ALTERNATIVE ENERGY TAKES CENTER STAGE AT TOYOTA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH "GREEN POWER PRIX-VIEW" LONG BEACH, Calif. (March 15, 2010) -- "Green Power Prix-View," part of the 36th Annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach's expanded Lifestyle Expo,...
ALTERNATIVE ENERGY TAKES CENTER STAGE AT TOYOTA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH "GREEN POWER PRIX-VIEW"
LONG BEACH, Calif. (March 15, 2010) -- "Green Power Prix-View," part of the 36th Annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach's expanded Lifestyle Expo, continues the race's innovative focus on alternative energy as it applies not only to everyday life, but also to the world of fast cars.
Green Power Prix View, free to all with a race ticket, will feature extensive, weekend-long displays of alternative energy vehicles including the latest from Toyota, an SSI Racing Electric Cobra EV and the popular Smart Car.
The Lifestyle Expo will also highlight renewable energy sources, water and energy conservation, green building and healthy lifestyles for inside the home, featuring such products as the Noritz Tankless water heater, energy efficient windows from Pacific Home Improvements and the latest tips from SA Recycling.
Improving personal lifestyles can get a boost from displays highlighting Nirve Bicycles and Long Beach Transit, while K1 Electric go-karts and the Novakinetics Electronic Performance Motorcycle will show race fans how to add a little alternative energy fun to their lives.
The Expo is open race weekend from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday.
Tickets for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, featuring six races including the IZOD IndyCar Series, start at $25. Tickets can be purchased from the Grand Prix ticket office by calling toll-free at (888) 82-SPEED, Ticketmaster or by visiting www.gplb.com. Children 12 and under admitted FREE.
A handy ticket brochure - which includes circuit map, grandstand and parking locations, ticket prices and order form - can be obtained by calling the ticket hotline. Pre-paid parking packages are also available when ordering through the Grand Prix Ticket Office. Handicapped seating, IndyCar Paddock passes, Super Photo tickets and a variety of hospitality club packages are also available.