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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Will Power still fuming about finish last year

    Will Power still fuming about finish last year
    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...
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore track build shortened by 10 days

    Grand Prix of Baltimore track build shortened by 10 days
    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...
  • New Grand Prix of Baltimore ticket plan allows kids to watch for free

    New Grand Prix of Baltimore ticket plan allows kids to watch for free
    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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...