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City OKs contract with new Baltimore Grand Prix team

Baltimore City’s spending panel Wednesday morning approved a new, five-year racing agreement with Race On LLC to run the Baltimore Grand Prix beginning this September. City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young was the only member of the five-member Board ...

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New Baltimore Grand Prix team to discuss plans

The new team behind the Baltimore Grand Prix will discuss plans to bring the racing event back to the city’s streets. Michael Andretti, the former racer and president of Andretti Sports Marketing, and J.P. Grant of Race On LLC will ...

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Top 5: ‘Honest minds can differ’

New restaurants come to West Baltimore and Arundel Mills and a new (and controversial) fountain coming to Union Square are among the most-read business stories of the week. The list also includes the Baltimore Grand Prix receiving new management. The ...

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Board of Estimates hears testimony before Grand Prix vote

The Baltimore Board of Estimates on Wednesday heard testimony — both positive and negative — from IndyCar, Visit Baltimore, citizens and others before taking its vote on whether to approve the contract for Downforce Racing to assume control of the city's Grand Prix.

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Baltimore Grand Prix management contract approved by Board of Estimates

The city’s Board of Estimates voted 3-2 Wednesday to approve a contract with Downforce Racing LLC for the right to run the Baltimore Grand Prix for the next five years. Comptroller Joan M. Pratt and City Council President Bernard C. ...

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Week in review – 2/17/12: Grand Prix group picked

Grand Prix group picked The managers of Downforce Racing LLC, the group chosen to run the Baltimore Grand Prix for the next five years, say this year’s race will be better than last year’s, the first, for which debts exist. The ...

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Downforce Racing aims to enhance Baltimore Grand Prix in 2012

Dale Dillon, Felix J. Dawson and Daniel C. Reck, principals of 2012 Baltimore Grand Prix promoter Downforce Racing, spoke to The Daily Record on Wednesday about their plans to rectify mistakes from the inaugural race last year and how they plan to improve the race this year for the city, local vendors and attendees.

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Announcement over new Grand Prix manager looming

The mayor’s office plans to announce Wednesday who it has chosen to take over the troubled Baltimore Grand Prix, but two of the three groups who have reportedly expressed interest in managing the event said they have not recently had ...

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