Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach: Climactic day at the races finishes off city’s biggest event of the year

A Southern California native won the Grand Prix. But while the Sunday street race is the marquee event of the weekend, the heart of the Grand Prix of Long Beach is the fans, who returned to downtown for the first time in 2 1/2 years, after the coronavirus pandemic canceled the 2020 race and delayed this year’s until September.