| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 12:48 PM
You have to give Marco Andretti credit.
He's an Indy Car driver, which would be something for any 24-year-old to be proud of. But for Andretti, having the guts to choose that profession is something many twenty-somethings wouldn't want to take on.
| 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...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 12:49 PM
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.
| Aug 28, 2011
| 2:49 PM
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...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 10:15 AM
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...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 9:42 AM
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...