Renewal Period for Ticket Sales Begins Today

with Public Sales Starting on March 18th

ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (March 4, 2021) – Officials from the City of St. Petersburg and Green Savoree St. Petersburg, LLC (GSSP) announced today that members of City Council have unanimously approved for spectator attendance at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg set for April 23-25, 2021.

At today’s City of St. Petersburg Council Meeting, an event plan was presented by GSSP officials and Mayor Rick Kriseman’s administration, and City Council approved the resolution by a count of seven votes to zero for 20,000 spectators to attend per day. As was implemented at the October 2020 race weekend, GSSP will operate the event under specific health and safety protocols for COVID-19. Fans should visit gpstpete.com/covid19 for more information on these essential event protocols. 

The Annual NTT INDYCAR SERIES Event Will Move to April 23-25, 2021

ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (Jan. 6, 2021) – The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg has been rescheduled to April 23-25, 2021, officials from the City of St. Petersburg, Green Savoree St. Petersburg, LLC (GSSP) and INDYCAR confirmed today. It will move from March 5-7 to a later spring date when the feasibility of hosting a greater number of fans is possible.

"I want to thank our friends at INDYCAR and our partners at Green Savoree for putting the health and safety of fans first. Each of these races takes an incredible amount of work from hundreds of dedicated professionals, and I know the decision to move the date of the race is not made lightly,” said St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman. “I appreciate the drivers, teams, staff, and most of all the fans for their patience and understanding. I look forward to welcoming everyone to the next Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.”

 

  • 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. 

INDYCAR Season Finale Will Require Fans to Follow

COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols Including the Wearing of Facial Coverings

ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (October 1, 2020) – Officials from the City of St. Petersburg and Green Savoree St. Petersburg, LLC (GSSP) announced today that the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, rescheduled to October 23-25, will be open to spectators. The event was postponed from its original March date due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.  

At today’s City of St. Petersburg City Council Meeting, Mayor Rick Kriseman with the support of City Council approved GSSP’s plans to operate the event with 20,000 spectators under specific health and safety protocols. Fans should visit gpstpete.com/covid19 for more information on these essential protocols.