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  • Carpenter returns to Baltimore as owner-driver

    Carpenter returns to Baltimore as owner-driver
    Years ago, a rising basketball coach at a little school in the suburbs outside New York used to introduce himself, "Jim Valvano, Iona College." In return, the coach who later gained national fame at North Carolina State said he would often hear, "Son,...
  • After accident, Sam Schmidt shifts from driver to owner

    After accident, Sam Schmidt shifts from driver to owner
    Sam Schmidt knows he would have been long retired by now, his racing career faded completely from life's rearview mirror. He isn't sure what he would be doing aside from helping his wife, Sheila, raise their two teenage children at their home outside...
  • Rookie of the year just the beginning for Pagenaud

    Rookie of the year just the beginning for Pagenaud
    Things didn't go well for Frenchman Simon Pagenaud in his first race. But that didn't stop him. And though he could find similarities to that first outing last weekend, he clinched The IZOD IndyCar Series' Rookie of the Year award at the Grand Prix of...
  • Track change gets mixed reaction from drivers

    Track change gets mixed reaction from drivers
    The outcome of Sunday's races could come down to how the drivers negotiate the chicane that officials initially removed after last year's inaugural event, then decided to put back late Friday night. The Pratt Street chicane is designed to slow drivers...
  • IndyCar's Randy Bernard 'very tickled' with Grand Prix of Baltimore

    IndyCar's Randy Bernard 'very tickled' with Grand Prix of Baltimore
    IndyCar chief executive officer Randy Bernard seemed to be picking up positive vibes at the Grand Prix of Baltimore. "I'm very tickled with the way it's going," Bernard said during a meeting with a small gathering of media Sunday morning. "The Andretti...
  • Carpenter suffers first DNF of season in Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Carpenter suffers first DNF of season in Grand Prix of Baltimore
    Ed Carpenter, the only driver who had finished the previous 13 events on this year's IndyCar Series circuit, did not make it to the end Sunday in the Grand Prix of Baltimore. The same chicane where Carpenter's car went airborne Saturday turned out to...
  • IndyCar faces challenges as it continues to rebuild

    IndyCar faces challenges as it continues to rebuild
    When they sweep through the streets of Baltimore next weekend, driving some of the most powerful cars in the world at speeds that make their sport as dangerous as any, the IndyCar drivers will be mostly anonymous. Two veterans who have dominated the...
  • Ryan Hunter-Reay wins 2012 Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Ryan Hunter-Reay wins 2012 Grand Prix of Baltimore
    When rain began to fall as forecast in Sunday's Grand Prix of Baltimore, Ryan Hunter-Reay's car owner Michael Andretti had a game plan. Andretti's bold decision to stick with the treadless slicks used on a dry track — combined with perhaps an...
  • Castroneves relates his 'Dancing' experience to IndyCar success

    Many years ago, longtime NASCAR crew chief Harry Hyde said a stock car is "like an egg. You have to handle it gently or it will break." Though at its heart it was true, it was a shocking statement. Who compares a stock car — a big, brute of a...
  • Weather, poor pit decision rain on Power's parade

    Weather, poor pit decision rain on Power's parade
    Will Power was widely considered to be nearly untouchable coming into in the Grand Prix of Baltimore. He had won the inaugural event last year, was on the brink of clinching this year's IndyCar Series title and, after sitting on the pole for Sunday's...
  • Weather turns Grand Prix of Baltimore into guessing game for IndyCar teams

    Weather turns Grand Prix of Baltimore into guessing game for IndyCar teams
    Rain tires are meant for wet racetracks. Slick tires drive best on a dry course. It doesn't take a Firestone engineer to figure that out. What had Ryan Hunter-Reay muttering a prayer to Mother Nature early in Sunday's IndyCar Series Grand Prix of...
  • Tony Kanaan, Rubens Barrichello are teammates on, off the track

    Tony Kanaan, Rubens Barrichello are teammates on, off the track
    IndyCar driver Tony Kanaan is sitting beside his best friend and teammate Rubens Barrichello. Together they are talking about the value of friendship and how important it is to separate competitiveness from what is most important in life. It is then...