Posted by admin | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 23-07-2013
Once again it has been proved that age does not matter in sports. Sheldon Creed, a young lad of just 15 years have dominated the ultimate 6 laps of the Honda Indy that was held in Toronto. He is from Alpine, Calif. Have a view of some of the main events of the race.
The weather of the place was amazing even on the second day of the race. The whole race took place in the temporary constructed stadium that is known by the name Speed Energy Stadium. This was the round eight of the competition.
The line of round 8 was determined by inverting the completion times of round 7 that was held on Saturday. Paul Tracy, who is a native of Toronto, started the race from the pole position.
As soon as the green flag gave the signal the Tracy took a good move to come to the leading position. He was driving a SportsNet truck. But he has to give up the lead within a short time as he was overtaken by Jones. He was driving the powerful American Racing Wheels truck. Tracy gave up the fierce battle soon and settled in the behind Jones.
Creed raced steadily and managed to leave behind Jones in the third lap. He took the help of the jump section in the 1.75 mile course. Jones tried to apply constant pressure by banging the back of the Traxxas truck that Creed was driving.
As a result of this both the drivers came to the verge of losing the con tact of their cars very often. But eventually they were able to regain their position without stopping the race. A a result the front side of Jones’ truck was heavily damaged. This forced him to come out of the track to get the truck repaired.
This was his first victory in the super trucks category. The best thing about his victory is that it came in a convincing fashion.
Posted by admin | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 11-07-2013
A new story was published in the New York Times, and the story tells us about the issue of ethnically charged product names. They have focused their attention at this time towards the auto industry. Chrysler has used the name Cherokee for the latest model of Jeep Cherokee. In this story, the writer Glen Collins tells the readers about the new Jeep that has a name with a controversy. In the story, the writer goes to the extent of revealing the auto industry’s history about using culturally insensitive names, political incorrect names as well as advertisements.
Continues with the story
The representatives of Chrysler say that the name Cherokee was not meant to offend anybody. It has to be noted that the company has not yet received any kind of complaints or feedbacks relating to the name they have used for their product. Later, Cherokee Nation’s (Oklahoma) spokesperson said that their group always have opposed stereotypes and have always encouraged sports teams and schools for the purpose of dropping offensive mascots. According to the spokesperson, they have not been criticizing Jeep Cherokee for its name.
What to say about it officially?
It is understood that officially, the group do not find the name as a major problem. But according to the spokesman Amanda Clinton, the manufacturers could have consulting them before naming the vehicle.
It has to be noted that Cherokee has been the name of Jeep product for many years. The company has been keeping of from controversies from any side. It has been seen that reviews on Cherokee would first point towards the name. But the need for describing the performance of this new generation XJ need to be concentrated the most than looking towards the controversy part. This model would definitely give a wonderful riding experience to the auto lovers all round the globe.