| Aug 21, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Hello and welcome to my blog for The Baltimore Sun. For the next several days, I’ll be writing about the Grand Prix of Baltimore, which begins next week and concludes Sept. 1 with the annual Izod IndyCar Series race through the streets of downtown...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Food options at this year's Grand Prix of Baltimore will include a Taste of Maryland tent, featuring crab cakes, soft crab sandwiches, fried oysters, corn on the cob and other food associated with Maryland cuisine.
The Maryland food tent, which will...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Ever since racing returned to their hometown in 2011 with the then-Baltimore Grand Prix, longtime friends Marc Bunting and Kieffer Rittenhouse have tried to combine their love for the sport with their love for the city.
Despite a more competitive...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 9:47 PM
Track and field
Centrowitz wins silver in 1,500 at worlds
Annapolis native and Broadneck graduate Matthew Centrowitz won a silver medal Sunday at the World Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Moscow by finishing the 1,500-meter run in 3minutes, 36....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:25 PM
This will be the third year in a row that Baltimore tries to get its head wrapped around an IndyCar race on our downtown boulevards, and the question is: Are we there yet? Is Baltimore now a Grand Prix town, and is that even something we want?
| Aug 26, 2013
| 5:52 PM
When the IZOD IndyCar Series arrived in Baltimore in 2011, some local fans seemed to pick a favorite driver based largely on his first name.
Oriol Servia didn't disappoint.
The Spaniard, whose first name is pronounced much like a certain baseball...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 6:46 PM
A year ago at the Grand Prix of Baltimore, race car driver Will Power thought what he viewed as an illegal restart after a late yellow caution flag helped give Ryan Hunter-Reay a win on Pratt Street and ultimately the overall Izod IndyCar championship....
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:05 PM
The construction time of this year's Grand Prix of Baltimore course has been reduced by 10 days, softening the effects on city traffic and downtown businesses, officials for the Labor Day weekend event announced Tuesday.
General manager Tim Mayer said...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:22 PM
As the only driver to finish in the top five of both runnings of the Grand Prix of Baltimore, Scott Dixon has been the race's most consistent finisher.
But the New Zealander, who has the most wins (31) in the 17-year history of the Indy Racing League,...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 1:47 PM
If not for a yellow flag with 2 1/2 laps left in this year's Indianapolis 500, Carlos Munoz might have become the youngest champion in one of auto racing's iconic events.
Still, what the 21-year-old Colombian accomplished at the Indianapolis Motor...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 7:30 PM
The downtown streets that double as the course for the Grand Prix of Baltimore have provided IndyCar driver Will Power with bittersweet memories over the first two years of the event.
In the race's inaugural running in 2011, Power started on the pole...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Tucked between Towson's York and Joppa roads, among four-square and hopscotch courts, Immaculate Conception School's parking lots teem with parents in station wagons and minivans awaiting their clamoring children Fridays after dismissal.
In the late...