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Tickets for 2018 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Are On Sale Now for Renewal Customers

  TICKETS FOR 2018 FIRESTONE GRAND PRIX OF ST PETERSBURG ARE ON SALE NOW FOR RENEWAL CUSTOMERS Public Sales Will Begin November 15 ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (October 11, 2017) – Race fans who were on hand at this March’s Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg can be the first to do so again for the […]

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Chevrolet Opens Season with Strong Lineup of Teams/Drivers

Chevrolet Opens Season with Strong Lineup of Teams/Drivers DETROIT (March 8, 2017) – New faces, familiar places and intriguing races highlight the Verizon IndyCar Series season as Chevrolet opens defense of its Manufacturer Championship and owner/driver titles this weekend at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. The 14th Indy car race on the 1.8-mile, 14-turn […]

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Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg – Steve’s TSO preview

Watch last year’s Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg: What we are watching and questions that need answers In the past at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg The 2017 edition of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg will be the 14th time that the roar of Indy Cars will bounce off the...

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BANKERS FINANCIAL CORPORATION JOINS ED CARPENTER RACING FOR FIRESTONE GRAND PRIX OF ST. PETERSBURG

BANKERS FINANCIAL CORPORATION JOINS ED CARPENTER RACING FOR FIRESTONE GRAND PRIX OF ST. PETERSBURG Hometown Company Joins ECR For Third Year at Season-Opening Race (ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) March 1, 2017 – Bankers Financial Corporation (BFC), the St. Petersburg-based insurance, surety and business solutions company, has announced a continuation of its associate sponsorship of Ed Carpenter […]

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Steak ‘n Shake to Return as Sponsor of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Indy Car Entry for Third Season

STEAK ‘N SHAKE TO RETURN AS SPONSOR OF  RAHAL LETTERMAN LANIGAN RACING’S INDY CAR ENTRY FOR THIRD SEASON Primary sponsorship to span four races, including the Indy 500  BROWNSBURG, Ind. (February 15, 2017) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that Steak ‘n Shake, a classic American brand and home of the original Steakburger™ and hand-dipped milkshakes, […]

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SINGLE DAY TICKETS GO ON SALE TOMORROW FOR 13TH ANNUAL FIRESTONE GRAND PRIX OF ST. PETERSBURG

SINGLE DAY TICKETS GO ON SALE TOMORROW FOR 13TH ANNUAL FIRESTONE GRAND PRIX OF ST. PETERSBURG   Thirteen Races Announced for March 10-12th Weekend     ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (January 31, 2017) – Single day tickets to the 2017 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg will go on sale to the public tomorrow (February 1) at 10:00 a.m. EST at gpstpete.com. Organizers today also announced five additional […]

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Cadillac and Chevrolet Renew Support of Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

CADILLAC AND CHEVROLET RENEW SUPPORT OF FIRESTONE GRAND PRIX OF ST PETERSBURG Interactive Displays for Race Fans Highlight Partnership Activation ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (January 24, 2017) – For the fourth consecutive year, Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg announces the renewal of its partnership with Cadillac and Chevrolet for the upcoming race on March 10-12, 2017.  These classic American brands are designated as the […]

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IndyCar Nation, Barber Motorsports Park, and Apex Legends highlight Cyber Monday Deals

Experience Specials IndyCar Nation, the best deal in all of sports, currently has a fantastic sale going on. If you renew or Upgrade your account before 11:59 pm on Tuesday, November 29 and you will receive 25% off of a Legend or Champion gift membership using promo code CYBERLEGEND or CYBERCHAMP   Race Ticket Specials The […]

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Team Penske Verizon IndyCar Series Race Report – St. Petersburg

Verizon IndyCar Series Race Report   Track:    Streets of St. Petersburg Race:     Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Date:     March 13, 2016   No. 2 Verizon Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet – Juan Pablo Montoya Start:  3rd Finish: 1st – First win of 2016 Status: Running Laps Completed:  110/110 Laps Led:  2 times for 44 laps Points Position:  1st (51 pts.)   Recap: Juan Pablo Montoya earned his […]

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KVSH Racing Quotes and Notes Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Qualified: Eighth (started seventh) Finished: 21st Quote: “Obviously, not the way we wanted to start the season. I am disappointed for our sponsors and want to thank all of them, Hydroxycut, Europa, Mouser, Molex, Plantronics, GEICO, American Racing Wheels, everyone, for their support. The good news is that we had pace and qualified eighth. Unfortunately, […]

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