All times local/Eastern
Live timing and scoring available for all sessions via INDYCAR Race Control
Radio: INDYCAR Radio Network, Sirius 212, XM 209

Friday, March 9
11:20 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. Verizon IndyCar Series practice (live stream)
3:10 – 3:55 p.m. Verizon IndyCar Series practice (live stream)

Saturday, March 10
11:10 – 11:55 a.m. Verizon IndyCar Series practice (live stream)
2:20 – 3:35 p.m. Verizon IndyCar Series qualifying (live stream)

Sunday, March 11
8:45 – 9:15 a.m. Verizon IndyCar Series warm-up (live stream)
12:30 p.m. Race broadcast begins on ABC
12:40 p.m. Green flag for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg (ABC)

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• Live timing & scoring: INDYCAR Race Control
• Mobile app: INDYCAR Mobile by Verizon for Apple and Android
• Race weekend appearances

• Track: 1.8-mile, 14-turn temporary street circuit (clockwise) through downtown St. Petersburg, Fla., including a runway of Albert Whitted Airport
• 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 maximum single duration of 15 seconds
• Qualifying format: Three knockout rounds with Firestone Fast Six
• Qualifying lap record: 1:00.0658; 107.882 mph (2016)
• Entry list
• Pit lane assignments
• Spotter guide
• Track map
• Past driver performance
• Race weekend weather forecast

“I’m so ready to be heading to St. Pete for the 2018 season opener! I feel like a lifetime has passed since the checkered flag in Sonoma last year. In the span of six days back in December, we went from a real low – the Thomas Fire affecting my family’s home and ranch in California – to the high of announcing a new deal with Carlin and a 10th season partnered with Novo Nordisk. Then it was back to the reality of rebuilding from the ground up, both at and away from the track. Out in California, I was getting my hands dirty, installing irrigation equipment for the avocado orchard, and with Carlin, I was learning to work with a new group of people and of course the ins and outs of a new car. We had a few test days last week and while time is always limited, I think the No. 23 Novo Nordisk Chevrolet will be in the mix once we hit the track this weekend. I’ve set high expectations for myself, and I know (team principal) Trevor (Carlin) and the team didn’t join the Verizon IndyCar Series just to make up the numbers-they want to win, too.”

Photo courtesy of INDYCAR

Photo courtesy of INDYCAR

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