This morning, representatives from the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg marked the start of construction of its 1.8 mile, 14-turn street course in downtown St. Petersburg. Construction crews placed the ceremonial "first block" in the company of Kim Green (co-owner of Green Savoree St. Petersburg), Tim Ramsberger (vice-president and general manager of the Honda Grand Prix), Will Phillips (Vice President of Technology at INDYCAR) and E.J. Viso (IZOD IndyCar Series driver for KV Racing Technology).

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(Left to Right: EJ Viso, Tim Ramsberger and Kim Green look on as construction load concrete barriers into place)

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(Kim Green, left in blue, with construction crews)

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(Left to right: EJ Viso, in white, and Tim Ramsberger)

 

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