Driving legend Mario Andretti tours Grand Prix course: Retired race driving legend Mario Andretti drove the course for the 2015 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, testing the city’s streets for this weekend’s race. TV pitchman Anthony Sullivan and Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ safety Major Wright rode along as Andretti toured the course. (Mar. 26, 2015) LUIS SANTANA | Times
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FIRESTONE GRAND PRIX OF ST. PETERSBURG FACTS
What: IndyCar season opener
When: 3 p.m. March 29
Where: Downtown streets, 1.8-mile circuit that also includes part of Albert Whitted Airport
TV: Ch. 28
Tickets: Single-day prices range from $20 for Friday's practices to $100 for the top seats for the race. Three day passes range from $30 for kids 12 and under to $135 (paddock passes extra). Check gpstpete.com or call toll-free 1-877-283-5385 for further information.