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IndyCar 2012: Grand Prix of Baltimore Is a Family Affair for the Andretti Team

The 2011 version of the Baltimore Grand Prix was a success at the gate with more than 100,000 attending the two-day festivities of American Le Mans races on Saturday and IndyCar racing on Sunday. However, from a business standpoint, for a while it looked bleak that there would even be a second race in Baltimore.How bad did things look for the race? Well The Baltimore Sun in an April 17, 2012 editorial said "Baltimore should cut its losses and accept that the race won't happen this year."Well, the IndyCar brass liked the idea of a race on the East Coast that could draw fans from the major media markets. Getting fans and press from New York to Washington, D.C., the series felt felt like a key move for them.So the IndyCar b...

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