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Moscow raceway targets MotoGP standard


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's first international-standard racetrack will be extended and modified in a project to make the circuit suitable for hosting a MotoGP round, circuit manager Ekaterina ... Read more...

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Moscow Raceway cleared to host World Superbike round


July 19th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's first international-standard racetrack has received official approval to host a round of Superbike World Championship next month, track officials have said.The track opened last ... Read more...

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Son of Formula One idol unharmed after crash


June 4th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 4 (IANS) Geraldo Piquet, the eldest son of three-time Formula One world champion Nelson Piquet, walked away unharmed after his race truck flipped and exploded in ... Read more...

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India’s Armaan Ebrahim sixth at Indianapolis test


May 13th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Indianapolis (US), May 13 (IANS) India's Armaan Ebrahim marked his debut at the world's most famous racetrack by clocking the sixth fastest timing in the Firestone Indy lights series test ... Read more...

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F1 race track in Kerala will boost tourism: Narain Karthikeyan (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 26 (IANS) The only Asian driver in the Formula One circuit Narain Karthikeyan Thursday said an F1 race track in Kerala is certainly going to be a boost ... Read more...

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Kerala open to setting up motor racetrack


April 26th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 26 (IANS) The Kerala government can consider opening a motor racing track in the state if it helped pull in tourists, Tourism Minister A.P. Anil Kumar said ahead ... Read more...

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10-year-old becomes Russia’s youngest inventor


April 7th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 10-year-old Moscow girl has become Russia's youngest inventor after she patented her own print-making method.According to the Moskovsky Komsomolets daily, Anastasia Rodimina patented her ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson launches car racing team


April 2nd, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Model actress Pamela Anderson has launched her own car racing team called Downforce 1.She hopes to participate in the 2013 open-wheel Nascar series, reports contactmusic.com."These ... Read more...

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Want biopic to inspire the youth: Milkha


February 21st, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 21 (IANS) Legendary Indian sportsman Milkha Singh Tuesday gifted the spikes he wore in 1960 Rome Olympics to actor Farhan Akhtar, hoping that his film "Bhag Milkha ... Read more...

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Mercedes and Jaypee Sports launch performance driving academy


January 4th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Luxury auto major Mercedes-Benz and Jaypee Sports International Wednesday launched a performance driving academy at the Buddh International Circuit race track in Greater Noida suburb ... Read more...

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Massa, Hamilton again collide


October 30th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 30 (IANS) Lewis Hamilton and Felipe Massa collided once again on the racetrack during the inaugural Indian Grand Prix here Saturday.McLaren-Mercedes's Hamilton hit Massa's Ferrari when trying ... Read more...

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70 percent of tickets for inaugural Indian GP sold


October 18th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Greater Noida, Oct 18 (IANS) The promoters of the inaugural Indian Formula One (F1) Grand Prix Tuesday said that they have sold nearly 70 percent of the total ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin expresses his admiration for Miss Universe


August 30th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin met in Sao Paulo with the reigning Miss Universe, Mexico's Ximena Navarrete, and admitted to her that he had rooted ... Read more...

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Hamilton says his disabled brother has always been an inspiration to him


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2(ANI): Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton has said that his disabled younger brother, Nicolas, who will make his racetrack debut at Brands Hatch today, has always been an inspiration to ... Read more...

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Hamilton to take 13,000-mile detour to watch disabled brother make racetrack debut


March 29th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 29(ANI): McLaren's Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton will make a 13,000-mile round trip to England this weekend to watch his disabled younger brother, Nicolas, race.Hamilton will watch 19-year-old Nicolas, ... Read more...

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Winner of world’s first robot marathon crosses the line after 55 hrs!


February 27th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27 (ANI): The average time for completing a marathon is 4 hours 30 minutes for men and 5 hours 10 minutes for women.However, the winner of the world's first robot ... Read more...

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Hamilton’s disabled brother to hit racetrack as inspiration for other ‘challenged people’


February 17th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17(ANI): Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton's disabled younger brother is all set to take to the racetrack.Nick, who has cerebral palsy, wants to follow Lewis' footsteps and be an ... Read more...

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Three Contestants Head Back Home On ‘The Bachelor’ Episode 5


February 1st, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) When all the bachelorettes where introduced in the season premiere of the 'The Bachelor' season 15, contestant Emily Maynard was among those which seized the maximum ... Read more...

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$1b ‘floating Monaco city’ yacht that has beach, buildings!


January 17th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 17 (ANI): Ever thought of a yacht having buildings, helicopters, submarines and a beach? Well, you could take a ride in one such yacht worth a billion dollars-the most expensive ... Read more...

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BMW ad ‘burns’ logo on to cinegoers’ eyelids


December 21st, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) BMW has come up with an innovative, albeit spooky, way of making sure viewers remember its latest ad - it is imprinting the firm's logo on people's retina.The ... Read more...

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World’s first 1,000mph car project ‘on track’


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): The British project to develop the world's first 1,000mph car is on track.The construction will start on the rear of the Bloodhound vehicle in January, with an attempt ... Read more...

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Soon, computers that work 100K times faster than current hard disks


November 16th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): The day is probably not far when we would see computers equipped with shock-proof memory that work 100,000 times faster and consume less power than current hard disks.Every ... Read more...

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Poland to build world’s largest Jesus Christ statue to attract tourist


October 19th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): A small Polish town is all set to build the world's largest statue of Jesus Christ in order to attract tourist.Swiebodzin, a Polish town of 21,000 near the ... Read more...

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Gold Coast bikini-clad women’s “horse race” banned


September 30th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 30 (ANI): The bikini race at the racetrack, which the Gold Coast Turf Club had planned to conduct, is under threat after bosses banned it from taking place.The turf club ... Read more...

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Indian players voice concern over Commonwealth Games


September 23rd, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.23 (ANI): Several Indian sportspersons have expressed their anxiety over constant complaints about the ensuing Commonwealth Games to be staged in New Delhi.Saina Nehwal, the Indian badminton champion, presently ranked ... Read more...

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Webber says he does not even know F1 teammate Vettel


September 11th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 11(ANI): Red Bull's Formula One driver Mark Webber has said that despite sharing an intriguing relationship, he does not even know his teammate Sebastian Vettel."We don't hang out. We work ... Read more...

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Ron Artest Pulled Over In Eagle Roadster


September 9th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ron Artest has proved yet again that sportstars can rule the road whenever they want and in whatever they want. The Los Angeles Lakers star became ... Read more...

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Perry Watkins of Buckinghamshire Attempts Guinness Fastest Furniture Record


September 8th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Perry Watkins is anxiously waiting for the decision from the Guinness Book of World Records on whether or not his racing down the road while sitting ... Read more...

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Perry Watkins Of Buckinghamshire In Britain Establishes A Fresh World Record Of Driving Furniture On A Track


September 8th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A British originator named Perry Watkins, who hails from Buckinghamshire, has established a fresh world record of propelling a portion of furniture on a ... Read more...

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Perry Watkins Of Buckinghamshire Is All Set To Enlist His Name In Guinness Book


September 8th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Perry Watkins of Buckinghamshire hopes to win the Guinness Fastest Furniture record this year. The British inventor made a new world record for driving a piece ... Read more...

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Briton ‘drives’ furniture, sets new world record


September 7th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A British inventor has set a new world record for "driving" a piece of furniture on a racetrack. Perry Watkins, from Buckinghamshire, fitted an engine and wheels under a ... Read more...

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Soon, race head to head in rocket aircraft at 480 km/hr seven meters apart!


September 7th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 7 (ANI): The Rocket Racing League, which is a proposed racing league that would use rocket powered aircraft to race in a closed-circuit air racetrack, will have aircrafts flying at ... Read more...

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Brit inventor sets world record after driving dining table at 113mph


September 7th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 7 (ANI): A British inventor is believed to have set a world record for the fastest piece of furniture after he drove his dining table down a racetrack at more ... Read more...

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Final Destination Takes A New Turn


August 1st, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The fourth installment of Final Destination has become a rage on the web after the Blu-Ray release of the film has been watched by the fans ... Read more...

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Cameron Diaz shocks ‘Top Gear’ viewers with foul language


July 26th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): Cameron Diaz left everyone shocked when she foul mouthed during the high-speed racetrack challenge on hit motoring show 'Top Gear'. The beauty took part in the programme's 'Star ... Read more...

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