New reports suggesting Long Beach could return to F1's annual calendar emerged Monday.
The Long Beach Press Telegram revealed that, in a letter to Mayor Bob Foster last May, Ecclestone expressed interest in taking F1 back to the streets.
The first race was held March 28, 1976. Here are the past race winners of the Long Beach F1 race:
1976 winner: Clay Regazzoni, Ferrari
1977 winner: Mario Andretti, Lotus
1978 winner: Carlos Reutemann, Ferrari
1979 winner: Gilles Villeneuve, Ferrari
1980 winner: Nelson Piquet, Brabham
1981 winner: Alan Jones, Williams
1982 winner: Niki Lauda, McLaren
1983 winner: John Watson, McLaren
|René Arnoux, Ferrari, 1983. (Photo: WRi2)|
The final, 1983 race was highlighted by a fantastic 360-degree pirouette executed by Keke Rosberg in his Williams-Ford. A must see!