Long Beach Grand Prix Schedule 2017

Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Schedule

Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
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Here is the schedule of events for the 2017 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach including free community events scheduled before the official race days. Events are subject to change without notice. Races are in BOLD. The 2017 Long Beach Grand Prix takes place April 7-9.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

5-8 pm - Roar in the Shore is a free community event that takes place on 2nd Street in Belmont Shore between Corona and Covina avenues.

It will include a free car show, driver interviews, autograph sessions, and motorcycle stunts.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

6:30 - 10:00 pm - Thunder Thursday is a free street party which is relocated from Pine Avenue to a new location in front of The Pike Outlets on Shoreline Drive, west of Pine Avenue. the evening event includes a car show, pit stop demonstrations, motocross and stunt motorcycle demonstrations, driver autographs and live music on a stage within the Pike Outlets. spectator viewing for the stunts and demos is in the three grandstands at Pine and Shoreline Drive. The car show and free race car simulators will be located on The Paseo at the northeast corner of The Pike, between California Pizza Kitchen and Islands.

Food Truck Lot

The 2017 Grand Prix will feature a Food Truck lot open Fri-Sun 7 am - 6 pm behind Grandstand 31.

Friday, April 15, 2016

At the Track

7 am Gates open
7:40 pm - IMSA SportsCar Championship Practice
8 am - 6 pm Lifestyle Expo open
10:00 am - IndyCar Practice 1
11:40 am - Can-Am Challenge Practice
12:20 pm - Stadium Super Trucks Practice
2:00 pm - Indy Car Practice 2
3:00 pm - Can-Am Qualifying
3:30 pm - World Challenge Practice
4:00 pm - IndyCar autograph session (IndyCar paddock)
4:45 pm - IMSA Qualifying
6:45 pm - Super Drift Challenge #1 (turns 9, 10, 11)
6:45 pm -  Tecate Light Fiesta Friday Concert (Concert Stage)

Saturday, April 16, 2016

7 am Gates open
8 am - 6 pm Lifestyle Expo open
8:45 am - World Challenge Practice
9:20 am - World Challenge Qualifying
10:45 am - IndyCar Practice 3
12:00 pm Can-Am Challenge Race
12:30 pm - IMSA Pre-Race Ceremonies

1:05 pm - BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix (Round 3 of the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship – 100 min.)
3:30 pm - IndyCar Qualifying & Firestone Fast 6
5:05 pm - Stadium Super Trucks Race #1
6:00 pm - Super Drift Challenge Finals (turns 9, 10, 11)
6:00 pm - Saturday Rock-N-Roar Concert Staring  Kings of Chaos Starring Billy Idol, Billy Gibbons & Chester Bennington (Concert Stage)

Sunday, April 17, 2016

7:00 am - Gates open
8:00 am - 5:30 pm Lifestyle Expo open
9:00 am - IndyCar Warm-Up
9:30 am - World Challenge to Grid
10:00 am - Pirelli World Challenge Championship Race (50 min)
12:00 pm - Mothers Exotic Car Parade
12:30 pm - IndyCar Pre-Race Ceremonies
12:50 pm - IndyCars to Grid
1:30 pm - Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach IndyCar Race
4:05 pm - Stadium Super Trucks Race #2

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Grand Prix photos:
Long Beach Grand Prix Race Photos
Grand Prix Drifting Challenge Photos
Long Beach Grand Prix "Where to Sit" Gallery (views from different seating areas)
Long Beach Grand Prix Fun Photos

This information was accurate at the time of publication. Please check with venues for the most current information.