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Grand Prix of Baltimore organizers are hoping an early closing time and redesigned traffic patterns will help both race attendees and Baltimore residents connect with their favorite restaurants over Labor Day weekend.
The Baltimore Grand Prix will benefit from a number of lessons learned during last year's inaugural event, according to city and race officials. Changes made will ease pedestrian and vehicular traffic and cut down on negative impacts of the event on downtown businesses, officials said.
With the Grand Prix of Baltimore a little more than one month away, the race's promoter and owner of three cars competing in the IndyCar Series this year, Michael Andretti talked about the upcoming event through the streets of the city.
This year, JF Thormann will continue to help make winners of Andretti Autosport's drivers on Baltimore's streets. But as an officer of another company, Andretti Sports Marketing, he will also have a role in making the race a success.
Wednesday at Fort McHenry, Marc Bunting and Kieffer Rittenhouse unveiled The Racer's Group-owned No. 66 Porsche 911. The car, which will compete in the GT3 class of the Grand Touring Challenge on Saturday, Sept. 1, carries a star-studded red, white and blue design.
IZOD IndyCar Series CEO Randy Bernard held an impromptu question-and-answer session with the media Sunday before the Honda 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and was asked about his expectations for the Grand Prix of Baltimore.
Pratt Street between Paca and Howard streets will be closed to traffic between 7 p.m. Sunday and 5 a.m. Monday as crews work to build retainer walls on the street for the Grand Prix, the Department of Transportation announced.
Less than an hour after tying the record for most career medals, Michael Phelps became the most-decorated Olympian of all-time by anchoring the U.S. 4x200-meter freestyle relay to a resounding victory today and winning his first gold medal of the London Olympics.
Ryan Hunter-Reay has been an "up and coming" driver for much of the last decade in the IZOD IndyCar Series, but that part of his career is over now. The Florida native has won the last three races and leads the championship points chase.
The new managers of the Baltimore Grand Prix have experience, but we are ultimately left to take them at their word that we will not see a repeat of the financial troubles that plagued last year's race.