Fifth Gear: Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach

The prestigious Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach did not disappoint as the NTT INDYCAR SERIES race along the Rainbow Harbor saw jaw-dropping moments and three drivers duking it out to the final lap in Southern California. Team Penske’s Scott McLaughlin opened the season with a win in St. Petersburg, and Newgarden won races two and three at Texas Motor Speedway and Long Beach, respectively. Not to mention, Team Penske’s other driver, 2014 champion Will Power, is fourth in the standings and has finished third, fourth and fourth in three races so far. It’s been 10 years since Team Penske opened a season this strong – in 2012, Helio Castroneves won the season opener, and Power won the next three races to start the season. “I know it’s the third race, but his is what we needed.

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