven over 41 years, that a formula of blending top notch motorsports with an uptown seaside street festival is one longest running and single biggest sporting events in Southern California with over 175,000 paid spectators.  This race is a favorite among the racers as well for exactly the same reasons. Friday through Sunday April 17 – 19 the 1.97 mile street circuit will feature a pro/celebrity race, Formula Drift, TUDOR United Sports Car Championship, Indy Lights, Pirelli World Challenge, a wild off road race and the third...

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Car Enthusiasts and the Monterey Peninsula 2012

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Truth in 24 II – Must See Speed TV

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Motor Sports Racers Honored at Napa Auto Parts Banquet

Big Bear, Ca, January 12, 2012, 5:00pm – The Big Bear Valley is home to motor sports racers in a variety of disciplines, from desert racing to short track, dirt and asphalt racing, motorcycles, junior dragsters, and even go kart racing.  This week motor sports racers were honored at the Napa Auto Parts Racer of the Year dinner and banquet. Over 50 people were in attendance to recognize   racers of the year Ernie Serfas, and Rick Romans who both took the championships in their respective classes.  Serfas races 1450 trucks, and Romans races class 1 unlimited, both with Mojave Off Road Racing Enthusiasts, down in the Johnson Valley area.  The youngest racer in attendance was seven year old Austin Edwards, who is following his father Tony’s footsteps into the racing arena.  Austin has been racing go karts since he was five years old, and next year Austin will be of age to start competing in Bandoleros, which is a vehicle with a high performance small engine, and helps transition youngsters from go kart to a full size car.  Other local race champions include Cliff and Jim Conklin, Johnny Russo, and Sean Walters.  The Mojave off-road racing will start up for 2012 on January 21st, with other forms of racing to...

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