- Qualifying: March 10, 2018
- Race Day: March 11, 2018
- City:St. Petersburg
- Laps: 110
- Lap Distance (Mile): 1.8
- Bourdais Leads Honda Sweep of Indy Car Season-opener
- Honda drivers and teams swept the season-opening round of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series claiming the top six finishing positions, with Sebastien Bourdais winning his second consecutive Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.
- Wickens Claims Pole for Honda in IndyCar Series Debut
- Robert Wickens, a veteran race winner in the highly competitive DTM Championship in Germany but a rookie in Verizon IndyCar Series competition, prevailed in tricky, damp conditions to claim the pole for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.