November 23, 2010 (St. Petersburg, FL) – Reserved 3-day and General Admission Tickets for the 2011 Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg go on sale December 1st, just in time for the holiday season. Now in its seventh year, the event returns to the streets of downtown
The IZOD IndyCar Series will start its highly-anticipated 2011 season as the marquee attraction during race weekend. Some of racing’s most exciting drivers will return to compete for the first win of the season. This year’s queue of drivers include Dario Franchitti, 2010 series champion; Will Power, winner of the 2010 Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg; Dan Wheldon, local resident and winner of the inaugural 2005 Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg; Helio Castroneves, Graham Rahal and Ryan Briscoe, past winners in St. Petersburg, as well as fan-favorites Danica Patrick and Tony Kanaan.
Tickets for the event range in price from $25 to $110. Single day general admission tickets start at $25, while a general admission ticket for Sunday’s featured races is $40. As well, three-day general admission tickets can be purchased for $45. Reserved seats for Sunday range from $60 to $80, while three-day reserved seat tickets start at $85. Paddock passes are also available starting at $30 for an adult single day pass. Reduced rate tickets are offered to juniors, ages 12 and under, in certain ticket categories. Sunday-only reserved tickets will go on sale on March 1, 2011.
“Fans expect to see an exciting competition as part of the World’s Fastest Spring Break Party – that’s what keeps them coming back each year,” said Tim Ramsberger, Vice President and General Manager of the Honda Grand Prix of
The Firestone Indy Lights Series will also make its return to
The Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is run on a 1.8-mile, 14-turn waterfront circuit that includes a combination of adjacent downtown streets circling Pioneer Park, the Mahaffey Theatre, the soon-to-open Salvador Dali Museum and extending onto runways at Albert Whitted Airport that overlook the Bay and picturesque St. Petersburg Harbor and Marina.
For more information, visit www.gpstpete.com.
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