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  • 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...
  • Boy Scouts, sponsors turn out to support Team Baltimore in Grand Prix event

    Boy Scouts, sponsors turn out to support Team Baltimore in Grand Prix event
    Baltimore driver Marc Bunting, who will drive his Porsche 911 GT3 in the American Le Mans Series race here in September, turned the engine on and stepped on the gas. Behind the car, Akil Wise, 11, his brother, Da'Sean, 13, and their friend in Boy Scout...
  • Nick James Nopulos, diner owner

    Nick James Nopulos, diner owner
    Nick James Nopulos, former co-owner of Catonsville's venerable Double T Diner, died Saturday of complications from chronic lymphoma and leukemia at Howard County General Hospital. He was 91. The son of a barber and a homemaker who were Greek immigrants,...
  • A need for speed for new racing team

    A need for speed for new racing team
    Before glossy race cars careen around downtown streets over Labor Day weekend, another high-speed race must be run. The team promoting Baltimore's Grand Prix — a group announced by city officials this week after the collapse of two other race...
  • GP Sports Management statement on Dan Wheldon

    GP Sports Management statement on Dan Wheldon
    GP Sports Management is deeply saddened by the tragic loss of our dear friend and client, Dan Wheldon. Dan was a winner. For the past 11 years we were privileged to watch Dan become a champion on the track and a devoted family man off it. He loved the...
  • The day that racing stopped

    The day that racing stopped
    I was covering motorsports for four years before I saw someone die in what might be considered a senseless crash. I didn't know Ricky Knotts, a 28-year-old driver who had spent every dime he and his parents could muster to qualify for the 1980 Daytona...