Articles tagged Long Beach Grand Prix Association

Page 37 of May 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, May 1983

Long Beach reflections

So that was the end of Formula One racing through the streets of Long Beach in the shadow of the Queen Mary, for three years at any rate. Not because the city fathers or some busybody has made a protest or objection but for simple reasons of economics. There are people who think of America, and California in particular, as a bottom-less pit of dollars there for the taking, but it is not so and...

Page 46 of May 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, May 1982

United States (West) Grand Prix

—Lauda the perfectionist Long Beach, April 4th WHEN the teams arrived in California, direct from Brazil, there being but one weekend between the two races, they found two major changes. Firstly the street circuit at Long Beach had been revised and secondly Carlos Reutemann had once more retired, this time for good. After some anxious times Frank Williams finally signed up Mario Andretti for this...

Page 35 of May 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, May 1983

The United States Grand Prix (West)

Survival of the fittestLong Beach, March 27th At the time of its running it was suspected, but not confirmed, that it was to be the last Formula One race through the streets of Downtown Long Beach. The town itself actually finishes on the dual carriageway of Ocean Boulevard and in previous years one side of this road has been used as the top straight of the circuit and the other side of the dual...

Page 57 of May 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, May 1977

The United States Grand Prix west

The Racer's Racer Wins at Home Long Beach, California, April 3rd Despite financial and organisational difficulties, the Californian city of Long Beach once again held its street race at the start of April, although the surroundings are hardly as glamorous as they are in Monaco. The United States Grand Prix West is the name of this Formula One event, the fourth round of the 1977 World Championship...


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