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Motorsports: MRF launches Formula 2000 car


August 24th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 24 (IANS) In a path-breaking move, tyre giants MRF launched the Formula 2000, said to be the most powerful racing machine in Asia, at the Express Avenue ... Read more...

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Rally car accident kills 3 spectators in Serbia


August 20th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Belgrade, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Car races should be taken with a lot of care considering that when an accident caused by the racing cars occurs it may be fatal due o ... Read more...

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Dull Moscow track is a shame: Prost


July 16th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Volokolamsk (Russia), July 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four-time Formula One world champion Alain Prost added his voice to those criticizing Russia's new international-standard circuit for its lack of overtaking potential, calling ... Read more...

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When Shah Rukh played a racing driver (Movie Snippets)


May 11th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan unveiled a range of limited edition Tag Heuer watches along with Formula One driver Karun Chandok and recalled his role as ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama booed at NASCAR race


November 21st, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The First Lady and the wife of the US vice president got a rude awakening last weekend when they were booed before the start of the ... Read more...

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Indian F1 promoters hope to break even in three years


October 18th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The promoters of the inaugural Indian Formula One (F1) race facility Tuesday said that they are confident of breaking even in two-three years."The break-even on ... Read more...

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F1 driver Ricciardo enthralls fans in the capital


October 1st, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo Saturday gave motorsports fans in the capital a taste of some serious speed and thrill by scorching down the majestic ... Read more...

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Soon, test your car’s horsepower without fear of speeding ticket


September 28th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) If you own a fast car but can't rev it up on congested roads of the national capital or on fears of being handed a ... Read more...

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Ikhwan achieves double in JK Racing Asia Series


September 25th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Sept 25 (IANS) Malaysia's Afiq Ikhwan claimed his sixth straight win in the JK Racing Asia Series at the Marina Bay Circuit here Sunday.The 19-year-old crossed the finish line ... Read more...

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Lewis Hamilton to zoom in Bangalore Sept 27


September 18th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 18 (IANS) British Formula One racing driver Lewis Hamilton will treat Bangaloreans to speed thrills Sep 27 when he zooms in a McLaren Mercedes on a fast ... 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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Ferrari’s ultimate opus super-book comes with a 275,000 dollar price tag!


March 24th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 24(ANI): Ferrari has come up with a 275,000 dollar book, "The Official Ferrari Opus", which is being termed as the most lavish and most valuable historical reference the Italian sports ... Read more...

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Michael Schumacher’s F1 car disassembled, hung in art gallery


March 9th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): A Dutch artist has disassembled components of a Formula One driver's car, and hung in an art gallery to reveal its inner workings after Nick Fry, chief executive ... Read more...

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Bugatti Veyron Driver Lets Supercar Loose On Autobahn


February 4th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are some people who feel like driving their sports sedan or SUVs at insane speeds but the speed limits and traffic thwart their lofty aspirations. ... Read more...

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Force India second fastest in Valencia


February 4th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Valencia, Feb 4 (IANS) Force India's Adrian Sutil clocked the second fastest time while Narain Karthikeyan in the Hispania Racing car dropped nearly two seconds off his Wednesday's pace as the first ... Read more...

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McLaren MP4-12C GT3 Coming In 2012


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The lovers of GT sports car racing will witness the comeback of McLaren in the arena in 2012 as the company based in Woking has ... Read more...

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Racing car rams into crowd, kills four in Pakistan


December 5th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) A racing event in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city Sunday evening turned tragic when a car lost control and rammed into the crowd, killing at least four ... Read more...

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NASA’s new ’smart’ foam bra boosts your cleavage if you’re ‘hot’!


November 26th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 26 (ANI): Intelligent memory foam designed by NASA to make safer aircraft cushions is now being used in bras Down Under.The 'smart' foam, which was developed in the 60s to ... Read more...

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Now, shape-shifting bra made of NASA space foam!


November 26th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 26 (ANI): Intelligent memory foam designed by NASA to make safer aircraft cushions is now being used in bras Down Under.The 'smart' foam, which was developed in the 60s to ... Read more...

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Prince William ‘teases’ brother Prince Harry on his 26th b’day


September 19th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 19 (ANI): Prince William was in fun spirits when he sent little brother Harry a birthday dig at his skills as a chopper pilot - a card with a ... Read more...

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Karun, first to drive on Korean F1 track


September 4th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) Driving the 2010 championship-leading Red Bull Formula One car, Karun Chandhok of India completed 14 laps of the all-new Korean Grand Prix circuit Saturday at Yeongam in South ... Read more...

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Drag-Race Driver Neal Parker Dies After Car Crash On Track


June 12th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Old Bridges, June 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Friday qualifying round race of the National Hot Rod Association SuperNationals in New Jersey took a tragic turn as the Funny Car of ... Read more...

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2003 Monaco GP 180mph crash taught me how to tame racing car beasts: Button


May 27th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27(ANI): Reigning Formula One champion Jenson Button has revealed that the unforgettable experience of surviving a 180mph smash in 2003 taught him never to take the ferocity of the racing ... Read more...

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IT firm to help enhance Virgin Racing’s performance


April 13th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 13 (IANS) Kerala's biggest IT company, UST Global has partnered with new Formula One racing team, Virgin Racing to provide IT services to support and enhance their performance on the ... Read more...

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Lewis Hamilton ‘rents two LA pads to be closer to Nicole Scherzinger’


March 4th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 4 (ANI): F1 race ace Lewis Hamilton is reportedly renting two properties in Los Angeles in order to keep his relationship with Nicole Scherzinger going strong.The racing car driver wants ... Read more...

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GoDaddy.com - Lola SuperBowl ad controversy


February 7th, 2010 - 1:32 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The GoDaddy.com & Lola SuperBowl ad controversy is creating waves. Over the recent years, the Internet domain servicing company, GoDaddy.com has discovered a novel way ... Read more...

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Now, “Superpuck” to solve disputes in football


January 30th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, January 30 (ANI): An entrepreneur has come up with an invention called "Superpuck" that would be able to solve disputes over goal-line incidents and offside decisions in football.According to a report ... Read more...

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Bowman Gray Stadium Drivers Filmed In Reality Show ‘Madhouse’


January 11th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The racing reality show, "Madhouse", which was held at the Bowman Gray Stadium, will be aired on television for the next few weeks. The show was ... Read more...

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Lewis Hamilton’s making sweet Christmas music with his car!


December 20th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 20 (ANI): Pussycat Dolls star Nicole Scherzinger has competition from boyfriend/ former F1 world champ Lewis Hamilton, as the sound of his car is being transformed into music.The noise created ... Read more...

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Green racing car to debut in Formula 3 Championship


October 6th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) The world's first green racing car, fabricated from woven flax, recycled carbon fibre and carrot pulp, will be making its competitive debut in the Formula 3 Championship finals ... Read more...

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Gambhir test drives Formula car


September 6th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) India's opening batsman Gautam Gambhir test drove the spanking new 1600cc Formula Ford car during the luncheon break at the Petronas Asia Road Racing Championship, here Sunday. Gambhir, ... Read more...

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Brit boy finds space rock while collecting eggs from garden hens


August 21st, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 21 (ANI): A 6-year-old Brit boy reportedly found a piece of rock from space when he went to collect eggs from his garden hens.Josh Chapple was stunned to find the ... Read more...

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Doctors in race to get Schumacher fit in time for European GP


August 2nd, 2009 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bad Nauheim/Hamburg, Aug 2 (DPA) Michael Schumacher's planned comeback to Formula One for this month's European Grand Prix in Valencia is putting pressure on his doctors to ensure the Ferrari driver is ... Read more...

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Ledger responsible for his death, says his dad


July 9th, 2009 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) More than a year after his accidental death from prescription drug overdose, Australian actor Heath Ledger's father Kim has blamed the star for it. Racing car driver Kim ... Read more...

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Satyam to remain stand alone entity, says Mahindra (Second Lead)


April 20th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 20 (IANS) Tech Mahindra, the new owner of Satyam Computer Services, Monday said the fraud-hit IT major would remain a stand-alone entity in the foreseeable future. Excited about ... Read more...

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