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Friday, March 10
11:15 a.m.-noon Verizon IndyCar Series practice
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3-3:45 p.m. Verizon IndyCar Series practice
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4:30-5:30 p.m. Verizon IndyCar Series driver autograph session (INDYCAR Fan Village)

Saturday, March 11
10:50-11:35 a.m. Verizon IndyCar Series practice
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2:55-4:10 p.m. Verizon IndyCar Series qualifications and Firestone Fast 6
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Sunday, March 12
Reminder: Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m.
9-9:30 a.m. Verizon IndyCar Series warm-up
Noon Race broadcast begins on ABC
12:30 p.m. Green flag for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg (110 laps)

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RACE STATS
> Track: 1.8-mile, 14-turn temporary street circuit (clockwise) through downtown St. Petersburg, Fla.
> Race distance: 110 laps / 198 miles
> Firestone tire allotment: Seven sets primary, four sets alternate
> Push-to-pass: 150 seconds of total time with a max time of 15 seconds
> Qualifying lap record: 1:00.0658; 107.882 mph (2016)
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> Past driver performance
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IN CK’S WORDS
“Overall I was really happy with how the test went last week in Sebring. It was our last chance to make any big changes before the season begins, and I think we made some good progress with the Honda package. I’m absolutely stoked to get to the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg! Off-season testing helps keep us sane during the winter, but getting back to the Verizon IndyCar Series race track for a competitive race weekend is what motivates me as a driver. The entire Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing team is looking for a strong start to the season, and from the race shop to the gym, we’ve all spent the last five months working toward that same goal. Now it’s finally time to put that plan into action.”

Photo courtesy of LAT Photo USA

Photo courtesy of LAT Photo USA

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