November 27, 2019
ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (November 26, 2019) – The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is partnering with Sports and Entertainment Travel, LLC (SET) as the official fan travel package provider for the upcoming race set for March 13-15, 2020.
SET’s official travel packages include hotel accommodations, VIP Club tickets to the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Firestone Paddock Pass to access the “locker room of motorsports” where the crews work on the cars, driver meet and greet, plus more. Prices start at $2,789 for a double occupancy three-night land-only package with a hotel check-in on Friday, March 13th and check-out on Monday, March 16th.
“The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is proud to partner with SET to provide race fans a first-class travel experience,” said Kim Green, co-owner, chairman and CEO of Green Savoree Racing Promotions, organizers of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. “St. Petersburg is the ideal host city for the NTT IndyCar Series season opener each year. This is a can’t miss event with terrific weather and an awesome waterfront backdrop as the site for the race. Working together with SET on this collaboration further elevates the experience for race fans attending the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.”
As the season-opening event for the NTT IndyCar Series for the 10th straight year in 2020, the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is a global motorsports gathering. It attracted advance ticket buyers from 48 different states from across the U.S. as well as Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico, plus 19 additional countries in 2019.
“Our goal at SET is to create, manage, and provide an exceptional travel experience for those attending from the U.S. and across the globe. We’re excited to provide our services with travel packages for the valued race fans who are interested in attending the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg,” said Kyle McDonald, vice president of SET.
This travel package can be purchased from SET online at http://gpstpete.com/festival/travel-options or by calling 1-888-219-5323. To learn more about the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, please visit gpstpete.com or follow on social media using #FirestoneGP.
ABOUT SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT TRAVEL, LLC
Sports and Entertainment Travel, LLC (SET) is a full-service travel and tour management company. SET’s collective experience spans the entire landscape of sports-related programs. SET pooled their expertise and deep industry connections with a common vision: to become the country’s foremost provider of sports-related group travel services. SET is committed to delivering the ultimate fan travel experience by utilizing its travel, hospitality, collegiate athletic, sports marketing, and sales experience to execute custom collegiate sports travel and hospitality programs for its partners. To learn more about SET, go to sportsandentertainmenttravel.com or call 844-438-8738.
ABOUT FIRESTONE GRAND PRIX OF ST. PETERSBURG
The 16th annual Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is a race event held during Florida’s spring break season each March. As the NTT IndyCar Series’ season-opening race for the 10th consecutive year, St. Pete is a destination city hosting this annual motorsports tradition and offering a festival atmosphere with its downtown location. The temporary circuit is a 1.8-mile, 14-turn configuration using the streets circling Pioneer Park, the Duke Energy Center for the Arts, The Dali Museum and extending onto the runways at Albert Whitted Airport, which overlooks the waterfront of Tampa Bay and picturesque St. Petersburg Harbor and Marina. Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is owned and operated by Green Savoree St. Petersburg, LLC, whose affiliates also promote three additional IndyCar races, Honda Indy Toronto (July 10-12, 2020), The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (August 14-16, 2020) and Grand Prix of Portland (September 4-6, 2020).