Friday, March 25, 2011

Off to the Streets of St. Pete

INDYCAR kicks off its 2011 season this weekend down on the streets of St. Petersburg Florida. IndyCar Garage will have live coverage all day on Sunday for all of the track action. Check our updates on Twitter, facebook, and http://www.indycargarage.com/.
Among the many storylines to watch for heading into this weekend’s action:
The Road to INDY ladder system will feature USF2000, Star Mazda, and Firestone Indy Lights, those series along with the IZOD IndyCar Series will race at St. Pete.

New drivers with different teams, Tony Kanaan, Charlie Kimbal, Graham Rahal, Mike Conway, and Sebastien Bourdais will drive for different race teams this year and feature new livery’s.

Will Power’s effort to repeat at St.Pete, he won in 2010, and also dominated the road/street course portion of 2010 in route to the Mario Andretti Road/Street Course Championship

Per Robin Miller, Dan Wheldon will announce his plans for the 2011 season, IndyCar Garage thinks it will be a one off for the Indy 500 and Honda’s test driver for the new INDYCAR in 2012

The race will be televised live on ABC at 12:30 EST, INDYCAR needs a good rating out of the gate to energize the sport and give new sponsors return on investment.

It should be a great weekend of warm weather and great racing!