IndyCar: United Rentals Joins Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach as Official Sponsor

–Press Release–

As a part of this agreement, United Rentals, one of the primary sponsors on Graham Rahal’s #15 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing car in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES, will get signage around the iconic Acura Grand Prix track at key locations and host guests in a custom hospitality tent in Lagoon Park, adjacent to pit lane. United Rentals is also the official equipment provider.

“We are excited about the opportunity to sponsor the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach,” said Craig Schmidt, Vice President, National Accounts at United Rentals, “It’s a great extension of our existing partnerships and gives us a chance to provide an exciting experience for our customers and race fans alike.”

United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world. The company has an integrated network of 1,449 rental locations in North America, 13 in Europe, 27 in Australia and 19 in New Zealand. In North America, the company operates in 49 states and every Canadian province. The company’s approximately 24,700 employees serve construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and more. The company offers approximately 4,700 classes of equipment for rent with a total original cost of $19.3 billion.

United Rentals is a member of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, the Barron’s 400 Index and the Russell 3000 Index® and is headquartered in Stamford, Conn.

“We are pleased to bring United Rentals aboard as an Official Sponsor,” said Grand Prix Association of Long Beach President and CEO Jim Michaelian. “We will not only be utilizing their equipment for construction of our racetrack, but also at other high-profile events such as  the Academy Awards, and the EDC concert in Las Vegas.”

The Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach race weekend will feature the third round of the NTT INDYCAR® SERIES along with the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with its all-new GTP (GT Prototype) class, GTD PRO and GTD (GT Daytona) classes.

Fans will also see two nights of the Super Drift Challenge Friday and Saturday, Saturday and Sunday races from Robby Gordon’s SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks and Porsche Deluxe Carrera Cup North America, along with a doubleheader of the new-for-2023 Historic F1 Challenge, featuring vintage Formula 1 cars from the 1970s and ‘80s.

Ticket prices range from $38 for a Friday General Admission ticket to $175 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 ($70 for three days or $30 per individual day), Super Photo tickets and an array of VIP Club packages.

Fans can select and pay for their 2023 Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach seats, parking and paddock passes online at Ticket orders can also be placed by calling the toll-free ticket hotline, (888) 827-7333.

Fans can also follow the Acura Grand Prix on Facebook at GrandPrixLB, Twitter @GPLongBeach and Instagram at GPLongBeach.

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