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Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

November 24, 2010 07:00 ET

Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Appoints Torchia Communications to Lead Public Relations for 2011 Edition

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 24, 2010) -

Attention Business and Sports Editors:

Green Savoree Toronto ULC, owners of the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, have appointed Torchia Communications to plan and implement a public relations campaign for the 2011 edition. This will be the second race that Green Savoree Toronto ULC has assigned to the public relations agency. Torchia Communications ran the media relations campaign for the 2010 Honda Indy Toronto and will return for the 2011 event. The Grand Prix of St. Petersburg takes place on the streets of downtown St. Petersburg from March 25-27, 2011. 

"The Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is an exciting assignment," said Jean-Claude Torchia, president of Torchia Communications. "There seems to be a real racing renaissance taking place throughout North America and especially in the IZOD IndyCar Series and we are happy to be a part of it."

The assignment began on November 11, 2010 and includes the organization and implementation of press conferences, media tours, driver appearances, fundraising initiatives, editorial services, news bureau and online news room.

Founded in 2000, Torchia Communications has one of the most impressive and extensive track records in motorsport having managed and executed strategic public relations campaigns at the local, national and international level for promoters and race teams alike.

The Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is run on a 1.8-mile, 14-turn waterfront circuit that includes a combination of adjacent downtown streets circling Pioneer Park, the Bayfront Center and extending onto runways at Albert Whitted Airport that overlook the Bay and picturesque St. Petersburg Harbor and Marina. For more information, visit www.gpstpete.com.

Celebrating its tenth year anniversary under its current banner, Torchia Communications, with offices in Montreal and Toronto and affiliates around the world, is a trusted partner to organizations seeking public relations programs that help nurture strong stakeholder relationships and that deliver tangible results. The Torchia team is committed to customer service, proactive counsel, measurement and demonstrating the role public relations plays in a healthy society and engaged citizenry. The agency's strength lies in its people, corporate soul and commitment to the profession.

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