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Bill Whitaker of Orlando takes a break next to a runway sign at the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Whitaker, a firefighter/paramedic, works forthe International Mortor Sports Association on their safety team. IMSA serves as the sanctioning body for the American Le Mans Series and the safety team provides on-track emergency service at the races. The main runway of the Albert Whitted Airport transforms into a racetrack straightaway for the race.