Pictures: Baltimore's Checkered Flag Girls
As roving ambassadors for Labor Day weekend's Baltimore Grand Prix, the Checkered Flag Girls will be appearing throughout the area in the weeks leading up to the event. With hundreds of thousands of car-crazed visitors expected for the three-day event, the Checkered Flag Girls may have their work cut out for them, familiarizing newcomers with the city and ensuring Baltimore lives up to its nickname of "Charm City."
Here's a look at some of the 13 young women who have been chosen.
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Sarah W.( Karl Merton Ferron, The Baltimore Sun / June 3, 2011 )
Hometown: White Marsh, Md.
What do you do when you're not a Checkered Flag Girl?: Junior at Towson University, majoring in business administration; hostess; model.
Were you a racing fan before you became a Checkered Flag Girl?: "I was. I watch it on TV whenever the races are on. My family, we all get together and watch it."
Favorite thing about Baltimore: "The Ravens. And of course the Orioles, you have to be an Orioles fan."
What would you say to a first-time visitor to Charm City?: "They would have to go to the harbor. And be sure to go to one of the games. If they're coming during September, they need to come to the Baltimore Grand Prix Races."