By People Staff
October 23, 1998 12:00 AM

The Force could be with them: George Lucas, Ashley Judd, Christian Slater and Antonio Sabato Jr. are among the 14 celebrities who will race against four professional drivers in the 24th annual Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race on April 15 in Long Beach, Calif. The 10-lap competition, part of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Race Weekend, will benefit Southern California children’s hospitals. Judd is no stranger to racing; her boyfriend is professional Indy-car driver Dario Franchitti. Also revving their engines: John Elway, Josh Brolin, Alyson Hannigan (“American Pie,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”) and model Rachel Hunter. Pro racers include defending champ Shaun Palmer and Baseball Hall of Famer Robin Yount.