| Sep 26, 2013
*1/2 (out of four)
Boy, the only thing more thrilling than seeing who can drive laps the fastest is seeing nothing of a race other than results on screen. “British Grand Prix. Hunt wins, Lauda second.” How exhilarating!
The fact is,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 6:41 PM
"Aye, aye! and I'll chase him round Good Hope, and round the Horn, and round the Norway Maelstrom, and round perdition's flames before I give him up."
— Captain Ahab on the white whale, in Moby Dick
"Watching you win those races when I was...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 6:33 AM
It's big, brash and dramatically it goes in circles. The first two may be enough for most people, especially if they're into Formula One racing, to overlook the third.
With "Rush," director Ron Howard brings a long, earnest career's worth of expertise...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 3:43 PM
The decision to suspend the Grand Prix of Baltimore for at least the next two years could not have come as much of a surprise to anyone who paid attention to the intrigue that surrounded the third edition of the IZOD IndyCar Series event over Labor Day...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 11:06 PM
Bayhawks acquire Mundorf, deal Grant, Simon
The Chesapeake Bayhawks acquired attackman Brendan Mundorf (UMBC, Mount St. Joseph) from the Denver Outlaws for attackman John Grant Jr. and defenseman Michael Simon (Stevenson, Fallston) and the...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:25 PM
No doubt, a lot of open-wheel racing afficionados were shaking their heads after the Grand Prix of Baltimore turned into a demolition derby on Sunday, but the "chaos" that prevailed on the debris-strewn downtown course was just what the event needed to...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 6:40 PM
From the singing and wisecracking Flo on the Progressive spots to those annoying strummers who pop up at the end of the Geico "Happier Than …" commercials, I try to ignore advertising when watching TV.
But when you have a local icon like Mario...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Back in 1873, there probably were people who heard about the new stakes race over at Pimlico and wondered why anyone would give a hoot about a bunch of horses running around a dirt track on the edge of town.
No doubt, somebody complained about the...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:25 PM
This will be the third year in a row that Baltimore tries to get its head wrapped around an IndyCar race on our downtown boulevards, and the question is: Are we there yet? Is Baltimore now a Grand Prix town, and is that even something we want?
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:39 PM
A few months back during Speedweeks, I asked Tony Stewart why he loves going off the grid and competing in dirt-track races in winged-sprint cars not sanctioned by NASCAR.
"Every time somebody says, 'Why?' I say, 'Why not?' '' Stewart said.
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:32 PM
America loves to Super-Size. It's not just at a burger-joint drive-thru or the Slurpee machine at a 7-Eleven.
Check out the coliseums for the rock stars of sports, a place such as the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. While you're at it, make sure to see the...