Category: Motor Sports

27th Annual Fun Run: August 12th, 13th, 14th 2016

The 27th Annual Antique Car Club’s Fun Run takes place Friday August 12th through Sunday August 14th. The Fun Run features a car show with 500+ cars – roadsters, classics, antiques and hot rods, lining the streets of Big Bear Village. Friday is registration day from 9-5 pm for participants at the Bartlett Parking Lot, Saturday is the day to view the cars on display from 9-4 pm and the Fun Run drive around the Lake takes place at  3pm at the end of day on Saturday, and the awards ceremonies are on Sunday starting at 9:00 am. For  more...

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20th Annual Run for the Grizzlies – A Motorcycle Poker Run

Big Bear Lake, CA September 7, 2015 – The friends of the Big Bear Alpine Zoo invite you to their 20th Annual Run for the Grizzlies on September 12, 2015 from 9am to 4pm.  This year’s event will be held at 630 Bartlett Rd in the Village, behind the Chamber of Commerce.  This is an annual fundraiser supporting the Big Bear Alpine Zoo’s grizzly bears.  They plan to use the funds to help build a modern habitat for their family of bears after relocating the zoo to a larger property. The event will be open to the public and all motorcycles are welcome.  There will be opportunity drawings, silent auctions, prizes, a Chapter Challenge, vendors, live music, and the BBQ and drinks will be provided by their co-host, Chad’s Place.  There will be seven poker stops around Big Bear Lake, including a stop at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo to visit the grizzlies. Registration will be from 9:30am to 12pm Saturday September 12, 2015 at 630 Bartlett Rd, or online at  Tickets are $30 for the first rider and just $25 for the second rider, and will include a Poker Run Pin and T-Shirt. You can learn more about this event by calling 909-878-4200 or emailing

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Fun Run Car Show This Weekend

Big Bear Lake, CA, August 7, 2015 – The 26th annual Big Bear Lake Antique Car Club Fun Run Car Show will take place on Saturday August 8th from 9 am until 3 pm in the downtown Village area of Big Bear Lake. The Big Bear Lake Antique Car Club reports a total sell-out of 535 pre-1975 automobiles, pick-up trucks,Cobras, Corvettes, Hot Rods, Mustangs, Sports Cars, and Antiques. All 535 cars, including last year’s ‘Best of Show’ vehicle, will be on display in the Bartlett parking lot, as well as on Pine Knot, Village Drive, and in the Northwoods parking lot. Both Pine Knot and Village will be closed to through traffic during this event. At 3:30 pm, all show cars are invited to drive around Big Bear lake, creating a one of a kind parade around the lake for spectators to enjoy. On Sunday August 9th at 9 am, the top 70 cars will have a drive-through awards ceremony in the Bartlett parking lot. The public is invited to this free event and all proceeds from the car show are donated to Big Bear Valley non-government...

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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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KBHR Motor Sports Report 5-9-2014

Big Bear City, Ca.  May 9, 2014– On the local racing scene it was a full house for the season kickoff at the Orange Show in San Bernardino.  The Big Bear fans were out in force as the promoters proved once again that entertainment priced well will attract families.   With 70 cars racing and over 2500 in attendance Bir Bear racer Jesse Lawson in the Mercer Tire car was top finisher in his class for the night..  Jim Conklin driving the Conklin Paint car scored a podium finish but it was Lawson who captured 1st in the main event and now has a solid lead in the season points with 27 …. Conklin captured 20 season points.  Jesse tells KBHR that he felt like a race driver superstar as fans embraced his win with “Go Jesse” chants and lines of autographs.  The next Orange Show race is scheduled for May 31st. Two wheels and one human motor with enough gas to finish 120 miles in a single day for 8 days in a row.  The Amgen Tour of California begins this weekend in Sacramento .. Big Bear is not on the schedule this year. On the National scene NASCAR will race at Kansas City this Saturday, Where Jeff Gordan is the points leader for the series, Hamlin won at Talladega last Sunday complete with big Talladega wrecks.  This weekend...

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