| Aug 26, 2013
| 5:52 PM
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...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 6:46 PM
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....
| Aug 16, 2013
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Whether the Grand Prix of Baltimore, which will be run for a third time this Labor Day weekend, can survive depends on two factors:
First, drawing and establishing fans of open-wheel racing during a time when the sport has struggled to keep people...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:17 AM
The Breeders' Cup, created as a roving championship of thoroughbred racing, shunned Louisville's Churchill Downs this week and announced it would return to Santa Anita Park in 2014 for a third consecutive year.
Santa Anita, of course, is owned by the...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 12:45 PM
When tickets to the third Grand Prix of Baltimore went on sale in December, race promoter Race On announced a drastic drop in the price for junior tickets.
Now, some kids can watch for free. Race On announced Tuesday a revised ticket plan -- one already...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Chief Kevin Cartwright, for years the primary spokesman and public face of the Baltimore Fire Department, is retiring at the end of this month to take a public relations position in the private sector.
His city salary of nearly $100,000 is now up for...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 10:09 PM
Grand Prix of Baltimore
GT3 Cup Challenge to run 2 races Labor Day weekend
Organizers of the Grand Prix of Baltimore announced Tuesday that the 2013 event will for the first time showcase the largest single-make series in North America, the IMSA GT3...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Mary Corey believed in Baltimore, and she believed in The Sun. Faith in those two things, like a rooting interest in the Orioles, has not always been easy to maintain. Indeed, The Sun's editor, who died this week of breast cancer at the age of 49, lived...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Eager to avoid a repeat of the violence last St. Patrick's Day, when youths fought in downtown streets and a tourist was beaten unconscious, Baltimore police are stepping up patrols in nightlife centers starting this weekend.
Commanders will add extra...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 6:46 PM
To Deontae Smith's mother, there was no question her son had been to the Super Bowl parade on Tuesday. And she's upset that Baltimore police didn't make the same connection sooner.
Deontae was fatally stabbed outside a McDonald's restaurant at Howard and...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 12:30 PM
When former IndyCar circuit champion Tony Kanaan heard that his new teammate would be the promising young driver Simona De Silvestro, he immediately thought they would get along fine.
"Both of us have caught fire before," he said Wednesday. "So we...