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Keanu Reeves, Tony Hawk among entrants in celebrity race at Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

March 11, 2010 | 12:18 pm


Actors Keanu Reeves, Adrien Brody and Christian Slater, along with skateboard legend Tony Hawk, are among entrants in this year's celebrity race April 17 that precedes the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.

The celebrities join a handful of professionals in driving identically prepared Scion tCs in a 10-lap charity race on the same 1.97-mile street circuit used by the Izod IndyCar Series drivers in the grand prix April 18. Reeves finished first among the celebrities last year.

Other celebrities scheduled to compete this year include Adam Carolla, Anthony Anderson, Brian Austin Green, Jesse McCartney, Patrick Warburton, Tika Sumpter and Zachary Levi.

-- Jim Peltz

Photo: Keanu Reeves drives toward victory in last year's celebrity race prior to the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.Credit: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times