41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach to Include Team Fastrax™ Performance

Share Article

On Saturday, April 18, 2015, Team Fastrax™ will be performing a patriotic American Flag Skydive as part of the opening ceremony of the Pro/Celebrity Race at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. The Pro/Celebrity Race pits celebrities against professional racers.

American Flag Skydive
We are honored to be performing our patriotic American Flag skydive at the 41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Racing for Kids is a wonderful cause and the energy and excitement of this weekend’s races are unlike any others.

The Pro/Celebrity Race is part of the annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach and it pits celebrities against professional racers to raise money for “Racing for Kids," a national fund-raising program benefiting children’s hospitals in Long Beach and Orange County. In this year’s race, you will see actors Alfonso Ribeiro, Robert Patrick and Mekhi Phifer, Olympian Dara Torres and musicians Mark McGrath and John Rzeznik among the 18 participants from film, television, music, sports and fashion battle it out for the win. Drivers will be using race-prepared Scion FR-S cars in a 10-lap sprint. As part of the opening ceremony of this race, Team Fastrax will be performing an amazing and patriotic aerial display with three of their and 1,100 sq. ft. US flags.

John Hart, owner of Start Skydiving, and member of Team Fastrax, said, “We are honored to be performing our patriotic American Flag skydive at the 41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Racing for Kids is a wonderful cause and the energy and excitement of this weekend’s races are unlike any others.”

According to the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach website, this three-day weekend event will feature multiple races, including the Verizon IndyCar Series, Tequila Patron Sports Car Showcase, KMC Wheels Super Drift Challenge, Pirelli World Challenge and the SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Series.

Team Fastrax™ is sponsored by Selection.com®, a leading provider of criminal background checks and pre-employment screening services. They are the most ambitious professional skydiving team in the world. The parachute demonstration team has a roster of more than twenty-nine active members, with a collective of more than 300,000 skydives. Team Fastrax™ has performed exhibition skydives all over the world for audiences large and small as a patriotic display or as a product promotion.

For more information on the race, or to purchase tickets, visit the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach website.

For questions or for an interview, contact Gene Newsom with Team Fastrax™ at 513-422-5867.

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

Gene Newsom
Follow us on
Visit website

Media

41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach to Include Team Fastrax™ Performance