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Days of Blunder: The First U.S. Car Race Was Won 125 Years Ago … at 7 mph

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTc2OTYzNDM0NTczNzM1Mzg0/dcovautorace_hz.jpg Mark Bechtel The front page of the Chicago Tribune on July 10, 1895, heralded the usual array of sensational stories, from political infighting to a diamond heist to a lethal factory fire. There was also some good news: WORLD TO BE SAVED proclaimed the headline above an article about......

Cyclical stocks may be racing higher, but tech is still expected to be a long-term winner

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. NYSE FANG may be lagging, but don’t count technology stocks out. Positive news on vaccines has spurred buying in cyclical stocks that should do well when the economy is running......

Biden swung Georgia left. Now Democrats are racing to do it again.

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “Typically, in runoffs, you’re just trying to turn out your voters again … because it’ll be a smaller universe of voters going back to vote without a presidential race going on,” said DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond, a Democrat. “And......

Chase Elliott Drives From Back of Field to Win First NASCAR Title

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Associated Press AVONDALE, Ariz. — NASCAR’s most popular driver is now a Cup champion, too. Chase Elliott took the torch from teammate Jimmie Johnson by winning his first Cup title Sunday, driving from the back of the field to victory......

Horse racing: Baffert’s Improbable battles stacked field at Breeders’ Cup

Reuters
(Reuters) – Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert’s Improbable is the early favourite to win the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday at Keeneland racetrack in Lexington but will have to overcome a strong field full of proven winners. FILE PHOTO: Apr 28, 2019; Louisville, KY, USA; Improbable trained by Bob......

Chase Elliott’s Title Quest is Carrying on a Family Tradition

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Madeline Coleman The first win is always a special one for any Cup Series driver. It signifies that they finally made it, validating that they do belong in one of the top NASCAR series. However, Chase Elliott’s first win at......

Tropical Storm Zeta racing along after slamming into Louisiana as powerful Category 2 hurricane

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A fast-moving Zeta weakened to a tropical storm as it barreled northeast Thursday morning after ripping through Louisiana and Mississippi and moving into Alabama. The storm hit land Wednesday afternoon over the small village of Cocodrie, Louisiana as a......

Tropical Storm Zeta racing along after slamming into Louisiana as powerful Category 2 hurricane

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A fast-moving Hurricane Zeta barreled northeast Thursday morning after ripping through Louisiana and Mississippi, where storm-weary residents were advised to stay indoors overnight while officials assessed the havoc the storm had wrought. Officials were blaming Zeta for at least......

Bubba Wallace to race for Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin in 2021 NASCAR Cup Series

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Basketball legend Michael Jordan has entered the realm of NASCAR by purchasing a Cup Series charter in partnership with Denny Hamlin. Bubba Wallace will be the driver for the single-car team beginning in 2021, NASCAR announced Monday. Wallace, NASCAR’s......

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