Media are invited to join the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg to mark the start of construction of its 1.8-mile, 14-turn street course and preview the new DW12 IndyCar this Friday, February 17.

Representatives of the Honda Grand Prix will be joined by IZOD IndyCar Series driver E.J. Viso and Will Phillips, Vice-President of Technology for INDYCAR. Mr. Phillips will take attendees through a new car ‘101 Briefing’ to teach media about the new chassis that is being introduced in St. Petersburg this March.

WHAT: Honda Grand Prix track construction begins and DW12 new car ‘101 Briefing’

WHO: E.J. Viso, IZOD IndyCar Series driver for KV Racing Technology
Will Phillips, Vice President of Technology, INDYCAR
Kim Green, Co-Owner, Green Savoree St. Petersburg
Tim Ramsberger, Vice President & General Manager, Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg
Jim Tario, Director of Track Operations, Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

WHEN: Friday, February 17, 2012 at 10:30 a.m.

WHERE: Intersection of Bay Shore Drive NE and 1st Avenue SE (downtown St. Petersburg)

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Media Information:

Kathleen Stelmach
Media Relations, Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg
Office: (416) 341-9929 ext. 227
Cell: (647) 830-0354
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