A word of advice: if you have the means to ride 150 mph down Shoreline Drive in a Porsche GT3, I highly recommend it. One caveat though, do so at the discretion of a championship racing driver. And let the professional do the driving.

My opportunity to be chauffeured at “race” speeds around the streets of Long Beach presented itself with the Long Beach Grand Prix coming to town April 15-17. Despite little to no racing experience, yours truly dutifully accepted and later found myself signing waivers and trying on helmets.

At the track, I met my would be charioteer, Michael Lewis. A local driver from Laguna Beach, Michael was the winner of back-to-back Pirelli World Challenge GT races in Florida last month and a Cal State Fullerton alum. Only trust a fellow Titan with cargo as valuable as myself.

Read the full story and watch the RePlayXD in-car footage from foxsports.com at:

http://www.foxsports.com/west/story/take-a-ride-around-the-long-beach-grand-prix-track-in-a-porsche-gt3-r-041216