Scion tC Sports Coupe Pro/Celebrity Race
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2008 Toyota Celebrity-Pro Race Result

Scion tC Sports Coupe Pro/Celebrity Race
ESPN’s Jamie Little wins celebrity race at the Toyota Grand Prix

The real winners were the kids when professional racers and celebrity drivers drove race-ready Scion tCs for 10-laps through downtown Long Beach in the 2008 Toyota Pro / Celebrity Race on Saturday, April 19.

Toyota donated $5,000 for each celebrity racer, plus another $5,000 in the name of the winner to Racing for the Kids. The local nonprofit benefits children’s hospitals in Long Beach and Orange County.

Shown left: Jamie Little and Mike Skinner (winner in the professional racing group) take a victory lap around the track.

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ESPN pit reporter Jamie Little
Jamie Little

Did Jamie Little’s day job as an ESPN pit reporter for NASCAR and other races give her a leg up on the competition?

Jamie came in first -- winning the entire competition. (Toyota)
Daniel Goddard
Daniel Goddard

Goddard, the smoldering Australian actor from “The Young and the Restless,” drove the streets of Long Beach fast and furious -- placing second in the group of celebrities. (Toyota)
William Fichtner
William Fichtner

He may be tracking escape artists who are always one step ahead of him on “Prison Break,” but did William Fichtner, lead at the Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race?

Almost -- he placed #3 among other celebrities. (Toyota)
Drew Lachey wins “Dancing with the Stars”
Drew Lachey

So the “Dancing With the Stars” judges think he can move and teenage girls think he can sing, but how did Nick Lachey’s younger brother do on the track?

Drew placed #4 among the other celebrities in the race. (Toyota)
Brad Lewis
Brad Lewis

How did “Ratatouille” executive producer Brad Lewis, fare at the race? Brad placed #5 among the other celebrity drivers. (Toyota)
Wilmer Valderrama
Wilmer Valderrama

Best known for playing lovable foreigner Fez on Fox’s “That ‘70s Show,” Valderrama, center, is also known for his appearances in the tabloids. How will they report he did on the track?

Below average -- Wilmer placed #6 among the other celebrities in the race. (Toyota)
Former Los Angeles Rams Eric Dickerson
Eric Dickerson

Pro Football Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson works as a sports analyst for KCBS-TV Channel 2. Do you think that being behind the scenes has slowed the former Los Angeles Rams running back?

Evidently, a bit -- Eric placed #7 in the celebrity race. (Toyota)
Raymond Cruz from “Breaking Bad”
Raymond Cruz

He plays a bit of a villain in the AMC series “Breaking Bad,” but how mean is Raymond Cruz when he hits the streets?

He’s a knock-over -- he placed #8 among the other celebs. (Toyota)
Former Los Angeles Laker, John Salley
John Salley

“Best Damn Sports Show Period” host -- and former L.A. Laker -- John Salley had a pretty good chance of winning the Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race, but it wasn’t meant to be.

He placed #9 among the other celebrities in the race. (Toyota)
Nancy Lieberman is an ESPN women’s basketball analyst.
Nancy Lieberman

The Olympic silver medalist and ESPN women’s basketball analyst went for the gold in the April 19th race, but came up short -- she placed #10, dead last, in the race. (Toyota)