| 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 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...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Cars.com, USA Today and the "MotorWeek" TV series set out to compare full-size cars, procuring seven that each cost less than $38,000. The judges:
- Kelsey Mays, consumer affairs editor at Cars.com
- Jennifer Newman, assistant managing editor at Cars....
| Apr 4, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Sad news for the angling community as the "Bass Professor" died last week, March 28, at the age of 66. Doug Hannon was at his home in Keystone, Florida, where he was recovering from neck surgery. Known as the "Bass Professor," Hannon was a...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 5:01 PM
HAMPTON — When Langley Speedway opens its 63rd season Saturday, all eyes will be on the track. Literally.
There is $250,000 worth of new black asphalt covering Langley's 4/10ths-of-a-mile oval, and the effect on racing is expected to be huge....
| Apr 9, 2013
It might have been all the March Madness that did it. Or maybe whatever's ailing unhinged North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is spreading.
But one thing is abundantly clear: President Barack Obama has gone bonkers. And not just regular bonkers — he...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Michael Alan Morrison, 21, of the 2000 block of Tower Road, was charged Monday with second-degree assault.
Phallen Jai Price, 25, and Phillip Hampton, 25, both of the 200 block of Mayberry Drive, were charged Friday with scheming to commit...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Police say a series of tire slashings on luxury cars and SUVs early Saturday in Northwest Glendale was a "random act" of vandalism.
In some cases, all four tires were slashed on the high-end cars, most of which were parked in home driveways and on the...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 5:37 PM
The Baltimore Police Department is asking the city for $285,000 to hire a Massachusetts-based consultant — the highest of five bidders — to recommend how the department should be run.
But a city councilman is questioning the need for a...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 2:10 PM
AUSTIN, Texas -- Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel set a Formula One single-season record with his eighth consecutive victory, winning the U.S. Grand Prix with yet another dominating drive.
Starting from the pole position, Vettel got through the...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The tires on Vaughn Gittin Jr.'s Ford Mustang are shrieking as he jerks his car sideways at nearly 90 mph on this serpentine race track in Long Beach.
Walls are closing in on either side, leaving no room for mistakes.
As the next turn nears, Gittin...