| Jul 24, 2012
| 8:42 PM
Emilee Tominovich knows how to put the pedal to the metal. As a professional driver in the Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup SCCA Pro Series, the Clarksville resident has a knowledge of motor vehicles that can only be learned by driving them around precise turns...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Simona de Silvestro walked through the lobby of an Inner Harbor hotel Thursday looking comfortable in her white shirt and black jeans.
"I feel like I'm back home," the IndyCar driver said. "It was one of the best races we had last year, and I'm really...
| Aug 5, 2012
James M. "Jim" Gehrdes, who had headed the physical education department at the Naval Academy and had also been a storied track coach, died July 27 of respiratory failure at his Annapolis home.
He was 87.
The son of a Pennsylvania Railroad brakeman...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 8:46 AM
A.J. Foyt Racing announced this morning it is joining with Starting Grid, an organization founded to help diversity motorsports, and American Honda to field a car for Chase Austin, 22, who has long been considered a solid prospect in both open wheel and...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 2:27 PM
Towson native and racing executive JF Thormann saw two of his drivers finish in the Top 10 of the Baltimore Grand Prix's main race last year.
This year, Thormann — the executive vice president and chief operating officer of Andretti Autosport ...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 6:20 AM
Long before there was a Patuxent Greens Golf Course or Stewart Towers high rise building, a mammoth oval race track occupied that area of land off Route 197, near Route 198. Horse racing at Laurel Park racetrack had been ongoing since 1911, but in 1924 an...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 11:50 AM
Yes, Rick Perry might seem a little, well, out there with some of his public statements. But the Texas governor has something that our current commanded-in-chief lacks: Overt machismo.
And this cannot be underestimated. Macho men have a long history...
| Jun 2, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Pratt Street has a rich history in Baltimore lore. It's old enough that the street has been identified on city maps dating back as far as 1801.
But in August of 2011, it will experience something it hasn't seen in its previous 200 years: Cars driving 185...
| Jul 7, 2010
| 8:15 AM
| Jul 7, 2010
| 8:37 AM
| Jun 3, 2010
Gov. Martin O'Malley and Mayor Stephanie C. Rawlings-Blake announced Wednesday the long-anticipated deal to transform downtown Baltimore into a high-speed raceway for Indy-style cars.
Flanked by racing stars Al Unser Jr. and Graham Rahal, officials...
| Jun 2, 2010
Joined by some of the nation's most famous drivers, Gov. Martin O'Malley and Mayor Stephanie C. Rawlings-Blake will announce a deal Wednesday to bring high-speed racing to the streets of Downtown Baltimore with an annual event that officials say will draw...