| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:00 AM
If Sage Karam had not won those weekend go-kart races in Charlotte, N.C., as an 8-year-old, he might be getting ready for his final high school football season in Nazareth, Pa.
If Karam had not won the Skip Barber School Shootout in Sebring, Fla.,...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 3:01 PM
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...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 5:52 PM
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...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 1:47 PM
If not for a yellow flag with 2 1/2 laps left in this year's Indianapolis 500, Carlos Munoz might have become the youngest champion in one of auto racing's iconic events.
Still, what the 21-year-old Colombian accomplished at the Indianapolis Motor...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:40 PM
A new policy announced by the NFL on Thursday will prevent Ravens fans from carrying most bags into M&T Bank Stadium this season unless they are made of a clear material.
The change follows a national trend toward increased security measures at...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 12:30 PM
When former IndyCar circuit champion Tony Kanaan heard that his new teammate would be the promising young driver Simona De Silvestro, he immediately thought they would get along fine.
"Both of us have caught fire before," he said Wednesday. "So we...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Baltimore's WBFF-TV Fox 45 will produce a 30-minute special to air the Thursday before this year's third edition of the Grand Prix of Baltimore.
According to a news release from race organizers, the show will offer live interviews and behind-the-...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 1:37 PM
The dream was stirred years ago for Travis Pastrana, nearly half a lifetime now for the Maryland-born motocross and X Games superstar who is about to turn 30 and is in the midst of trying his fourth extreme sport: NASCAR.
The reality has come in the...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Less loud and fun
Military flyovers are just as much a part of major sporting events in America as beer and hot dogs.
It's seems like a long-standing tradition and that's what makes sporting events, well, an event. It's...
| May 26, 2013
SUNDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS
|| F1 || Monaco Grand Prix || 11, 47:30 a.m. ||
|| IndyCar || Indianapolis 500 || 2, 7Noon ||
|| NASCAR || Sprint Cup: Coca-Cola 600 || 45, 55:30 ||
|| MLB || Orioles@Toronto || MASN2, 131 ||
| May 20, 2013
| 3:16 PM
For as long as Ryan Hunter-Reay can remember, the Indianapolis 500 was a huge deal. As a small child growing up in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Hunter-Reay used to plop down a plastic race track and line up his miniature race cars in front of the television set...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 9:45 AM
Even if the promoters of this year's Grand Prix can't pay all their bills by the end of the year, Baltimore should not give up on auto racing. There are others out there who can run this event.
Baltimore Racing Development was able to promote the race,...