The St. Pete Grand Prix

It has become a yearly rite of passage for St. Pete residents. First, there are traffic closures around Albert Whitted Airport, Demens Landing and the Dali. Then the buzzing starts, as several weeks of test runs commence in anticipation of the St. Pete Grand Prix. On race day, you don’t have to be in the grandstands to enjoy the race along the scenic waterfront; anyone within a three-mile radius can hear the action, a humming swarm of rubber and metal ripping through downtown. If you listen really hard, you can almost hear Danica Patrick not winning … again

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