When Bertha Benz went on the first long-distance automobile trip in 1888 (with her sons), the wife of Carl Benz (the Benz of Mercedes Benz) demonstrated that automobile travel was practical. Wide-scale adoption of automobiles followed her daring adventure (which she undertook without informing her husband).
Another NASCAR season is upon us, with the world's top drivers descending on Daytona Beach, Florida this month to begin their annual odyssey of continuous left turns in front of thousands of sunburned, over-served spectators.
The eight day trip started out with an absolutely must see stop at the Tsukiji Fish Market at 5 a.m. Even at that hour the place is bustling with activity.
I really had to pee. With only 25 laps left to go and a herd of drunk fans between me and the bathroom, I wasn't sure whether to risk it. After all, i...
"Boogity boogity boogity, let's just go racing!" screams Darrell Waltrip from the booth. That's when you know the green flag has flown and the Daytona 500 is under way.
Word is that quarterback Tom Brady and the Patriots agree to a cap-friendly three-year extension worth only $27 million that will keep him a Patriot until the age of 40.
Part of what it takes to win is being in position at the end of the race, and Danica was there without any fuel strategy or lucky caution to put her there.
The bottom line is Danica needs to put her money where her mouth is. It does not matter that she brings a lot of hype towards herself and NASCAR; if you do not have the goods to back it up, it becomes a moot point.
Sunday was the biggest day for women in the history of auto racing. Danica Patrick, by virtue of being fastest in qualifying at the Daytona Motor Speedway, won the pole position, a first for a woman, meaning she'll start first in next week's Daytona 500 NASCAR event.
My eco-awareness race car was themed after the Academy Award winning documentary The Cove, which exposed the annual slaughter of thousands of dolphins in a small cove in Taiji, Japan.
For the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic on April 15th, the Potomac Nationals have an interesting ballpark promotion. Women and children will be allowed into the ballpark first, 15 minutes before the men.
Is Danica Patrick being scrutinized unfairly for her sexy public image?
Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine has banned alcohol in the clubhouse. Some players were accused of drinking beer during games down the stretch when the Red Sox were collapsing last season.
Spring training is the best. Everyone is hopeful, everyone has a chance -- except the Pittsburgh Pirates.
STEVE PARKER'S THE CAR NUT SHOW Saturday, 2/27, LIVE @ 11am Pacific/2pm Eastern on www.TalkRadioOne.com An amazing spectacle in congress this past we...
NASCAR has a penchant for too often being on the wrong side of any opportunity to make itself look good to a national audience.