Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Fast Facts

Race Weekend: Friday, April 17 – Sunday, April 19
Track: 1.968-mile, 11-turn temporary street course (clockwise) in Long Beach, California

The 1.968-mile, 12-turn temporary street circuit encircles the Long Beach Convention Center — which houses a Family Fun Zone and numerous displays during the race weekend — and runs down scenic Shoreline Drive. It offers numerous overtaking opportunities, including Turn 1, getting the hairpin turn just before the frontstretch right is critical.

Race Distance: 85 laps / 167.28 miles

Push-to-Pass Parameters: 200 seconds of total time with a maximum time of 20 seconds per activation
Firestone Tire Allotment: Seven sets primary (BLACK), four sets alternate (RED). Teams must use one set of primary and one new set of alternate tires in the race.

Twitter: @GPLongBeach @IndyCar, #AGPLB, #IndyCar
Event Website: gplb.com

2019 Race Winner: Alexander Rossi (No. 27 Andretti Autosport Honda)
2019 Pole Winner: Alexander Rossi (No. 27 Andretti Autosport Honda), 1:06.4811, 106.569 mph
Qualifying Record: Helio Castroneves, 1:06.2254, 106.980 mph, 4/8/2017

NBCSN Telecasts:

  • Qualifying, Saturday, April 18 (live)
  • Race, 4:45 p.m. ET Sunday, April 19 (live)

NBC Sports Gold Live Streaming: All NTT IndyCar Series practice sessions and qualifying will stream live on INDYCAR Pass on NBC Sports Gold, NBC Sports’ direct-to-consumer live streaming product that will put more INDYCAR programming content at viewers’ fingertips than ever before. In addition, full-broadcast, same-day replays of NTT IndyCar Series races, live streams of Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires races, edited cutdowns of NTT IndyCar Series and Indy Lights races and more will be available.

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Upgraded metal curbing inside Turn 5 has finally stopped cars from cutting that corner
Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach From the Track

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