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Next April 17-19, race fans will feel the rush at the 46th Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, with tickets for America’s #1 Street Race going on sale Monday at 10 a.m. PT.
Featuring a variety of on- and off-track activities for the entire family, the Grand Prix will be headlined by the third round of the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series, expected to include celebrated drivers such as defending series champion Josef Newgarden, five-time series champion Scott Dixon, back-to-back Long Beach winner Alexander Rossi and past Long Beach winners James Hinchcliffe, Simon Pagenaud, Will Power and Ryan Hunter-Reay battling wheel-to-wheel on the famed 1.97-mile, 11-turn circuit through downtown Long Beach.
In addition to the Indy cars, the 2020 Acura Grand Prix will feature the third round of the of the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, featuring prototype and two GT sports car divisions; the Motegi Racing Super Drift Challenge on Friday and Saturday nights; Robby Gordon’s SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks, and, new-for-2020, the powerful sports cars of the Pirelli GT4 America SprintX series and Historic Formula Atlantic Challenge, celebrating classic Formula Atlantic cars from the 1970s and 1980s.
The event’s menu of family entertainment will also include free Friday and Saturday night concerts, as well as the Lifestyle Expo featuring a large Family Fun Zone with racing simulators, kids’ racing cars, computer games and action sports.
Add to that driver autograph sessions from all racing series, special events and exhibits highlighting the Grand Prix’s history, the popular Food Truck Experience and Sunday’s Mothers Exotic Car Paddock, it’s a weekend that will be packed full of activity.
“We are looking forward to putting on another exciting weekend of family entertainment in 2020," said Jim Michaelian, president and CEO of the Grand Prix Association of Long Beach. “And we’ve listened to our fans, most notably lowering beer prices and bringing in healthier food options around the racetrack. With everything we have on tap next April, the Acura Grand Prix continues to be the best entertainment value in Southern California."
Ticket prices range from $34 for a Friday General Admission ticket to $155 for a three-day ticket that includes Saturday and Sunday reserved seating in grandstand upper levels. Pre-paid parking packages are also available, along with handicapped seating, NTT IndyCar Series Paddock access passes ($65 for three days or $27 per individual day), Super Photo tickets and an array of VIP Club packages.
Beginning at 10 a.m. PT on Monday, fans can select and pay for their 2020 Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach seats, parking and paddock passes online at gplb.com. Ticket orders can also be placed by calling the toll-free ticket hotline, (888) 827-7333. A printed ticket brochure that includes a circuit map, ticket prices, order form and other information is also available.
Fans can also follow the Acura Grand Prix on Facebook at GrandPrixLB, Twitter @GPLongBeach and Instagram at GPLongBeach.