| 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...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:04 PM
Quinton Bell used to rely on a dirt bike to generate speed. In two years, he's learned how to use his own set of wheels to break away in a different sport.
Bell is the fastest football player at Costa Mesa High. When he arrived last year as a junior,...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:57 PM
The nation's leading motocross series heads to Lake Elsinore for its season finale Saturday, although the championships for its two classes of bikes already have been decided.
Ryan Villopoto of Poulsbo, Wash., has clinched the title in the premier 450...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 9:11 AM
Looking back at the weekend in motor racing -- including the NASCAR race in Michigan, NHRA drag racing in Minnesota and the motocross event in Utah -- five things come to mind:
1. Clint Bowyer keeps rolling. The headlines naturally went to Joey Logano...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Tucked between Towson's York and Joppa roads, among four-square and hopscotch courts, Immaculate Conception School's parking lots teem with parents in station wagons and minivans awaiting their clamoring children Fridays after dismissal.
In the late...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:24 PM
Blake Baggett of Grand Terrace is trying to make a charge for his second consecutive motocross championship in the 250-class division of the off-road motorcycle series.
Baggett, 21, earned his first win of the season Saturday at the Budds Creek National...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Blond and petite Linda Kelly looks as if she'd be right at home doing a fashion shoot or performing on a flashy network series.
But the 32-year-old Kelly probably wouldn't be caught dead near a fashion runway. Her runway is concrete, icy and often...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Over a tall cup of coffee in Southeast Baltimore, Reed Whiting explains why and how he zips down frozen racetracks in the middle of cities, navigating jumps and turns while jostling with three other racers from around the world.
He says he goes as...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 7:59 PM
Question: Do you have any statistics on rear-end accidents (from cars) while stopped at intersections aboard a motorcycle?
-- Rick Lenning, Brea
Answer: The only information I have about rear-end accidents has to do with fatal motorcycle crashes, and it...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Waiting For Lightning
Dec. 7, call for showtimes, Criterion Cinemas, 86 Temple St., New Haven, (203) 498-2500, bowtiecinemas.com
"Goals can be dangerous." So says pro skateboarder Rodney Mullen about 35 minutes into Waiting for Lightning, a...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 9:56 AM