P1 SuperStock USA Jacksonville Grand Prix

June 1–2nd, 2018

P1 SuperStock USA Jacksonville Grand Prix

Jacksonville is a leading venue for racing as it has all the right elements: a global reputation as a sporting city, a strong local community and the beautiful natural resource of the St. Johns River. The abundant waterways, parks and ecological preserves in Jax make for a perfect spot to watch the race. Jacksonville proudly boats the largest urban park system in the nation with more than 85,000 acres of green spaces as well as 22 miles of white-sandy and unspoiled beaches.

All the natural beauty combined with year-round mild temperatures means spectators are in for a treat when P1 come to this modern and vibrant city -the largest by landmass in the nation- filled with authentic dining options, thrilling attractions, world-class museums, beautiful hotels, shopping hot-spots, exciting events, an animated nightlife, a hip downtown and unique districts.

The experienced race crew of Team Barbados took victory at this venue in 2017, holding off a strong challenge from home favourites Visit Jacksonville and Visit St Pete/Clearwater who tied on points back in second and third.

Head down to Memorial Park, 1620 Riverside Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32204 to watch some fast and furious action!

Parking is available: 1700 Goodwin St., Jacksonville FL 32204

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