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  • Dixon 'confident' third time will be charm in Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Dixon 'confident' third time will be charm in Grand Prix of Baltimore
    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,...
  • Will Power takes advantage of Scott Dixon's penalty to win in Sonoma

    Will Power takes advantage of Scott Dixon's penalty to win in Sonoma
    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....
  • Oriol Servia will have a ride at Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Oriol Servia will have a ride at Grand Prix of Baltimore
    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...
  • Should the Grand Prix be a symbol of Baltimore?

    Should the Grand Prix be a symbol of Baltimore?
    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? The world...
  • Centrowitz wins silver in 1,500 at world championships

     Centrowitz wins silver in 1,500 at world championships
    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....
  • The Sun Remembers July 21-27

    The Sun Remembers July 21-27
    July 23, 1996: Construction begins on the Ravens' $200 million stadium at Camden Yards, which is due to open in 1998. "We will deliver a football stadium that will do for the NFL what Oriole Park has done for baseball," Maryland Stadium Authority chairman...
  • 'Team Baltimore' returning to Grand Prix weekend again this year

    'Team Baltimore' returning to Grand Prix weekend again this year
    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...
  • Baltimore Grand Prix 2013 to feature Taste of Maryland tent, healthy options

    Baltimore Grand Prix 2013 to feature Taste of Maryland tent, healthy options
    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...
  • Grand Prix is a case of spinning wheels

    Grand Prix is a case of spinning wheels
    Urban blight in Baltimore is slowly oozing into more neighborhoods. Baltimore City Public Schools has made positive strides but have a long road to go in terms of improvement. Gang violence is on the uptick, and some neighborhoods are dying a slow urban...
  • Justin Boston's road to ARCA success was filled with detours

    Justin Boston's road to ARCA success was filled with detours
    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...
  • Sunday's race at Sonoma presents different challenges from streets of Baltimore

    Sunday's race at Sonoma presents different challenges from streets of Baltimore
    SONOMA, Calif. -- Welcome back to my blog for the Grand Prix of Baltimore Presented by SRT. If you’ve been following along, you know that we qualified 24th Saturday for Sunday’s GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. Honestly, it...
  • Introducing Ed Carpenter, participant in the Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Introducing Ed Carpenter, participant in the Grand Prix of Baltimore
    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...