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  • Saying goodbye to Baltimore once again

    Saying goodbye to Baltimore once again
    Welcome back to the final installment of my blog for The Baltimore Sun surrounding the Grand Prix of Baltimore. I hope you were able to get to the race and enjoy yourself while you were here. I met a lot of people who were doing just that. It was a...
  • What powers Grand Prix? S-T-E-M

    What powers Grand Prix? S-T-E-M
    When the rubber met the road for the Baltimore Grand Prix, also known as "A Celebration of Acceleration," there was, indeed, a lot to celebrate: Favorite drivers and racing teams, Baltimore's beautiful Inner Harbor, and the array of action that creates an...
  • Grand Prix causes a grand hassle

    Grand Prix causes a grand hassle
    My wife and I volunteer at the National Aquarium on Saturday afternoons. This week we left at 11 a.m. ,and the trip from Columbia to the Inner Harbor took almost an hour in contrast to the usual 25 to 30 minutes ("Grand Prix impact felt beyond racetrack,"...
  • This year's Grand Prix should be the last

    This year's Grand Prix should be the last
    I dare say that the Baltimore Grand Prix is the only sport that the vast majority of Baltimore-area citizens actively hope will go under ("Grand Prix impact felt beyond racetrack," Sept. 1). That's entirely understandable. The race is horribly...
  • Stop catering to Grand Prix

    Stop catering to Grand Prix
    IndyCar racing reminds me of the prettiest girl in school. She's the one who set the standard for "cool" and the one who everyone dreamed of dating. We want IndyCar in Charm City because we think it will put us in the cool group with the other popular...
  • JFX repairs to bring 10 months of nightly lane closures

    JFX repairs to bring 10 months of nightly lane closures
    Once again repairs to the Jones Falls Expressway will disrupt travel on Baltimore's busiest road. Overnight for the next 10 months, work to replace aging rubber bridge joints and damaged concrete barriers will close lanes intermittently along large...
  • Grand Prix 2014? Not so fast

    Grand Prix 2014? Not so fast
    The Baltimore Grand Prix has certainly come a long way since its first year, when the event drew a reported 160,000 fans to the Inner Harbor but organizers were unable to pay millions of dollars they owed to the city and to assorted private vendors. New,...
  • Send the Grand Prix packing

    Send the Grand Prix packing
    O' say can you see? The answer these past couple weeks in downtown Baltimore would be a definite, no! ("Race to remove Grand Prix barriers," Sept. 3) The weeks of hassle for Baltimore commuters while setting up for the race, not too mention the weeks...
  • Baltimore's IndyCar boondoggle

    Baltimore's IndyCar boondoggle
    It's high time Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake came clean and admitted what a boondoggle the Baltimore Grand Prix has been ("Grand Prix 2014? Not so fast," Sept. 8). I believe the time is perfectly appropriate to cut ties with this "Grand Spree." Hat...
  • Grand Prix winner Simon Pagenaud 'sad' race won't be returning to Baltimore

    Grand Prix winner Simon Pagenaud 'sad' race won't be returning to Baltimore
    Simon Pagenaud, winner of theĀ 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore, is lamenting that the race won't return. “I’m really sad that we’re not coming back, but I’m honored to be the last winner. The city really gave it back to me," Pagenaud...
  • Rawlings-Blake: No regrets on the Grand Prix

    Rawlings-Blake: No regrets on the Grand Prix
    Three years ago, I declared that the Grand Prix of Baltimore would be a game changer for our city. Now that the race has ended for the foreseeable future, many have asked if I regret that statement. The answer is no. My goal in supporting the Grand Prix...
  • Grand Prix caused its share of road rage

     Grand Prix caused its share of road rage
    When folks cannot get into or out of Baltimore before or during Labor Day weekend, when merchants cannot do business because parking is almost impossible, when mature trees are cut down to improve visibility for loud race cars and when the Baltimore...