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  • Actor Patrick Dempsey to race Saturday at Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Actor Patrick Dempsey to race Saturday at Grand Prix of Baltimore
    To "Grey's Anatomy" fanatics, he'll always be the Golden Globe-nominated actor who plays Dr. Derek Shepherd (more widely known as "McDreamy"). But on Saturday, Patrick Dempsey will be the driver of the No. 27 Porsche in the Grand Prix of Baltimore...
  • IndyCar makes adjustment to pit road to improve safety, avoid controversy

    IndyCar makes adjustment to pit road to improve safety, avoid controversy
    The controversy surrounding Sunday's pit road collision at the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma between race leader Scott Dixon's car and a tire being carried by one of Will Power's crew members followed the IZOD IndyCar Series across the country from...
  • Through the years, tracks around state have drawn hardcore motorsports enthusiasts

    Through the years, tracks around state have drawn hardcore motorsports enthusiasts
    The race car — what's left of it — sits in a yard in Middle River, a rusty hulk entombed by weeds. The engine's gone; the tires rotted. "It ain't very pretty to look at," Pete Kantorsky, Jr. said of the 1937 Ford. But one man's junk is...
  • Glenelg High's Robotics Club meets and greets at Grand Prix [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    The Glenelg High School Robotics Club spent a day at the Baltimore Grand Prix showing off the robot the members built. According to Patrick Mullinix, a junior at Glenelg, lots of people visited their demonstration and were very interested in learning...
  • Patrick Dempsey builds buzz before Grand Prix race

    Patrick Dempsey builds buzz before Grand Prix race
    On Facebook and Twitter, reactions to the news were a steady mix of "Yum!" and "Wow!" A couple of "Whooo-hoooo!"s were added for good measure. Even Baltimore's mayor made sure she asked the first question at a Friday afternoon news conference for the...
  • Defending Grand Prix champ Ryan Hunter-Reay has turned a corner in his career

    Defending Grand Prix champ Ryan Hunter-Reay has turned a corner in his career
    Ryan Hunter-Reay's racing career might have been summed up in last year's Grand Prix of Baltimore. Starting in the middle of the pack, Hunter-Reay took a number of chances to get into contention and then used a late restart to surge to the front. His...
  • Race On officials optimistic as third Grand Prix arrives

    Race On officials optimistic as third Grand Prix arrives
    In the command center of the Grand Prix of Baltimore, Tim Mayer, the race's general manager, fielded a few phone calls, answering a couple of questions. But that was it. Preparations for the Grand Prix were running several hours ahead of schedule the...
  • First cars begin practice Friday morning at Grand Prix of Baltimore

    First cars begin practice Friday morning at Grand Prix of Baltimore
    The first cars took to the street course at the Grand Prix of Baltimore for practice this morning. Porsche 911s in the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge series were first to hit the pavement, followed by the Vipers, Porsches, Ferraris of the American Le Mans (ALMS)...
  • Things to know about the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Things to know about the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore
    If you’re thinking about going to the Grand Prix of Baltimore, here are some things to keep in mind: When can I see racing this weekend? Beginning at 8 a.m. each day, Friday-Sunday, cars will be zipping around the Inner Harbor for practice...
  • Ryan Hunter-Reay welcomes return to Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Ryan Hunter-Reay welcomes return to Grand Prix of Baltimore
    Defending champion Ryan Hunter-Reay, whose victory at the Grand Prix of Baltimore last year catapulted him to the overall Izod IndyCar Series lead, said that he plans to take a similar approach to Sunday's featured race. A year ago, Hunter-Reay was...
  • Ryan Hunter-Reay posts fastest practice time during Friday morning session

    Ryan Hunter-Reay posts fastest practice time during Friday morning session
    Ryan Hunter-Reay, the reigning Grand Prix of Baltimore champion, picked up where he left off last year. The 32-year-old Dallas native posted the fastest IZOD IndyCar Series practice time Friday morning, running one lap of the 2.02-mile, 12-turn course...
  • 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...