Firestone Grand Prix invades St. Petersburg


The IndyCar season kicks off this weekend in St. Petersburg for the 15th running of the Firestone Grand Prix on Sunday.

The course is 1.8 miles and involves 14 turns for drivers to navigate through the downtown area going as fast as 170 mph.

On Friday and Saturday prior to the big race, qualifying races will take place.

Sunday’s race begins at 1:30 p.m. 

TUNE IN: News Channel 8’s Annie Sabo drove with a legend in the sport, Mario Andretti. Tune in for the full story this Sunday after the 11 p.m. news on Super Sports Sunday.

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