St. Petersburg weekend schedule revealed


One of the busiest street race weekends for the 2015 race season has released its weekend schedule.

The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg weekend will now feature the Verizon IndyCar Series season opener as headliner, along with the Pirelli World Challenge, all three rungs of the Mazda Road to Indy ladder and the Robby Gordon’s Stadium Super Trucks series.

IndyCar’s race will be the last event of the weekend, scheduled from 3 to 6 p.m. ET on Sunday.

PWC will have four races, two apiece for its GT/GTA/GT Cup and GTS classes. The GTS races will be Friday at 10:15 a.m. and Saturday at 5:45 p.m.

Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires, the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda will have a race apiece Saturday and Sunday. SST will have a race apiece as well.

Friday is practice for all except PWC, which has the GTS race and the GT qualifying. PWC will also have additional practice and qualifying on Thursday.

Saturday is qualifying and racing, with Sunday just warmup and racing.

The full track and PWC schedules can be found at the embedded links.