Applications for Media Credentials Now Open for 2017 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (January 11, 2017) – Media representatives can now apply for credentials to the 2017 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, taking place March 10-12. The application form is available online on the “Media” page at gpstpete.com. The deadline for applications to be submitted online is Friday, February 17, at 4 p.m. EST.
The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, one of the biggest event weekends in the Tampa Bay area, will once again serve as the opening race for the Verizon IndyCar Series season for a seventh consecutive year in 2017.
Due to space limitations, priority will be given to applicants from media organizations with confirmed assignments and wide-spread distribution or audience. An online newsroom is available through the event’s website at http://www.gpstpete.com/, accessible to all, and will be the central repository for event-related information leading up to, during and after the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.
About Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg
Now in its 13th 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. The event is owned and operated by Green Savoree Racing Promotions, as are the Honda Indy Toronto (July 14-16, 2017) and the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (July 28-30, 2017).
To learn more about the event, visit www.gpstpete.com, ‘like’ its Facebook page at www.facebook.com/GPSTPETE or follow the event on Twitter @GPSTPETE #FirestoneGP.
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Steve Bidlack, Manager Marketing and Communications
419-884-4000 Ext. 4623 (office) or [email protected]