Power revved up for second run through Baltimore


Will Power loves riding the streets of Baltimore, and it's not only because the IndyCar points leader has enjoyed magnificent success at the fledgling venue.

Power captured the pole last year in Baltimore and won the inaugural IndyCar race in Charm City. On Friday, Power had the fastest practice lap in the newly named Grand Prix of Baltimore.

Rookie Simon Pagenaud had the second-fastest lap Friday despite going airborne upon hitting a bump before the light rail tracks that run parallel to the B&O Warehouse.

Race officials tried to grind down the bump, but that didn't work. So they will install a chicane overnight to compensate for the high ground.

Sunday's race will be held on a 2.04-mile, 12-turn street circuit. This year, there will two curves instead of three.

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