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  • Bits & Pieces: Hammond Elementary's Serpico is a true champion

    According to Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, the definition of a champion is "a winner of first prize or first place in competition or one who shows marked superiority." Using that definition, Ryan Braun and Alex Rodriguez are champions, and yet both...
  • A test for the Grand Prix

    A test for the Grand Prix
    They say the third time is the charm, and it's likely that this year's running of the Baltimore Grand Prix will go a lot further toward answering the crucial question that the first two iterations of the ostensibly annual event left unclear. Can IndyCar...
  • 10 attractions of the Grand Prix of Baltimore

    10 attractions of the Grand Prix of Baltimore
    Scheduling woes have the future of the Grand Prix of Baltimore looking a little shaky, so if you haven't been yet, now might be a good time to check out the "Celebration of Acceleration." The Labor Day weekend event offers fast cars but other...
  • Still trying to live up to family name, Marco Andretti showing signs of improvement

    Still trying to live up to family name, Marco Andretti showing signs of improvement
    The skeptics have followed Marco Andretti ever since he was old enough to drive a go-kart. Just as the offspring and siblings of stars in other sports often struggle to live up to the family name, Andretti's accomplishments in his eight-year IndyCar...
  • More Grand Prix road closures start Thursday

    More Grand Prix road closures start Thursday
    Road closures in Baltimore connected to the Grand Prix will continue throughout the Labor Day weekend, with more streets shutting down Thursday. To accommodate the 2-mile race course near the Inner Harbor, these roads will be closed beginning at various...
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore's future in doubt over scheduling conflicts

    Grand Prix of Baltimore's future in doubt over scheduling conflicts
    Gathering speed for its third year, the Grand Prix of Baltimore looks to be on track, but behind the scenes a host of challenges make it increasingly possible this may be open-wheel racing's last year in the Inner Harbor. Schedule conflicts for the next...
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore festivities kick off with charity work

    Grand Prix of Baltimore festivities kick off with charity work
    This is going to be a busy weekend for us, but it’s also going to be a fun one. The Grand Prix of Baltimore is something we look forward to every year, and I’m glad to be in town and getting an early start. The weekend starts with one a...
  • A Baltimore face for Baltimore's race

    A Baltimore face for Baltimore's race
    For the third straight year, the drivers in the Grand Prix of Baltimore will flip the ignition switch in their racecars, fire up those fuel-injected, high-performance engines and renew their quest for the fastest way through the streets of downtown...
  • How much did Baltimore spend on Grand Prix staffing?

    How much did Baltimore spend on Grand Prix staffing?
    During its three-year run, Baltimore's Grand Prix IndyCar race cost the city about $1.4 million in increased staffing, overtime and related expenses. City officials disclosed the staffing costs in response to a Maryland Public Information Act request...
  • Street closures planned for downtown around Grand Prix race

    Street closures planned for downtown around Grand Prix race
    Significant road closures are planned along downtown Baltimore streets beginning at 9 p.m. Monday as the streets are converted into a 2-mile race course to accommodate the Grand Prix. The race, now in its third year, runs from Friday to Sunday, but road...
  • After finally winning Indy 500, Kanaan can set record in Baltimore

    After finally winning Indy 500, Kanaan can set record in Baltimore
    There are certain athletes whose popularity transcends long-standing rivalries, petty jealousy and pure ego. When they finally win a major title after years of trying, the celebration seems to be shared not only by their family, friends and fans, but with...
  • 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...