Category: Garage Talk

‘Mischief’ Terrorizes NoVA’s Roads

There’s a lengthy banter about the incident on the FairfaxUnderground forums. The Washington Post wrote a well-documented article on the vehicular shenanigans.

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“The road is up there”

“The road is up there”

The following video is best summarized by rally car driver Petter Solberg’s co-pilot when he said, “the road is up there” – pointing through the vineyard to the road that Solberg had just departed in his Ford Fiesta. Discuss in the forum. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=262qeKPNQC4[/youtube]

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Welcome, Justice Racing Engines!

Welcome, Justice Racing Engines!

___ Big thanks to Justice Racing Engines, our newest vendor, for partnering with MDStreetScene to help continue our mission to bring the automotive community in Maryland together. Here’s a little bit about Justice Racing Engines: Justice Racing and Performance is a full-service engine shop with over 40 years of experience providing everything from the initial consultation through assembly and engine dyno […]

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Shooting at Perry Hall High School

Shooting at Perry Hall High School

*Update 2/25/13: “Gladden was given a life sentence with all but 35 years suspended on an attempted first-degree murder charge, and 20 years to run concurrently for the use of a firearm during a violent act. He had pleaded guilty to the charges on Feb. 19. The other 27 counts against the teenager were dropped. Baltimore County Circuit Court Judge […]

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The train bridge over Main Street in Ellicott City, MD

CSX Train Derailment in Old Ellicott City

Early Tuesday morning at 12:02AM, a CSX train carrying 21 cars of an 80-car-long freight train carrying coal derailed in downtown Old Ellicott City – killing 2 females. Howard County police identified the victims as Elizabeth Conway Nass and Rose Louese Mayr of Ellicott City. Nass was a student at James Madison University in Virginia – a junior majoring in interdisciplinary liberal studies. Mayr was a […]

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Speed Cameras in MD

Speed Cameras in MD

New speed cameras active 8/8/12 Southwest Academy, on Johnnycake Road Loch Raven High, on Cromwell Bridge Road Stoneleigh Elementary, on Regester Avenue Patapsco High, on Wise Avenue Owings Mills Elementary, on Reisterstown Road New speed cameras active 7/13/12: Winand Elementary Loch Raven Academy Seven Oaks Elementary Bais Yaakov Forum threads related to speed cameras: https://www.mdstreetscene.com/forum/tags.php?tag=speed+camera

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Ken Block’s Gymkhana 5: San Francisco Streets

Ken Block’s Gymkhana 5: San Francisco Streets

Ken Block is at it again in Gymkhana 5 – except this time, he’s in downtown San Francisco. Yes, Block is ripping through the Golden Gate Bridge and the streets of San Fran in his race-prepped Ford Fiesta – laying down patches of rubber in AWD drifts, 180’s, and 360’s. Foolish? Yep. Useless? Yep. Great entertainment? Hell yes! Discuss on […]

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MB SLS AMG Catches 178mph Golf Ball

MB SLS AMG Catches 178mph Golf Ball

Because… why not?! David Coulthard, a 13 time Grand Prix winning Formula 1 driver, and pro-golfer Jake Shepherd teamed up to create a mildly enjoyable “stunt” in which a golf ball would be hit towards a moving target – in this case a $200,000 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG Roadster. The ball started off at 178mph and eventually landed in the […]

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Motorcyclist arrested over bogus charge

Motorcyclist arrested over bogus charge

Note: MDStreetScene has a STRICT policy of respecting law enforcement officers. We appreciate their service – especially when it involves catching “car guys” in stupid behavior that tarnishes the responsible enthusiasts image. We have sections on the forum where users can ask law related questions and get the opinion of former police officers. We enforce our policy of respect in […]

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Blue Angels & Baltimore Sailabration

Blue Angels & Baltimore Sailabration

The US Navy Blue Angels were in Baltimore City weekend to help celebrate Baltimore’s “Star-Spangled Salibration” event. The event was a commemoration of Maryland’s unique contributions to the defense and heritage of the nation (in the War of 1812), including the birth of the Star-Spangled Banner. It was amazing to see the jets flying so low and fast around the […]

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