Frontier is Bringing Blazing-fast Speeds and High-quality Television to the Tampa Bay Region

ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (February 26, 2020) – Frontier Communications is the official TV and internet provider of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, to be held March 13-15. This will be Frontier’s third year partnering with the annual motorsports event.  

“We are thrilled to partner with the Firestone Grand Prix for a third year,” said Melanie Williams, Frontier’s Senior Vice President of Operations, South Region. “The Frontier team is delighted to be a part of an exciting event in our Tampa Bay community, that aligns perfectly with the speed, and reliability that our FiOS by Frontier fiber optic broadband offers.”  

Gates Open in 43 Days for 16th Annual Event

ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (January 29, 2020) – Single Day Grandstand and General Admission tickets to the 2020 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg go on sale tomorrow (January 30) at 10 a.m. ET. Tickets are available online at gpstpete.com or by calling 888-476-4479. 

In 43 days, the spectator gates will open for the event set for March 13-15. Race cars will speed down Bay Shore Dr., onto the runways of Albert Whitted Airport, and alongside the waterfront and downtown skyline for the 16th consecutive year. Festival-goers can get exclusive pre-sale access now to Single Day tickets by joining the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg E-Club today.

St. Petersburg, Fla. Provides the Perfect Winter Getaway to Experience the INDYCAR Season Opener

ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (November 26, 2019) – The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is partnering with Sports and Entertainment Travel, LLC (SET) as the official fan travel package provider for the upcoming race set for March 13-15, 2020.

SET’s official travel packages include hotel accommodations, VIP Club tickets to the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Firestone Paddock Pass to access the “locker room of motorsports” where the crews work on the cars, driver meet and greet, plus more. Prices start at $2,789 for a double occupancy three-night land-only package with a hotel check-in on Friday, March 13th and check-out on Monday, March 16th.

16th Annual Event to Feature Seven Racing Series on the St. Petersburg Street Circuit in March

ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (November 6, 2019) – Three-day tickets to the 2020 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg are now on sale to the public. The 16th annual event is set for March 13-15, 2020, in downtown St. Petersburg and runs on the picturesque 1.8-mile, 14-turn temporary waterfront street circuit featuring spectacular fan sight lines. 

Tickets are available online at gpstpete.com or by phone at 1-888-476-4479 with pricing starting at $115 for reserved 3-Day Grandstand seats and $60 for 3-Day General Admission. Junior pricing is also available for those fans ages 12 and under. Pit Access and Firestone Paddock Passes can also be purchased. Single-Day tickets will be released for sale in early 2020.

Public Sales Will Begin Nov. 6

ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (October 9, 2019) – The exclusive renewal period begins today for race fans who attended this March’s Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg and purchased 3-Day Grandstand tickets for 2019. These customers will have until Thursday, Oct. 31 to renew or upgrade their seats. General public sales will begin on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 10 a.m. ET.  

This 16th annual event, featuring NTT IndyCar Series’ season-opening race for the 10th straight year, is set for March 13-15, 2020, in downtown St. Petersburg. Renewal customers who purchase 3-Day Grandstand seats get a Champions Club membership when placing orders through the Oct. 31st deadline closing at 9 p.m. ET. 

Josef Newgarden poses in the pits

With an NTT IndyCar Series title and 10 career race wins under his belt, you wouldn’t expect Josef Newgarden to need to get back up to speed going into the eighth season of his career. However, the Team Penske driver admits that everyone has some dust to shake off going into the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.