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  • Baltimore Grand Prix's fate is 'on our end'

    The Baltimore Racing Development group proposing an Indy Racing League event said yesterday that if all goes according to plan, the city would have its own Grand Prix IndyCar event running on a street course through the Inner Harbor on Labor Day weekend...
  • Grand Prix moves ahead

    The Indy Racing League has confirmed what many Baltimore race fans and state and local officials had been hoping - that it is seriously considering approving a local group's proposal for an annual, 2.4-mile street race in the Inner Harbor area....
  • Indy race would be safe, organizers contend

    They do it in St. Petersburg, Fla., Toronto and Long Beach, Calif. But is Baltimore the proper setting for an IndyCar race on a looping, 2.4-mile street course around the convention center and Camden Yards?Organizers of the proposed Baltimore Grand...
  • A history of the Hippodrome

    1914 Nov. 23 - The Hippodrome Theatre, designed by Thomas W. Lamb, opens with a vaudeville show featuring jugglers, comics and four elephants. The 3,000-seat theater, the city's largest, cost about $225,000. 1917 The Hippodrome becomes affiliated...
  • Fort Lauderdale's Hunter-Reay nominated for ESPY

    Fort Lauderdale's Hunter-Reay nominated for ESPY
    After narrowly edging out Helio Castroneves to win the Indianapolis 500, Fort Lauderdale's Ryan Hunter-Reay has the chance for a win in Hollywood. Hunter-Reay is headed to the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles for the ESPYS, where he is nominated for best...
  • Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    There are lot of things about the Cubs’ plan that I get. What Theo Epstein is doing with prospects is smart. They need new grandstands and better player amenities. I get all that. What I don't get is the Ricketts' insistence on all the outfield...
  • IndyCar racing was back at Pocono this weekend, but will it return?

    IndyCar racing was back at Pocono this weekend, but will it return?
    Traffic may have been an issue on certain roads and highways in the Poconos as the Fourth of July weekend came to a close on Sunday night. But it wasn't a problem outside Pocono Raceway in Monroe County. First, a very fast Pocono IndyCar 500 —...
  • Here's what's up in Indy

    Here's what's up in Indy
    "This is not the city I grew up in," said Alyssa Starr Newerth, director of advancement at Indy Reads Books, a locally owned bookshop. "So much has changed. People love this city so much now — you can feel it." There is a feeling that Indianapolis...
  • Pit-road penalty made for a "frustrating 500 miles" for Marco

    Marco Andretti finished ninth in Sunday's Pocono IndyCar 500, one spot better than he did a year ago at his "hometown" track. But Andretti may have been even more frustrated than he was in 2013 when a fuel-mileage issue derailed a car that had led for 88...
  • Montoya wins Pocono IndyCar 500

    Montoya wins Pocono IndyCar 500
    Juan Pablo Montoya said before Sunday's Pocono IndyCar 500 fueled by Sunoco that he's "still lacking a little bit" in his return to open-wheel racing after many years on the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit. But Montoya, the 38-year-old Team Penske driver...
  • Montoya celebrates his first win since his return to IndyCar

    Montoya celebrates his first win since his return to IndyCar
    The fans in the main grandstand were so spread out at Pocono Raceway on Sunday that it was easy to spot the Colombian contingent. They were the ones waving their country's flag and celebrating after one of their own, Juan Pablo Montoya, won the Pocono...
  • Juan Pablo Montoya completes return to IndyCar with win at Pocono

    Juan Pablo Montoya won the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway on Sunday to complete a triumphant return to open wheel racing after seven years in NASCAR. Helio Castroneves was second to make it a 1-2 finish for team owner Roger Penske. Montoya won for the...