St Pete Grand Prix off to a fast start


three solid days of racing and fan fun, including the Red Bull Aerobic Air show, Bright House Speed Zone and Indy Fan Experience, concerts, autograph sessions, celebrity sightings and more!



Friday, March 25


8:05—8:35am             World Challenge practice


8:55—9:15am             USF2000 practice


9:20—10:00am           Star Mazda practice


10:15—11:15am          IZOD IndyCar Series practice


11:35—12:05pm          World Challenge practice


12:15—12:35pm          Drifting cars on-track


12:45—1:05pm            USF2000 practice


1:00—2:00pm             INDYCAR driver autograph session (Group A), Bright House Speed Zone


1:10—1:45pm             Star Mazda practice


2:00—2:45pm             Firestone Indy Lights practice


2:45—3:00pm             Air Show - Jump Team


3:00—4:00pm             IZOD IndyCar Series practice


4:00—4:20pm             Air Show - Helicopter


4:20—4:50pm             USF2000 qualifying


4:50—5:10pm             Air Show - Stunt Plane


5:10—6:00pm             World Challenge qualifying


6:00—9:00pm             Welcome Party, by invitation only


6:15pm                      HGPSP 5K with Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation


Saturday, March 26


8:05—8:50am             Star Mazda qualifying


9:10—9:55am             Firestone Indy Lights practice


10:10—11:10am         IZOD IndyCar Series practice


11:00am—12:00pm     Road to Indy driver autograph session, Bright House Speed Zone


11:20—11:40am         Drifting cars on-track


11:50am—1:05pm      ACURA Sports Car Challenge of St. Petersburg, World Challenge race #1


12:30—1:30pm           INDYCAR driver autograph session (Group B), INDYCAR Fan Village


1:25—2:10pm             Firestone Indy Lights qualifying


2:10—2:30pm             Air Show - Jump Team


2:30—3:50pm             IZOD IndyCar Series qualifying & Firestone Fast Six


3:50—4:10pm             Air Show - Helicopter


4:10—5:10pm             Star Mazda race


4:45—5:45pm             INDYCAR driver autograph session (Group C), INDYCAR Fan Village


5:10—5:20pm             Air Show - Stunt Plane


5:20—6:00pm             USF2000 race #1


Sunday, March 27


8:05—8:20am             Firestone Indy Lights warm-up


8:40—9:10am             IZOD IndyCar Series warm-up


9:20—9:50am             Drifting cars on-track


10:25—10:35pm         Air Show - Helicopter


10:30—11:45am         Firestone Indy Lights race


11:55—12:05pm         Air Show - Stunt Plane


12:00—12:30pm         IZOD IndyCar Series pre-race ceremonies


12:30—3:00pm           IZOD IndyCar Series race, Honda Indy St. Pete


3:00—3:30pm            IZOD IndyCar Series post-race ceremonies


3:30—4:10pm            USF2000 race #2


4:15—4:30pm             Air Show - Jump Team


4:30—5:45pm            ACURA Sports Car Challenge of St. Petersburg, World Challenge race #2


For ticket information go here


**SPECTATOR GATES WILL OPEN AT 8:00AM EACH DAY (FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY)

Car Speeds by in the IZOD IndyCar Series practice run

The 2011 Honda Grand Prix of St Petersburg kicked in to gear this morning on the 1.8 mile 14-turn track carved out of streets of downtown and the runways of Albert Whitted Airport. Today's schedule is packed with practice runs, qualifying races and other entertainment including an airshow

Danica Patrick prepares for her first run of the day

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