BALTIMORE, MD--(Marketwire - Aug 29, 2012) - Things kick into high gear August 31 to September 2, 2012, when this Maryland city hosts the 2012 Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT, bringing three days of racing excitement to hotels near Oriole Park.

As the official hotel sponsor for both the Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT and Team Baltimore Racing, including drivers Marc Bunting and Spencer Pumpelli, the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards is offering a number of specials at its Inner Harbor Baltimore restaurant and VIP suite packages so you can catch all the action.

Last year's event brought more than 100,000 spectators, and this year's event, featuring the IZOD IndyCar Series and the American Le Mans Series, promises to be bigger and better, with a 12-turn course that travels through the heart of downtown Baltimore and along the Inner Harbor. Those wanting a front-row seat to the high-speed action can book a suite package at this Baltimore Grand Prix hotel. Track View Suites offer 800 sq. ft. of space outfitted with a small table, plush corner chairs, a wet bar, climate control and private restroom. A dedicated attendant is on hand to make sure all your requests are met, and an extensive catering menu will keep your guests well-fed and fueled for a day of fun. To see the rubber burn off the tires, trackside VIP Tents are available and include dedicated catering, service and much more. To learn more about race-day suite packages, visit For more information about the Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT, including tickets, visit

In addition to the suite deals, this Baltimore hotel near Johns Hopkins is also offering a number of dining specials to keep your motor running without emptying your money tank. The Yard restaurant and lounge will feature daily food and beverage specials Friday through Sunday. Enjoy $6 drink specials, including a Chandon sparkling wine split, and $5 beers and margaritas. Plus, snack on a number of favorites -- all under $10 -- including steak-cut fries with chili and cheese, BBQ wings with ranch, crispy mozzarella with marinara sauce, smoked turkey legs and a caramel brownie sundae.

Friday, August 31st, the hotel's trackside patio, at Turn 12, will be open to the public in the evening, and a happy hour will feature the Crawdaddies band. Don't miss DJ-spun music the following night at The Yard. 

About the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards
With an Inner Harbor location close to Oriole Park, M&T Bank Stadium, the National Aquarium, the Baltimore Maritime Museum and the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor Hotel at Camden Yards is your destination for family fun or a quick weekend escape. Combining style and service, this Maryland hotel offers spacious accommodations outfitted with generous amenities. Enjoy high-speed Internet access, 32-inch LCD TVs with premium movie channels, spacious desks, luxury bedding with evening turndown service, a delicious in-room dining menu and views of downtown and the Inner Harbor. With easy access to all major highways and the BWI Airport, this hotel makes an ideal choice for meeting and events, offering 15,600 sq. ft. of flexible event space, 22 meeting rooms and a Grand Ballroom that can accommodate up to 800 guests. You can also reserve 10 to 25 guestrooms online with the convenient QuickGroup booking tool. The conveniences of home can be found in this hotel's state-of-the-art fitness center and three dining options, which include the refined yet relaxed atmosphere at The Yard, an American-style menu at Cafe Promenade and readymade sandwiches, salads and Starbucks products, plus free Wi-Fi, at the Gift Shop Café.

Contact Information:

Ann Lafontaine
Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards