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  • Charlie Kimball talks about racing with diabetes

    Charlie Kimball talks about racing with diabetes
    Charlie Kimball was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2007, news that upended his personal and professional life. But the 27-year-old English-born, California-raised open-wheel racing veteran didn't just work to get his career back on track, he's worked...
  • Michael Johnson aims to become first paralyzed driver in Indianapolis 500

    Michael Johnson aims to become first paralyzed driver in Indianapolis 500
    The first thing Tim Johnson remembers hearing from the son who had gone unexpectedly airborne that dreary August afternoon seven years ago in southern Canada, a 12-year-old bucked from his 250cc motorcycle like a clueless bull rider, was that he could not...
  • IndyCar drivers stop in Baltimore as preparation for Grand Prix continues

    IndyCar drivers stop in Baltimore as preparation for Grand Prix continues
    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...
  • After accident, Sam Schmidt shifts from driver to owner

    After accident, Sam Schmidt shifts from driver to owner
    Sam Schmidt knows he would have been long retired by now, his racing career faded completely from life's rearview mirror. He isn't sure what he would be doing aside from helping his wife, Sheila, raise their two teenage children at their home outside...
  • Track change gets mixed reaction from drivers

    Track change gets mixed reaction from drivers
    The outcome of Sunday's races could come down to how the drivers negotiate the chicane that officials initially removed after last year's inaugural event, then decided to put back late Friday night. The Pratt Street chicane is designed to slow drivers...
  • Weather, poor pit decision rain on Power's parade

    Weather, poor pit decision rain on Power's parade
    Will Power was widely considered to be nearly untouchable coming into in the Grand Prix of Baltimore. He had won the inaugural event last year, was on the brink of clinching this year's IndyCar Series title and, after sitting on the pole for Sunday's...
  • After Grand Prix of Baltimore, Will Power's hold on points chase loosens

    After Grand Prix of Baltimore, Will Power's hold on points chase loosens
    The Grand Prix of Baltimore was IndyCar points leader Will Power's chance to wrap up his first title on a street course, the kind of race track that is his forte. He couldn't do it. Now he has to go to Fontana, Calif., to a 500-mile race on an oval. The...
  • Ribbs finishes 13th in Indy Lights, goes back into retirement

    Ribbs finishes 13th in Indy Lights, goes back into retirement
    Willy T. Ribbs is going back into retirement. Ribbs, who became the first African-American to race in the Indianapolis 500 in 1991 and hadn't raced in an Indy car in 17 years, finished 13th out of 16 drivers in the Firestone Indy Lights event Sunday....
  • Grand Prix aims to be green, but challenges remain

    Grand Prix aims to be green, but challenges remain
    When race fans roll into town for the Baltimore Grand Prix this weekend, they can expect to find the Inner Harbor course lined with more than 1,200 recycling bins, and their drinks will be served in cups made of biodegradable corn instead of plastic. The...
  • De Silvestro hopes her luck is turning after solid qualifying run

    De Silvestro hopes her luck is turning after solid qualifying run
    Simona De Silvestro stepped out of her hauler Saturday afternoon after an intense meeting with her race team, only to be greeted by a pleasant surprise. A green and white birthday cake covered with candles. De Silvestro, who was born in Switzerland,...
  • Rick Perry: Macho, macho man

    Rick Perry: Macho, macho man
    Yes, Rick Perry might seem a little, well, out there with some of his public statements. But the Texas governor has something that our current commanded-in-chief lacks: Overt machismo.  And this cannot be underestimated. Macho men have a long history...
  • Unser Jr. arrested on DWI, reckless driving charges

    Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr., who helped bring the Baltimore Grand Prix to the city over Labor Day weekend, was arrested early Thursday morning on charges of drunken driving and reckless driving in New Mexico. Authorities with the...