| Jun 3, 2010
Gov. Martin O'Malley and Mayor Stephanie C. Rawlings-Blake announced Wednesday the long-anticipated deal to transform downtown Baltimore into a high-speed raceway for Indy-style cars.
Flanked by racing stars Al Unser Jr. and Graham Rahal, officials...
| Jun 2, 2010
Joined by some of the nation's most famous drivers, Gov. Martin O'Malley and Mayor Stephanie C. Rawlings-Blake will announce a deal Wednesday to bring high-speed racing to the streets of Downtown Baltimore with an annual event that officials say will draw...
| May 5, 2010
A plan to bring competitve automobile racing to streets around the Inner Harbor is expected to win city approval on Wednesday, potentially bringing Baltimore in league with Sao Paulo, Brazil, Long Beach, Calif., and other spots that host world-class...
| Jan 29, 2011
| 4:20 PM
The Baltimore Grand Prix is coming Labor Day weekend, just four months after Indy Car racing celebrates 100 years of history, tradition and passion at the Memorial Day classic Indianapolis 500. The two events are not as far apart as they may seem at first...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 3:02 PM
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...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 1:14 PM
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...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 6:19 PM
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...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 4:52 PM
IndyCar officials confirmed Friday that the Baltimore Grand Prix will return Labor Day weekend, but they will hold off on releasing the series' complete schedule until after Sunday's season finale in Las Vegas.
"Baltimore was a big win this season for...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 3:47 AM
Jay Davidson is, admittedly, no gear-head.
But as the president of the Baltimore Grand Prix, Davidson has been living and breathing all things IndyCar the past several months.
The inaugural race will bring dozens of high-speed open-wheel cars to...
| Jul 3, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Three-time Indianapolis 500 champion Helio Castroneves has not had the season he had expected, which is one reason he is eager to come to the IndyCar Baltimore Grand Prix on Sept. 2-4.
No one has driven the track that will be set up here in the next...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 3:33 PM
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...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 11:56 AM
Jay Davidson, the man bringing IndyCar racing to the streets of Baltimore in a few weeks, started out as a police reporter for Harford County's two newspapers more than two decades ago.
Fresh out of Princeton University in 1989, Davidson landed a job...