Downforce Racing will be promoter of Baltimore GP
Baltimore city officials have introduced a new promoter for
September’s IndyCar Series race.
Downforce Racing was picked as promoter of the Sept. 2 race. The
group is comprised of an Indianapolis contractor and two former
Constellation Energy Group executives.
The city voided its previous contract with Baltimore Racing
Development in December as it accumulated an estimated $12 million
in debts – including more than $1.5 million owed for city taxes and
IndyCar CEO Randy Bernard was in Baltimore on Thursday with
driver Simona de Silvestro and members of both the new promotional
group and race sponsors. He said it was important for IndyCar to
return to Baltimore following last year’s successful inaugural
Bernard says the Baltimore race can be one of the most popular
on the schedule.