Labor Day weekend is race weekend in Baltimore, Maryland. This weekend, the second annual Grand Prix Of Baltimore fills the Baltimore City street circuit with various types of automobile racing.
The overall event takes place from Friday, August 31 through Sunday, September 2, 2012. There's a lot more to it, but basically, practice runs and qualifying occur on Friday and Saturday. US F2000 Championship Race #1, Star Mazda Championship Race #1 and the American Le Mans Series Race are held on Saturday - September 1st. On Sunday - September 2nd, you can catch US F2000 Championship Race #2, Star Mazda Championship Race #2, Firestone Indy Lights Race, and the IZOD IndyCar Series Race.
The gates are open from 7:30 AM EDT to 7:00 PM EDT each day. You can get close to the cars and their drivers (certain times and areas), and there are many activities going on other than the big races. You can enjoy live music, food, go-carts, games, and more.
Important Links: Race Schedule, Tickets (Discount for U12, U2 are free), Parking and Street Closures, Traffic Updates, Map (pdf), Official Event Site.
The photos above are from RaceOnBaltimore.com. Here is a video posted on Day 1 at CBS - Baltimore, MD (WJZ TV News).