IndyCar locks in St Petersburg finale

The 2019 St Petersburg race

IndyCar has now formally rescheduled St Petersburg for its season finale after the traditional curtain-raiser’s last-minute postponement in March.

The Grand Prix of St Petersburg will take place on October 25, having been listed as a ‘TBA’ on the revised calendar issued just over a month ago.

“The streets of St Petersburg will make for a fitting and action-packed finale in a venue and city that our entire IndyCar community holds dear,” said Mark Miles, President/CEO of Penske Entertainment Corp.

“We extend our thanks and gratitude to Mayor (Rick) Kriseman, (promoter) Green Savoree and Firestone for working with us to find a new date for the event.

“It’s going to be a fantastic weekend of IndyCar action, and I know our drivers will have race day in St Pete circled on their calendars.”

While Texas Motor Speedway will host the first race of the season with no crowds on June 6, IndyCar has advised that tickets purchased for the original St Petersburg weekend remain valid for the corresponding days of the rescheduled meeting.

It has also reaffirmed that “The rest of the updated IndyCar calendar for 2020 remains on schedule for competition.”

IndyCar Series 2020 calendar Revised

Race Circuit Date
1 Texas Motor Speedway Jun 6
2 Road America Jun 21
3 Richmond Raceway Jun 27
4 Indianapolis Road Course Jul 4
5 Streets of Toronto Jul 12
6 Iowa Speedway Jul 17
7 Iowa Speedway Jul 18
8 Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Aug 9
Indianapolis 500 Qualifying Aug 15-16
9 Indianapolis 500 Race Aug 23
10 Gateway Aug 30
11 Portland International Raceway Sep 13
12 Laguna Seca Sep 19
13 Laguna Seca Sep 20
14 Indianapolis Road Course Oct 3
15 Streets of St Petersburg Oct 25

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