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2014-03-11 08:27:11

LegalShield's Branding Will Run Through 18 IndyCar Series Races in North America DALLAS, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LegalShield, one of the nation's leading providers of legal safeguards for individuals, families and small businesses, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Indianapolis 500 winning team Bryan Herta Autosport (BHA) and Bowen & Bowers Motorsports (BBM), to sponsor the No. 98 Honda driven by Jack Hawksworth. Hawksworth, 23, joins BHA for his...

2011-08-10 07:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Andretti Autosport, together with INDYCAR and Ortsbo, the world's leading real-time experiential language platform, will host three generations of the legendary Andretti racing family - Mario, Michael and Marco Andretti - as they chat with racing fans and media around the world in up to 53 languages during a live video streaming and interactive fan event fuelled by Ortsbo's Guinness World Record Holding platform, Live & Global...

2011-06-07 09:00:00

NEW YORK, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CD-adapco would like to congratulate the Panther Racing Team and JR Hildebrand on their second place finish in the Greatest Spectacle in Racing - the Indianapolis 500. Panther Racing uses CD-adapco's STAR-CCM+ engineering simulation software to optimize the aerodynamic performance and thermal durability of its IndyCar to gain a competitive advantage. Given that Hildebrand was also the fastest rookie in the field - it would appear that the engineers at...

2011-06-01 15:20:00

LOS ANGELES, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- William Rast, the "New America" denim culture brand, founded by Justin Timberlake in 2005, won the prestigious 100th Anniversary Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on Sunday, May 29, in a partnership with Bryan Herta Autosport and now two-time Indy 500 champ Dan Wheldon. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110601/LA12605) William Rast, known for its contemporary American made premium denim for women and men, and its strong roots in Americana,...

2010-04-12 10:34:00

NEW YORK and INDIANAPOLIS, April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation (NYSE: PVH) announced today that its IZOD brand, the official title and apparel sponsor of the IZOD IndyCar Series, had launched the Race to the Party sweepstakes. One lucky fan will win an all-inclusive package for four to attend the largest and fastest one-day sporting event in the world, the Indianapolis 500. By going to racetotheparty.com and entering online anytime between April 6th and May...

2006-05-28 16:22:23

INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Sam Hornish junior blasted past rookie Marco Andretti at the finish line to win the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday by the second closest margin ever. Hornish, who started from the pole, finished about one car length ahead of 19-year old Andretti, whose father Michael was third. "That kid drove a heck of a race and he raced me clean," Hornish said in Victory Circle. It was a record 14th victory for car owner Roger Penske. Defending champion Dan Wheldon of Britain...

2006-05-28 17:58:11

INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Sam Hornish junior blasted past rookie Marco Andretti at the finish line to win the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday by the second closest margin ever. Hornish, who started from the pole, finished a car length ahead of 19-year old Andretti, whose father Michael was third. "That kid drove a heck of a race and he raced me clean," Hornish said in Victory Circle. It was a record 14th victory for car owner Roger Penske. Defending champion Dan Wheldon of Britain led for...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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