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2014-08-07 16:26:42

Sponsorship by Michael Baker International will fund Scholarships and Workforce Development Programs POCONO, Pa., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Hendrick Motorsports teamed with the National Guard Youth Foundation and sponsors Michael Baker International and DC Capital Partners to give racing fans more than an exciting win. Earnhardt, who serves as a spokesperson for the National Guard Youth Foundation, helped raise awareness and funds to help high...

2014-08-05 12:21:38

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhino Linings Corporation (www.rhinolinings.com), a leader in both the protective coatings and building products industries, has signed a multi-year agreement as the title sponsor of the annual NASCAR® Camping World Truck Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140804/133296 The Rhino Linings 350 on the high-banked, 1.5 mile superspeedway will be nationally televised September 27. Rhino Linings...

2014-08-03 08:20:13

Racing Dream Becomes a Reality for 21-year-old Grassroots Driver; Wins PEAK® Racing Sponsorship NORTHBROOK, Ill., Aug. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The checkered flag is out on the 2014 PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge. After 18 finalists put their skills to the test during a rigorous three-day, on-track racing competition in Charlotte, N.C., PEAK(®) Antifreeze &_Coolant and Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) are proud to announce Christian PaHud of Dayton, Ohio as the PEAK Stock Car Dream...

2014-07-31 23:05:16

For seventeen-year-old Michael Lira, the Spruce Creek High School student from Port Orange, Florida, who doubles as a professional race car driver in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, the upcoming ARCA race at Pocono Raceway may just be the biggest challenge of his young career. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 For seventeen-year-old Michael Lira, the Spruce Creek High School student from Port Orange, Florida, who doubles as a professional race car driver in the ARCA Racing Series...

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...


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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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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