Dara Torres Selected to Race on the Road at Toyota Celebrity Grand Prix

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by Retta Race 3

March 12th, 2015 News

We all know retired 12-time Olympian, Dara Torres, is wicked-fast in the water, but we will also get to see how that translates to the road, as she and 17 other celebrities will soon be racing in the 2015 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro/Celebrity Race.

The 39th annual charity race is slated for April 18th and will cover a 1.97-mile street course throughout downtown Long Beach, California as part of the “41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach” weekend.  Torres, along with the other contestants, will be driving a 210-horsepower Scion FR-S race-prepped car in an effort to raise awareness and funds for the “Racing for Kids” program, a national fundraising program to support children’s hospitals throughout America.

Among the additional drivers competing against Torres are ESPN radio host Steve Mason, Terminator 2 actor Robert Patrick and John Rzeznik of “Goo Goo Dolls” fame.

See the full list of celebrity drivers here.

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8 years ago

I dont think that she went to 12 olympics

Reply to  ET
8 years ago

I think she meant to type “12 time Olympic medalist”

Reply to  lbswim
8 years ago

It sure seems like she’s been in 12.

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Former Masters swimmer and coach Loretta (Retta) thrives on a non-stop but productive schedule. Nowadays, that includes having just earned her MBA while working full-time in IT while owning French 75 Boutique while also providing swimming insight for BBC.

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