The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg takes place March 9th -11th. This will be the 8th consecutive year that the IndyCar season opens on the downtown streets of St. Petersburg. Our Great Day Tampa Bay Host, Kendall Kirkham got a chance to live the dream of an Indy Car racer on the streets of St Pete as Race car driver Rene Binder took her for a spin. We asked Binder the details on race and how he feels he will do this weekend. For more information on the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, visit gpstpete.com 'like' its Facebook page at @GPSTPETE or follow the event on Twitter @GPSTPETE and Instagram @GPSTPETE using #FirestoneGP). It will also be the debut of a new Indy car in competition for the first time which has much anticipation for the drivers and fans.