Category: Garage Talk

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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Mickey Cucchiella leaving 98 Rock morning show

Mickey Cucchiella leaving 98 Rock morning show

Mickey Cucchiella, a staple radio personality in Baltimore for nearly a decade, has announced he is leaving the famed 98 Rock morning show – Mickey, Amelia & Spiegel.

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Top Gear Season 20 Teaser

Top Gear Season 20 Teaser

BBC 2 has released the trailer/teaser for the upcoming 20th season of Top Gear! Season 20 premieres this Sunday at 8PM on BBC 2. Discuss this in the forum! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4ozvZK2YPo[/youtube]

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Driver Runs Out of Gas on 695. Sets up Drum Kit

Driver Runs Out of Gas on 695. Sets up Drum Kit

That’s what I call…. a real…. traffic jam. On Tuesday, May 21st, a driver ran out of gas while travelling on the Baltimore Beltway (695) between Windsor Mill Road and Security Blvd. While waiting for assistance, the driver, quite naturally, set up his drum set on the side of the beltway and started jamming away. Maryland State Police said the […]

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Train Derailment & Explosion in Rosedale/Baltimore

Train Derailment & Explosion in Rosedale/Baltimore

A CSX cargo train has derailed in the Rosedale area near the Baltimore County and Baltimore City Line. Apparently, a trash truck was also involved in some capacity. That truck has been decimated. Soon after the derailment and impact, an extremely large and powerful explosion could be felt for miles around Baltimore County.

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Vaughn Gittin Jr.’s New Mustang RTR

Vaughn Gittin Jr.’s New Mustang RTR

Maryland native and professional drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. has a new car for the 2013 Formula Drift season. JR’s 2014 Ford Mustang RTR is now sponsored by Nitto Tire (a change this year from Falken tire – his previous sponsor) among other big names such as Monster Energy, Ford, K&N Filters, and Magnaflow.

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Woman ticketed for driving 2mph under speed limit

Woman ticketed for driving 2mph under speed limit

An anonymous Maryland woman received a ticket on I95 for doing 63 miles per hour in a 65-mph zone. Police say the reason they ticketed her was that she was driving in the left lane reserved for speedier commuters. I always believed that the left lane was universally known to be the “fast lane” (but not “legally” so)… but it was legally/technically only a […]

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Pepsi MAX & Jeff Gordon Present: “Test Drive”

Pepsi MAX & Jeff Gordon Present: “Test Drive”

Jeff Gordon and Pepsi MAX go to a car dealership where a disguised Jeff Gordon takes an “unsuspecting” car salesman on the test drive of his life http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5mHPo2yDG8

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