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  • Laurel Speedway's wooden track hosted auto racing in the 1920s

    Laurel Speedway's wooden track hosted auto racing in the 1920s
    Long before there was a Patuxent Greens Golf Course or Stewart Towers high rise building, a mammoth oval race track occupied that area of land off Route 197, near Route 198. Horse racing at Laurel Park racetrack had been ongoing since 1911, but in 1924 an...
  • Will sports miss military flyovers?

    Less loud and fun Matt Murschel Orlando Sentinel 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...
  • NFL, Ravens announce policy banning most bags from stadium

    NFL, Ravens announce policy banning most bags from stadium
    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...
  • Fox 45 to produce Grand Prix of Baltimore special

    Fox 45 to produce Grand Prix of Baltimore special
    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-...
  • Md. does not have to gerrymander

    Del. Kathleen Dumais wrongly claims that redistricting reform in Maryland is impossible because "until such time that change occurs at the federal level, redistricting will continue to be a partisan, political process" ("Md. congressional map is far,...
  • IndyCar faces challenges as it continues to rebuild

    IndyCar faces challenges as it continues to rebuild
    When they sweep through the streets of Baltimore next weekend, driving some of the most powerful cars in the world at speeds that make their sport as dangerous as any, the IndyCar drivers will be mostly anonymous. Two veterans who have dominated the...
  • Castroneves relates his 'Dancing' experience to IndyCar success

    Many years ago, longtime NASCAR crew chief Harry Hyde said a stock car is "like an egg. You have to handle it gently or it will break." Though at its heart it was true, it was a shocking statement. Who compares a stock car — a big, brute of a...
  • IndyCar driver Sato takes chance, goes for it

    IndyCar driver Sato takes chance, goes for it
    Takuma Sato nearly won the Indianapolis 500 in May, but a bold move for the lead relegated the Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing driver to 17th as he spun while trying to pass eventual winner Dario Franchitti on the final lap. His car owner Bobby Rahal...
  • Injury forces Newgarden from Grand Prix of Baltimore, but it won't stop him

    Injury forces Newgarden from Grand Prix of Baltimore, but it won't stop him
    Car owner Sarah Fisher knows what's going on. She has a young, rookie driver, who has yet to bag a Top 10 finish due to no fault of his own and caught the eyes of other car owners. She knows they may try to steal him away. "I know there are feelers out...
  • With many roles, Johnny Unser leaves his mark on IndyCar

    With many roles, Johnny Unser leaves his mark on IndyCar
    When Johnny Unser leaves the race control booth of the USF 2000 series, one of the support races for this weekend's Grand Prix of Baltimore, he will head to the garages to help young drivers understand how to compete. The USF 2000 series is part of the...
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore: Driver bios

    Grand Prix of Baltimore: Driver bios
    No. 26 Marco Andretti Age: 25 Country: United States Racing team: Andretti Motorsport Driver points: 237, 16th place, 185 behind leader Top finish in 2012: Andretti finished second behind teammate Ryan Hunter-Reay at the Iowa Corn Indy 250 on June...
  • One-on-one with A.J. Foyt

    A.J. Foyt, Indy car racing's all-time winningest driver (67) and championship record holder (7), is now 77. He's had open heart surgery, and in January went through an illness that nearly killed him. But here he is, alive, opinonated and planning to get...