The 2012 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach will commence on Sunday and conclude with the main event, an 85-lap IndyCar series race. Australian Ryan Briscoe has the pole position and the action is sure to be intense.
The race has been held annual in one form or another since 1975. Since 2009, the event has been a part of the IZOD IndyCar Series yearly calendar (similar to the Sprint Cup Series for NASCAR). Last year's winner was Mike Conway of the United Kingdom.
Here is the complete schedule of events for Sunday:
7 a.m. - Gates open
8 a.m. - FIL Practice
8:25 a.m. - PWC Qualifying
9:15 a.m. - IndyCar Practice
10:45 a.m. - Firestone Indy Lights Race
12:30 p.m. - IndyCar Pre-Race Ceremonies
1:15 p.m. (Approx.) - Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach IZOD IndyCar Series Race (85 laps)
3:40 p.m. - Team Drifting Challenge
4:15 p.m. - Pirelli World Challenge Race (1 hour)
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