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Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Preview and Writer’s Prediction Pool

Following a quick turnaround from the inaugural Grand Prix of Alabama, the Indycar Series turns their attention to the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.  This will be the second official race at Long Beach under the IRL, although the race was run in 2008 as a Champ Car event when the IRL regulars went to Motegi. The temporary 1.968 mile street course winds through Long Beach, just south of LA.  The event will feature 85 laps on the 11 turn course for a total of nearly 170 miles.  Dario Franchitti won the 2009 race after starting second on the grid.  He swapped places with polesitter Will Power, who was running part time for Penske Racing.  Power also won the Champ Car event at the track in 2008. Penske has certainly ...

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