Grand Prix of Baltimore for Labor Day Weekend Fun (w. ticket giveaway)

August 9, 2013 2 Comments »

Grand Prix of Baltimore Ticket Giveaway

Looking ahead to Labor Day Weekend? Fun for the whole family can be found at the Grand Prix of Baltimore. The thrill of fast cars and racing can be found alongside fun for kids of all ages on a 12 turn, two mile course through Downtown Baltimore adjacent neighborhoods, and along the Inner Harbor at speeds at up to 180 miles per hour, making it anything but your average race and race course!

About the Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT

The third annual Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT is one of only two events in the United States to feature the IZOD IndyCar Series and the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) presented by Tequila Patron in the same weekend. The IZOD IndyCar Series runs 75 laps around the Grand Prix’s 12-turn, two-mile street course adjacent to the famed Inner Harbor in downtown Baltimore. The ALMS race is a timed competition, with the team completing the most laps in 2 hours and 45 minutes taking the victory. The Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT also includes Firestone Indy Lights racing and, for the first time in 2013, the largest single-make series in North America: the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama.

Between races, kids can enjoy activities in the Esskay Family Fun Zone that include high-performance Autobahn go-karting, Pinewood Derby races, Radio Disney performances, bounce houses, and an obstacle course designed by Port Discovery Children’s Museum.

Grand Prix of Baltimore Family Fun

Images courtesy of Grand Prix of Baltimore

Music on the Grand Prix’s main stage will consist of the Doyle Brothers – a New York-based band combining the timeless classics of the Everly Brothers with the modern swagger of Michael Bublé and Bruno Mars – and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers tribute band, The Waiting. Many local attractions are also offering discounted admission during race week upon presenting your Grand Prix ticket stub.

Active students who present a valid student ID can attend the Baltimore Grand Prix on Friday, Aug. 30 for a special one-day price of just $5. Discounted passes will be available at ticket booths located at all of the track’s admission gates. The $5 ticket special is not available online, as active students must present a valid student ID at a Grand Prix of Baltimore ticket booth on Friday, Aug. 30 in order to receive the discounted admission.

Enter to win a Family Four Pack of General Admission Tickets worth $130! This Family Four Pack includes: Four (4) Three-Day General Admission Tickets good for two adults and two children 12 and under. General admission tickets allow you access through the gates, all fan zones, Friday General Admission Seating, the ALMS paddock, and more!

To enter, leave a comment about what excites you most about attending the Grand Prix of Baltimore! A winner will be contacted via email in one week and be sent a voucher that they will need to redeem for their Family Four Pack of General Admission Tickets prior to the Grand Prix of Baltimore in order to claim their tickets.

The Baltimore Grand Prix will take place Labor Day weekend, Aug. 30 to Sept. 1, 2013. Complete ticket and event information is available at

I received tickets for my family to attend the Grand Prix of Baltimore. No additional compensation was received for this post. All opinions are my own. Images courtesy of Grand Prix of Baltimore.

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  1. Justice Fergie August 15, 2013 at 12:36 pm -

    What excites me most about attending the Grand Prix of Baltimore is the thought of seeing the HUGE smile on L’il Buddy’s face as he experiences the real-life version of his beloved Cars!

    I have such great memories of the Grand Prix from growing up in Montreal. The constant buzz of the engines going around the track meant that summer was here and life was good 🙂

  2. Carl Berger August 20, 2013 at 11:20 pm -

    The first time I heard Dick Simon roar down the straightaway at Indy with my dad, I thought Knight Rider had come to life! 25 years later, I hope that my son has the same chance to hear a roar even more magical than Lightning McQueen for the Piston Cup.