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IndyCar: Can Baltimore Save Their Grand Prix? We Will Find out Soon

The 2011 Baltimore Grand Prix Labor Day weekend looked like a success. Every driver I spoke to, from the race winner Will Power to Graham Rahal, all loved the street course. A crowd of nearly 160,000 packed the streets of Charm City to watch the three days of racing.From a television standpoint, the race course weaving along Baltimore's beautiful Inner Harbor and through the city provided viewers stunning pictures of Baltimore. Having an IndyCar race within easy driving distance of Washington and New York made the event a success on the surface.But as often happens, what fans don't see is the cost and behind-the-scenes workings of the promoter and the city leaders that in the end decide if the race was a true success. So on that very import...

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