PhotoBlogs by Paul T. Glessner, M.S.

2024 64th In n Out Burgers Winternationals (135 Photos)

March 22-24, 2024 Pomona

48th Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach - Thursday Walk of Honor & Media Luncheon (51 Photos)

James Hinchcliffe and Ryan Hunter-Reay inducted.

Future of the Automobile Conference (63 Photos)
May 3, 2018 Inaugural conference by Petersen and LA World Affairs Council
Friday 44th Annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach 2018 (90 Photos)

Friday's practices and qualifying pics... captions later.

Irwindale Night of Destruction (37 Photos)
March 10, 2018
Irwindale Thursday Night Drag Races (8 Photos)
1/8 mile but 110% effort and power from the Get-Go. Period.
2018 Classic Auto Show (84 Photos)

There a few pics from Saturday's Qualifications. . .
54th Annual SEMA Convention 2017 (162 Photos)

Enjoy these pics taken Oct.31 to Nov. 3, 2017

43rd Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach - Media Luncheon Thursday (36 Photos)

The Emerson Fittipaldi and Tommy Kendall honor at the Long Beach Motorsports Hall of Fame in front of the Convention Center was missed. Google, please.

57th Circle K Winternationals Sunday Finals (67 Photos)

Enjoy my photographs...ptg

57th Circle K Winternationals Qualifying Saturday (51 Photos)

Random shots during Saturday qualifying in b/t rain drops and chilly breezes...

The 2016 LA Auto Show (86 Photos)

Will put captions in later... soon. TY Paul

52nd Annual Auto Club NHRA Finals (16 Photos)

Sporadic pics around Saturday's qualifying

Auto Club 400 (45 Photos)
Auto Club NHRA Finals (28 Photos)
Saturday afternoon FC and TF Qualifying and other scenes...
2015 Art Center Car Classic (17 Photos)

Syd Mead was the special guest alumni.

55th Circle K Winternationals at Pomona (94 Photos)
Enjoy these pictures from Saturday and Sunday; qualifying and eliminations, respectively. ptg
Auction America - Burbank, Saturday (26 Photos)
Enjoy some of the cars of Auction America. And, one from the preview in Chatsworth a few weeks earlier (panoramic).
Mustang MADness at the Petersen Automotive Museum (30 Photos)

The weekend was full of Mustangs at the Petersen this special weekend.

Brett Davern wins the 25th Pro-Celebrity Race for Kids - Saturday, Long Beach, CA (40 Photos)

Enjoy the pictures from 'the' compound.

Friday at the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (39 Photos)

Enjoy some pictures takes today...see also a separate Pro-Celebrity PhotBlog. Paul

The Auto Club 400, March 23, 2014 (24 Photos)

Enjoy some pics of the day.... Unofficial Race Results:18th Annual Auto Club 400 Fin, Str, Driver, Car, Lap, Pts, BPts, Status, TLd, LLd 1) 14, Kyle Busch, No. 18 Interstate Batteries Toyota, 206, 47, 4, Running, 2, 5 2) 11, Kyle Larson#, No. 42 Target Chevrolet, 206, 42, , Running, , 3) 17, Kurt Busch, No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, 206, 42, 1, Running, 1, 2 Average Speed: 132.987 MPH Time of Race: 3 Hrs, 05 Mins, 53 Secs. Margin of Victory: 0.214 Seconds Lead Changes: 35 among 15 drivers Cautions: 9 for 42 laps

54th Annual Circle K NHRA Winternationals' Eliminations at Pomona. (54 Photos)
Enjoy some of the pictures from Eliminations day.
54th Annual Circle K NHRA Winternationals at Pomona. (35 Photos)
Enjoy Saturday's Qualifying and walking around pictures.
2013 LA Auto Show (31 Photos)
Enjoy sporadic pics from the LA Auto Shows Media Days.
49th Annual Auto Club Finals - Elimination Day (33 Photos)
Enjoy some pics of the day...
Pomona Qualifying - 49th Auto Club Finals. (19 Photos)
Enjoy some sporadic photos of Saturday; last qualifying day before eliminations.
2013 MAT TV 500 Auto Club Speedway, Fontana, CA (15 Photos)

Running around like 'Robin Miller' Saturday.

16th Annual Coronado Speedfestival - Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 (34 Photos)
Coronado Island, San Diego, CA - Enjoy my photos of a great day of 'cars' seen Saturday.
Auction America's, Burbank, CA August 1-3, 2013 (39 Photos)

Enjoy these pictures as I strolled Auction America's Inaugural event. I think the success will be - repeatable.

Results forthcoming at:



NHRA Sonoma Nationals - Random Pics (16 Photos)

While I walked around Saturday and Sunday. I was not credentialed and uploaded these out of courtesy to Paul T. Glessner

ALMS - Long Beach, Saturday (16 Photos)
Enjoy the various pictures from Saturday and ALMS
37th Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race (12 Photos)
Enjoy pictures that go with the Story. An error led to this extra set residing here.
39th Toyota Long Beach Grand Prix - Thursday (36 Photos)
Enjoy sporadic pictures of Media Lunch, Indy Paddock and Pine Avenue.
Riverside Intl Raceway Museum's Bob Bondurant Reunion (17 Photos)
Enjoy these random pictures from a great evening.
17th Annual Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway. (42 Photos)
Pictures from throughout the day from beginning to END.
Royal Purple 300 at Auto Club Speedway (5 Photos)

Enjoy the abridged set of photos of the start of the Royal Purple 300. Photog physically had to leave prior to the end of the race. ptg

2013 O'Reilly Winternationals (45 Photos)

Enjoy some pics captured during Elimination Day...

Auto Club Finals Nov. 11, 2012 (19 Photos)
Enjoy some pics of the Auto Club Finals...
2012 MAVTV 500 at AutoClub Speedway (24 Photos)
These random pictures were taken Sunday September 15, 2012.
Sunday pics from the 38th Annual Toyota Long Beach Grand Prix (24 Photos)
Some random pics from Sunday.
Friday at the 38th Annual Toyota Long Beach Grand Prix (11 Photos)
These are some random pics from Friday.
ALMS Pictures from the 38th Annual Toyota Long Beach Grand Prix (3 Photos)

I hope you enjoy a few pics of the ALMS cars after the race.

38th Toyota Long Beach Grand Prix (13 Photos)
Some scenes around the ALMS Garage Area.
Long Beach Grand Prix Walk-around - Sunday (12 Photos)
Long Beach Grand Prix Walk-around - Sunday
Long Beach Grand Prix Walk-around - Saturday (11 Photos)

Long Beach Grand Prix Walk-around - Saturday

Long Beach Grand Prix Walk-around - Friday (21 Photos)

Walking around the Long Beach Grand Prix allows one to take in many of the sights that sitting in one location will NOT show or tell.

AUTO CLUB 400, Fontana, CA. (21 Photos)

Here are a variety of shots taken throughout the day Sunday. I could write another story but it is very late and exhausted by a very effective and nice day.

2011 Winternationals - Pomona, CA (19 Photos)
Some photos Saturday afternoon and 'Sunnyday.'
LA AUTO SHOW Media Days (17 Photos)
The following pics complement Dave Chess' great stories...
NHRA Finals - Pomona Nov. 14, 2010 (14 Photos)
The following pics help summarize the energy as Larry Dixon, John Force and Eddie Krawiec win TF, FC and Motorcycle, respectively as the weather was just perfect.
Pepsi MAX 400 - Fontana, Sunday. Driver Introductions (41 Photos)

I tried to capture as many of the drivers given timing and - timing regarding their actions and lighting upon their exit from behind the stage. The drivers paraded past some guests with Sharon Stone and Kenny Loggins being the most notable. Ms. Stone had to say a few 'important' thoughts to Jimmie J.  Mmmmm...  ; )   Photos © Paul T. Glessner

Pepsi MAX 400 - Fontana, Sunday (18 Photos)

Walking thru the garages, pits, some pre-race activities (see Race Car Driver introduction Blog also), the start and aftermath. Photos © Paul T. Glessner

Pepsi MAX 400 - Fontana, Saturday. (17 Photos)

A walk through the garages, some 300 racing and the finish. Photos © Paul T. Glessner

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