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2014-07-31 20:20:41

- 2015 Acura TLX to race in premier GT category TORRANCE, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After completing an initial test program, Acura Motorsports will debut the new 2015 Acura TLX GT in Pirelli World Challenge competition this weekend at American Honda's "home" circuit, the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, in the hands of RealTime Racing owner/driver Peter Cunningham. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140731/132462 The new TLX GT will move Acura into the top category...

2014-07-30 23:08:25

Pedestrian bridges installed over track create a great vantage point for spectators in one of the largest street races in the United States. Modesto, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Mabey Inc. provided two temporary bridges to the City of Modesto for its first-ever Grand Prix race to be held August 1-3. The event is expected to attract 15,000 spectators and, with that kind of volume, the city needed to provide safe passage for pedestrians. Modesto’s event organizers worked with Mabey to...

2014-07-30 08:29:19

BOSTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tackle Grab Powered By Earnhardt Outdoors(TM), the leading online subscription box service for the recreational sport-fishing industry, today announced the 2014 Rods, Reels and Racing online sweepstakes. Working with partner, Earnhardt Outdoors(TM), the outdoor lifestyle brand founded by siblings Kerry Earnhardt, Kelley Earnhardt Miller, and Dale Earnhardt Jr., the two organizations will offer three prizes for participants who "Like" the Tackle Grab...

2014-07-25 12:21:15

Samuel Sawyer Receives New Custom No. 43 Eckrich Power Wheelchair LISLE, Ill., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Born with spina bifida, Samuel Sawyer overcomes adversity each day and inspires all around him, including his father, Mike, who has served in the Navy for over 25 years. Friday, Eckrich and Richard Petty Motorsports honored the family and Samuel with an unexpected gift at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140725/130369 Samuel, 11,...

2014-07-25 08:23:42

July 26 Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to be Debut TUSTIN, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Proving once again that it is the innovator in the category, youtheory (http://www.youtheory.com) is teaming up with leading health and wellness brand the Vitamin Shoppe to power the Derrike Cope Racing #70 Chevrolet Camaro for the remainder of the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide season. This announcement comes at the peak of the season for the #70 Chevrolet Camaro as Derrike Cope,...

2014-07-24 08:37:51

Two Grand Prize $25,000 "Pit Stop" Bathroom Makeovers and Eight Backstage Racing Weekend Getaways Will Be Awarded as Part of New Sweepstakes DALLAS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone knows a good pit crew is essential to a race car's success and the same is true of your own personal pit stop, the bathroom. Even if your bathroom is decked out in Scott® Brand toilet paper, it still might be lacking in other areas. So Scott Brand is offering two lucky winners $25,000 to make over their...

2014-07-23 23:01:03

Michael Lira will face yet another race track for the first time as the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards heads to Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg, Indiana, for the SCOTT Get Geared Up 200 presented by Federated Car Care. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Michael Lira will face yet another race track for the first time as the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards heads to Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg, Indiana, for the SCOTT Get Geared Up 200 presented by Federated Car Care. The talented...

2014-07-21 20:20:25

CHERRY HILL, N.J., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru Rally Team USA driver David Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew are Rally America Champions for the 4(th) consecutive year after overcoming late rally adversity to win the New England Forest Rally in Newry, Maine. Taking their fifth victory this season mathematically secured their Championship with two events still remaining. Their Subaru teammates Travis Pastrana with co-driver Chrissie Beavis finished in 2(nd) Overall, their...

2014-07-21 00:20:17

Mopar Also Announces Three-Year Extension of Mile-High Nationals Sponsorship MORRISON, Colo., July 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Allen Johnson defeats teammate Jeg Coughlin Jr. in the third-consecutive all-Mopar Pro Stock final at Bandimere Speedway -- "Magneti Marelli Quality Auto Parts Offered by Mopar" Dodge Dart driver Johnson earns his fourth Wally trophy of the season -- Johnson and Coughlin meet in the final for the second time this season, a year...

2014-07-18 23:00:52

Microsoft has presented its sixth installment of the Visual Studio Team to Win Award to Corvette Racing, following the team’s performance in the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen at Watkins Glen International. The award is given to the team best demonstrating teamwork during each 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race. Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Microsoft has presented its sixth installment of the Visual Studio Team to Win Award to Corvette Racing, following the...


Latest Motorsport Reference Libraries

Cheetah Racing Cars
2014-06-23 06:16:01

Cheetah Racing Cars is a manufacturer of race cars in Australia. The design, engineering and production of Cheetah Race Cars are done by Brian Shead at a factory behind his home in Mordialloc, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. The first car produced by Shead was for his own use in 1960 to race in the Formula Junior. He built another Cheetah in 1962 and a third in 1963. In 1970 he produced a MK4H Hill-climb car V-8 Oldsmobile, adding a redesign to previous cars. In 1973, Shead started to...

Kaditcha Formula 2 race car
2014-01-29 12:55:46

Kaditcha is an Australian automobile manufacturer founded by Barry Lock. The company produced open-wheeled and sports car racing cars for series including Formula 500 and Australian Formula 2. The 1980s proved to be the most successful years for their race cars. A Chevrolet-powered 5.0-L version driven by Chris Clearihan, won the 1982 Australian Sports Car Championship, with other Kaditcha cars finishing second and third in points. In 1983, another Kaditcha race car driven by Peter Hopwood...

Elfin Sports Cars
2014-01-06 10:19:17

Elfin Sports Cars Pty Ltd, is an Australian automobile manufacturer that was founded in 1957 by Garrie Cooper. The company produces sports cars and race cars. It is the oldest and one of the most successful sports car makers in Australia, with 29 championships and major Grand Prix titles. Previously owned by Bill Hemming and Nick Kovatch, Elfin is now owned by the estate of former British race car driver Tom Walkinshaw, purchased from the former owners in 1998. The original factory was...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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