• Partnership with NTT INDYCAR® SERIES event began in 2014 and will continue through 2023.
  • Firestone is now presenting sponsor of the 2020 season finale and the 2021 season opener in unique wrap-around St. Pete doubleheader.
  • The brand has deep roots in the Tampa/St. Pete area that date back to 1933.


NASHVILLE (October 23, 2020) – Bridgestone Americas, Inc. today announced a three-year extension for the Firestone brand’s title sponsorship of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. The new agreement continues a partnership that began in 2014 and maintains Firestone’s naming rights on the NTT INDYCAR® SERIES event through the 2023 season. 

Bullard Stars in the Ring as WWE Superstar “Titus O’Neil” on Monday Night Raw!

ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (October 23, 2020) – Thaddeus Bullard, professionally known as WWE Superstar “Titus O’Neil”, will serve as grand marshal of this weekend’s Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, the season finale event for the NTT INDYCAR SERIES.

Before the green flag waves at 2:32 p.m. ET on Sunday, Bullard, the Tampa, Fla. resident, will give the command for INDYCAR drivers to start their engines. He will also participate in pre-race ceremonies.

NTT INDYCAR SERIES Championship Will Be Decided on the Streets of St. Petersburg

ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (October 14, 2020) – The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg will release a limited number of general admission tickets for sale today (October 14) at 2 p.m. ET. Fans should visit gpstpete.com to order tickets. Ticket purchasers needing assistance over the phone can call 1-888-476-4479.

The event was postponed from its original March weekend and is rescheduled to October 23-25, 2020. The picturesque 1.8-mile, 14-turn downtown, waterfront circuit is now the site of the season finale for the NTT INDYCAR SERIES with a championship on the line between two drivers, Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon and Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden.