There are 22 comments on the Long Beach Press-Telegram story from Apr 15, 2009, titled Bob Keisser: Long Beach's acclaimed street race continues to th.... In it, Long Beach Press-Telegram reports that:The Long Beach Grand Prix is bulletproof. Seriously. It's Iron Man on steroids. The race is preparing for its 35 th tour of the city streets on Sunday, this time under the flag of the Indy Racing League, and we'll get used to that somewhat annoying issue soon enough.
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Saint Louis, MO
#21 Apr 20, 2009
Almost bigger than racing itself? You must be nuts.
#22 Apr 21, 2009
very appropriate article and a breath of fresh air in the mainstream media. After Anton's buy-out of Champ Car, instead of becoming a truly major league series, it looks like the IRL has evolved into what Champ Car was in the its final years - a series with a declining car count, no sponsors, anonymous ride buyers and exile to a third rate TV network. It has become Champ Car - only with slower and uglier cars and very few real fans. The IRL wltimately will fade away and will be be replaced by a truly independent and 1st rate open wheel series. Until then we'll remember what real racing once was........
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