ST. PETERSBURG, FL, November 12, 2015 – Green Savoree Racing Promotions, organizers of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, received approval today from the members of City Council for the extension of its license for the annual event with the City of St. Petersburg through 2020.

Under the amendment, the dates for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg have also been confirmed through 2018. The event will be held on March 11-13 in 2016, March 9-12 in 2017 and March 8-11 in 2018, with the Verizon IndyCar Series headlining the weekend.

“We would like to express our sincere thanks to Mayor Rick Kriseman, members of City Council and all city staff for their support and approval of this extension,” said Kim Green, Owner, Chairman and CEO of Green Savoree Racing Promotions, organizers of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. “The City of St. Petersburg has a special place in the history of racing, and we look forward to running the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg here for years to come.”

Planning for the 2016 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is underway, with tickets to the upcoming event available now. For more information on the event and to purchase tickets, visit gpstpete.com.