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2011-07-01 14:00:00

NEW YORK, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New special edition Degree Men® V12(TM) featuring Juan Pablo Montoya, available exclusively at Target, is designed specifically to respond to increases in adrenaline by releasing extra bursts of fragrance when men sweat. Whether it's working out at the gym, working hard in the office or driving a race car, V12 provides long lasting protection. To support the new anti-perspirant, Degree Men is giving NASCAR fans a sneak peek inside...

2010-10-07 11:23:00

WARRENSVILLE HEIGHTS, Ohio, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- For the best finish, ASK Sherwin-Williams Automotive! (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101007/CL78521 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101007/CL78521 ) In a special, one-time promotion, Sherwin-Williams, teamed up with 3M and the No. 16 Ford Fusion driven by Greg Biffle to win the NASCAR Price Chopper 400 Sprint Cup Series race October 2nd, at the Kansas Speedway. The Sherwin-Williams logo was prominently...

2010-03-26 09:44:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Hendrick Construction, Inc. conquered the twists and turns of Carowinds' newest ride that will thrill adventure seekers this summer. The general contractor has completed the NASCAR-themed Intimidator - the tallest, fastest and longest roller coaster in the Southeast. The ride is named for NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt and features a 5,316-foot track with a 232-foot peak and multiple drops and twists that reach speeds exceeding 75 mph. Hendrick...

2010-02-03 12:19:00

DOSWELL, Va., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The most exciting ride in Kings Dominion's 35-year history will debut Friday April 2, 2010. The amusement park has partnered with the Dale Earnhardt Foundation to introduce this 305-foot tall, 93 mph $25 million steel Giga-coaster to the world by auctioning the first public rides to charity. Intimidator(TM)305, inspired by one of stock car racing's most beloved and tenacious drivers, Dale Earnhardt, "The Intimidator(TM)" is the tallest and fastest...

2009-09-18 15:51:00

CONCORD, N.C., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Earnhardt Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates and Shell Lubricants announce today that the Rain-X(R) brand will make its debut as the primary sponsor on the No. 1 Chevrolet of Martin Truex Jr. for the Sept. 20 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H. For more than 30 years, the legendary Rain-X(R) Original Glass Treatment has been dramatically improving wet weather driving visibility by causing precipitation...

2009-09-02 10:15:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Hendrick Construction, Inc. was awarded a contract to build the newest roller coaster at Carowinds - a 23-story thrill ride that will be the tallest, fastest and longest roller coaster in the Southeast. The NASCAR-themed Intimidator(TM) - named for the late Dale Earnhardt - will feature a 5,316-foot track with a 232-foot peak and multiple drops and twists that will reach speeds exceeding 75 mph. "We are thrilled to be selected to build the newest...

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2009-07-10 13:31:48

Sprint Cup driver Martin Truex Jr., will join Michael Waltrip Racing next season after four years with Earnhardt Ganassi Racing. Truex will be the primary driver of the No. 56 Toyota for NAPA, while Waltrip, in the No. 55 Toyota, runs a limited schedule, including the season-opening Daytona 500 in 2010. The announcement, made earlier this week, came while Waltrip had been contemplating his driving future this season. As an owner, I knew there was a time that would come when I wouldn't be a...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'