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  • 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)...
  • Traffic: No unscheduled road closures at 9:05 a.m.

    Traffic: No unscheduled road closures at 9:05 a.m.
    With previous roadway incidents cleared, local traffic moved without unscheduled road closures at 9:05 a.m. Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The Maryland Transportation Authority said that the Interstate 695 Curtis Creek...
  • 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...
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore course 'so bumpy' during Friday's practice sessions

    Grand Prix of Baltimore course 'so bumpy' during Friday's practice sessions
    Among hairpin turns, chicanes -- artificial obstacles on straight stretches -- and occasional light-rail tracks, the 2.02-mile road course in downtown Baltimore took its expected share of verbal jabs Friday. “Baltimore is so bumpy,” racer...
  • Luca Filippi's rookie season continues with first street course

    Luca Filippi's rookie season continues with first street course
    Rookie Luca Filippi is getting a crash course in American street circuit racing. The 28-year-old native of Savigliano, Italy, will race on his first road course Sunday at the Grand Prix of Baltimore, but he has raced street circuits in international...
  • Merkle founder David Williams prepares for his first street race in Baltimore

    Merkle founder David Williams prepares for his first street race in Baltimore
    Five years after starting Merkle Inc., David Williams bought his first Porsche at 30 and raced for years in local sports car club competitions. Little did he think he would ever become more serious about racing than that. After spending a quarter-...
  • Baltimore Grand Prix announces partnership with Kona Grill

    Baltimore Grand Prix announces partnership with Kona Grill
    Whether the Grand Prix of Baltimore, which will be run for a third time this Labor Day weekend, can survive depends on two factors: First, drawing and establishing fans of open-wheel racing during a time when the sport has struggled to keep people...
  • 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...