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Grand Prix of Baltimore

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  • Plenty of things to regret about sponsoring the Grand Prix

     Plenty of things to regret about sponsoring the Grand Prix
    Unlike Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, we do have regrets regarding the wisdom of sponsoring the Baltimore Grand Prix and similar events ("Rawlings-Blake: No regrets on the Grand Prix," Sept. 16). First, let's be clear. The Baltimore portrayed in "The...
  • Baltimore loses out on racing

    With the cancellation of the Baltimore Grand Prix next year, The Sun got exactly what it wanted. The demise of that race. Champagne all around! Baltimore is a "blue collar" town and it proved it. Very sad. Randall Miller, Ocean View, Del.
  • City moves to replace Grand Prix of Baltimore

    City moves to replace Grand Prix of Baltimore
    Race cars speeding down Pratt Street brought Kevin and Debbie Parkhurst the 50 miles from their home in North East to downtown Baltimore for a third consecutive Labor Day weekend this month. "It's the best thing the city's done," Kevin Parkhurst said...
  • Where IndyCar failed, might NASCAR succeed?

     Where IndyCar failed, might NASCAR succeed?
    The letter from the co-founders of Viva House was spot on ("Plenty of things to regret about the Grand Prix," Sept. 19). What it failed to do was explain how the cancellation of the Baltimore Grand Prix would make things better. Outside of making them...
  • Grand Prix disliked? Who says?

     Grand Prix disliked? Who says?
    Detractors of the Baltimore Grand Prix (or most things) typically speak in broad terms using "no one liked" or "everyone was glad to see it go." These are typically false misnomers which apply only to their disgruntled clique of friends. I have friends...
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore track build shortened by 10 days

    Grand Prix of Baltimore track build shortened by 10 days
    The construction time of this year's Grand Prix of Baltimore course has been reduced by 10 days, softening the effects on city traffic and downtown businesses, officials for the Labor Day weekend event announced Tuesday. General manager Tim Mayer said...
  • Baltimore's leaders veer off-course, again

     Baltimore's leaders veer off-course, again
    I guess we should be used to the ongoing incompetence and mismanagement that is Baltimore City, but it certainly is a depressing spectacle to watch our city "leaders" stumble from one screw-up to the next. I was thrilled when we finally got a first-...
  • Dixon 'confident' third time will be charm in Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Dixon 'confident' third time will be charm in Grand Prix of Baltimore
    As the only driver to finish in the top five of both runnings of the Grand Prix of Baltimore, Scott Dixon has been the race's most consistent finisher. But the New Zealander, who has the most wins (31) in the 17-year history of the Indy Racing League,...
  • Maui Wowi Hawaiian opens in Towson

    Maui Wowi Hawaiian opens in Towson
    Maui Wowi Hawaiian, a chain of Hawaiian coffee and smoothie shops, has opened a store on Joppa Road in Towson. Franchisees Mike and Amanda Pyne have moved up to a permanent location after operating a Maui Wowi mobile cart since 2011. The shop in Radio...
  • With Harbor Point, losing faith in Baltimore

    With Harbor Point, losing faith in Baltimore
    Nearly 13 years ago, I moved to Baltimore as a volunteer to work with the underserved population. At that time, I was idealistically dedicated to being part of the city and working with its neediest people. Since then, the city government has offered...
  • Will Power takes advantage of Scott Dixon's penalty to win in Sonoma

    Will Power takes advantage of Scott Dixon's penalty to win in Sonoma
    A year ago at the Grand Prix of Baltimore, race car driver Will Power thought what he viewed as an illegal restart after a late yellow caution flag helped give Ryan Hunter-Reay a win on Pratt Street and ultimately the overall Izod IndyCar championship....
  • Oriol Servia will have a ride at Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Oriol Servia will have a ride at Grand Prix of Baltimore
    When the IZOD IndyCar Series arrived in Baltimore in 2011, some local fans seemed to pick a favorite driver based largely on his first name. Oriol Servia didn't disappoint. The Spaniard, whose first name is pronounced much like a certain baseball...