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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


6th annual ‘Roar in the Shore’ Set for Wednesday in Long Beach

TweetLONG BEACH, Calif. – The 6th annual “Roar in the Shore” fan festival in the Belmont Shore area will take place Wednesday, April 5 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., a preview of the April 7-9 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Free to the public, the event will be centered on Second Street, between Covina and Corona avenues. The Belmont Shore Business Association (BSBA) is presenting Roar in the Shore in partnership with the Grand Prix Association of Long Beach and Legends Restaurant & Sports Bar. Fans will beRead More


Thunder Thursday at The Pike Outlets Promises Plenty of Action!

TweetLONG BEACH, Calif. — Thunder Thursday at The Pike Outlets, the free-to-the-public festival that annually kicks off the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach race weekend on Thursday, April 6, will have plenty of action for the entire family. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., Thunder Thursday at The Pike Outlets will feature Verizon IndyCar Series pit stop competitions on Shoreline Drive, west of Pine Ave. at 6:45 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. with three-time Long Beach winner Sebastien Bourdais and his #18 Dale Coyne Racing Honda facing off against Spencer Pigot andRead More


California Native Kyle Larson wins NASCAR Xfinity Series Service King 300 Race

TweetFONTANA, Calif. — For the second consecutive year, the NASCAR XFINITY Series race came down to the wire with California native Kyle Larson (No. 24, ENEOS Chevrolet) holding off a fast-charging Joey Logano (No. 22, America’s Tire/Discount Tire Ford) to win the 19th Annual Service King 300 on Saturday at Auto Club Speedway. The 24-year-old Larson from Elk Grove near Sacramento won for the second time at the Fontana track and for the sixth time in 94 Xfinity Series races. It was the first victory and third top-10 finish inRead More


James Corden discusses Carpool Karaoke, Drop the Mic at PaleyFest

TweetLOS ANGELES — Paleyfest welcomed James Corden and “The Late, Late Show,” at the infamous Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, the evening of March 22nd. Host James Corden was joined with Executive Producers, Rob Crabbe, and Ben Winston, moderated by Bradley Whitford. The evening was kicked off with clips of the show’s best moments, including Carpool Karaoke with Adele, and Bruno Mars, which are the most viewed videos from a Late night show. Corden, Crabbe, and Winston spoke about how they wanted to be different from what’s been on for years,Read More


NASCAR: Larson Right at Home with Coors Light Pole at Auto Club

TweetFONTANA, Calif. — California native Kyle Larson stormed to the Coors Light Pole Award in Friday qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Auto Club Speedway. Larson notched a best lap of 187.047 mph with the Chip Ganassi Racing No. 42 Chevrolet around the 2-mile track. He’ll lead the 39-car field to the green flag in Sunday’s Auto Club 400 (3:30 p.m. ET, FOX, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), the series’ fifth race of the season and the closing event in the three-race NASCAR Goes West swing. “Really happyRead More


O’Reilly Auto Parts Fan Zone Packed With 20th Anniversary Celebrations for NASCAR Auto Club 400 Weekend

TweetFONTANA, Calif.  –  This weekend, NASCAR makes its only stop in Southern California for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Auto Club 400 race weekend, March 23-26, at Auto Club Speedway. While fans are here to watch five-wide racing, they will also have access to the O’Reilly Auto Parts Fan Zone for driver appearances, a dozen music performances, autograph sessions, Lefty’s Fun Zone, motocross exhibits and other family fun. Monster Energy will have a large display with a motorcycle “ball of death” and special motorsport exhibits. In addition, Fanatics returnsRead More


“Fast and Furious” star Scott Eastwood named Grand Marshal for Auto Club 400

Tweet FONTANA, Calif.  –  Scott Eastwood, star of the upcoming “FAST AND FURIOUS: The Fate of the Furious,” has been named Grand Marshal for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Auto Club 400 on March 26, 2017 at Auto Club Speedway. As Grand Marshal, Eastwood will give the command “Drivers, start your engines” to the field at Southern California’s premier motorsports facility.  The event will be televised on FOX at 12:30 p.m. PT. As an Honorary Race Official, Eastwood will be involved with pre-race ceremony activities including driver introductions andRead More