Michael Andretti

Grand Prix of Baltimore organizers bullish on race's future

Grand Prix of Baltimore organizers bullish on race's future

As summer began last year, with the Grand Prix of Baltimore about three months away, organizers had sold no tickets. They had landed no sponsorships. And they hadn't put out a single advertisement.

Financier J.P. Grant and his group, Race On LLC, swooped in to save a troubled race — which one business had left in financial ruin and another failed to even launch — and pulled off what Grant called a "90-day miracle."

This year, they say they won't need divine intervention.

Organizers are bullish on sponsorships for the Labor Day weekend event and on tickets, which have been for...

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