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Grand Prix fixed? Future uncertain

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The race is on — and, some say, so is the pressure. As the third Grand Prix of Baltimore approaches, both supporters and opponents of the downtown street race are watching to see whether the three-day event will establish itself as a permanent summer fixture of the Inner Harbor. But J.P. Grant, who is financially supporting as well as helping orchestrate the event, said he is trying not to focus on the scrutiny.

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Does the Grand Prix encourage playing hooky?

Organizers of the Grand Prix of Baltimore are big supporters of local students. To show their appreciation for hardworking youngsters, they’re offering discounted Friday tickets to “active students.” The only problem is, “active students” have school that day.

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Economic impact of 2012 Grand Prix of Baltimore less than 2011

The 2012 Grand Prix of Baltimore generated less economic activity and attracted fewer spectators than last year’s inaugural race, according to a report by Pittsburgh-based Forward Analytics, despite what seems to be a consensus among attendees and locals that the sophomore year was better executed.

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