April 21, 2021

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 […]