St. Petersburg Grand Prix

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St. Petersburg Grand Prix

 

Location: The Waterfront and Albert Whitted Airport in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Street address: 25 2nd Street, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
How to get there: Downtown St. Petersburg is well connected to the interstate system with i375 and i175 terminating near the temporary street circuit. Both connect to i275 which goes North/Northeast to South/Southeast from Tampa to Bradenton and connecting to i75 that goes as far as Detroit, MI to the North and Ft. Lauderdale, FL to the South.(PIA) St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport is 12.4 miles (19.9 km) less than 20 minutes to the immediate North via i275. (TPA) Tampa International Airport is 21.4 miles (34.4 km) or 30 minutes to the Northeast via i275. (MCO) Orlando International Airport is 108 miles (173.8 km) Northeast via i275/i4 about 2 hour drive.
Directions to the morning meeting: Registration and credentials collection generally takes place at the College building where IndyCar official registration is.Morning meetings have in the past taken place in the Port building along the water behind the airport.
Camping facilities: It is not possible to camp at this event. CouchSurfing, AirBnB and nearby St. Petersburg, Clearwater or Tampa hotels are advisable.
Contact information: Central Florida Region of the SCCA staffs the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg event on the streets of St. Petersburg, FL  http://www.cfrscca.org/
Marshal stations: ?????
Turns: 14
Length: 1.8 mile (2.9 km)
Lap records: ChampCar: 1:00.928 Lola-Cosworth (2003)
Year opened: 1985/2005
Marshal kit: Bring your own White uniform. Flags, fire extinguishers, brooms and kitty litter is distributed to stations at the start of the event.
Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Prix_of_St._Petersburg

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