| Sep 1, 2013
| 5:42 PM
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...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 1:34 PM
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...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 9:00 AM
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...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 1:46 PM
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...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 7:30 PM
The downtown streets that double as the course for the Grand Prix of Baltimore have provided IndyCar driver Will Power with bittersweet memories over the first two years of the event.
In the race's inaugural running in 2011, Power started on the pole...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:27 PM
The construction time of this year's Grand Prix of Baltimore course has been reduced by 10 days, softening the effects on city traffic and downtown businesses, officials for the Labor Day weekend event announced Tuesday.
General manager Tim Mayer said...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:16 PM
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...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 12:45 PM
When tickets to the third Grand Prix of Baltimore went on sale in December, race promoter Race On announced a drastic drop in the price for junior tickets.
Now, some kids can watch for free. Race On announced Tuesday a revised ticket plan -- one already...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:22 PM
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,...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 6:34 PM
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...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 3:01 PM
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...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 6:46 PM
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....