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Back to the Races with Rembrandt Charms

Friday, August 14, 2020 - 1:42pm

The 104th Indy 500 is set to run on Sunday, August 23 and Rembrandt Charms is sponsoring team DragonSpeed USA, car 81, piloted by driver Ben Hanley.

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  • The 104th Indy 500 is set to run on Sunday, August 23 and Rembrandt Charms is sponsoring team DragonSpeed USA, car 81, piloted by driver Ben Hanley.
  • Rembrandt Charms has a long-standing relationship with Team DragonSpeed, including two consecutive years of sponsorship during the 2019 and 2020 NTT IndyCar racing seasons.
  • Eric Lux, Vice President, Rembrandt Charms, raced to victory with DragonSpeed team principal, Elton Julian, to win the 2011 IMSA LMPC Championship.
  • Only Rembrandt Charms offers thousands of charms in such a wide range of precious metals, including Sterling Silver, Gold Plate, 10 and 14 Karat Yellow Gold, and 14 Karat White Gold.

First Marketing Campaign with Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN Featuring ConceptD Goes Live Today

Friday, August 14, 2020 - 10:45am

Bioggio, Switzerland, Aug. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acer announced the next steps in its partnership with Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN.

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  • Bioggio, Switzerland, Aug. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acer announced the next steps in its partnership with Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN.
  • says Frdric Vasseur, Team Principal of Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN and CEO of Sauber Motorsport AG.
  • Learn more about how ConceptD helped Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN during the design, development and engineering process.
  • After 25 years of competition in Formula One, the company launched a long-term partnership with Alfa Romeo in 2018 and enters
    the 2020 championship under the new team name Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN.

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Back on Track at SPA

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 10:04am

Three months later than planned, the 6 Hours of Spa will take place on Saturday 15 August without spectators.

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  • Three months later than planned, the 6 Hours of Spa will take place on Saturday 15 August without spectators.
  • TOYOTA GAZOO Racing makes the short journey from its Cologne base determined to fight for a fourth consecutive victory at the Belgian track to extend its World Championship lead, which stands at 33 points over Rebellion Racing.
  • I think Spa is on most racing drivers' list of favourite tracks and feels like the perfect place to go racing again after the long break.
  • Headquartered in Toyota City, Japan, Toyota has been making cars since 1937.

VELO Hosts Official Afterparty for McLaren Racing's Virtual HomeFest

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 7:00am

LONDON, Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- VELO, a leading nicotine pouch brand, today announces it will host the official afterparty of McLaren Racing's virtual fan festival, HomeFest.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- VELO, a leading nicotine pouch brand, today announces it will host the official afterparty of McLaren Racing's virtual fan festival, HomeFest.
  • As Principal Partner of the team, VELO will host the official afterparty, promising a 70th birthday celebration to remember.
  • The afterparty created by VELO brings live performances from iconic British artists to fans, merging the two brands' passions for music and sport.
  • So, we were more than thrilled when VELO approached us to play at the McLaren Technology Centre.

Mouser-Sponsored Formula E Team Preps for Nine-Day Berlin Showdown

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 5:40pm

The Mouser Electronics -sponsored GEOX DRAGON team is eager to get back on track with a new driver for the season finale races.

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  • The Mouser Electronics -sponsored GEOX DRAGON team is eager to get back on track with a new driver for the season finale races.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Mouser sponsored the all-electric racing team throughout the 201920 ABB FIA Formula E Championship racing season, in collaboration with TTI, Inc .
  • We are fully behind this talented team as they press forward to dominate the last six races in Berlin.
  • Mouser and Molex have been a sponsor of Formula E teams since the beginning of the series, and we wish the team the best of luck in Berlin.

World's Fastest Gamer wins in real-world professional racing debut

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 9:45pm

OULTON PARK, England , Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- British gamer James Baldwin has stunned the racing world by scoring victory in his first-ever real-world professional race yesterday.

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  • OULTON PARK, England , Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- British gamer James Baldwin has stunned the racing world by scoring victory in his first-ever real-world professional race yesterday.
  • "I thought all my dreams had come true when I won World's Fastest Gamer, and my racing hero Juan Pablo Montoya handed me the trophy," Baldwin said.
  • Being a racing driver is all I have ever wanted to do, and World's Fastest Gamer has now given me that chance I'm just elated."
  • "However, we've never seen a gamer like this arrive in professional racing and win on debut.

Acura Wins Wet & Wild Road America

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 12:55am

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., Aug. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Helio Castroneves found traction with his Acura ARX-05 where others could not, as he and his Acura Team Penske co-driver Ricky Taylor prevailed in monsoon-like conditions in the final hour to win Sunday's IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at Road America.

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  • ELKHART LAKE, Wis., Aug. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Helio Castroneves found traction with his Acura ARX-05 where others could not, as he and his Acura Team Penske co-driver Ricky Taylor prevailed in monsoon-like conditions in the final hour to win Sunday's IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at Road America.
  • Helio Castroneves (#7 Acura Team Penske ARX-05) race winner: "Before the race, and knowing the forecast, we made sure our Acura was set up well for the wet.
  • And we used the experience we gained at Daytona and other wet races we had before to learn.
  • Ricky Taylor (#7 Acura Team Penske ARX-05) race winner: "My teammate [Castroneves] is unbelievable, that was such an exciting finish.

Acura Repeats Front Row Qualifying Sweep at Road America

Sunday, August 2, 2020 - 2:41am

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., Aug. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --For the second year in a row, Acura Team Penske swept qualifying for Sunday's IMSA WeatherTech Championship race at Road America, with Ricky Taylor claiming the pole, and teammate Dane Cameron qualifying second.

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  • ELKHART LAKE, Wis., Aug. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --For the second year in a row, Acura Team Penske swept qualifying for Sunday's IMSA WeatherTech Championship race at Road America, with Ricky Taylor claiming the pole, and teammate Dane Cameron qualifying second.
  • In GTD, Meyer Shank Racing's Matt McMurry posted the seventh-quickest GTD qualifying run in his Acura NSX GT3 Evo.
  • Taylor hustled his #7 Acura ARX-05 to a time of 1:49.061 around the 4.0-mile Road America circuit, with teammate and defending series champion Cameron slotting in second, three-tenths of a second behind.
  • The front-row sweep repeated Acura Team Penske's qualifying performance from last year, when Cameron claimed the pole driving the #6 ARX-05, and Helio Castroneves completed the front row in the #7 Acura.

MPX International Announces Resignation of CFO

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 9:30pm

TORONTO, July 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MPX International Corporation (MPX International, MPXI or the Corporation) (CSE:MPXI; OTCQX:MPXOF), a multinational diversified cannabis company, announces that David McLaren has resigned as Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation effective July 31, 2020 to pursue other opportunities.

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  • TORONTO, July 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MPX International Corporation (MPX International, MPXI or the Corporation) (CSE:MPXI; OTCQX:MPXOF), a multinational diversified cannabis company, announces that David McLaren has resigned as Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation effective July 31, 2020 to pursue other opportunities.
  • On behalf of the Board of Directors and the employees of MPXI, I would like to thank David McLaren for his contributions to MPX International, said W. Scott Boyes, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of MPXI.
  • Forward-looking statements in this news release include, but are not limited to, MPX Internationals objectives and intentions.
  • Except where required by law, MPX International disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

Dover Motorsports, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Release Date

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 10:22pm

Dover Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE: DVD) will report its earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020 on the morning of Thursday, July 30, 2020.

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  • Dover Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE: DVD) will report its earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020 on the morning of Thursday, July 30, 2020.
  • Commentary from the Companys executive officers relative to the earnings release will be available on the Companys website Thursday morning beginning at 9:00 a.m.
  • To listen to the commentary, please log on to www.dovermotorsports.com , select the investor relations tab and select DVD 2Q20 Earnings Announcement.
  • Dover Motorsports, Inc. is a promoter of NASCAR sanctioned motorsports events whose subsidiaries own and operate Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware and own Nashville Superspeedway near Nashville, Tennessee.