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  • Monster trucking family

    Monster trucking family
    When the father-and-son team of Michael Vaters Jr. and Sr. go out for a ride together, people notice. That's what happens when what you're riding is a six-ton Monster Jam truck, complete with 60-inch tires and a steel cage where the driver's seat should...
  • Harford Tech's Denmyer ready to make his move in winged sprint cars

    Harford Tech's Denmyer ready to make his move in winged sprint cars
    When Kyle Denmyer was 9 months old, his father, Roger, taped down the pedal of the boy's new Fisher-Price Dodge Power Wheels car so he could ride it continuously. When Kyle's mother, Tammy, came home from work that night, she saw Kyle and his new toy....
  • GOP leaders call for tax cuts, repeal of stormwater fee

    GOP leaders call for tax cuts, repeal of stormwater fee
    Maryland Republican legislative leaders vowed Tuesday to make tax reduction, including repeal of the so-called "rain tax," their top priority for the 90-day General Assembly session that begins Wednesday. After a briefing at which GOP lawmakers were told...
  • Grand Prix not a 'game-changer'

     Grand Prix not a 'game-changer'
    The Grand Prix of Baltimore, the race that Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake promised would be a "game-changer" has come and gone ("Grand Prix of Baltimore canceled through 2015, and likely beyond," Sept. 13). Apparently, the game changed and we missed...
  • The Grand Prix was never a good fit for Baltimore

     The Grand Prix was never a good fit for Baltimore
    It seems that when it comes to the doomed Baltimore Grand Prix, there is really no gray area. Baltimoreans either embraced it or abhorred it. I am in the latter category ("Grand Prix of Baltimore canceled through 2015, and likely beyond," Sept. 13). But...
  • Plenty of things to regret about sponsoring the Grand Prix

     Plenty of things to regret about sponsoring the Grand Prix
    Unlike Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, we do have regrets regarding the wisdom of sponsoring the Baltimore Grand Prix and similar events ("Rawlings-Blake: No regrets on the Grand Prix," Sept. 16). First, let's be clear. The Baltimore portrayed in "The...
  • Baltimore loses out on racing

    With the cancellation of the Baltimore Grand Prix next year, The Sun got exactly what it wanted. The demise of that race. Champagne all around! Baltimore is a "blue collar" town and it proved it. Very sad. Randall Miller, Ocean View, Del.
  • City moves to replace Grand Prix of Baltimore

    City moves to replace Grand Prix of Baltimore
    Race cars speeding down Pratt Street brought Kevin and Debbie Parkhurst the 50 miles from their home in North East to downtown Baltimore for a third consecutive Labor Day weekend this month. "It's the best thing the city's done," Kevin Parkhurst said...
  • Where IndyCar failed, might NASCAR succeed?

     Where IndyCar failed, might NASCAR succeed?
    The letter from the co-founders of Viva House was spot on ("Plenty of things to regret about the Grand Prix," Sept. 19). What it failed to do was explain how the cancellation of the Baltimore Grand Prix would make things better. Outside of making them...
  • ARCA Rookie of the Year Justin Boston has unfinished business in 2014

    ARCA Rookie of the Year Justin Boston has unfinished business in 2014
    It took Justin Boston time to reach full speed on the ARCA series in 2013, but once the 24-year-old driver from Sparks got going, he left much of the competition in his rearview mirror. Boston ended the season for Venturini Motorsports with eight...
  • Mayor won't admit truth about Grand Prix

     Mayor won't admit truth about Grand Prix
    In her recent commentary in The Sun, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake tries obfuscation to explain her sophomoric push for the Grand Prix, instead of admitting the truth — that it has been a financial flop, was a huge waste of taxpayer funds and...
  • Grand Prix disliked? Who says?

     Grand Prix disliked? Who says?
    Detractors of the Baltimore Grand Prix (or most things) typically speak in broad terms using "no one liked" or "everyone was glad to see it go." These are typically false misnomers which apply only to their disgruntled clique of friends. I have friends...