For the third year in a row, the Grand Prix of Baltimore will return for three days of high-speed open wheel and sports car racing, delicious local cuisine and drinks, live entertainment and more on Baltimore's Inner Harbor this Labor Day weekend, August 30 - September 1.

Baltimore's Grand Prix has quickly become one of the city's most popular events since its inaugural run back in 2010.  Now, it's set to descend up the city again as this "celebration of acceleration" returns with some of the world's top drivers set to compete on 12-turn, 2-mile street course along Baltimore’s beautiful harbor.

The main race, part of the Izod IndyCar Series, will take place on Sunday, September 1 at 2 p.m.  Leading drivers including Helio Castroneves, Scott Dixon, Marco Andretti, and returning Baltimore Grand Prix champion Ryan Hunter-Reay will compete in a high-speed, adrenaline-packed race for this year's bragging rights.

In addition to the races, there will be a variety of attractions on hand well-suited for adults, kids, and families alike all weekend.  The Esskay Family Fun Zone will feature kid-friendly live entertainment and interactive activities including Radio Disney performances, a SNUG obstacle course from Port Discovery Children’s Museum, KIDRACERS go-karts, Pinewood Derby Races, and more - all included with admission to the races.

In addtion, on Saturday, August 31, the multi-platinum, York, Pa. band, LIVE will perform on the Baltimore Grand Prix Main Stage at 6 p.m. with support from a variety of local music acts.

Three day passes to the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore start at $65 for adults and $25 for kids.  A variety of single day tickets and other packages are available as well.

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