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Tickets to Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg now on sale for renewal customers, public sale begins November 8

Event organizers launch new Champions Club loyalty program for renewal clients

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., September 7, 2016 – Race fans who caught the action at the 2016 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg can purchase their renewal tickets for the 2017 event starting today. Organizers also announce the launch a new Champions Club program that allows renewal customers to benefit from an even higher-octane experience.

The Champions Club program offers exclusive benefits and event access, including a souvenir credential with lanyard, complementary Verizon IndyCar Series paddock passes, access to the pre-race grid walk, discounts on official event merchandise, an opportunity to win a two-seater INDYCAR ride on the track, and many other experiences, discounts and benefits that will be revealed leading up to the 2017 event.

“Many of our race fans have been attending the event for several consecutive years and we have been exploring ways to reward them for their loyalty,” said Kim Green, co-owner, chairman and CEO of Green Savoree Racing Promotions, organizers of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. “We are very excited to introduce the Champions Club this year. The program offers exclusive, unprecedented access to our event and we’ll be adding some surprises along the way that fans will not want to miss. ”

Ticket sales during the renewal period are available to customers who purchased weekend grandstand tickets in 2016. Race fans will have the opportunity to purchase tickets at 2016 event prices and join the exclusive Champions Club. Sales will open up to the general public starting November 8 at 10 a.m.

The 2017 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg takes place March 10-12. Renewals are available online or by phone at 1-877-725-8849 with pricing starting at $105 for Reserved Grandstand Seating. For full ticket pricing and event information, visit www.gpstpete.com.

City of St. Petersburg extends license for Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg through 2020, confirms dates through 2018

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.

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