Year: 2013

Fast & Furious Star Paul Walker Dies

Fast & Furious Star Paul Walker Dies

Paul Walker, star of the massively successful Fast & Furious franchise, died in a double-fatal car accident Saturday evening in California while attending a benefit car show. Walker, who had recently celebrated his 40th birthday, was the passenger in his friends 2005 Porsche Carrera GT supercar, when the car left the roadway and plowed through a light pole and into a […]

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Paul Walker Dead in Fiery Car Crash

Paul Walker Dead in Fiery Car Crash

*Update 10:30PM EST: Paul Walkers OFFICIAL Twitter and Facebook profiles have been updated with the following status: It is with a truly heavy heart that we must confirm that Paul Walker passed away today in a tragic car accident while attending a charity event for his organization Reach Out Worldwide. He was a passenger in a friend’s car, in which […]

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Ride-sharing Service ‘Lyft’ Coming to Baltimore

Ride-sharing Service ‘Lyft’ Coming to Baltimore

If you spend time in Baltimore City, you may start seeing cars with large bright pink mustaches hanging on the grilles. The distinctive pink mustache is a staple of a new San Francisco-based start up that aims to disrupt the personal transportation market. Lyft is a peer-to-peer ride sharing platform that allows mobile phone users who need a ride, to […]

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MD Parent Arrested for Speaking Up At School Meeting

MD Parent Arrested for Speaking Up At School Meeting

*Update: The charges against the parent were dropped Monday by the Baltimore County State’s Attorney. Discuss on the Forum! via the Baltimore County Media website: Towson, Md. (September 23, 2013) — On September 19, a Baltimore County Police officer working off duty for Baltimore County Public Schools arrested a Howard County man, charging him with creating a disturbance during a public […]

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Scheduling conflicts Ends Grand Prix of Baltimore

Scheduling conflicts Ends Grand Prix of Baltimore

Grand Prix of Baltimore will not be held next year due to scheduling conflicts with other large events in Baltimore. “The calendar conspired against us,” JP Grant, the Grand Prix of Baltimore general manager, said during a press conference Friday. For better or for worse, because the event’s official reasoning for ending is “scheduling conflicts” proponents don’t necessarily “lose” and […]

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Super Art Fight

Super Art Fight

If you’ve been listening to the 98 Rock Morning Show the past few weeks, you may have heard of this “Super Art Fight” thing happening at Baltimore’s Ottobar this weekend. The guys had the creators of Super Art Fight on the show twice to promote “The greatest live art competition in the known universe”. One of my buddies was in […]

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Grand Prix of Baltimore: Year 3

Grand Prix of Baltimore: Year 3

For the third Labor Day Weekend, Baltimore is playing host to a festival of speed and sensational automotive enjoyment. The streets around Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and sports stadiums have been shut down in order to play host of dozens of high powered race cars who will be screaming down our roads at up to 180MPH – a far cry from […]

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MotorTrend’s ‘World’s Greatest Drag Race 3’

MotorTrend’s ‘World’s Greatest Drag Race 3’

If you skip to 19:35 in the below video, you can watch and hear the dragrace with none of the music – just the roar of the engines.

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NHRA racer Stephanie Eggum dies in sky diving accident

NHRA racer Stephanie Eggum dies in sky diving accident

Join the existing discussion on the MDSS Forum “She was a pioneer in the drag racing sport compact scene, and an all-around thrill seeker with an insatiable appetite for life. 32 year-old Stephanie Eggum lived life to the extreme, whether blazing a trail in the NHRA Hot Rod ranks with her record holding FWD Honda Civic, gaining her Top Alcohol […]

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Ray Rice Auctioning Off Jeep Rubicon HEMI

Ray Rice Auctioning Off Jeep Rubicon HEMI

The Super Bowl Champion Ravens’ Ray Rice is auctioning off his modified 2013 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon. The Jeep, with an estimated aftermarket modification value of nearly $80,000, has a coveted HEMI V8 swap, high-end HRE wheels, a suspension lift, and other visual goodies. 5% of the proceeds of the sale will of the the Jeep will go to Erika Brannock Fund […]

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