St. Petersburg, Fl – Here are some choice events for the week of March 6th.

The Firestone Grand Prix roars into St. Pete this week. There’s race action on the downtown course Friday through Sunday.

The Pasco Challenge run, walk and bike is Saturday morning. There are a number of timed races at Jay B. Starkey Park in New Port Richey. This event benefits the Alzheimer's Family Organization.

And on Saturday and Sunday the Gasparilla Music Festival brings more than 40 bands to Tampa’s Curtis Hixon Park.