Organisers of next month’s NTT IndyCar Series 2022 season opening Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg that Mayor of St Petersburg, Ken Welch will serve as Grand Marshal for the event.
Speaking about the news, Mayor Welch said:
I am honored to be named this year’s Grand Marshal for the St. Petersburg Grand Prix. “This event showcases so much of what our wonderful city offers — a pristine waterfront, warm breeze, plenty of sunshine, good people and loads of fun. I look forward to seeing you all on race day.”
Kim Green, co-owner, CEO and Chairman of Green Savoree Racing Promotions, the organisers of the Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg presented by RP Funding said:
We are honored that our new mayor of ‘The Sunshine City’ accepted our invitation to be the event’s grand marshal and join us for this great weekend in downtown St. Petersburg. “We are looking forward to introducing him to our amazing fans and the entire NTT INDYCAR SERIES racing community during the 18th annual Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg presented by RP Funding.”