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Liberty Media Corporation Announces Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 9:15pm

Liberty Media Corporations (Liberty Media) (NASDAQ: LSXMA, LSXMB, LSXMK, FWONA, FWONK, BATRA, BATRK) President and Chief Executive Officer, Greg Maffei, will host a conference call to discuss results for the third quarter of 2021 on Thursday, November 4th at 10:00 a.m.

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  • Liberty Media Corporations (Liberty Media) (NASDAQ: LSXMA, LSXMB, LSXMK, FWONA, FWONK, BATRA, BATRK) President and Chief Executive Officer, Greg Maffei, will host a conference call to discuss results for the third quarter of 2021 on Thursday, November 4th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Before the open of market trading that day, Liberty Media will issue a press release reporting such results, which can be found at https://ir.libertymedia.com/news-events/press-releases .
  • The press release and conference call may discuss Liberty Medias financial performance and outlook, as well as other forward looking matters.
  • Liberty Media Corporation operates and owns interests in a broad range of media, communications and entertainment businesses.

Formula 1 And Motorsport Network Unveil Fan Results Of Largest Single Sports Survey Ever Conducted By Nielsen Sports

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 5:00pm

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Formula 1 and Motorsport Network, today announced the results of the 2021 F1 Global Fan Survey.

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  • AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Formula 1 and Motorsport Network, today announced the results of the 2021 F1 Global Fan Survey.
  • The 2021 F1 Global Fan Survey results revealed that Formula 1 is considered the pinnacle of motorsport in the eyes of fans globally.
  • I also want to thank Motorsport Network and Nielsen Sports for the incredible job they have done," said Stefano Domenicali, President and CEO of Formula 1.
  • Findings from the Motorsport Network F1 Global Fan Survey indicate fans are very enthusiastic with the direction the sport is taking.

Volkswagen ID.4 USA Tour Sets a New Guinness World Records® Title on Hankook EV Tires

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 8:25pm

The tour team has newly set a Guinness World Records title for the longest journey by electric car (non-solar) in a single country with an EV, breaking the previous record set in 2019.

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  • The tour team has newly set a Guinness World Records title for the longest journey by electric car (non-solar) in a single country with an EV, breaking the previous record set in 2019.
  • From July 13 to October 18, the new electric car from Volkswagen, VW ID.4 EV, traveled across all 48 contiguous U.S. states in all-electric mode.
  • Hankook Tire, which also sponsored last year's Germany Tour by supplying its tires, once again supported the success of the USA tour by fitting its Kinergy AS EV tires in size 235/55R19 on the front and 255/50R19 on the rear.
  • Hankook Tire America is a subsidiary of Hankook & Company Co., Ltd., a Forbes Global 2000 company headquartered in Seoul, Korea.

Acura Returns to Formula 1 Racing for the U.S. Grand Prix

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 2:15pm

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Acura is back in Formula 1!  Returning to the pinnacle of motorsports for the first time in more than a decade, Acura livery will appear on the rear wings of the Red Bull Racing Honda and Scuderia AlphaTauri Honda Formula 1 cars for the Aramco United States Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas Oct. 22-24. Celebrating its role as the performance division of Honda in North America, Acura also will appear on the driving suits and helmet visors of Red Bull drivers Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez and Scuderia AlphaTauri drivers Pierre Gasly and Yuki Tsunoda during the race weekend.

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  • "It's very special to have Acura become part of our partnership with Red Bull Racing Honda and Scuderia AlphaTauri Hondafor the United States Grand Prix 2021," says Masashi Yamamoto, Honda F1's Managing Director.
  • From 1989 to 1992, Honda F1 drivers including Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost wore Acura visors at the Canadian and U.S. Grand Prix.
  • Most recently, Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello displayed the Acura logo on their visors for the 2007 Canadian Grand Prix.
  • Acura also won its first-ever overall victory at the grueling Rolex 24 of Daytona this year, with the Acura ARX-05 piloted by Wayne Taylor Racing.

Axalta unveils fresh paint scheme for Hendrick Motorsports' No. 24 car to showcase new brand RAPTOR®

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 3:00pm

GLEN MILLS, Pa., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Axalta (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, today unveiled a brand-new paint scheme for Hendrick Motorsports' iconic No. 24 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE that spotlights Axalta's newest acquisition, U-POL, and its RAPTOR® brand. William Byron will race the eye-catching design – featuring a rugged charcoal base with striking, bright green accents – at the NASCAR Cup Series races at Kansas Speedway on Oct. 24 and in the season finale at Phoenix Raceway on Nov. 7.

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  • GLEN MILLS, Pa., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Axalta (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, today unveiled a brand-new paint scheme for Hendrick Motorsports' iconic No.
  • Axalta completed its acquisition of U-POL, a leading supplier of paint, protective coatings and accessories primarily for the automotive aftermarket, in September.
  • The new paint scheme will look great on track and we hope to see it in victory lane."
  • Axalta is a global leader in the coatings industry, providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable coatings solutions.

Honda Drops New EvoTrack Mobile Game to Celebrate Just-Debuted 2022 Honda Civic Si Alongside Red Bull Racing Honda RB16B Formula One Car

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 2:05pm

TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda is taking fans to the virtual track with the launch of a new mobile game, "Honda EvoTrack": evotrack.honda.com. Fresh from its global debut today, the all-new 2022 Civic Si will be featured in Honda EvoTrack, where players can virtually experience Honda's newest member of the 11th-generation Civic family. Adding to the fun and overall experience of Honda EvoTrack is the Red Bull Racing Honda RB16B Formula One car, joined by the recently launched 2022 Civic Sedan and Hatchback, and the legendary 10th-generation Civic Type R.  

Key Points: 
  • Fresh from its global debut today, the all-new 2022 Civic Si will be featured in Honda EvoTrack, where players can virtually experience Honda's newest member of the 11th-generation Civic family.
  • The Honda EvoTrack game is designed for players to get through as many laps as possible without colliding into obstacles or missing turns.
  • Honda EvoTrack was developed by digital fan engagement agency, Wave , and in partnership with Red Bull Racing Honda.
  • Honda's new EvoTrack mobile racing game adds a fun and interactive element to the launch of the all-new 2022 Civic Si, which debuted today as the best-handling, best-equipped and most fun-to-drive Civic Si ever.

Zenoss Brings Together Fast Cars, Rock Stars and the World’s Largest Enterprises at Formula 1

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 2:21pm

Afterward, attendees will join Zenoss at its VIP Airstream located trackside at COTA to witness the worlds best drivers compete for Formula 1 victory.

Key Points: 
  • Afterward, attendees will join Zenoss at its VIP Airstream located trackside at COTA to witness the worlds best drivers compete for Formula 1 victory.
  • Formula 1 is the worlds most prestigious motor racing competition, as well as the worlds most popular annual sporting series.
  • This has been the most successful year in company history by far, said Greg Stock, chairman and CEO of Zenoss.
  • Zenoss works with the world's largest organizations to ensure their IT services and applications are always on.

CrossTower and Alpine F1® Team Up for the U.S. Grand Prix

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 1:00pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CrossTower , one of the world's fastest growing cryptocurrency exchanges, announced today its partnership with the Alpine F1 Team for the race at the U.S. Grand Prix in Austin, Texas on October 24.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CrossTower , one of the world's fastest growing cryptocurrency exchanges, announced today its partnership with the Alpine F1 Team for the race at the U.S. Grand Prix in Austin, Texas on October 24.
  • As investment portfolios diversify, CrossTower is leading the way in digital exchanges," said Kapil Rathi, Co-Founder and CEO, CrossTower.
  • "What better stage than Formula 1 and teaming with Alpine F1 Team, where speed and accuracy are cornerstones to their sport and to our industry," explained Kristin Boggiano, Co-Founder and President, CrossTower.
  • Fans from around the world will join to watch as the Alpine F1 Team races to the finish line, CrossTower logos in full sight.

Sonicbidder.com Soars With Trifecta of International Online Auto Auctions

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:00pm

When three auctions in three weeks were announced, skeptics dismissed the relatively new company.

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  • When three auctions in three weeks were announced, skeptics dismissed the relatively new company.
  • Loyalty and ambition were rewarded as Sonicbidder.com's trifecta sold MANY cars and defied all expectations.
  • Sonicbidder.com continues to be the foremost online auction platform to sell internationally.
  • The international attention grew as bidders from the United Kingdom, Germany, and the Czech Republic joined the live auction.

TUMI and McLaren Add Key Travel and Accessory Pieces to their Successful Debut Collection

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

Key pieces of the collection include The Halo Backpack and M-Tech Soft Satchel.

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  • Key pieces of the collection include The Halo Backpack and M-Tech Soft Satchel.
  • It is accented with carbon fibre, papaya highlights, a leather handle and magnetic zippers featuring subtle TUMI and McLaren branding.
  • These additional pieces are all about making those moments of travel and reconnection, that we've all been yearning for, truly special.''
  • As part of the Ultimate Series, McLaren was the first to deliver a hybrid hypercar, the McLaren P1TM.