The first cars took to the street course at the Grand Prix of Baltimore for practice this morning. Porsche 911s in the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge series were first to hit the pavement, followed by the Vipers, Porsches, Ferraris of the American Le Mans (ALMS) series.
Cars in the IndyCar series are expected to hit the track shortly after 10 a.m. Friday and practice for nearly an hour before IMSA GT3 cars come back.
Today's weather calls for highs in the upper 80s, mostly cloudy and humid. There is a 20 percent chance of rain Saturday and a 40 percent chance Sunday. Both Saturday and Sunday are expected to be partly sunny, warm and humid, highs in the upper 80s.
Tickets are available in a wide range of prices, starting at $5 Friday. For more information on tickets and parking, go to www.grandprixofbaltimore.com.
Practice runs begin at 8 a.m. each day with gates opening at 7:30.
The races in the different series will be Saturday (IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge Race 1 at 1:40 p.m. and ALMS at 3:45 p.m.) and Sunday (IMSA GT 3 Cup Challenge Race 2 at 11:15 a.m., Indy Lights at 12:35 p.m. and the big IndyCar race at 2:40 p.m.).Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun