ST. PETERSBURG, FL, January 12, 2015 -- Tickets to the 2015 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, one of the biggest event weekends in the Tampa Bay area, are now on sale. The annual racing festival returns to the streets of downtown St. Petersburg for its 11th edition, March 27-29.

The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg has seen many historic firsts take place on the challenging street course and 2015 will be no different. The street/road course aero kit for the Verizon IndyCar Series will make its competition debut on the streets of St. Petersburg and will kick-off the North American schedule for the series for a fifth year in a row. Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires will introduce its new Dallara IL-15 chassis during its season-opening races at the Firestone Grand Prix.

Completing the racing line up for the weekend is the Pirelli World Challenge, Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda and Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires. By popular demand, Robby Gordon's SPEED Energy Stadium Super Trucks will return to St. Petersburg for a second consecutive year.

"We have found a winning recipe here for our event on the streets of St. Petersburg," said Kevin Savoree, Co-Owner, President and COO of Green Savoree Racing Promotions, organizers of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. "The addition of Stadium Super Trucks last year, combined with the world-class Verizon IndyCar Series, Mazda Road to Indy and Pirelli World Challenge is a formula that works and that our race fans enjoy. We look forward to welcoming everyone back in the coming months for another spectacular event."

Three-day tickets to the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg start at $55 for General Admission and $105 for Reserved Seating (tax included). For full pricing information and to buy tickets, visit gpstpete.com or call 877-725-8849.

About the Firestone Grand Prix Grand Prix of St. Petersburg
Firestone 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 Duke Energy Center for the Arts, The Dali Museum and extending onto the runways at Albert Whitted Airport, which overlook the Tampa Bay and picturesque St. Petersburg Harbor and Marina.

To learn more about the event, visit gpstpete.com, 'like' its Facebook page at facebook.com/GPSTPETE or follow the event on Twitter @GPSTPETE #FirestoneGP.

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