Long Beach Circuit
The Long Beach Circuit is a temporary street circuit located in Long Beach, California, USA. The circuit was first used in 1975 and has since hosted a number of national and international motorsport events, including the Long Beach Grand Prix, which is currently part of the IndyCar Series.
The circuit is 3.167 km long and features a variety of corners, including hairpins, chicanes, and high-speed turns. The Long Beach Circuit is known for its fast and flowing layout, as well as its tight confines, which make it a challenging circuit for drivers.
The Long Beach Grand Prix has a rich history and has been won by some of the biggest names in motorsport, including Mario Andretti, Al Unser Jr., and Sebastien Bourdais. The race has also been the site of a number of memorable moments, including the 1980 race, which saw Gilles Villeneuve and Rene Arnoux engage in an epic battle for the lead.
In addition to the Long Beach Grand Prix, the circuit has also hosted a variety of other motorsport events over the years, including the Formula One United States Grand Prix West, the IMSA SportsCar Championship, and the American Le Mans Series.
Today, the Long Beach Circuit remains an important part of the motorsport landscape in California and continues to attract thousands of fans each year. With its challenging layout and rich history, the circuit is a favorite among drivers and fans alike.