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2014-08-29 12:21:28

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing (SFHR) with driver Josef Newgarden has been on a bit of a tear in the Verizon IndyCar Series as of late. After having a sure victory taken away with a troubled pit stop at the Mid-Ohio round, Newgarden has gone on to score finishes of fifth in Milwaukee and sixth last weekend in Sonoma, after having qualified second at the legendary Napa Valley circuit. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140528/91849...

2014-06-30 00:20:11

- Simon Pagenaud scores his second win of 2014 in Sunday's 1-2-3 Honda sweep HOUSTON, June 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda-powered Simon Pagenaud dominated Sunday's second race of the Grand Prix of Houston Presented by the Greater Houston Honda Dealers, "double header" Verizon IndyCar Series race weekend, taking a commanding lead in the second half of the 90-lap contest and maintaining his advantage though several late-race caution flags....

2014-06-05 16:25:26

Fans Will Experience the Latest in Innovative Technology at Texas Motor Speedway FORT WORTH, Texas, June 5, 2014 WHAT: The Verizon IndyCar Series comes to Texas Motor Speedway the first weekend in June and the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network is prepared to provide a top wireless performance for fans. WHEN: Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Texas Motor Speedway 3545 Lone Star Circle...

2014-06-04 12:21:17

TORRANCE, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda's U.S. based racing company, Honda Performance Development (HPD), is entering its third decade of operations with a more diverse range of racing products and race engineering services than ever before. Established in 1993, HPD is the technical operations center for Honda's high-performance racing programs and specializes in the design and development of race engines, chassis and performance parts, as well as technical/race support....

2014-05-30 12:21:24

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing and driver Josef Newgarden are chomping at the bit to get to the "Indy Dual In Detroit" this weekend to wash away the memories of a very frustrating Indianapolis 500. Newgarden started eighth in the Indy 500 and was running strongly in the top 10 before problems arose on Lap 123 when his car ran out of fuel. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140528/91849 Quaker Chemical Corporation, an official sponsor...

2014-05-27 08:20:48

Verizon IndyCar® Series Boosted by BorgWarner EFR (Engineered For Racing) Turbochargers for Third Year AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the 98(th) running of the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing," BorgWarner President and Chief Executive Officer James Verrier presented 2014 Indianapolis 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay with the Borg-Warner Trophy(TM) in Victory Lane.With his first Indianapolis 500 win, Ryan Hunter-Reay has earned his place in racing history. His...

2014-05-26 00:20:13

INDIANAPOLIS, May 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Indianapolis 500 Race Report ---------------------------- Circuit: Indianapolis Motor Speedway (2.5-mile oval), Indianapolis, IN 2013 Winner: Tony Kanaan (KV Racing Technology) 187.433 mph average Weather: Sunny, warm, 79 degrees F Results: Fn. St....

2014-05-23 20:20:21

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing driver Josef Newgarden will start Sunday's 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 from the middle of row three, in 8th position. Newgarden's Quaker Chemical-backed Honda/Dallara has been fast all month at Indianapolis and now he and the SFHR team are poised to contend for victory on the biggest stage in motorsports. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120910/PH70044LOGO Quaker Chemical Corporation, an...

2014-05-22 16:21:10

- Honda #FastestSeat campaign drives attention to "Fastest Seat in Sports" sweepstakes on http://shophonda.com TORRANCE, Calif., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To bring attention to Honda's unique corporate culture rooted in racing and the manufacturer's affiliation with the Verizon IndyCar Series, the brand is promoting its popular "Fastest Seat in Sports" sweepstakes with a video launching today starring world-renowned driver Mario Andretti. The famed driver acts as the authority...

2014-05-15 16:20:43

INDIANAPOLIS, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Andretti Formula E is further dedicating its commitment to sustainability in motorsports and the automotive realm through a strategic alliance with the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA). In addition to integrating Andretti Formula E with other EDTA member companies, the alliance will allow both organizations to collaborate on initiatives to advance and promote the use of electric drive technologies in mainstream...


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.'