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Dethroning the 'King of the Beach'

Updated: April 17, 2009, 2:49 PM ET
By John Oreovicz | ESPN.com

The Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach is always guaranteed to be a major event on the Southern California social calendar. But it's not always a classic car race.

However, the 1989 edition of the race certainly was. It ended in a memorable bust-up between two of American open-wheel racing's most prominent families and ultimately resulted in a symbolic passing of the torch between generations.

Twenty years later, Mario Andretti is still sore about the fact that Al Unser Jr. unceremoniously ...

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