Mayor Welch to host Annual Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Flag Raising
Mayor Welch to host Annual Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Flag Raising
February 27, 2023 - St. Petersburg Mayor Kenneth T. Welch will host a flag raising ceremony to kick off the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 2, 2023 at City Hall, 175 5th St. N.
Mayor Welch will be joined by St. Petersburg City Council Members, owners and promoters of the Firestone Grand Prix, Kim Green and Kevin Savoree, Jay Frye, INDYCAR President, and 2022 first-place winner, Scott McLaughlin.
About the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg
In its 19th year, the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, presented by RP Funding, is 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 Tampa Bay and picturesque St. Petersburg Harbor and Marina. More information at www.gpstpete.com.