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  • At 71, Mario Andretti is anything but retired

    At 71, Mario Andretti is anything but retired
    Some things never change. As you walk around the hospitality and pit areas at an IZOD IndyCar race you can still find Mario Andretti signing autographs more than five decades since he drove his first racecar in competitive open wheel racing. Andretti,...
  • The Sun Poll

    THE SUN POLL The Baltimore Sun commissioned a telephone survey of 742 likely Baltimore Democratic primary voters from Aug. 22 to 24. The Sun's pollster, OpinionWorks of Annapolis, used the Baltimore City Board of Elections database to identify...
  • Ribbs back in the driver's seat

    The latest chapter in the remarkable 35-year career of racecar driver Willy T. Ribbs began "in the middle of an Iowa cornfield." Ribbs, the first African-American to drive in the Indianapolis 500, didn't see any helmeted ghosts of Daytona's past or...
  • Ribbs back in the driver's seat at Baltimore Grand Prix

    The latest chapter in the remarkable 35-year career of racecar driver Willy T. Ribbs began "in the middle of an Iowa cornfield." Ribbs, the first African-American to drive in the Indianapolis 500, didn't see any helmeted ghosts of Daytona's past or...
  • Baltimore Grand Prix: Driver sightings, giveaways, discounts

    Baltimore Grand Prix: Driver sightings, giveaways, discounts
    If you're in Baltimore for the Grand Prix or you're simply a local looking for something to do, there's plenty to keep you occupied: driver appearances, concerts, attractions and more. Racer sightings Adobe Road Wine Dinner: With champion driver Marc...
  • Speed Deterrent

    Speed Deterrent
    During the Irene aftermath, some non-functioning stoplights have kept the pace slower at some intersections. Yes, they’ve caused traffic backups, but slower speeds and drivers trying to be a little more aware have been a welcomed change of routine....
  • Gearing up for the Baltimore Grand Prix

    Gearing up for the Baltimore Grand Prix
    Welcome to the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix. I'm Mike Conway, and I'll be your unofficial tour guide for the weekend's events. I'll be writing three more blogs for The Sun, so I'll be here to explain things and help you enjoy the race. I'm sure that...
  • Jean Marbella: Grand Prix was confusing at first, then cool

    Whoever that was who called me yesterday, and whatever it was I agreed to? I didn't mean it, I just couldn't hear you over the cars screeching past and the banner planes pounding overhead. Plus I was delirious from walking miles but merely going blocks....
  • Disappointing result, but fun times in Baltimore

    Disappointing result, but fun times in Baltimore
    It didn't turn out the way we expected, but the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix was still a hit as far as I'm concerned. As you probably saw, we had some mechanical issues during the race, and the No. 27 Buffalo Wild Wings Dallara/Honda finished 23rd. The...
  • 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...
  • Scuba diving may hold promise for paraplegics

    Scuba diving may hold promise for paraplegics
    Outfitted in scuba gear and 100 feet underwater, Cody Unser noticed a weird tingling in her legs. She dived a second and a third time, and again felt tingling. It was subtle, but it was the first new sensation that she had felt in three years, since...
  • 2012 Baltimore Grand Prix to be held Labor Day weekend

    2012 Baltimore Grand Prix to be held Labor Day weekend
    The IZOD IndyCar Series will return to the city on Labor Day weekend 2012 for the second Baltimore Grand Prix, race president and promoter Jay Davidson confirmed Tuesday. IndyCar is expected to make the official announcement Friday in Las Vegas, where...