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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...

2014-05-02 23:06:43

Las Vegas based producers of the first multi-use truck ramp, Shark Kage, have successfully funded their project on the crowdsourcing platform, Kickstarter. With an overwhelming response, the team has begun production on the ramps and will launch sales immediately. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Shark Kage, a Las Vegas based company set out to fund the creation of the world’s first 6-in-1 multi-use truck ramp by utilizing the Kickstarter platform. After launching their campaign on...

2014-05-02 12:22:36

Quaker expands its portfolio with Water Glycol Hydraulic Fluids and Greases CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) develops products that help customers adjust to the latest industry challenges and bring value to their processes. Quaker has expanded its product offering in the Steel industry with the addition of QUINTOLUBRIC(®) 702-46 RD Water Glycol Hydraulic Fluid to its line of QUINTOLUBRIC Fire Resistant Hydraulic Fluids and QUAKERTEK(TM)...

2014-05-02 08:21:25

Action-packed Weekend to Feature Celebrity Guests, Community Education, Fan Entertainment and Military Tribute ATLANTA, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), the nation's leading lease-to-own retailer of residential furniture, consumer electronics, and home appliances, returns to Alabama this weekend for the 13(th) consecutive "Aarons Dream Weekend" at Talladega Superspeedway from May 2 - 4. In addition to sponsoring both the Aaron's 312 Nationwide Series race and...

2014-04-29 12:28:44

Harvick to Drive No. 4 Hunt Brothers Pizza Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hunt Brothers(®) Pizza will be the primary sponsor for Kevin Harvick and the No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) Chevrolet SS for the 30(th) running of the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race May 17 at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140429/81831 "This is our first primary sponsorship with our new racing partner, Stewart-Haas...

2014-04-29 12:22:10

Tickets on sale this Thursday to general public for 2014 Ford Championship Weekend MIAMI, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Homestead-Miami Speedway will wave the green flag for fans to purchase tickets for Ford Championship Weekend Thursday, May 1; and witness history in the making as the checkered flag is waved to crown a new champion. For the 13(th) consecutive year, the Speedway will host NASCAR's Championship-crowning races in all three of its premier series. However, the stakes will be...

2014-04-28 23:09:31

Engage Mobile Solutions, Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing and Graham Rahal will work together to provide an inside view of the world-class Verizon IndyCar Series race team using four pairs of Google Glass. Indianapolis (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Four members of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL), a premier team competing in the Verizon IndyCar Series will make history on April 30, 2014, as they provide a first-person perspective of driver Graham Rahal’s pit stop in the No. 15 National Guard...

2014-04-24 23:12:39

IndyCar Champ to Be Honored at Annual Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation Gala Indianapolis (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 The Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation (SSPF) will host the 15th annual Racing to Recovery Gala Saturday, May 24, 2014 at the Lucas Oil Estate in Carmel. The Gala will begin with a Hawaiian luau and auction at 4 p.m., followed by the award presentation at 5 p.m. and a dance party until 10 p.m. During the event, SSPF founder Sam Schmidt will present the 2014 Legendary Driver Award...


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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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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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