Heading into the Grand Prix of Baltimore, Marco Andretti's performance has improved significantly this season. On a team that now features reigning IZOD IndyCar Series champion and defending Grand Prix of Baltimore champion Ryan Hunter-Reay, Andretti is currently fourth in the standings.
Will Power, feeling a little under the weather from a cold that has been traveling through members of the Penske Team this weekend, put his foot down Friday afternoon to let Ganassi driver Scott Dixon know someone else can find his way around the 2.258-mile road course.
Baltimore's inaugural Festival of Speed was like the first day of school for a city that seems ready to embrace a new sport — if the nearly sell-out crowd at Sunday's main event is any indication. Tens of thousands of spectators attended, drawn by fast cars, a party atmosphere and the idea of supporting their hometown.