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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....

2014-06-29 16:20:10

-- Honda-powered Carlos Huertas claims first IndyCar Series victory HOUSTON, June 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda-powered rookie Carlos Huertas won Saturday's opening race of the Grand Prix of Houston Presented by the Greater Houston Honda Dealers, "double header" Verizon IndyCar Series race weekend, taking his Dale Coyne Racing machine to an unexpected victory in an 80-lap event that featured constantly changing weather conditions....

2014-06-26 20:21:50

O'Dell Family Enjoys an Ultimate Cookout Experience from Infield Motorcoach LISLE, Ill., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Army Specialist Daniel O'Dell and his wife never thought they would be meeting a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver at the Kentucky Speedway on Thursday afternoon. So, imagine their surprise when they walked into a luxury motorcoach and were greeted by Aric Almirola, driver of the No. 43 Eckrich Ford. Almirola was there to thank O'Dell and his wife for their...

2014-06-25 23:05:26

It's the legend of Trans Am that semi-pro road racer Ron Keith says makes it so appealing as he shares his first experience driving for the 2014 Trans Am Road Racing Series, now underway at several states in the Midwest, south and northeast. As the driver for the Mike Cope Racing Team, Keith brings several years’ of dirt racing and road racing to his first Trans Am series on the track – all wrapped up in the Offsite Image Management brand, using a custom car wrap to showcase their...

2014-06-25 16:21:39

HOUSTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mystik Lubricants is the new, official lubricant sponsor of Cognito Motorsports, a manufacturer of innovative, industry-leading suspension and steering components for trucks and UTVs that puts these components to the test through its off-road racing team. Utilizing Mystik engine oil and grease, Cognito Motorsports will compete in several exciting off-road races this year, including the Best in the Desert (BITD) series of races in Arizona and...

2014-06-23 23:02:17

Microsoft has presented its fourth installment of the Visual Studio Team to Win Award to Extreme Speed Motorsports, following the team’s performance in the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The award is given to the team best demonstrating teamwork during each 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race. Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Microsoft has presented its fourth installment of the Visual Studio Team to Win Award to Extreme Speed...

2014-06-23 12:22:20

Earnhardt Finishes Top 10 at Sonoma Track for the First Time with No. 88 Kelley Blue Book Chevrolet SS IRVINE, Calif., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. finished third Sunday in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at Sonoma Raceway with his No. 88 Kelley Blue Book Chevrolet SS, which was the first time he has placed within the top 10 at the track in his professional career. It was the first race with Earnhardt and his Hendrick Motorsports team for primary sponsor...

2014-06-20 23:04:15

Michael Lira heads to Elko, Minnesota, this weekend for the the Akona 250 presented by Federated Car Care at Elko Speedway. The sixteen-year-old Spruce Creek High School student from Port Orange, Florida, is off to a hot start in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards. Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Michael Lira heads to Elko, Minnesota, this weekend for the the Akona 250 presented by Federated Car Care at Elko Speedway. The sixteen-year-old Spruce Creek High School...

2014-06-19 16:20:45

Earnhardt to Wear Kelley Blue Book-Branded Fire Suit, Drive No. 88 Kelley Blue Book Chevrolet SS IRVINE, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot on the heels of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s recent NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory at Pocono Raceway, Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry, will be the primary sponsor of Earnhardt at the upcoming event at Sonoma Raceway on June 22,...

2014-06-19 12:21:49

Carsforsale.com, Hillman Racing, and Landon Cassill team up for the NASCAR Toyota/Save Mart 350 this Sunday at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. SIOUX FALLS, S.D., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carsforsale.com, one of the internet's largest online automotive inventory websites, is proud to announce the No. 40 Carsforsale.com Chevrolet SS will make an appearance with Landon Cassill and the Hillman Racing Team at the NASCAR Toyota/Save Mart 350 this Sunday, June 22. The 110 lap...


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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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 'kardia,' heart.
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