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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore ready for Labor Day IndyCar Grand Prix

    Baltimore ready for Labor Day IndyCar Grand Prix
    The street paving is finished, safety barriers and fences are in place, grandstand seating in three different locations is completed, and signs of major sponsors are evident in downtown Baltimore as the city prepares for its first street circuit IndyCar...
  • For open-wheel racing, a comeback

    Thirteen years after major open-wheel formula-style racing failed miserably at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the IZOD IndyCar Series returns to the track today for the running of the MoveThatBlock.com 225. "We need to be here," series veteran driver Ryan...
  • Conway says Sunday's IndyCar finish 'was a shame'

    Conway says Sunday's IndyCar finish 'was a shame'
    IndyCar driver Mike Conway was in town Monday to unveil his new black and yellow race car that will be sponsored by Buffalo Wild Wings and Wings Across America (the Buffalo Wild Wings Grill and Bar Maryland Franchisee). The local company will be the...
  • IndyCar confirms Grand Prix's Labor Day weekend return

    IndyCar confirms Grand Prix's Labor Day weekend return
    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...
  • The Grand Prix can still be a signature event for Baltimore

    Even if the promoters of this year's Grand Prix can't pay all their bills by the end of the year, Baltimore should not give up on auto racing. There are others out there who can run this event. Baltimore Racing Development was able to promote the race,...
  • Baltimore Grand Prix on official 2012 IndyCar schedule

    Baltimore Grand Prix on official 2012 IndyCar schedule
    The Baltimore Grand Prix will return to the Inner Harbor on Sept. 2, according to the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series schedule released today. Despite financial woes, it appears IndyCar remains committed to Baltimore, one of the few East Coast races on the...
  • Baltimore Grand Prix leader got his start in Harford

    Baltimore Grand Prix leader got his start in Harford
    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...
  • The long road to the Baltimore Grand Prix

    The long road to the Baltimore Grand Prix
    Steven Wehner had overcome dyslexia, a stint in jail on drug charges and the loss of his repair shop on Martha's Vineyard. Living in the basement of his mother's Rodgers Forge home, he set his sights on his biggest challenge yet: Bringing an IndyCar...
  • Patrick 'dedicated' to NASCAR future

    Is there any question NASCAR's "It Girl" is serious about hanging with the big boys? News flash: Danica Patrick is skipping the Indianapolis 500 to race in the Coca-Cola 600 in May. That shows a serious level of engagement for Patrick, who has dabbled...
  • Simona de Silvestro feels 'back home' promoting second Baltimore Grand Prix

    Simona de Silvestro feels 'back home' promoting second Baltimore Grand Prix
    Simona de Silvestro walked through the lobby of an Inner Harbor hotel Thursday looking comfortable in her white shirt and black jeans. "I feel like I'm back home," the IndyCar driver said. "It was one of the best races we had last year, and I'm really...