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2013-04-04 04:20:05

LONDON, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative eyewear brand unveils European campaign with motorsport icons Oakley today launches a pan-European integrated brand campaign featuring motorsport icons Fernando Alonso, Valentino Rossi and Sebastien Loeb. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/60635-oakley-european-campaign-change-perspective The "Change Perspective" campaign rolls out across brand, media and...

2012-12-06 16:20:16

BOSTON, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sovereign Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Banco Santander, today announced that a replica of a racing helmet worn by Fernando Alonso, world-renown Scuderia Ferrari driver, will be auctioned for charity to benefit the victims of Hurricane Sandy. This one of a kind, autographed and specially crafted helmet is an exact replica of the helmet worn by Alonso in almost every Formula 1 race this year. The auction of this item presents an opportunity to own an...

2012-11-20 20:20:21

NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jorge Moran, President & CEO of Sovereign Bank, and Santander U.S. Country Head today joined with Fernando Alonso, Scuderia Ferrari Driver, to ring The Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to highlight their support of the American Red Cross Hurricane disaster relief efforts. Sovereign-Santander donated $250,000 to the American Red Cross to help those who have suffered as a result of the storm and will match up to $500,000 for all...

2012-11-16 00:20:08

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 2012 sees the much-anticipated return of Formula 1 to the United States of America with an all-new circuit in Austin, Texas - Circuit Of The Americas, and to kick-off the event-filled weekend, Fernando Alonso made a 'pit-stop' at a Shell-branded station in the capital of the Lone Star State. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120917/MM76045LOGO) Alonso surprised a Shell customer, Pedro Solis, who was at the station expecting to...

2012-06-20 10:20:40

MARANELLO, Italy, June 20,( )2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferrari's clients and enthusiasts across the world have once again demonstrated their extraordinary generosity. Over the last two weeks, the online auction organised by www.ferrari.com raised over 1.8 million euro. That significant sum will now be donated to help the families of the victims of the earthquakes that struck Emilia-Romagna on May 20th and 29th, many of whom died at their workplace. (Photo:...

2012-06-06 06:20:42

MARANELLO, Italy, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The on-line international charity auction organised by Ferrari will start today at 16:00 (CET) to raise funds for the families of the victims of the recent earthquakes in the Emilia Romagna region of Italy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120606/NY20114) Clients, collectors and Ferrari enthusiasts alike will be able to make their contribution on the www.ferrari.com web site which opens with a message from the company's Chairman,...

2012-02-02 12:34:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Custom-built versions of the high-performance Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 feature exclusive Rosso Corsa colored exteriors, red leather interiors and additional Ferrari looks pay tribute to the two Ferrari 'ambassadors' Vehicles are the first two 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 models to be delivered in Europe where the introduction of the high-performance model of the Jeep flagship SUV will start in May Both vehicles were prepared by Chrysler...

2011-07-14 02:00:00

NEWCASTLE, England, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - ULookUBook.com, the online travel expert, says that ever popular Spanish holidays are even better for Formula One fans looking to take advantage of track days and excellent racing driving facilities - Travel expert, ULookUBook.com, says that holidays to Spain are the best way to take part in the Formula One fever which has been gripping Britain. The country is already well equipped to deal with an annual tourist influx...

2009-09-04 16:04:49

The World Motor Sports Council has ordered Renault to answer charges of intentionally causing a crash at last year's Singapore Grand Prix. The ruling Friday by Formula One's governing body, FIA, said the move helped Spain's Fernando Alonso win the race. In a statement, the FIA said representatives from the French team have been told to appear before a special meeting Sept. 21 in Paris. (Renault) conspired with driver Nelson Piquet to cause a deliberate crash at the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix,...

2009-08-03 15:04:24

Brazilian Formula One race car driver Nelson Piquet confirmed Monday he has been fired from the Renault team. Piquet said in a statement he attributed his situation to team principal Flavio Briatore. I am a team player and there are dozens of people I have worked with in my career who would vouch for my character and talent, except unfortunately the person that has had the most influence on my career in Formula One, Piquet said. Piquet has failed to earn any world championship standings...