Watch some celebrity race events
Celebrity Race Events are a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the racing vibe, do some celebrity spotting and have a lot of fun. Often held for the benefit of a local or national charity, Celebrity Race Events are held at various times and places throughout the year.
The most well known Celebrity Race Event is the Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race. Held annually each April, this popular event was first run in 1977. The 10-lap Celebrity Race has as its beneficent charity “Racing for Kids”, which assists children’s hospitals in Long Beach and Orange County, California. In the race, celebrities are pitted against professional motor racers. Many of Hollywood’s most popular A-List celebrities attend as well as rising stars and professional sportsmen/women. Local radio and television personalities also come out for a day of fun in the sun that benefits a very good cause. Of course, any type of auto racing has its serious side and the celebrities have to go through some training and practice sessions in the interest of safety. This and other Celebrity Race Events are not about speed, but are still exciting and are often humorous, with the celebs hamming it up for the crowd and the cameras.
Celebrity Racing Events have proven to be popular and effective fundraisers, so keep an eye on the media to find out when the next Celebrity Race Event will take place in your area. If you know of any upcoming Celebrity Race Events, please provide us with details by filling in a feedback form!