Gate Hours

Friday: 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday: 7:45 AM - 3:45 PM 

 All times listed ET.

Time Event Location
5:00PM - 7:30PM  INDYCAR Party in the Park  North Straub Park
5:30PM 5K Run on the Racetrack of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg
presented by RP Funding
400 Bayshore Dr. NE
Time Series Session
8:45AM - 9:20AM USF Pro 2000 Practice
9:35AM - 10:10AM USF2000 Practice
10:25AM - 10:55AM IMSA VP Racing SportsCar Challenge Practice 1
11:10AM - 11:40AM USF Pro 2000 Qualifying
11:55AM - 12:25PM USF2000 Qualifying
12:30PM - 1:30PM     NTT INDYCAR SERIES Autograph Session - Fan Village
12:40PM - 1:10PM IMSA VP Racing SportsCar Challenge Practice 2
1:35PM - 2:20PM     INDY NXT by Firestone Practice 1
2:45PM - 4:00PM     NTT INDYCAR SEREIS Practice 1
4:20PM - 5:05PM USF2000 Race 1
5:25PM - 6:00PM IMSA VP Racing SportsCar Challenge Qualifying
7:00PM - 10:00PM A Grand Prix Evening - Celebrating 20 Years of Champions
Time Series Session
8:25AM - 9:10AM     INDY NXT by Firestone     Practice 2
9:35AM - 10:35AM NTT INDY SERIES   Practice 2
10:55AM - 11:40AM IMSA VP Racing SportsCar Challenge   Race 1
11:55AM - 12:40PM USF Pro 2000 Race 1
1:05PM - 1:35PM  INDY NXT by Firestone Qualifying
2:00PM - 3:30PM NTT INDY SERIES Qualifying
3:45PM - 4:30PM     IMSA VP Racing SportsCar Challenge Race 2
3:45PM - 4:15PM INDY NXT by Firestone Autograph Session - Fan Village
4:45PM - 5:30PM     USF2000 Race 2
Checkered Flag Bret Michaels Concert - Mahaffey Plaza
Time Series Session
8:00AM - 8:45AM USF Pro 2000 Race 2
9:10AM - 9:40AM        NTT INDYCAR SERIES       Warm-up
10:10AM - 11:05AM INDY NXT by Firestone (45 Laps) Race
11:40AM NTT INDYCAR SERIES Driver Introductions
12:30PM Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg presented by RP Funding   NTT INDYCAR SERIES Race (100 laps)
*Schedule subject to change without notice. All times listed ET.

Racing Series

IndyCars speeding into turn 1 at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg
NTT IndyCar Series Logo
The NTT INDYCAR SERIES is the premier open-wheel racing series in North America. It offers one of the most diverse and challenging schedules in motorsports with races held on ovals, permanent road courses and temporary street courses.
Road to Indy cars at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersurg
Road to Indy Logo
INDY NXT by Firestone features a new generation of global racing talent, competing vigorously for podiums and the opportunity to join the elite ranks of the NTT INDYCAR SERIES.
Pirelli World Challenge cars speeding through turn 1 at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg
SRO Motorsports Group logo
The USF Pro Championships Presented By Continental Tire features some of the best up-and-coming competitors as they vie to reach the pinnacle of open-wheel racing in America, the NTT INDYCAR SERIES. USF Pro Championships is comprised of three race series including: USF Pro 2000 Presented by Continental Tire, USF2000 Presented by Continental Tire and USF Juniors Presented by Continental Tire. USF Pro 2000 and USF2000 will compete in St. Pete in 2024.
IndyCars speeding into turn 1 at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg
NTT IndyCar Series Logo
The IMSA VP Racing SportsCar Challenge features Le Mans Prototype (LMP3) and Grand Touring 4 (GT4) race cars in 45-minute sprint races with one driver per car. The series class names are LMP3 and GSX, respectively. To be eligible to drive in either class, all drivers must have an FIA Driver Categorization of either Bronze or Silver. 


Taking place on the waterfront street course in downtown St. Petersburg, the Firestone  Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is among the most respected motorsports events in North America and features a week-long festival-like atmosphere that includes the fastest racing series on the planet, celebrity athletes, live entertainment and interactive activities.

  • Speed Zone
  • IndyCar Series Fan Village
  • Beer Gardens
  • Driver Autograph Sessions
  • Interactive games & exhibits

For information on Exhibiting & Vending at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, please contact:

Matt Borkan
Manager, Partnership Development
(631) 514-9888 

Our Partners

RP Funding
City of St. Petersburg
Visit St Pete/Clearwater
Moffitt Cancer Center
The Ticket Clinic
Michelob Ultra
Hard Rock
Keel Farms
Big Machine Vodka
Good Ranchers
Stepp's Towing Services
Horse Soldier Bourbon
Keel Winery
Ring Power
Mint House
Tampa Bay Times
Rococo Steak
Performance Publications Media Group
St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce
Safety Kleen