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Grand Prix of Baltimore

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Top Grand Prix of Baltimore Articles

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  • Grand Prix not a 'game-changer'

     Grand Prix not a 'game-changer'
    The Grand Prix of Baltimore, the race that Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake promised would be a "game-changer" has come and gone ("Grand Prix of Baltimore canceled through 2015, and likely beyond," Sept. 13). Apparently, the game changed and we missed...
  • The Grand Prix was never a good fit for Baltimore

     The Grand Prix was never a good fit for Baltimore
    It seems that when it comes to the doomed Baltimore Grand Prix, there is really no gray area. Baltimoreans either embraced it or abhorred it. I am in the latter category ("Grand Prix of Baltimore canceled through 2015, and likely beyond," Sept. 13). But...
  • Plenty of things to regret about sponsoring the Grand Prix

     Plenty of things to regret about sponsoring the Grand Prix
    Unlike Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, we do have regrets regarding the wisdom of sponsoring the Baltimore Grand Prix and similar events ("Rawlings-Blake: No regrets on the Grand Prix," Sept. 16). First, let's be clear. The Baltimore portrayed in "The...
  • Baltimore loses out on racing

    With the cancellation of the Baltimore Grand Prix next year, The Sun got exactly what it wanted. The demise of that race. Champagne all around! Baltimore is a "blue collar" town and it proved it. Very sad. Randall Miller, Ocean View, Del.
  • City moves to replace Grand Prix of Baltimore

    City moves to replace Grand Prix of Baltimore
    Race cars speeding down Pratt Street brought Kevin and Debbie Parkhurst the 50 miles from their home in North East to downtown Baltimore for a third consecutive Labor Day weekend this month. "It's the best thing the city's done," Kevin Parkhurst said...
  • Where IndyCar failed, might NASCAR succeed?

     Where IndyCar failed, might NASCAR succeed?
    The letter from the co-founders of Viva House was spot on ("Plenty of things to regret about the Grand Prix," Sept. 19). What it failed to do was explain how the cancellation of the Baltimore Grand Prix would make things better. Outside of making them...
  • Grand Prix disliked? Who says?

     Grand Prix disliked? Who says?
    Detractors of the Baltimore Grand Prix (or most things) typically speak in broad terms using "no one liked" or "everyone was glad to see it go." These are typically false misnomers which apply only to their disgruntled clique of friends. I have friends...
  • Baltimore's leaders veer off-course, again

     Baltimore's leaders veer off-course, again
    I guess we should be used to the ongoing incompetence and mismanagement that is Baltimore City, but it certainly is a depressing spectacle to watch our city "leaders" stumble from one screw-up to the next. I was thrilled when we finally got a first-...
  • Notebook: Orioles home series, 2014 lacrosse final four scheduled for same weekend

    Notebook: Orioles home series, 2014 lacrosse final four scheduled for same weekend
    The 2014 NCAA men's lacrosse Championship Weekend at M&T Bank Stadium will have some competition right next door. The newly released Orioles 2014 schedule has home dates against the Cleveland Indians over Memorial Day weekend, as first noted by the...
  • 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...
  • IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden adopts kitten he met in Baltimore shelter

    IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden adopts kitten he met in Baltimore shelter
    When IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden came to town last month for the Grand Prix of Baltimore, he fell in love with a puffy, gray kitten. The race car driver posed with MJ, a kitten from the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS), for the city's...
  • Hawksworth wins pole for Sunday's Indy Lights race

    Hawksworth wins pole for Sunday's Indy Lights race
    Jack Hawksworth won the pole Saturday for Sunday’s Indy Lights race in the Grand Prix of Baltimore.   Hawksworth, who had the top practice run in both sessions on Friday, finished ahead of Indy Lights points leader Carlos Munoz of Colombia and...