Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg presented by RP Funding

Rock Icon Bret Michaels To Play Concert Saturday, March 9

Single-Day tickets to the 2024 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg presented by RP Funding are on sale at for the season-opening NTT INDYCAR SERIES event set for March 8-10 in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida.

Fans will experience nonstop racing action at this year’s event, which features eight races from five different series, headlined by the NTT INDYCAR SERIES and INDY NXT by Firestone. Daily General Admission tickets are $25 for Friday, $45 for Saturday and $65 for Sunday. Single-Day Grandstand seats are $130 for upper rows and $105 in lower rows. Junior pricing is available for ages 12 and under.

Multiday tickets can still be purchased at for fans wanting to attend all three days of the event weekend. A 3-Day General Admission ticket offers the best value at $70, and 3-Day Grandstand seats are $165 and $135 for upper and lower rows, respectively.

The NTT INDYCAR SERIES will open its season in St. Petersburg for the 14th time with the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg presented by RP Funding, marking its 20th annual visit to “The Sunshine City.”

As part of the event weekend, renowned multi-platinum music icon Bret Michaels will perform a live concert on Saturday, March 9, included with admission for that day. The show will commence shortly after racing ends and within the festival grounds on the plaza south of the Duke Energy Center for the Arts (Mahaffey Theater). An opening act will be announced at a later date. 

After Summer 2022’s massive stadium tour with his band Poison and his smash success Parti-Gras Tour of 2023, Michaels is bringing his big hits and legendary energy to St. Petersburg. His iconic hits include “Every Rose Has Its Thorn,” “Nothin’ But A Good Time,” “Talk Dirty To Me,” his crowd-favorite cover of “Your Mama Don’t Dance” and many more.

Another new feature being offered for the very first time is the Rookie Racers program for the youngest fans attending on a Junior ticket. For an additional $35, children aged 5 to 12 will be immersed in behind-the-scenes experiences, with activities scheduled all three days, and receive a special membership kit. Memberships are limited.

For additional ticket prices, the event schedule and festival information, visit