Firestone the official tyre supplier to the Verizon IndyCar Series have extended their title sponsorship of the Grand Prix of St Petersburg.

The announcement of the multi year extension comes just one day before the start of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series at the Grand Prix of St Petersburg. Firestone became the title sponsor to the Grand Prix of St Petersburg in 2014 and speaking about the contract extension, Kim Green, owner, Chairman and CEO of Green Savoree Promotions, the organisers of the Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg commented by saying:

Firestone has been a valued and key sponsor for many years, and together we have been able to bring this event to new heights, They are a fundamental part of the race weekend and we are thrilled to continue our partnership and growing the event with their support.

Speaking about the contract extension, Lisa Boggs, Director of Bridgestone Motorsports Americas commented saying:

Everyone at Firestone is proud to continue our sponsorship of this outstanding event, The Firestone Grand Prix is a marquee weekend on the Verizon IndyCar Series schedule and the perfect venue to kickoff the season. The dedication of the Green Savoree team and the support of the St. Petersburg community are second-to-none, and we are honored to continue this partnership.

Tickets are still available for the 2016 Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg and if you want to be there visit – http://www.gpstpete.com for more info or call 887-725-8849 Toll Free.

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