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  • Vasser growing more comfortable after switching gears from driver's seat to ownership

    Vasser growing more comfortable after switching gears from driver's seat to ownership
    Former IndyCar and Champ Car driver Jimmy Vasser is a co-owner of the KV Technology team. Vasser's record of 211 straight starts was tied last week by KV Technology's top driver, Indianapolis 500 champion Tony Kanaan, who is expected to break the mark...
  • Defending Grand Prix champ Ryan Hunter-Reay has turned a corner in his career

    Defending Grand Prix champ Ryan Hunter-Reay has turned a corner in his career
    Ryan Hunter-Reay's racing career might have been summed up in last year's Grand Prix of Baltimore. Starting in the middle of the pack, Hunter-Reay took a number of chances to get into contention and then used a late restart to surge to the front. His...
  • Race On officials optimistic as third Grand Prix arrives

    Race On officials optimistic as third Grand Prix arrives
    In the command center of the Grand Prix of Baltimore, Tim Mayer, the race's general manager, fielded a few phone calls, answering a couple of questions. But that was it. Preparations for the Grand Prix were running several hours ahead of schedule the...
  • First cars begin practice Friday morning at Grand Prix of Baltimore

    First cars begin practice Friday morning at Grand Prix of Baltimore
    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)...
  • Things to know about the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Things to know about the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore
    If you’re thinking about going to the Grand Prix of Baltimore, here are some things to keep in mind: When can I see racing this weekend? Beginning at 8 a.m. each day, Friday-Sunday, cars will be zipping around the Inner Harbor for practice...
  • Ryan Hunter-Reay welcomes return to Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Ryan Hunter-Reay welcomes return to Grand Prix of Baltimore
    Defending champion Ryan Hunter-Reay, whose victory at the Grand Prix of Baltimore last year catapulted him to the overall Izod IndyCar Series lead, said that he plans to take a similar approach to Sunday's featured race. A year ago, Hunter-Reay was...
  • Ryan Hunter-Reay posts fastest practice time during Friday morning session

    Ryan Hunter-Reay posts fastest practice time during Friday morning session
    Ryan Hunter-Reay, the reigning Grand Prix of Baltimore champion, picked up where he left off last year. The 32-year-old Dallas native posted the fastest IZOD IndyCar Series practice time Friday morning, running one lap of the 2.02-mile, 12-turn course...
  • Luca Filippi's rookie season continues with first street course

    Luca Filippi's rookie season continues with first street course
    Rookie Luca Filippi is getting a crash course in American street circuit racing. The 28-year-old native of Savigliano, Italy, will race on his first road course Sunday at the Grand Prix of Baltimore, but he has raced street circuits in international...
  • Merkle founder David Williams prepares for his first street race in Baltimore

    Merkle founder David Williams prepares for his first street race in Baltimore
    Five years after starting Merkle Inc., David Williams bought his first Porsche at 30 and raced for years in local sports car club competitions. Little did he think he would ever become more serious about racing than that. After spending a quarter-...
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore course 'so bumpy' during Friday's practice sessions

    Grand Prix of Baltimore course 'so bumpy' during Friday's practice sessions
    Among hairpin turns, chicanes -- artificial obstacles on straight stretches -- and occasional light-rail tracks, the 2.02-mile road course in downtown Baltimore took its expected share of verbal jabs Friday. “Baltimore is so bumpy,” racer...
  • Wilson brothers are in different lanes as they prepare for Sunday's Grand Prix

    Wilson brothers are in different lanes as they prepare for Sunday's Grand Prix
    Despite being separated by 11 years in age, Justin and Stefan Wilson compete, especially when it comes to anything with wheels. The brothers battle on iRacing, an online simulated racing game. They've taken it to go-kart tracks. About the only...
  • In third Grand Prix of Baltimore, Helio Castroneves looks to reverse fortunes

    In third Grand Prix of Baltimore, Helio Castroneves looks to reverse fortunes
    IZOD IndyCar Series points leader Helio Castroneves has not had the best experience in his first two runs in Baltimore. Two years ago, Castroneves' car acted as a "shock absorber" when fellow Brazilian Tony Kanaan lost his brakes in the Sunday morning...