Celebrities like Keanu Reeves and Adrien Brody will drive race cars based on the Scion tCEnlarge Photo
Other celebrities slated to appear in the race include Luke Wilson, Jon Hamm, Tim Daly, Tyson Beckford, Alex Trebek and comedian Carlos Mencia. The twenty celebrities will complete ten laps around a 1.97-mile street circuit that winds through the downtown streets of Long Beach in California. Each will behind the wheel of specially designed race versions of the Scion tC coupe.
A second 'Pro' category will also be run, with Jamie Little, ESPN/ABC pit reporter for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, set to compete against two-time Indianapolis 500 winner and two-time CART Series Champion Al Unser, Jr.
Toyota will donate $5,000 to the "Racing for Kids" foundation in the name of each celebrity racer, and another $5,000 to the winning racer's charity of choice. Additionally, $15,000 will be donated in the name of the pole-position winner of the Toyota Pro-Celebrity Race qualifying session on April 18.