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2014-05-16 08:21:06

Hertz Car Sales signs sponsorship deal with Murphy Prototypes for 2014 European Le Mans Series and the 24 hours of Le Mans LONDON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), has announced that Hertz Car Sales Europe (www.hertzrent2buy.co.uk), the used car remarketing division of Hertz International, is an official sponsor of Murphy Prototypes for the 2014 European Le Mans Series and the 2014 Le Mans 24 Hours Race. The agreement with the endurance racing team and...

2014-05-15 23:00:51

Microsoft has presented its third installment of the Visual Studio Team to Win Award to Action Express Racing following the team’s world-class effort in the memorable Tequila Patron SportsCar Showcase at Long Beach in April. The next set of nominees, chosen from the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix Powered by Mazda at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, demonstrated that spirit of teamwork on one of North America's most famous circuits. Daytona Beach, Florida (PRWEB) May 15, 2014...

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...

2014-05-14 16:21:59

The No. 77 Honda-powered car driven by Simon Pagenaud triumphed in the fourth run of the Verizon IndyCar Series; Pagenaud now ranks 3rd in the championship standings. AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Pagenaud wrote his page in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway history books along with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) when he won the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis on Saturday, May 10 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Pagenaud and SPM found the perfect balance between...

2014-05-14 08:21:10

CORONA, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saleen Automotive, Inc. (OTCQB: SLNN), (OTCBB: SLNN) (the "Company"), an American specialty manufacturer of high performance vehicles, technical performance parts, lifestyle accessories and apparel, is pleased to announce that legendary driver and businessman Joe Amato has joined the Board of Directors, effective immediately. During his two decades as one of Top Fuel's most successful drivers, Joe Amato had an uncanny knack for finding the...

2014-05-12 08:20:55

NEW YORK, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Graham is pleased to announce that Townsend Bell, driver of the No. 6 Robert Graham - KV Racing Technology Chervolet/Dallara/Firestone entry, will wear a specially designed firesuit during the 2014 Indianapolis 500. In addition, Townsend Bell's car and crew uniforms will feature the brand's signature design components. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140511/86401 "We are honored to outfit world-class driver Townsend Bell with...

2014-05-09 23:05:10

The 2014 Annual Evening of Luxury Presents the Finest in Luxury Brand Launches New York, New York (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The Luxury Review is celebrating its 5th year with the season’s hottest new luxury offerings. The latest and greatest from the world’s most revered brands will be unveiled at this exclusive event. Among the evening’s most anticipated unveilings are new models from Aston Martin, McLaren and Ducati. The Luxury Review is an invite-only press showcase hosted by RAND...

2014-05-08 12:26:56

Lead sponsorship on Indy 500 car to raise awareness of the Wynn Institute's vision research IOWA CITY, Iowa, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Iowa Stephen A. Wynn Institute for Vision Research announced that Lazier Partners Racing and supporters have partnered to raise awareness for the institute's research by providing the lead sponsorship of an Indianapolis 500 race car. Buddy Lazier, the 1996 Indy 500 winner, will drive the No. 91 University of Iowa...

2014-05-07 23:07:59

Engage Mobile Solutions and Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing have released a ground-breaking video to bring fans inside the helmets of the RLL Racing Team at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Using multiple pairs of Google Glass, the firm captured a practice session and pit stop featuring Graham Rahal, Bobby Rahal and the pit crew of the RLL Racing Team. Indianapolis (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Ten members of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL), a premier team competing in the Verizon IndyCar...

2014-05-06 12:21:24

CHERRY HILL, N.J., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Defending Rally America Champion David Higgins has won the 2014 Oregon Trail Rally over his teammate Travis Pastrana after a massive comeback that came down to the last two stages of the three-day, 18 stage event. Pastrana had led the Oregon Trail Rally from the first stages and held his lead through all three days of competition until the penultimate stage, where two flat tires combined with a hard charging David Higgins forced Pastrana...


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
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.