IndyCars to converge in Baltimore

Oriol Servia, a driver for Newman/Haas Racing in on track action, will be racing in the Baltimore Grand Prix. (Gene Sweeney Jr. / Sun Photographer / August 7, 2011)

Did you know IndyCars get less than 2 MPG? Here are some fun facts.

 

2

Miles of the Baltimore Grand Prix course

13

Number of turns on the IZOD IndyCar series Baltimore course

650

The number of tire pallets that line the circuit

$3,007,055

Racer Dario Franchitti’s 2010 IZOD IndyCar series earnings

$367,305

Racer Danica Patrick’s 2010 IZOD IndyCar series earnings

180

Miles per hour racers reach during the grand prix.

110,000-120,000

Number of fans expected to attend over the three days

80

Approximate number of laps around the track racers will make

26