Angelelli, Taylor get Detroit GRAND-AM win

first_imgEdwards, Liddell Score GT “Hat Trick” in Camaro; Miller, Nunez Win GX For Mazda “It was mandatory [to win for Chevrolet in Detroit]. It was huge pressure for both of us. Starting from the pole, great deal, and we won the race.”—Max Angelelli ___________________________________________________________________________________________Comments are currently unavailable. We’re working on the development of a NASCAR fan forum – please stay tuned. READ: Pit crew key as Hamlin claws back READ: Latest news from Dovercenter_img READ: Kenseth, Johnson hopes wrecked in 600 DETROIT (June 1, 2013) – Calling it a “mandatory” victory in the shadow of Chevrolet headquarters in downtown Detroit, Max Angelelli drove the No. 10 Velocity Worldwide Corvette DP across the finish line 0.486 seconds ahead of 2012 Detroit winner Joao Barbosa to win the Chevrolet GRAND-AM 200 at Belle Isle.The victory moved Angelelli and co-driver Jordan Taylor into the Daytona Prototype points lead by two points over No. 99 GAINSCO Auto Insurance Corvette DP co-drivers Jon Fogarty and Alex Gurney five races into the 12-race 2012 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series season.Taylor started from the pole position and the car never dropped lower than second in the running order at any point in the two-hour race. Taylor put the No. 10 machine into the lead for good on Lap 33 of 61, one lap before he pitted and gave way to Angelelli.It was the second consecutive Detroit victory for the Corvette DP and for Taylor, who earned a GT-class victory last year in a Camaro. It was Taylor’s fourth career Rolex Series class win and was the 23rd Rolex Series win for Angelelli.”It was mandatory [to win for Chevrolet in Detroit]. It was huge pressure for both of us. Starting from the pole, great deal, and we won the race. I’m happy to say we delivered and we executed perfectly. The guys during the pit stop did an amazing job from P1 and it’s thanks to them.”Barbosa and co-driver Christian Fittipaldi took second in the No. 5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP. Third went to No. 2 Starworks Motorsport Ford/Riley teammates Ryan Dalziel and Alex Popow, who led 16 laps.The championship picture changed dramatically on the opening lap when Memo Rojas crashed the No. 01 Cessna-TELMEX BMW/Riley after contact from Gustavo Yacaman in the No. 6 Tuvacol Ford/Riley forced him to spin into the path of John Pew’s No. 60 Michael Shank Racing Ford/Riley. Rojas and co-driver Scott Pruett dropped from the Daytona Prototype points lead to fourth as a result.No. 57 Stevenson Automotive Group Camaro GT.R co-drivers John Edwards and Robin Liddell earned their third straight GT-class victory and gave Chevrolet a Motor City sweep of DP and GT. Edwards and Liddell were buoyed by quick pit work to take the lead after starting fifth in class on the 2.36-mile street circuit.”Hats off to the Stevenson guys,” Edwards said. “They really got us in the lead and I think you could see by the pressure I was getting at the end that if I had gone out in second place we probably wouldn’t be sitting here talking to you as winners. Those guys have done a fantastic job to give us three in a row.”Jeff Westphal and Alessandro Balzan took second in GT in the No. 63 Motorola Mobility Ferrari 458 Italia, enabling Balzan to retain the lead in the class point standings. Third in class went to polesitter Max Papis and co-driver Jeff Segal in the No. 61 Ferrari of Ontario Ferrari 458.Joel Miller and the No. 00 Visit Florida Racing Mazda 6 earned a second consecutive GX-class victory for the diesel-powered machine. It was the first career Rolex Series win for 17-year-old rising star Tristan Nunez, who co-drove to the win alongside Miller.”Unfortunately, I missed out for the first Mazda win at Atlanta, but I was in [the American Le Mans Series race] in Long Beach getting my first street course experience,” Nunez said. “I think that helped in favor in this race. It’s so great for my first pro win to be alongside Joel Miller.”READ MORE: READ: Harvick’s late charge leads to 600 winlast_img read more

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Sets Theater & Creative Team

first_img View Comments Could it be magic? We now have a theater and confirmed creative team for the previously reported Harry Potter play. The production will be based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Penned by Thorne, the play will receive its world premiere in London’s West End in summer 2016 at the Palace Theatre.Helmed by the now confirmed Tony winner Tiffany (Once), the production will feature movement by Steven Hoggett, set design by Christine Jones, costumes by Katrina Lindsay, lighting by Neil Austin, music by Grammy nominee Imogen Heap, sound by Gareth Fry and special effects by Jeremy Chernick. Casting will be announced later.The Harry Potter play will look into the story of the wizard’s parents, James and Lily Evans Potter, before they were murdered by Lord Voldemort, and Harry Potter’s early years as an orphan and outcast.The seven-volume Harry Potter series has sold more than 450 million copies and been translated into 77 languages. The books were adapted into eight movies starring Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winners Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter and Rupert Grint as Ron Weasley, along with Emma Watson as Hermione Granger.Currently home to The Commitments, which will close on November 1, the Palace Theatre usually plays host to musicals, but we somehow have a feeling that they’ll have no problem selling tickets.We also sense that this has “Broadway transfer” written all over it.last_img read more

Backyard orchards

first_imgA workshop on establishing a backyard orchard will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 8 from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on the University of Georgia campus in Griffin.Hosted by the UGA Horticulture Department, the class will cover the basic steps of starting an orchard. Topics will also include how to select small and large fruit varieties as well as planting and maintaining the orchard. UGA faculty will also discuss how to troubleshoot for insect and disease problems in the orchard. UGA Extension horticulturist Bob Westerfield and UGA Extension fruit specialist Erick Smith will teach the class, which will meet in room 104 of the UGA Griffin Campus’ Student Learning Center.The cost of the workshop is $20, and includes instruction, workshop materials and refreshments. Pre-registration is required by Wednesday, Oct. 1. Register online at tinyurl.com/fruitworkshop. For more information, call Beth Horne at (770) 228-7214 or email her at [email protected] pesticide recertification credit in either category 21 or 24 can be earned for attending this workshop.last_img read more

Farmingville Man Killed in Car Crash

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A 56-year-old Farmingville man was killed in a car crash in Holtsville on Thursday afternoon.Suffolk County police said Henry Villegas was driving a Dodge northbound on North Ocean Avenue when he crossed into the opposite lane of traffic and struck a Volkswagen near Summerfield Drive at 12:40 p.m.Villegas was taken to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue where he was pronounced dead.The other driver, 22-year-old Samantha Velez of Holtsville, was treated for non-life threatening injuries at the same hospital.There were no passengers in either vehicle.Fifth Squad detectives impounded the cars, are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information about this crash to call them at 631-854-8552.last_img read more

Principles over rules

first_imgWe’re taught early in our lives to follow the rules. Rules are put in place to tell us how we should behave and what expectations to have in certain situations. They put us in a mindset of right and wrong.Each organization likely has an employee handbook that outlines office rules. These are helpful in ensuring employees understand the way the company works, but they can also be inflexible and stifle employees’ autonomy.This is where the adage “rules are meant to be broken” has some truth. Along this line, leadership expert Rajshree Agarwal suggests that leaders should stress principles for office culture rather than rules: “Rules coerce behavior. Principles inspire behavior,” she writes. Here are three ways principles can drive positive results in your organization:Stay optimistic: Rules are often phrased in pessimistic ways that make it seem like employees don’t know how to behave professionally or as adults. Promoting principles in your office will motivate your team to work at their highest ability because they feel like you trust them and they have space to grow and learn. continue reading » ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

Artem Chigvintsev’s Dating History

first_imgQuite the journey. Artem Chigvintsev is now in a happy relationship with Nikki Bella — the engaged couple welcomed their first child together, a son, in July 2020. However, the professional dancer dated others in the spotlight before settling down.The Russia native, who was part of Burn the Floor and Strictly Come Dancing before joining Dancing With the Stars, has been romantically linked to many dancers over the years. While not all his exes are still part of his life, one has a big impact on his weekly schedule.- Advertisement – Carrie Ann Inaba, who is currently a judge on the ABC competition series, was in a relationship with Chigvintsev for two and a half years between 2006 and 2009. She hasn’t given him any special treatment over the years though. In fact, during season 29 of the show, fans on social media speculated that she was being tough on him and partner Kaitlyn Bristowe because of their past.Bella also joked about the Hawaii native’s history with her now-fiancé in 2019, noting that if the judge’s save was part of the season they competed on together, maybe they would have “lasted longer” than they did.- Advertisement – “I think Carrie Ann totally would have saved us. And not because you guys dated … but she really liked my technique,” the Total Bellas star said during Entertainment Tonight at the time. During the live show, the dancer immediately began blushing and covered his face.Despite their past relationships, Bella and Chigvintsev are in a great place.“Artem treats Nikki like a queen. He’s such a great guy and madly in love with her,” an insider told Us Weekly exclusively in June 2020. “She’s his dream girl, and she is super sweet to him. Their friends love them as a couple.”- Advertisement – Scroll through the gallery below to see who else Chigvintsev has dated — and who he married — through the years. – Advertisement –last_img read more

Brussels’ state aid purge threatens £785m grants

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These are the top 3 spots to bag a bargain in Brisbane: Ryder

first_imgProperty analyst Terry Ryder has picked three spots to invest in Brisbane. Picture: Richard Walker.THERE are only three areas in Greater Brisbane that offer affordable real estate with growth potential, according to property analyst Terry Ryder.The founder of Hotspotting.com.au has identified three precincts where there are plenty of houses well below the median Brisbane house price of around $530,000, close to transport links, shopping and jobs nodes, and with median rental yields in the 5 to 5.5 per cent range.Here they are: The suburbs of Beachmere, Burpengary and Upper Caboolture have experienced double-digit growth in their median house prices in the past year, according to Mr Ryder.They are all close to major road and rail links, but aren’t as expensive as North Lakes has become.Even in the Redcliffe Peninsula, where most of the water-focused suburbs are, the median house price is only in the $400,000s.And the Peninsula now has rail links to central Brisbane, making it an even more appealing prospect. Terry Ryder thinks Redbank Plains is a good place to invest in property.2. Eagleby-Beenleigh-Woodridge, LoganMr Ryder said these older suburbs in Logan had median house prices in the $300,000s and were clustered around the train line and the Pacific Motorway, both of which link central Brisbane to the Gold Coast.“This is also where there is an impressive shopping offering, including major bulky goods retail, and well-established infrastructure like schools and medical facilities (as well as a surprising number of golf courses). GRAB A RENTAL BARGAIN IN BRISBANE’S SOUTH WEST 3. Moreton Bay Hotspoting.com.au director Terry Ryder at his home in Queensland. 1. Goodna-Redbank Plains, Ipswich These suburbs are at the eastern fringe of the Ipswich local government area — the part closest to Brisbane, the motorway and the train line.They are also close to the Springfield masterplanned community, which has an array of modern facilities, including university campus, hospital and commercial-retail precincts. GET THE LATEST REAL ESTATE NEWS DIRECT TO YOUR INBOX HERE “There are numerous big shopping centres and major employment nodes nearby, with the recently announced $5 billion Defence vehicle contract focused on this precinct as a major new jobs creator,” Mr Ryder said.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus18 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market18 hours agoTerry Ryder thinks parts of Ipswich would make a good property investment. Picture: Chris McCormack. The Moreton Bay Rail link has made the area more appealing to property investors, according to Terry Ryder. Picture: Tara Croser.last_img read more

One killed in Guilford ATV crash

first_imgGuilford, In.— Indiana Conservation Officers say a Sunday night ATV crash in Dearborn County claimed the life of a 60-year-old Guilford man. Daniel James Thomas was pronounced deceased at the intersection of North Dearborn Road and Ennis Ridge Road around 8:20 p.m.Investigators believe Thomas was northbound on North Dearborn Road when he attempted a left turn, causing the ATV to roll onto its side. The ATV slid into a tree, collapsing the roll cage onto Thomas. Thomas was wearing a seatbelt and harness but no helmet.last_img read more

Westbound I-74 scheduled to close Friday night

first_imgBatesville, In. — The Indiana Department of Transportation will close westbound Interstate 74 this Friday night between the Sunman/Penntown Exit 156 and the Batesville Exit 149.  This includes the westbound entrance ramp at State Road 101.Starting at 9 p.m., all westbound I-74 traffic at Exit 156/S.R. 101 will be routed to westbound S.R. 46—returning to I-74 at Batesville/S.R. 229.  INDOT officials expect restrictions to be lifted by 1 a.m.Eastbound I-74 traffic and exit access at Batesville will be unaffected.Replacement of a section of seriously damaged guardrail necessitates closure of the section of single-lane westbound I-74.  Westbound traffic within the ongoing construction zone between Batesville and New Point/Exit 143 will not be impacted.Milestone is Indiana’s prime contractor for the $61 million pavement replacement/added travel lanes Next Level project rebuilding 12.8 miles of I-74 in Decatur, Franklin and Ripley Counties.  All traffic has been shifted to single lanes in each direction on the north side of the roadway while the south side is being constructed.last_img read more