ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—As the Verizon IndyCar Series opened their 2018 season on the streets of St. Petersburg Friday morning, A.J. Foyt’s ABC Supply Racing team was in the top 10 when the checkered fell. In practice 1, Matheus ‘Matt’ Leist surprised everyone (including himself) when he emerged as quickest of the 24 starters. His teammate […]
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ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (February 8, 2018) – Three-time Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg race winner Helio Castroneves will serve as the grand marshal for the March 9-11th weekend. Castroneves, who gained global notoriety for his dazzling performance away from the race car by winning Dancing with the Stars in 2007, has claimed the...
ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (February 1, 2018) – Single day tickets to the 2018 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg are now on sale at gpstpete.com. Four additional racing series were also announced for the March 9-11th event held on the 1.8-mile, temporary waterfront circuit in downtown St. Petersburg, Fla. Headlined by the Verizon IndyCar Series, the green flag […]
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 […]
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 […]
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...
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]