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Corvette Wins at Sebring

04/15/2015

Corvette won the Mobile 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring at the GT Le Mans  race Saturday. Mechanical issues plagued Porsche during the final hour of the race.

Corvette has had nine wins at Sebring since 2002.

Porsche was expected to win before it was met with mechanical difficulties.

The left rear lug nut had to be repaired at a pit stop for the No. 912 entry. A repair was necessary for the left rear upright that caused a pit stop.

No. 911 then took the lead but later had a transmission issue.

A No. 62 Risi Competizione Ferrari F458 took second place. The No. 17 Team Falken Tire Porsche 911 RSR followed that.

With 15 minutes left, No.23 Team Seattle Porsche 911 took a 10th class win.

Farnbacher gave the lead to the No. 33 TI Automotive/Riley Motorsports Dodge Viper SRT GT3-R. Farnbacher was back in the lead when Bleekemolen had engine temperature issues in the last five minutes and had to make a pit stop.

No. 007 TRG-AMR Aston Martin V12 Vantage finished second. The No. 63 Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 458 Italia finished third.

The second placed (#17; Ludwig/Stuck/Bell) and...
The second placed (#17; Ludwig/Stuck/Bell) and sixth placed (#19; Andretti/Andretti/Andretti) Shell-liveried Porsche 962C cars entered for the 1988 24 Hours of Le Mans race. Photographed at the 2007 Silverstone Classic meeting, Silverstone Circuit, UK. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Nevada Highway Patrol to Combat Drunken Driving

07/03/2015

 

The Joining Forces Program has partnered with the Nevada Highway Patrol to combat drunken driving which is expected to rise during the holidays.

 

This increase may lead to more fatalities and injuries during this period.

 

Penalties for drunken driving may include fines, incarceration and possible loss of employment.

 

Nevada has seen an increase in fatalities from DUI’s of 4% over the past year.

 

The Nevada Highway Patrol is encouraging drivers to use designated drivers  when they plan to imbibe in alcohol.

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Nevada quarter (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Source: Reno Gazette Journal

 

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Pedestrian-Auto Accident in Carson City

09/17/2015

 

A pedestrian-auto accident was reported Thursday in Carson City at about 2:50 p.m. The pedestrian , a 71 year old male, died in the accident. The accident happened at 101 Hot Springs Road in North Carson City. The pedestrian was at first trapped under the car. He was removed, ambulatory, and verbal by the time the authorities arrived.

 

The pedestrian was treated by paramedics and then taken to a local hospital.

 

The pedestrian was attempting to cross the street in a crosswalk when he was hit by a pickup truck.

 

The driver of the pickup, 68 years old, was given a citation at the scene of the accident.

 

The victim died at the hospital at approximately 7:49 p.m. as a result of his injuries.

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Polonez Truck Plus (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Source: Nevada Appeal