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  • Oriol Servia will have a ride at Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Oriol Servia will have a ride at Grand Prix of Baltimore
    When the IZOD IndyCar Series arrived in Baltimore in 2011, some local fans seemed to pick a favorite driver based largely on his first name. Oriol Servia didn't disappoint. The Spaniard, whose first name is pronounced much like a certain baseball...
  • IndyCar makes adjustment to pit road to improve safety, avoid controversy

    IndyCar makes adjustment to pit road to improve safety, avoid controversy
    The controversy surrounding Sunday's pit road collision at the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma between race leader Scott Dixon's car and a tire being carried by one of Will Power's crew members followed the IZOD IndyCar Series across the country from...
  • Banker, Brecher have behind-the-scenes IndyCar jobs race fans would covet

    Banker, Brecher have behind-the-scenes IndyCar jobs race fans would covet
    Brad Banker grew up a sports fan outside Green Bay, Wis., but auto racing was not high on his list of passions. His father was a longtime employee of the Packers and Banker, who somehow became a fan of the rival Minnesota Vikings, wound up playing...
  • What the Numbers on Your Tires Mean

     
    You're headed to a party tonight where you'll be around a group of gearheads who converse incessantly about cars, and you want to ensure you have one smart-sounding thing to say. You've decided to interject something about tire profiles (the......
  • Car-Chase Lingo Defined

     
    In certain parts of the country, police pursuits occur with such frequency and are so popular with viewers that newscasters have to memorize entire dictionaries of car-chase vocabulary to keep the viewer up to speed. In the interest of broadening......
  • Tips to Stay Safe on Fourth of July Road Trips

     
    OK, you've got your tire pressure and fluids checked, snacks and in-car diversions packed for the kids and your route programmed into the navigation system. You're ready for your Fourth of July holiday road trip, but beware ??? among the......
  • Living Through Winter With a 2013 Subaru BRZ

     
    One of the biggest questions we wanted to answer by purchasing a long-term 2013 Subaru BRZ tester was whether the sports coupe is capable of driving year-round in winter???s ugliest conditions. Our Chicago test location has potential for nasty wintry........
  • How Often Should You Rotate Your Tires?

     
    A good time to rotate your tires is when you get the oil changed, assuming you do that at least once a year and more often if you drive, say, more than 10,000 miles annually. Most vehicle manufacturers recommend that......
  • Top 10 Features with Hidden Costs

     
    Car ownership is expensive. Take your monthly payments and add insurance, gas and maintenance, and it's a big part of the family budget. Some features available in today's cars, though, can make the ownership experience more expensive than it needs......
  • How To Properly Check and Fill Tires

     
    While it may seem like a mundane task, inflating tires is much more crucial to your car than you may think, and it results in a safer and more economical experience on the road. Your vehicle's handling also will be......
  • Two new tires on front or rear: The debate continues

     
    In the Jan. 25 column, I concluded that tire experts must be correct in recommending that, if you install two new tires on a front-wheel-drive car while allowing two older tires to remain on the vehicle, the new rubber should go on the rear wheels, the...