| Jan 3, 2012
| 10:05 AM
The embarrassing and unfortunate financial failure of the Baltimore Grand Prix was caused by a pervasive culture of secrecy and privilege within City Hall and at Baltimore Racing Development.
Had more facts been available to the press and the public,...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 6:22 PM
Several groups are angling to seize control of Baltimore's Grand Prix as city officials seek a new management team in the wake of the financial collapse of the company that organized the inaugural race.
At least two teams — each headed by a...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 5:15 AM
Thanks for publishing David Troy's recent commentary regarding the Baltimore Grand Prix ("Secrecy masked Grand Prix's failure," Jan. 4). There are many of us who could not understand why more investigation was not carried out by the media during the...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 12:00 PM
It's hard to argue that more transparency isn't called for in planning for another Baltimore Grand Prix ("Officials mum on Grand Prix selection process," Jan. 10). As Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke points out, "We lost a lot of taxpayers' money," and this...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 5:24 PM
City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young is urging Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to abandon the troubled Baltimore Grand Prix and focus on "core issues that impact the quality of life for all Baltimoreans."
In an op-ed article submitted to The...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Like a lot of individuals, I was hopeful nearly two years ago, when the city inked a five-year deal to bring an IndyCar race to Baltimore's Inner Harbor on an otherwise sleepy Labor Day weekend.
The promise of positive international media attention,...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Interesting reading about our City Council president suggesting we drop the Baltimore Grand Prix because it has (in his words) "large amounts of debt" and at the same time opining over the "outdated" facilities of the city's rec centers and the lack of...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 6:33 PM
Randy Bernard is out as CEO of the IndyCar series after a special meeting of the board of directors of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation on Sunday, radio station WIBC in Indianapolis reported.
Bernard was in the third year of a five-year...
| May 1, 2012
| 3:51 AM
Today's forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies in the Baltimore area, with showers and a high near 81 degrees. Tuesday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low around 60 degrees.
Check our traffic updates for this morning's...
| May 2, 2012
| 9:27 AM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blakesaid Wednesday that the city would not increase spending on the Baltimore Grand Prix to ensure the Labor Day weekend race comes to fruition.
"I'm hopeful that with Indy's involvement that it will happen," Rawlings-Blake said...
| May 8, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Timothy Wheeler's article about the tree planting efforts surrounding the Baltimore Grand Prix raises more questions than it answers ("Grand Prix trees finally getting planted — at taxpayer expense," May 7). Why is the city paying to have the...
| May 10, 2012
| 5:59 PM
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...