ST. PETERSBURG, FL, March 18, 2014 - With just 10 days remaining until the 10th anniversary of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, organizers are finalizing details that will give fans and family more excitement than ever before.
Proceeds from the purchase of a ride on the 80-foot Ferris Wheel go directly to the Alzheimer's Association in Dan's memory. Come view the race - and the city - from atop the 80' Ferris Wheel and support Alzheimer research.
The Bright House Networks Speed Zone
The Bright House Networks Speed Zone is back again this year with activities for all, including: Caricature / Air Brush artists, Gyroscope, Boxer Jocks, Rock Climbing Wall, Power Jump, Mechanical Bull, Pit Stop Challenge and Official Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg and INDYCAR merchandise kiosks.
Easily accessible via Gate 1, the Bright House Networks Speed Zone will also host the various autograph sessions to take place during the weekend, including the IndyCar driver session on Saturday from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
The IndyCar Fan Village
The IndyCar Fan Village hosts numerous displays from the various sponsors of the race. Find out more about the sponsors and what they do to provide excitement all season long. The IndyCar fan zone is located by gate 1, next to the Bright House Networks Speed Zone.
Tickets still available!
The event is proving its traction again this year in the hearts and minds of consumers as ticket sales are picking up. Tickets to the event are still available, but selling fast - to purchase visit www.gpstpete.com.
About the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg
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 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 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, visit gpstpete.com, like its Facebook page at facebook.com/GPSTPETE or follow the event on Twitter, @GPSTPETE, #FirestoneGP.
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Kathleen Stelmach / Paul Vaillancourt III
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