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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...

2014-07-17 08:25:48

ROSWELL, Ga., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials from Kimberly-Clark Professional, Track Enterprises and the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) announced today that SCOTT(®) Brand products will serve as title sponsor of the "SCOTT(®) Get Geared Up 200," the 2014 ARCA Racing Series event presented by Menards at Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg, Ind., on July 25. Kimberly-Clark Professional and SCOTT(®) Brand have partnered with ARCA series sponsor Menards to participate...

2014-07-15 23:13:20

McLaren's continuous belt system increases tensile strength of tracks, maximizing service life. Torrance, California (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 McLaren Industries introduces its NextGen TDF™ series track loader rubber tracks, featuring SpoolRite™ belting technology to handle the workload and abuse of the most powerful track loaders on the market. This proprietary continuous (jointless) belt system radically increases the tensile strength of the tracks’ internal structure, making them...

2014-07-13 00:20:04

NEWTON, Iowa, July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ryan Hunter-Reay scores his third win of 2014 in a 1-2 finish for Honda -- Josef Newgarden finishes second, equaling career-best finish -- Honda's sixth IndyCar Series race victory of 2014 Honda-powered Ryan Hunter-Reay became the first three-time winner of the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series Saturday night at Iowa Speedway, when his Andretti Autosport team made a bold call to give up track position and make a pit stop for fresh...


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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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