Streets of Long Beach
Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
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Streets of Long Beach
About the track

The 1.968-mile, 12-turn 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 a hairpin turn just before the frontstretch.

Race Review

Will Power, who started the 38th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach in Row 6 because of a penalty assessed ton all 11 Chevrolet-powered cars for unapproved engine changes, overcame the deficit by stretching 18.5 gallons of E85 the last 31 laps on the 1.968-mile, 11-turn street circuit. All the while being chased down by Simon Pagenaud.

"We really didn’t think it was possible to win from 12th place because it was a two-stop race, but never say never," said Power, who two weeks earlier charged from qualifying ninth to win on the 2.38-mile Barber Motorsports Park road course. "Once again, good strategy with (strategist) Tim (Cindric), Dave (Faustino), my engineer, and all the boys we overcame a 10-spot penalty.

"It was just amazing that Simon did three stops and I did two stops, like two different strategies. Obviously he could run hard the whole time and not save fuel, and I saved fuel and did the best lap time I could. And the result was very similar.  There was hardly any time between us as we crossed the finish line. 

"It's just always a surprise in IndyCar, I think.  You can never predict. You can never assume going into a race. You just have to be smart as it plays out." 

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Top Three Positions
Will Power
Team Penske
Simon Pagenaud
Schmidt Hamilton HP Motorsports
James Hinchcliffe
Andretti Autosport
Past track winners
Scott Dixon / 2015
Mike Conway / 2014
Takuma Sato / 2013
Will Power / 2012
Mike Conway / 2011
Ryan Hunter-Reay / 2010
Dario Franchitti / 2009
Will Power / 2008
Sebastien Bourdais / 2007
Sebastien Bourdais / 2006
Sebastien Bourdais / 2005
Paul Tracy / 2004
Paul Tracy / 2003
Michael Andretti / 2002
Helio Castroneves / 2001
Paul Tracy / 2000
Juan Pablo Montoya / 1999
Alex Zanardi / 1998
Alex Zanardi / 1997
Jimmy Vasser / 1996
Al Unser, Jr. / 1995
Al Unser, Jr. / 1994
Paul Tracy / 1993
Danny Sullivan / 1992
Al Unser, Jr. / 1991
Al Unser, Jr. / 1990
Al Unser, Jr. / 1989
Al Unser, Jr. / 1988
Mario Andretti / 1987
Michael Andretti / 1986
Mario Andretti / 1985
Mario Andretti / 1984