Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg - Day One

Mar. 11, 2016

Follow the sound to downtown St. Petersburg to check out the action after the streets have been transformed into one of racing's most beautiful road courses. Fans of all ages will love the adreneline rush of the engines and spectacular waterfront views. In addition to the featured Verizon IndyCar Series and Indy Lights Series, fans also have an opportunity to watch racing's up-and-coming stars during the ProMazda, USF2000, Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) series and the fan favorite, Baja style Stadium Super Trucks. On the first day of Race Weekend, watch the race cars zoom by during the IndyCar practice rounds and several other series qualification rounds.

Race fans can look for St. Petersburg resident and IndyCar driver Sebastien Bourdais or USF2000 driver Ayla Agren, also a St. Petersburg resident, on and off the track. Inside the track, families are welcome to experience racing's thrills in the Speed Zone, while autograph seekers hope for a chance encounter with their favorite driver in the IndyCar Fan Village. The day will end with the annual Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg 5K night run benefitting All Children's Hospital starting at 6:30 p.m. 


7:30 – 8:00 a.m. USF2000 practice #2 

8:05 – 8:35 a.m.Pro Mazda practice #1

8:50 – 9:20 a.m. Indy Lights practice #1

9:35 – 9:55 a.m.Pirelli World Challenge GT, GTA and GT Cup qualifying

10:10 – 10:35 a.m.USF2000 qualifying

10:50 – 12:05 p.m.Verizon IndyCar Series practice #1

12:20 – 1:20 p.m. Pirelli World Challenge GTS race #1

1:35 – 2:05 p.m. Pro Mazda practice #2

2:10 – 2:40 p.m. Indy Lights practice #2

2:55 – 3:25 p.m.Stadium Super Trucks practice

3:40 – 4:55 p.m. Verizon IndyCar Series practice #2

6:30 p.m.Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg 5K presented by MBA

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Date: March 11, 2016
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400 1st Street South
St. Petersburg , FL 33701
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