ST. PETERSBURG, FL, February 20, 2013 - Media are invited to “start their engines” at the third annual Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Driver & Media Karting Competition taking place Wednesday, February 27 at Andersen RacePark in Palmetto, Florida.
To participate, media organizations are invited to put together a team consisting of their very own hosts, reporters, producers, etc. to engage in a friendly competition where Tampa Bay area media are pitted against each other. Each team will be paired up with a professional driver. Only 12 team spots are available, register ASAP as space is limited.
Tim Ramsberger, President of the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg
Dan Andersen, Owner of the Andersen RacePark, Pro Mazda and USF2000 Championships
Jason Penix, Director of Grassroots Initiatives for the Mazda Road to Indy
Tony Leno, Manager of Event Recruitment and Management for the City of St. Petersburg
IZOD IndyCar Series Drivers: James Jakes, Alex Tagliani and Justin Wilson
Firestone Indy Lights Drivers: Jack Hawksworth, Zach Veach
Pirelli World Challenge Drivers: Ernie Francis Jr.
USF2000 Championship Drivers: RC Enerson, Danilo Estrela and Michael Epps
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
10:00 a.m. – Media sign-in opens
10:30 a.m. – Welcome and driver introductions
11:00 a.m. – One-on-one interview availability with guest drivers
11:30 a.m. – On-track karting begins
1:00 p.m. – Event concludes
Andersen RacePark, 10101 US 41, N. Palmetto, FL 34221
To register your media team or to learn more about the competition, contact:
416-341-9929 ext. 227 (office)
On site contact: