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Grand Prix of Baltimore

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  • 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...
  • And IndyCar track at Sparrows Point?

    Regarding your report that Sparrows Point is again up for sale, due to past uses of the land there's not much that can be done with now. However, it could make an excellent site for a race track. With the Baltimore Grand Prix IndyCar race supposedly a...
  • 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...
  • Despite a few bumps, new Indy track gets off to smooth start

    Despite a few bumps, new Indy track gets off to smooth start
    Having survived an earthquake and a hurricane last week, Baltimore Grand Prix CEO and president Jay Davidson joked that he was "waiting for the locusts." What descended Friday amid the deafening roar of 180-mph Indy racecars along the 2.03-mile track...
  • Track, stands cleared briefly for passing storm

    The Firestone Indy Lights car started the ontrack action on time Saturday morning and things were running smoothly, until a storm cloud passed over the Baltimore Grand Prix course around 10:30. Officials cleared the grandstands in anticipation of...
  • Baltimore Grand Prix has contingency for rain

    Baltimore Grand Prix has contingency for rain
    Officials for the IZOD IndyCar Series and the Baltimore Grand Prix are praying for sunny, dry weather Sunday, but they are prepared to change the format or schedule should heavy rains hit the city. While Grand Prix CEO and president Jay Davidson said...
  • IndyCar's Ryan Hunter-Reay no longer just an 'up-and-coming' driver

    IndyCar's Ryan Hunter-Reay no longer just an 'up-and-coming' driver
    Ryan Hunter-Reay didn't know what to think or feel after he won Honda Indy Toronto on July 8. It was his third consecutive victory and moved him into the lead of the IZOD IndyCar Series points chase. Will Power, an Australian driver who won the Baltimore...
  • Medical, public safety officials ready for Baltimore Grand Prix

    Medical, public safety officials ready for Baltimore Grand Prix
    For Baltimore's emergency workers, the Baltimore Grand Prix Festival of Speed is more than a three-day party surrounded by shrieking Indy cars. It's 40,000 to 80,000 people a day — many with medical issues, bad judgment or evil intent —...
  • IndyCar drivers find flaws in Baltimore Grand Prix race course

    IndyCar drivers find flaws in Baltimore Grand Prix race course
    IndyCar drivers found a number of flaws during Thursday afternoon's track walk, their first up-close-and-personal look at the course for this weekend's inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix. The drivers brought up varying concerns, but nearly all agreed to take...
  • Penske 'amazed at the turnout' for Baltimore Grand Prix

    Penske 'amazed at the turnout' for Baltimore Grand Prix
    Roger Penske looked out his window in the Hyatt Hotel at the Inner Harbor and didn't believe was he was seeing. It was Saturday and the grandstands along the Baltimore Grand Prix course were packed solid with fans. "I was amazed at the turnout," said...
  • Ribbs finishes 13th in Indy Lights, goes back into retirement

    Ribbs finishes 13th in Indy Lights, goes back into retirement
    Willy T. Ribbs is going back into retirement. Ribbs, who became the first African-American to race in the Indianapolis 500 in 1991 and hadn't raced in an Indy car in 17 years, finished 13th out of 16 drivers in the Firestone Indy Lights event Sunday....