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Kelvin Hoefler, Cory Juneau win the Dew Tour in Long Beach, CA

TweetLONG BEACH, Calif. — The past three days in Long Beach have been phenomenal, and for the finals the best of the best skateboarders around the world put on a show for their fans. The day was jammed packed, twelve athletes started the day which cut down to six, after competing in the Tech, Rail, and Gap, the top overall skaters advanced to the Finals. They would compete in the Gap section with a ten minute run. Kelvin Hoefler jumped from third place, to finishing first taking the Dew TourRead More


Australian Keegan Palmer wins AM Bowl Finals at Dew Tour on Saturday

TweetLONG BEACH, Calif. — Day three continued with the AM Bowl Finals, with eight ammeters competing for the title, and it was Australian Keegan Palmer coming out on top with a score of 87.40 out of 100. Tate Carew from San Diego came in second with a score of 84.20, and Gavin Bottger from Oceanside, Calif., who is only ten years old, came in third with a 79.00. The Team Finals followed, with nine teams competing, and it was Team Blind taking home the victory with a score of 351.00Read More


PizzaOvens.com to attempt to build Guinness World’s Longest Pizza at Auto Club Speedway

TweetFONTANA, Calif. — PizzaOvens.com and sponsors will attempt to break the record for the  Longest Pizza at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana by making a 7,000′ (1.3 miles) pizza on Saturday, June 10, 2017. The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and is free to the public. Pizza assembly will begin from outside of turn 3 of the legendary NASCAR oval track along the tram route to the fan zone where a designated area will be sectioned off for the public to watch the pizza cook. LiveRead More


PHOTOS: 2017 Shelby Tribute Car Show @ Shelby Carroll International in Gardena, CA

TweetAmericaJR’s Steven Valline was LIVE at Shelby Carroll International for their 2017 Shelby Tribute Car Show. The show celebrated Carroll’s legacy along with the birthday of the Shelby GT500. There were celebrity appearances, book signings and the Carroll Shelby Foundation game room with racing simulators and tricycle autocrossing. Awards were presented to the top 25 cars, Best of Show and the prestigious Shelby Award. All car show participants received a pancake breakfast. Visit Shelby Carroll International at 19021 South Figueroa St. Gardena, CA 90248 or check out their website atRead More


WATCH: Interview with NASCAR’s Tommy Regan about Sonoma debut

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo spoke one-on-one with NASCAR driver Tommy Regan. Born in Pleasanton, California, not far from the Sonoma Raceway, Regan will be returning to his home turf to kick off the next chapter in his NASCAR career and fulfill his lifelong dream of driving in a NASCAR Cup Series race. On June 25, 2017, the 39-year-old NASCAR driver Tommy Regan will race, against 39 of the best stock car drivers in the world, on the uniquely technical 2.52-mile Sonoma Raceway. Find out what he hopes to learn from theRead More


EARTHTALK: Fuel Cell Cars Already Here in California, Coming Soon to Northeast

TweetDear EarthTalk: Is it true that fuel cell cars are finally available for mainstream drivers in the U.S.?  —Jack Mixson, Wilmington, DE For years, green car enthusiasts have been heralding the dawn of a new era of pollution-free driving powered by fuel cells, which combine readily available hydrogen with oxygen to fire up the engine. NASA created the first commercial grade fuel cells in the 1960s to power satellites and space capsules, and automakers have been talking up their potential for use in cars and trucks ever since. But theRead More


Bud Light to Revitalize Iconic Boxing Gyms in Los Angeles Through New Community Program and Documentary Film

TweetLOS ANGELES  — Bud Light has been brewed in Los Angeles for more than 30 years and this Cinco de Mayo weekend the brand will be giving back to the boxing community in the city it calls home. The brand will be restoring three local boxing gyms with new training equipment and needed repairs to ensure they have what they need to help develop tomorrow’s champions. Recognizing the significance of local boxing gyms to aspiring boxers and to members of the community looking to stay fit, Bud Light saw theRead More


PHOTOS: Zac Efron & the Cast of “BAYWATCH” Hosted the First SlowMo Marathon

TweetOn April 22nd, the world was introduced to an evolution in the field of sport…Zac Efron & the Cast of “BAYWATCH” Hosted the First SlowMo Marathon. Members of the original T.V. show cast joined in on the fun too! A marathon, but a marathon like no other. The Baywatch SlowMoMarathon – A grueling 0.3km that must be run entirely in slow motion. “BAYWATCH” follows devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon (Johnson) as he butts heads with a brash new recruit (Efron). Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future ofRead More


Hinchcliffe races to Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach victory

Tweet LONG BEACH, Calif. – James Hinchcliffe stole hearts in Southern California last fall with a runner-up effort on “Dancing with the Stars,” and the Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver did one better in his return by claiming victory at today’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Hinchcliffe, driving the No. 5 Arrow Honda, held off Sebastien Bourdais of Dale Coyne Racing by 1.4940 seconds to collect his fifth career Verizon IndyCar Series win and first in nearly two years. Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden rounded out the podium in third place.Read More


INDYCAR: Castroneves speeds to track record, 3rd straight Long Beach pole

TweetLONG BEACH, Calif. – If two is a coincidence and three is a trend, Helio Castroneves is a trend-setter at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. With a new track record lap of 1 minute, 6.2254 seconds (106.980 mph) in the Firestone Fast Six final round of qualifying today, Castroneves (No. 3 Auto Club of Southern California Team Penske Chevrolet) locked down his third consecutive Verizon P1 Award and pole position on the streets of Long Beach. He will lead the 21-car field to the green flag in Sunday’sRead More