Roughly Speaking podcast: A spy plane over Baltimore, and a hack at NSA (episode 141)

Auto Racing


Monday races suit Will Power just fine as he wins IndyCar race at Pocono

LONG POND — While just about everyone in auto racing loathes Monday races because it means an event was rained out on Sunday, Will Power probably wouldn't mind more races on the first day of the work week. Power has proven to be a pretty good Monday afternoon quarterback on the track. On Monday,...

  • 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore [Pictures]

    2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Look through pictures of the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore.

  • Pictures: Baltimore's Checkered Flag Girls

    Pictures: Baltimore's Checkered Flag Girls

    As roving ambassadors for Labor Day weekend's Baltimore Grand Prix, the Checkered Flag Girls will be appearing throughout the area in the weeks leading up to the event. With hundreds of thousands of car-crazed visitors expected for the three-day event, the Checkered Flag Girls may have their work...

  • Pictures: 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup race winners

    2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup race winners

    Changes to rules this season expanded the Chase for the Championship field from 12 to 16. Any driver who scored a victory in the first 26 races of the season clinched a spot in the postseason, which started at Chicagoland with Brad Keselowski's 5th victory of the campaign.

  • The 98th Indianapolis 500

    The 98th Indianapolis 500

    American Ryan Hunter-Reay edges three-time winner Helio Castroneves to win the Indy 500 in the second-closest finish in history.

  • Baltimore Grand Prix [Pictures]

    Inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix

    Check out race and event photos from the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix. Upload your images in our reader photo gallery.

  • Pictures: Baltimore Grand Prix

    Baltimore Grand Prix Plan

    The inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix road race will hit the Inner Harbor Labor Day weekend. Here are some photos of the lead-up to the event, which begins Sept. 2.

  • Sprint Car star Clauson hospitalized after crash in Kansas

    Sprint Car driver Bryan Clauson remained hospitalized Sunday in critical condition following a harrowing accident in the Belleville (Kan.) Midget Nationals USAC midget race. Clauson was airlifted to a hospital in Lincoln, Nebraska, following the Saturday night crash. His family offered no details...

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr.: 'I want to race. I'm not ready to quit.'

    Dale Earnhardt Jr.: 'I want to race. I'm not ready to quit.'

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — Say this about Dale Earnhardt Jr. — he follows doctor's orders. After missing three straight Sprint Cup races because of lingering effects of a concussion, NASCAR's most popular driver did something Friday that's part of his therapy — he made his first public appearance to...

  • Carl Edwards wins Sprint Cup pole at Watkins Glen

    Carl Edwards won the pole for the Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International on Saturday. Edwards, who also won the pole in June at NASCAR's other road course in Sonoma, turned a fast lap of 126.562 mph to edge Kyle Larson for the top spot. Five-time Watkins Glen winner Tony Stewart qualified...

  • Danica Patrick disappointed with Sprint Cup showing so far

    Danica Patrick disappointed with Sprint Cup showing so far

    DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Danica Patrick is grateful and humbled by the popularity and platform she has had over four seasons of Sprint Cup racing. She desperately wishes for success to go with it. Patrick expressed frustration this week at her inability so far to become a consistent top-15 finisher....

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. to miss more races

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. to miss more races

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss at least two more NASCAR Sprint Cup races while he recovers from a concussion.  Earnhardt, who skipped the last three races, will sit out at Watkins Glen International in New York on Sunday and at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee on Aug. 20. Four-time series champion...