Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Fast Facts

Race Weekend: Friday, April 23 – Sunday, April 25
Track: Streets of St. Petersburg, FL, a 14-turn, a 1.8-mile temporary street circuit

The 1.8-mile, 14-turn (5 lefts, 9 rights) circuit incorporates streets of downtown St. Petersburg and a section of runway of Albert Whitted Airport. After the long frontstretch, there’s a tight right-hander into Turn 1 and then a quick left-hand turn. Plenty of drivers have gotten into trouble in these two turns over the years. There are two other long straights with heavy braking zones that afford opportunities to overtake.


Race Distance:
100 laps / 181 miles

Push-to-Pass Parameters: 150 seconds of total time with a maximum time of 15 seconds per activation. The push-to-pass is not available on the initial start or any restart unless it occurs in the final two laps or three minutes of a timed race. The feature increases the power of the engine by approximately 60 horsepower.
Firestone Tire Allotment: Six sets primary (BLACK), four sets alternate (RED). Teams must use one set of primary and one new set of alternate tires in the race.

Twitter: @GPSTPETE, @IndyCar, #FirestoneGP, #INDYCAR
Event Website: https://www.gpstpete.com

2020 Race Winner: Josef Newgarden (No. 2 Team Penske Chevrolet), 2:06:12.5948, 85.572 mph
2019 Pole Winner: Will Power (No. 12 Team Penske Chevrolet), 1:01.0369, 106.165 mph
Qualifying Record: Jordan King, 1:00.0476, 107.914 mph, 3/10/2018

NBCSN Telecasts:

  • Qualifying, 10 p.m. ET Saturday, April 24 (tape delayed)
  • Race, Noon ET Sunday, April 25 (live) – Pre-race starts at 2:30 p.m.

Peacock Premium Live Streaming: All NTT INDYCAR SERIES practice sessions and qualifying will stream live on Peacock Premium, NBC’s direct-to-consumer livestreaming product.

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