Gehl returns as Toyota GP of Long Beach sponsor For the 19th consecutive year, Gehl Company, based in West Bend, Wis., a world leader in designing and manufacturing compact equipment for the construction and agricultural markets, will be the "Official Construction Equipment" sponsor for the 2010 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, April 16-18.
Grand Prix race course construction crews are using Gehl equipment to help move and position the 1,800 concrete dividers necessary to build the 1.97-mile street circuit. During race weekend, Gehl equipment will be involved in removing any crashed or disabled cars from the race circuit.
Gehl Company is celebrating its 151st year of business in 2010, manufacturing and distributing worldwide such equipment as skid loaders, telescopic handlers, articulated loaders, compact excavators, compact track loaders, all-wheel-steer-loaders and asphalt pavers.
"We're happy to continue our long-standing relationship with America's #1 Street Race," said Lori Heidecker, Marketing Manager, "and proud that our equipment is used not only in building the race course, but in helping to ensure safe, smooth-flowing racing all weekend long."
Gehl Company is a manufacturer and distributor of compact equipment used worldwide in construction and agricultural markets. Founded in 1859, the Company is headquartered in West Bend, with manufacturing facilities in Madison and Yankton, S.D. For more information on Gehl Company visit the Gehl website, at www.gehl.com or contact the Gehl literature hotline at 800-628-0491.
Tickets for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach can be purchased from the Grand Prix ticket office by calling toll-free at (888) 82-SPEED, Ticketmaster or by visiting www.gplb.com. A handy ticket brochure - which includes circuit map, grandstand and parking locations, ticket prices and order form - can be obtained by calling the ticket hotline.
Ticket prices, which remain unchanged for the second straight year, range from $25 for Friday general admission up to $125 for a three-day ticket that includes Saturday and Sunday reserved seats in upper levels of the grandstands. Pre-paid parking packages are also available when ordering through the Grand Prix Ticket Office. Handicapped seating, IndyCar Paddock passes, Super Photo tickets and a variety of hospitality club packages are also available.