The IZOD IndyCar Series returns to the track for the Grand Prix of Baltimore, taking place Labor Day weekend, Friday through Sunday, August 30th through September 1st. Joining the IndyCar stars in Baltimore will be the Firestone Indy Lights, the American LeMans Series and the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge.
The race weekend features more than just fast cars and popular drivers – there’s a Celebration of Acceleration taking place at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. There’s a special zone dedicated to the Taste of Maryland, plus the Southern Spirits Wine Bars and the Budweiser Party Zone for the 21-and-over crowd. There will be music throughout the weekend, plus the Esskay Family Fun Zone, with Radio Disney performances, an obstacle course, go-karts and more.
The on-track activities on Friday, August 30th get underway at 8 a.m. ET with practice for all four classes, with qualifying for the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge scheduled for 3:35 p.m. ET and for ALMS at 4:30 p.m. ET. On Saturday, August 31st, practice for the Indy Lights and the IndyCar Series kicks off the day at 8 a.m. ET, followed by qualifying for both series (Indy Lights at 10:55 a.m. ET and IndyCar at noon ET); race No. 1 for the IMSA GT 3 Cup Challenge takes to the track at 1:40 p.m. ET, with the ALMS race going green at 3:45 p.m. ET. Sunday, September 1st begins with race No. 2 for the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge at 11:15 a.m. ET, followed by the Indy Lights race (12:35 p.m. ET) and the IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Baltimore (2:40 p.m. ET.).
Tickets are still available for the Grand Prix of Baltimore – three-day reserved passes start at $90, while three-day general admission passes are $65; daily admission tickets are also available. Find out more about the race at grandprixofbaltimore.com.
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