For 39 years, Grand Prix Association of Long Beach president and CEO Jim Michaelian had a partner that he could depend on to sponsor the Grand Prix. When Toyota moved its headquarters to Plano, Texas, the writing was on the wall as first, the company removed its popular Pro/Celebrity race and then its overall sponsorship.
Stock car drivers had an undue advantage in the old International Race of Champions. Enter the current Race of Champions, and all that has changed.
Daniel Suarez’s victory this weekend made him the first Mexican-born driver to capture a NASCAR national series win.
The 99th Indianapolis 500 went down in history as one of the greatest comebacks in Indy history.
The 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach kicks off this weekend.