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PHOTOS: The scent of fuel and burning rubber fills the air in Downtown during day 2 of the Grand Prix

IndyCars, sports cars, flying trucks and more wowed spectators during the second day of the three-day race weekend.

PHOTOS: The scent of fuel and burning rubber fills the air in Downtown during day 2 of the Grand Prix

Tens of thousands of race fans flocked to Downtown Long Beach Saturday for day two of the 49th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach. The action-packed day was filled with speeding sports cars, flying trucks, IndyCars, food and booze — as well as plenty of family-friendly fun.

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Check out the some of the sights:

Pato O'Ward, #5, races around the streets of Downtown during qualifying for the 49th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Saturday, April 20, 2024. Photo by Brandon Richardson.
A race fan sits precariously on a ledge on the top floor of the Pike Outlets parking structure during the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on day two of the 49th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Saturday, April 20, 2024. Photo by Brandon Richardson.
Spectators are reflected in the sunglasses of Evelyn Folgar during the 49th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Saturday, April 20, 2024. Photo by Brandon Richardson.
Jordan Roddy drives a 2005 Lola B05/00 with a McDonald's livery during the historic IndyCar race on day two of the 49th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Saturday, April 20, 2024. Photo by Brandon Richardson.
Robby Gordon, #7, rides on two wheels while his son, "Mad" Max Gordon, #77, does donuts after the Stadium Super Trucks race on day two of the 49th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Saturday, April 20, 2024. Photo by Brandon Richardson.
Kory Karsowski, left, and Prince Ayala film during the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at the 49th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Saturday, April 20, 2024. Photo by Brandon Richardson.
Rinus Veekay, #21, takes the hairpin turn during qualifying for the 49th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Saturday, April 20, 2024. Photo by Brandon Richardson.
Sports cars race through the Pike Outlets during the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at the 49th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Saturday, April 20, 2024. Photo by Brandon Richardson.
Race management team member Rick Brown takes a break inside the Aquarium of the Pacific parking structure during the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on day two of the 49th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Saturday, April 20, 2024. Photo by Brandon Richardson.
Stadium Super Trucks fly through the air on day two of the 49th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Saturday, April 20, 2024. Photo by Brandon Richardson.
Kyffin Simpson, #4, races around the streets of Downtown during qualifying for the 49th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Saturday, April 20, 2024. Photo by Brandon Richardson.
Fire safety crew member Bob Hill chats between races during the 49th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Saturday, April 20, 2024. Photo by Brandon Richardson.
Chuck Jones drives a 1977 Parnelli VPJ-1 during the historic IndyCar race on day two of the 49th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Saturday, April 20, 2024. Photo by Brandon Richardson.
Reagan Collins, 4, nibbles on the remains of a corndog at the 49th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Saturday, April 20, 2024. Photo by Brandon Richardson.
A Porsche 963 speeds through Downtown during the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on day two of the 49th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Saturday, April 20, 2024. Photo by Brandon Richardson.
Charles Urwin drives a 1978 McLaren M16 with a Budweiser livery during the historic IndyCar race on day two of the 49th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Saturday, April 20, 2024. Photo by Brandon Richardson.
Cars speed around the dolphin fountain near the Aquarium of the Pacific during the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on day two of the 49th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Saturday, April 20, 2024. Photo by Brandon Richardson.
Two IndyCars speed around a hairpin turn near the International Tower and Villa Riviera during qualifying for the 49th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Saturday, April 20, 2024. Photo by Brandon Richardson.
Myles Cheek, #957, soars during a Stadium Super Truck race on day two of the 49th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Saturday, April 20, 2024. Photo by Brandon Richardson.
Scott Dixon, #9, races around the streets of Downtown during qualifying for the 49th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Saturday, April 20, 2024. Photo by Brandon Richardson.
Fans line up to get a glimpse of the cars ahead of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at the 49th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Saturday, April 20, 2024. Photo by Brandon Richardson.
Stefan Johansson drives a 1966 Eagle during the historic IndyCar race on day two of the 49th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Saturday, April 20, 2024. Photo by Brandon Richardson.
Race fans watch the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship from the Pike Outlets parking structure during the 49th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Saturday, April 20, 2024. Photo by Brandon Richardson.
Albert Costa Balboa texts as he leans against his #34 car ahead of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at the 49th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Saturday, April 20, 2024. Photo by Brandon Richardson.
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