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Motorsports Brands - Sunoco Becomes Official Fuel Of The Baltimore GP

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BALTIMORE, Jul. 16, 2012: Sunoco was today named the Official Fuel of the Grand Prix of Baltimore. The most coveted real estate of the Grand Prix weekend - victory lane - will be known as the Sunoco Victory Lane, while pit lane will be known as Sunoco Pit Lane. Sunoco will also have a significant signage presence during the event, providing a visual backdrop for the race action between turns seven and eight, and the pedestrian bridge that will cross the track between turns eight and nine of the 2-mile, 12-turn race circuit through downtown Baltimore and the Inner Harbor area.

The Grand Prix of Baltimore sponsorship is the latest endeavor in a more than 40-year history of motorsports involvement for Sunoco. The company is the Official Fuel Partner of INDYCAR, and has been the Official Fuel of NASCAR® since 2004. Sunoco Race Fuels can be found at more than 500 racetracks in the United States.

With headquarters in Philadelphia, Sunoco has been providing petroleum products for more than 125 years. Sunoco markets gasoline in approximately 4,900 retail outlets in 23 states, and operates more than 700 APlus convenience stores.

The Grand Prix of Baltimore will take place Labor Day weekend, Aug. 31- Sept. 2, 2012 in downtown Baltimore. The race weekend will feature a number of racing categories from the IZOD IndyCar Series and the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron. The Grand Prix is operated by locally owned Race On LLC, and is being promoted by Andretti Sports Marketing.

Tickets are now on sale at the official event web site:, all Ticketmaster outlets or by phone at 800-745-3000.

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