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  • Strategy could 'make or break' Sunday's Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Strategy could 'make or break' Sunday's Grand Prix of Baltimore
    Robby Gordon was on his way to winning the 1999 Indianapolis 500. His pit crew kept telling him to keep driving, but as Gordon was less than two laps from getting the checkered flag, he encountered a problem to which many can relate whether they're in a...
  • Scott Dixon bows out after Will Power forces him into a wall

    Scott Dixon bows out after Will Power forces him into a wall
    The big names of IndyCar Series racing keep dropping out of Sunday’s Grand Prix of Baltimore. Reigning champion Ryan Hunter-Reay’s No. 1 DHL Chevrolet stalled out on the opening lap and after climbing back into contention later on, finally...
  • Banker, Brecher have behind-the-scenes IndyCar jobs race fans would covet

    Banker, Brecher have behind-the-scenes IndyCar jobs race fans would covet
    Brad Banker grew up a sports fan outside Green Bay, Wis., but auto racing was not high on his list of passions. His father was a longtime employee of the Packers and Banker, who somehow became a fan of the rival Minnesota Vikings, wound up playing...
  • Dixon, Power have another run-in

    The tension between Scott Dixon and Will Power that flared last week in California continued in Baltimore. Two of the IndyCar Series' top drivers collided in the 53rd lap of Sunday's Grand Prix of Baltimore, and the cause of the crash was not in dispute....
  • Stefan Wilson finishes 16th in IndyCar Series debut at Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Stefan Wilson finishes 16th in IndyCar Series debut at Grand Prix of Baltimore
    In his first foray in the IZOD IndyCar Series, Stefan Wilson finished 16th at the Grand Prix of Baltimore on Sunday. It was a decent showing for the 24-year-old native of Woodall, England, who drove the No. 18 car. “It was pretty interesting,&...
  • Power outage spoils Ryan Hunter-Reay's bid to become first two-time Grand Prix winner

    Power outage spoils Ryan Hunter-Reay's bid to become first two-time Grand Prix winner
    If there was one driver feeling confident about his chances at Sunday’s Grand Prix of Baltimore, it might have been Ryan Hunter-Reay, who won last year’s race en route to capturing the IZOD IndyCar Series title. But his bid to become the...
  • Simona De Silvestro caps 25th birthday with best finish in almost three years

    Simona De Silvestro caps 25th birthday with best finish in almost three years
    Simona De Silvestro’s 25th birthday Sunday was one reason to celebrate. But the 24-year-old native of Thun, Switzerland gave herself another reason by scoring her best finish in almost three years. Driving the No. 78 car, De Silvestro placed fifth...
  • Simon Pagenaud wins the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Simon Pagenaud wins the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore
    As the debris cleared and Simon Pagenaud surveyed both the wreckage and the drivers still in contention in Sunday’s IZOD IndyCar Series race at the Grand Prix of Baltimore, a simple thought came to the 29-year-old Frenchman. “I knew I was...
  • Grand Prix impact felt beyond racetrack

    Grand Prix impact felt beyond racetrack
    The whine of Grand Prix's race cars carried across the Inner Harbor this weekend as Roland Keh stood on the steps of his Little Italy restaurant, surveying a deserted street. "As you can see, not a normal Saturday," said Keh, co-owner of Amiccis. "The...
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore faces schedule shift in 2014

    Grand Prix of Baltimore faces schedule shift in 2014
    The conclusion of the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore on Sunday night meant that life would soon return to normal on the two miles of downtown streets used for the three days of racing. The question looming over the finish line on Pratt Street is whether...
  • Despite ninth-place finish, Helio Castroneves solidifies lead spot in series race

    Despite ninth-place finish, Helio Castroneves solidifies lead spot in series race
    Helio Castroneves began the day at the Grand Prix of Baltimore from the seventh position and finished 75 laps at the 2.04-mile course in ninth place. It was still a successful outing for the 38-year-old native of Sao Paolo, Brazil. With Scott Dixon...
  • Race fans, and vendors, take to the streets for Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Race fans, and vendors, take to the streets for Grand Prix of Baltimore
    As excited kids clung to fences and people packed grandstands to catch glimpses of IndyCars blurring around the streets of Baltimore, other Grand Prix of Baltimore attendees could be found in unlikely places Sunday. Indoors. Exhausted, they were...