| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:53 AM
Welcome back, everyone! I hope you got your Phil fix over the summer by watching him recreate the 1928 Tour de France on a vintage bicycle. The man does not stop. His calves do not stop.
Anyway, back to the race. It opens in an Old West movie ranch...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:37 AM
A retired racehorse has to learn new tricks.
Some thoroughbreds are used for breeding when their track days are done. Others find careers in hunting, polo or even police work. But in the worst situations, former racehorses are left with negligent owners...
| Oct 5, 2013
With long-term repair work on the Jones Falls Expressway underway, and major funding for the Red Line coming, Baltimore is in the midst of and building up to a large amount of transportation work — all with an eye toward better connectivity and...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:02 AM
Week two of the Race begins in Iqueque, Chile, the city of eternal sunshine, situated on the edge of a desert and the Pacific Ocean. It’s pretty amazing. And it’s time to leave.
The teams depart around 3 in the morning, and they are sent...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:52 PM
When IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden came to town last month for the Grand Prix of Baltimore, he fell in love with a puffy, gray kitten.
The race car driver posed with MJ, a kitten from the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS), for the city's...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:11 PM
During its three-year run, Baltimore's Grand Prix IndyCar race cost the city about $1.4 million in increased staffing, overtime and related expenses.
City officials disclosed the staffing costs in response to a Maryland Public Information Act request...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:54 AM
Last week was full of fish heads and potential meltdown moments from Marie. Then, Phil was all, “Keep racing, yo.” So we waited all week for closure. Somebody write something poetic about all the waiting we did, please.
One cliffhanger was...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:45 AM
Welcome back to a Race with 99 percent less facial hair than it had last week. Cue my harrumphy sigh.
The teams take trains from Poland to Vienna, Austria. Overachiever Amy is excited to go where "The Sound of Music" was filmed.
Everyone ends up on...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Travis Pastrana, the Maryland-born motocross and X Games superstar, has given up his NASCAR dream for now.
The 30-year-old Pastrana, from Davidsonville in Anne Arundel County, announced on his Facebook page Monday that he was taking a step back after...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 7:53 PM
On the third Saturday in May, generations of Baltimoreans marched onto the infield at Pimlico Race Course with their coolers in tow, an image that helped define the Preakness Stakes.
The Maryland Jockey Club has unveiled enhanced security...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 8:04 PM
James Hinchcliffe has slipped comfortably into Danica Patrick's former race car, if not specifically into her driving shoes.
IndyCar's 2011 rookie of the year has taken the Michael Andretti Autosports car driven by Patrick to a 10th-place finish in the...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:11 AM
Remember last week on "The Amazing Race," when John had a few extended moments of crazy and got eliminated? That’s still funny. But now it is time for the teams to leave Bali and head to Vietnam. "Word on the street," tweets Phil, "is that Hotel...