The 37th annual Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race will kick off on April 20, 2013 in downtown Long Beach, and the field of racers piloting the 210-hp Scion FR-S have been announced. Continue Reading...
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At the 2013 Chicago Auto Show, Scion will debut a special FR-S that will be used in the 2013 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach celebrity race this April. Continue Reading...
Having finished third and ninth place in prior Pro Celebrity races, Adam Carolla was determined to claim the top podium spot at the 36th annual Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race. Carolla, known as a comedian and host of The Car Show grabbed the lead from Sons of Anarchy actor Kim Coates on lap three in the ten lap race…. Continue Reading...
It turns out that OnStar isn’t just used for helping yourself or your vehicle. Today OnStar is reporting that many use the system to help others in need. According to OnStar’s statistics, there are quite a few “Good Samaritan calls” in which an OnStar user calls to report another drivers situation that needs assistance. This… Continue Reading...
Each year, the city of Long Beach, California gets transformed into a motorsports-themed environment to make way for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. To kick off the festivities annually is the Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race and this year’s lineup of drivers has just been announced. The celebrities that will be piloting Scion tCs through… Continue Reading...
The first 86 people in North America to own a Scion FR-S are pretty lucky as it is, but their deal just got a lot sweeter thanks to some VIP treatment from Toyota. Apparently the privileged few who managed to get an order in ahead of the masses also get an expenses-paid trip to Long Beach,… Continue Reading...
Thanks to the amazing technology of the interwebs fans of the SCCA’s World Challenge series no longer have to wait several weeks to watch a replay of the race on the official NASCAR network SPEED Channel. In fact, World Challenge races aren’t even on SPEED any more, but on Versus. Regardless, so far this season… Continue Reading...
After his dominating World-Challenge GTS performance at Long Beach in the LPL/DRS Lotus Exige 240 S, Tyler McQuarrie sent us a highly entertaining GoPro HD helmet cam clip from qualifying. Check it out after the jump. We also noticed our friends over at The Octane Report just posted a full story on McQuarrie’s glorious Long… Continue Reading...
Tyler McQuarrie, best known for his sideways style in the Formula D professional drifting series, proved his versatility as a racing driver by dominating the Toyo Tires World Challenge GTS class at Long Beach throughout the weekend in the LPL/DRS/Switcars/LCS/Dayco/M&T Lotus Exige 240 S. McQuarrie’s win was made all the more impressive by the fact… Continue Reading...
Last year Chevrolet announced that it would retire its GT1 Corvette Racing team after dominating the class for close to a decade. In its place Chevy would run a lower-level GT2 team in a class that has become increasingly competitive. This year the GT1s still ran in the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) during the… Continue Reading...