Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg officials has confirmed that construction of the street circuit has begun ahead of the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series event which takes place on April 25. The Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg which served as the final race of the 2020 season and moved this season due to COVID-19 will be the second race on the calendar this season.
The Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg tweeted on Monday saying:
— GPSTPETE (@GPSTPETE) March 29, 2021
Seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson who makes his NTT IndyCar Series race debut in less than three weeks at the Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg with Chip Ganassi Racing tweeted: