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2011-06-16 21:22:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- www.t3motion.com - T3 Motion, Inc. (NYSE AMEX:TTTM, TTTM.u), a producer of clean technology electric vehicles, today announced that an order for multiple T3 Series ESVs valuing $100,000 has been placed by Singapore GP Pte Ltd, the company known for organizing the Singapore Grand Prix Formula 1 event. These vehicles will be deployed by race officials throughout the event scheduled for September 23-25, 2011. This deployment will mark the...

2009-09-27 12:04:29

Pole winner Lewis Hamilton easily won Sunday's Formula One Singapore Grand Prix. The defending F1 champion led all but one of the auto race's 61 laps Sunday night. The McLaren driver won for the second time this season and the 11th time in his F1 career. He experienced some trouble with his car's Kinetic Energy Recovery System early in the race, but his crew fixed the power-boost system quickly after a radio conversation. The race was physically very tough for all the drivers, but it was...

2009-09-04 16:04:49

The World Motor Sports Council has ordered Renault to answer charges of intentionally causing a crash at last year's Singapore Grand Prix. The ruling Friday by Formula One's governing body, FIA, said the move helped Spain's Fernando Alonso win the race. In a statement, the FIA said representatives from the French team have been told to appear before a special meeting Sept. 21 in Paris. (Renault) conspired with driver Nelson Piquet to cause a deliberate crash at the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix,...

2009-08-18 12:46:55

Renault says it has moved Romain Grosjean up a spot to the No. 2 driver spot for the rest of the Formula One season. Grosjean, whose first race will be this weekend's European Grand Prix, replaces Nelson Piquet, who had a fallout with the Renault team's management and left this month. I'm very excited and I want to thank the team for giving me this chance, Grosjean said. My first race will be a learning experience. It's difficult to set myself an objective, so my first priority will be to get...

2009-08-03 15:04:24

Brazilian Formula One race car driver Nelson Piquet confirmed Monday he has been fired from the Renault team. Piquet said in a statement he attributed his situation to team principal Flavio Briatore. I am a team player and there are dozens of people I have worked with in my career who would vouch for my character and talent, except unfortunately the person that has had the most influence on my career in Formula One, Piquet said. Piquet has failed to earn any world championship standings...

2008-11-27 17:58:02

Bernie Ecclestone, the head of Formula One, plans to introduce a revamped scoring system next season, the BBC reported. Ecclestone wants gold, silver and bronze medals given to the top three finishers. In the 2008 season, England's Lewis Hamilton beat Brazil's Felipe Massa, 98 points to 97. It's going to happen, Ecclestone told the BBC earlier this week. The whole reason for this is I am fed up with people talking about there being no overtaking. Instead of scoring points for the top eight...

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