Frontier Communications Joins as New Partner of Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (February 21, 2018) – Frontier Communications has joined as the Official Entertainment Partner of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.

The March 9-11th event will be Frontier’s first year partnering with the annual motorsports festival.

“It is exhilarating to watch the drivers take to the course with such determination and speed,” said Melanie Williams, Frontier’s Senior Vice President for Operations.  “It really resonates with us at Frontier.  We are determined to provide our customers with the best speed and service for connecting with the things that matter most to them.”

Frontier Communications offers a number of telecommunications solutions for home and office including advanced voice, video, and high-speed internet over its 100 percent, all-fiber FiOS network.  While headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., Frontier employs more than 3,000 team members in Florida and is committed to supporting the Tampa market through partnership with events like the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.  Local race fans can take advantage of special Frontier offers, including discounted 3-Day General Admission tickets and 5K Run entries, by visiting this website or entering for a chance to win a pair of Reserved Grandstand tickets on the Frontier Facebook page.   

“It’s exciting to add Frontier Communications as a first-time partner to the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.  We both deliver speed, excitement and entertainment to our customers, so this is a great new collaboration for us,” said Kim Green, co-owner, chairman and CEO of Green Savoree Racing Promotions, promoters of the 14thannual race held on the downtown streets of St. Petersburg.  “We look forward to having Frontier involved with this spectacular event for many years to come.”

Frontier will work with the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg to provide marketing support and cross-channel promotions. Frontier will garner highly visible brand exposure through trackside and spectator signage and onsite activation opportunities and enjoy client entertainment opportunities including premium onsite experiences, weekend tickets and all-access passes.  Interested telecommunications professionals can learn more about Frontier career opportunities online at

Tickets to the 2018 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg are on sale now at or by phone at 877-725-8849.  Registrations are open for the annual 5K Run presented by MBA benefiting the Police Athletic League on Friday, March 9, 2018, at


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Entering its 14th year, the 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.’s Stadium Journey named the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg as #2 on the list of “Top 100 Stadium Experiences of 2016.”  The event is owned and operated by Green Savoree Racing Promotions, which also promotes Honda Indy Toronto (July 13-15, 2018), The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (July 27-29, 2018) and Grand Prix of Portland (August 31-September 2, 2018). 

For more information, visit, ‘like’ its Facebook page at @GPSTPETE or follow the event on Twitter @GPSTPETE and Instagram @GPSTPETE using #FirestoneGP.

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