Saint Petersburg postponed in April, Alabama at the opening of the season

Time passes and the Covid-19 continues to thwart the plans of motorsport. While the new IndyCar campaign has not yet started, it has already taken a second blow.

A little less than three weeks after the postponement of the Long Beach Grand Prix at the end of the season (September 26 and last race of the year), the IndyCar has indicated that the 2021 exercise will not start in Saint Petersburg on March 7. next as planned after the calendar was announced last October.

The Florida Grand Prix suffered the consequences of the health crisis. It has been rescheduled for April 25th. ” It is not surprising that an event of this magnitude, scheduled for early March, is still subject to the evolution of the pandemic, responded Mark Miles, boss of Penske Entertainment Corporation.

We are delighted to be able to work with Rick Kriseman’s administrative team (Mayor of Saint Petersburg) and Green Savoree Racing Promotions to find a more suitable date that allows us to consolidate our start to the season ».

The Alabama Grand Prix will therefore open the 2021 IndyCar season on April 11, unless the discipline suffers another setback …

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