MRTI: Belardi Team Finds Redemption; Rosenqvist Wires Indy Lights Field for St. Pete Victory

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – official series release — Chris Jones/Road to Indy photo — For the second day running, a driver named Felix won on the streets of St. Petersburg in Indy Lights competition. Sunday’s Indy Lights Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Presented by Lucas School of Racing was all about Swedish rookie Felix Rosenqvist, who led from flag-to-flag to …

MRTI: Serralles Keeps Carlin Perfect in St. Pete; Steals Saturday Indy Lights Spoils From Veach

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – official series release — Road to Indy photo — Saturday’s Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires season opener at St. Petersburg saw Zach Veach have the spoils within his grasp until a mechanical problem hindered him late, and Felix Serralles took full advantage. Serralles’ form, good fortune and win ensured that the British Carlin team remains undefeated on the streets of …

INDYCAR: Montoya Joins City Leaders as Construction of St. Petersburg Circuit Begins

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — With just 31 days until on-track activity begins to officially kick off the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season, reigning Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg winner Juan Pablo Montoya was in the city on Tuesday  to oversee beginning construction of the temporary street circuit for the March 11-13 event. Montoya, who …

INDYCAR: Dates Announced For 12th Annual Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – official release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Organizers of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg announced Thursday that the 12th edition of the annual event will be held March 11-13, 2016 with the Verizon IndyCar Series headlining the weekend. The event is scheduled to run two weeks earlier than the late March weekend it typically …

INDYCAR: Team Penske’s Power, Montoya Feeling Confident Ahead of Firestone Grand Prix

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – John Cote/IndyCar photo – Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Will Power started practice for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, the opening race on the 2015 IndyCar Series schedule, in the same fashion he ended last season in the championship standings – …

Open Wheelin’ Blog: The Time For Talk Is Over — Let’s Go IndyCar Racing Again!

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Blog by Race Chaser Online Open Wheel Correspondent Joel Sebastianelli — John Cote/IndyCar photo — 212 days. Over 5,080 hours. About 305,000 minutes. That’s how long it has been between the 2014 IndyCar season finale at Fontana on August 30 and the season opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg this weekend. In other words — way …