| Jan 24, 2014
| 12:22 PM
A 36-year-old Fullerton man who shot a teenager to death as he was helping change a tire on a friend’s car was sentenced Friday to 50 years to life in prison in the 2011 slaying.
Charles Ramirez was found guilty in December of fatally shooting...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 6:46 PM
A year ago at the Grand Prix of Baltimore, race car driver Will Power thought what he viewed as an illegal restart after a late yellow caution flag helped give Ryan Hunter-Reay a win on Pratt Street and ultimately the overall Izod IndyCar championship....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 11:16 AM
It's dangerous on pit row.
During the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, Will Power and Scott Dixon took pit stops at the same time. Power had to pull in at a sharp angle because Dixon's pit was right behind his, leaving the back end of his car sticking...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 5:52 PM
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...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:48 PM
For most of this year, Tesla Motors has looked like the next Google or Apple.
Its stock soared about 470% as Wall Street analysts characterized the business as a small but revolutionary automaker that acted like a tech company — disrupting the...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:15 PM
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...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 12:07 PM
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...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 4:32 AM
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......
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Welcome back to the final installment of my blog for The Baltimore Sun surrounding the Grand Prix of Baltimore. I hope you were able to get to the race and enjoy yourself while you were here. I met a lot of people who were doing just that.
It was a...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 4:50 PM
From washing and waxing to detailing the interior, people baby their cars in all sorts of ways. But it's equally important to take care of your car before you put it into storage. Here are a few tips to make sure your car is ready to go when you are....
| Oct 26, 2013
| 4:32 PM
"Does the 2013 BMW 3 Series come with a spare tire?" Anonymous No, the 3 Series does not have a spare tire or space in the trunk designated for storing one. Like most BMW cars and SUVs, the 3 Series......