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Michael Andretti

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  • 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...
  • After Grand Prix of Baltimore, Will Power's hold on points chase loosens

    After Grand Prix of Baltimore, Will Power's hold on points chase loosens
    The Grand Prix of Baltimore was IndyCar points leader Will Power's chance to wrap up his first title on a street course, the kind of race track that is his forte. He couldn't do it. Now he has to go to Fontana, Calif., to a 500-mile race on an oval. The...
  • Marco Andretti has enjoyed the opportunity — and expectations — that come with his famous family

    Marco Andretti has enjoyed the opportunity — and expectations — that come with his famous family
    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. His...
  • Towson grad Thormann is now the brains behind Andretti racing

    Towson grad Thormann is now the brains behind Andretti racing
    When he was growing up in Towson, JF Thormann could not, in his wildest fantasies, have imagined a day when downtown Baltimore would be turned into a IndyCar racetrack. He did, however, frequently spend his afternoons and evenings pretending there was...
  • 16-year-old driver Zach Veach is on the fast track

    16-year-old driver Zach Veach is on the fast track
    He's written a book — "99 Things Teens Wish They Knew Before Turning 16" — dealing with serious subjects like bullying, sex and peer pressure. He's spoken to the Minnesota state legislature, inspiring it to pass legislation against texting...
  • Gearing up for the Baltimore Grand Prix

    Gearing up for the Baltimore Grand Prix
    Welcome to the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix. I'm Mike Conway, and I'll be your unofficial tour guide for the weekend's events. I'll be writing three more blogs for The Sun, so I'll be here to explain things and help you enjoy the race. I'm sure that...
  • Andretti to lead new Baltimore Grand Prix team

    Andretti to lead new Baltimore Grand Prix team
    Racing champion Michael Andretti is working on a last-minute effort to organize the Baltimore Grand Prix, teaming with two local businessmen to put together the Labor Day street racing festival, the mayor's office announced Thursday. The new racing...
  • New Grand Prix deal is worse than the last

    New Grand Prix deal is worse than the last
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blakesays the new organizers she has selected for September's Baltimore Grand Prix — including a member of the legendary Andretti family — "have what it takes to move forward and make this world-class sporting event...
  • A need for speed for new racing team

    A need for speed for new racing team
    Before glossy race cars careen around downtown streets over Labor Day weekend, another high-speed race must be run. The team promoting Baltimore's Grand Prix — a group announced by city officials this week after the collapse of two other race...
  • Baltimore Grand Prix tickets to go on sale by the end of the month

    Baltimore Grand Prix tickets to go on sale by the end of the month
    Tickets for the second Baltimore Grand Prix should be on sale by the end of the month, the latest group to organize the race announced Wednesday. Race On, a team led by two local investors that has partnered with racing champ Michael Andretti's sports...
  • New Grand Prix chief has been a big city contractor, campaign donor

    New Grand Prix chief has been a big city contractor, campaign donor
    Despite financing more than $140 million city contracts in the past 12 years, donating tens of thousands of dollars to Democratic candidates and being a member of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's inner circle, J.P. Grant III has largely avoided the...
  • Dario Franchitti optimistic and excited about a return to Baltimore

    Dario Franchitti optimistic and excited about a return to Baltimore
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Dario Franchitti can't avoid talking about his race team's early season troubles and his hopes of getting his Chip Ganassi Dallara-Honda sorted out in time to win Sunday's Indianapolis 500. But Monday, while making the rounds...