October 3, 2022

F-150 Lightning is first electric truck to pace NASCAR race; will be featured at Martinsville April 7-9

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The all-electric 2022 F-150 Lightning will be the official pace vehicle for this weekend’s NASCAR event at Martinsville Speedway. Near instantaneous torque and 563 horsepower of Lightning make it well suited for pace car duties on nationally-televised race event. Production for Lightning truck is on track for customer deliveries beginning this spring. Ford is investing […]

Patrick arrives in Daytona for 1st stop of ‘Danica Double’

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By Jenna Fryer Associated Press From Spokesman DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Danica Patrick watched drivers turn laps out of the corner of her eye. In her whirlwind preparation for the “Danica Double,” getting a car ready for the first event of the NASCAR season had not been a priority. But with practice running for Sunday’s […]

3 of the world’s biggest car races are coming up — here’s what you need to know

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By Benjamin Zhang From Business Insider As Memorial Day weekend approaches, three of the world’s most prominent racing series are kicking into high gear. Sunday, May 25th will be this year’s biggest day of racing with Formula One, NASCAR Sprint Cup, and IndyCar all fielding marquee races one right after another. For the uninitiated, the […]

Sharks may hold key to hurricane forecasts

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By Ken Kaye, From Sun Sentinel They’re called ocean weathermen. More than 750 sharks, tarpon, tuna and billfish, fitted with satellite-linked tags, are providing scientists with data on temperature and salinity at various depths in the Atlantic, Gulf and Caribbean. It’s information they hope could someday be used to improve hurricane forecasts, since a storm’s […]