ST. PETERSBURG, FL, February 28, 2013 – Single day Sunday reserved grandstand tickets to the 2013 Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, taking place March 22-24, will go on sale March 1. For the first time in event history, the annual festival will feature Historic Sportscar Racing as part of its on-track programming.

“Our event schedule will provide great entertainment and activities all weekend,” said Tim Ramsberger, President of the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. “We are pleased to welcome the addition of Historic Sportscar Racing to our track schedule. The series will add a new facet to our event and help us in celebrating race cars from the past. Spectators of all ages will get a kick out of taking a step back in time and sharing in the wonderful history and excitement created by these unique cars.”

The marquee race for the weekend will be the IZOD IndyCar Series race, which takes place on Sunday, March 24 at Noon and will be broadcast live on NBC Sports. In addition to Historic Sportscar Racing, the support series line-up will feature races from Firestone Indy Lights, Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship, Pro Mazda Championship and Pirelli World Challenge.

Single day Sunday reserved grandstand tickets are available March 1 and range in price from $75 to $100 for adults and $50 to $75 for juniors. General admission tickets for Sunday are $50 for adults and $25 for juniors.

For full pricing information or to buy tickets to the 2013 Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, visit GPSTPETE.com or call 1-877-283-5385.

TRACK SCHEDULE (Subject to change)

From

To

Friday, March 22

8:00 am

6:00 pm

Public gates open

8:00 am

8:30 am

Practice

USF2000

8:35 am

9:05 am

Practice

Pro Mazda

9:25 am

9:55 am

Practice

Pirelli World Challenge

10:10 am

10:55 am

Practice

Firestone Indy Lights

11:10 am

11:55 am

Practice

IZOD IndyCar Series

12:10 pm

12:40 pm

Historic Sportscar Racing

12:55 pm

1:25 pm

Practice

Pirelli World Challenge

1:40 pm

2:25 pm

Practice

Firestone Indy Lights

2:40 pm

3:25 pm

Practice

IZOD IndyCar Series

3:40 pm

4:10 pm

Practice

USF2000

4:25 pm

4:55 pm

Practice

Pro Mazda

5:10 pm

5:55 pm

Qualifying

Pirelli World Challenge

6:15 pm

8:00 pm

5K Run, Walk ‘N Wheel-a-Thon

From

To

Saturday, March 23

8:00 am

6:00 pm

Public gates open

8:00 am

8:30 am

Qualifying

USF2000

8:35 am

9:05 am

Qualifying

Pro Mazda

9:25 am

10:10 am

Qualifying

Firestone Indy Lights

10:25 am

11:10 am

Practice

IZOD IndyCar Series

11:25 am

11:55 am

Historic Sportscar Racing

12:15 pm

12:55 pm

Race #1

USF2000

1:10 pm

1:50 pm

Race #1

Pro Mazda

2:05 pm

3:15 pm

Qualifying

IZOD IndyCar Series

3:40 pm

4:40 pm

Race

Firestone Indy Lights, 45 Laps

5:00 pm

6:00 pm

Race #1

Pirelli World Challenge

From

To

Sunday, March 24

8:00 am

5:00 pm

Public gates open

8:45 am

9:15 am

Warm-up

IZOD IndyCar Series

9:30 am

10:10 am

Race #2

USF2000

10:25 am

11:25 am

Race #2

Pirelli World Challenge

11:50 am

12:30 pm

Pre-race

IZOD IndyCar Series

12:00 pm

3:00 pm

Live on NBC Sports

IZOD IndyCar Series

12:30 pm

2:30 pm

Race

IZOD IndyCar Series, 110 Laps

2:45 pm

3:30 pm

Post-race

IZOD IndyCar Series

3:00 pm

3:40 pm

Race #2

Pro Mazda

4:00 pm

4:30 pm

Historic Sportscar Racing

About the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

The Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg takes place March 22-24, 2013 and is run on a 1.8-mile, 14-turn waterfront circuit that includes a combination of adjacent downtown streets circling Pioneer Park, the Progress Energy Center for the Arts, the Salvador Dali Museum and extending onto the runways at Albert Whitted Airport, which overlook the Tampa Bay and picturesque St. Petersburg Harbor and Marina.

To learn more about the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, visit
gpstpete.com. ‘Like’ us on Facebook at facebook.com/GPSTPETE, follow us on Twitter via @GPSTPETE and subscribe to us on UNATION at unation.com/GPSTPETE.

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