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Baltimore Grand Prix To Start Building Racetrack

BALTIMORE (AP) — Organizers of the Grand Prix of Baltimore plan to start constructing the event’s racetrack on July 30.

The Daily Record of Baltimore reports the 12-turn, two-mile circuit will be built in 32 days, with crews working through the night.

Tony Cotman is president of the Indianapolis-based race circuit design and event management company that is handling the construction. Cotman says about a dozen people will work on the circuit from about 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Most of the work will take place in the 22 days before the event, which is scheduled to run from Aug. 31 to Sept. 2.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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