| Jan 23, 2013
| 12:30 PM
When former IndyCar circuit champion Tony Kanaan heard that his new teammate would be the promising young driver Simona De Silvestro, he immediately thought they would get along fine.
"Both of us have caught fire before," he said Wednesday. "So we...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 2:50 PM
IndyCar driver Tony Kanaan is sitting beside his best friend and teammate Rubens Barrichello. Together they are talking about the value of friendship and how important it is to separate competitiveness from what is most important in life.
It is then...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 8:20 PM
No. 26 Marco Andretti
Country: United States
Racing team: Andretti Motorsport
Driver points: 237, 16th place, 185 behind leader
Top finish in 2012: Andretti finished second behind teammate Ryan Hunter-Reay at the Iowa Corn Indy 250 on June...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 5:51 PM
IndyCar officials listened to drivers' complaints about the chicane, man-made turns that slowed cars on Pratt Street before the light-rail tracks, in last year's race. So they left it out when setting up the track for this year's Grand Prix of Baltimore....
| Sep 2, 2011
| 12:50 PM
This weekend, while drivers wheel around the Inner Harbor for the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix, moviegoers a few blocks from downtown will be watching the story of a brave, imaginative man who was the Muhammad Ali or Michael Jordan of auto racing....
| Aug 31, 2011
| 7:58 PM
If you want to talk about street and road courses, Penske driver Will Power is the man to start with.
Over his seven-year career, Power has won 14 races — 13 of them on the twisting roads. But the 30-year-old Australian says dominating the...
| Sep 4, 2011
| 12:49 PM
Helio Castroneves had just climbed out of a cracked-up car, but it was hard to tell by looking at him.
"It isn't very often that it happens," said Castroneves, standing in front of a dozen or more crew members working to switch out his damaged car for...
| Sep 4, 2011
| 12:13 PM
Roger Penske looked out his window in the Hyatt Hotel at the Inner Harbor and didn't believe was he was seeing.
It was Saturday and the grandstands along the Baltimore Grand Prix course were packed solid with fans.
"I was amazed at the turnout," said...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 5:55 PM
Picking up speed into the fourth turn when the green flag waved on Lap 61, Scott Dixon planned to hold the line beside his teammate Dario Franchitti and then try to pull ahead out of the turn. But Franchitti got such a good start, Dixon had to change...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 7:36 AM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was very busy this weekend on Twitter sending out self-serving, tune-in messages of congratulations on how good the City of Baltimore looked in TV coverage of the Grand Prix.
Here's one from about 1:40 p.m. Sunday:...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 6:48 PM
Will Power trailed IZOD IndyCar Series championship front-runner Dario Franchitti by 47 points entering the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma. He moves on to the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix on Sunday considerably closer.
Power pulled away early, didn't have...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 9:42 AM
I was covering motorsports for four years before I saw someone die in what might be considered a senseless crash. I didn't know Ricky Knotts, a 28-year-old driver who had spent every dime he and his parents could muster to qualify for the 1980 Daytona...