Listen to this article In a meeting with all 17 employees at the company’s headquarters in Munich on Wednesday, Berger announced that ITR will not organise the 2023 DTM season, with talks being held for an orderly dissolution of the business. This does not mean the DTM is coming to a close, and Berger remains in discussions with ADAC to bring the championship under its umbrella. “The discussions with the ADAC are very constructive, but there is still no final decision," former Formula 1 driver Berger said in a statement. "But since we have corporate responsibility, we have to clarify things now. We have decided that the ITR will no longer advertise the DTM 2023." "Against the background of the given framework conditions and in view of the numerous challenges, the economic risk for the next year is too great. "Personally, I very much regret that, because the entire team worked very hard for the success of the DTM. But even without the ITR, there can be a future for the … [Read more...] about Berger dissolves ITR as DTM-ADAC talks continue for 2023
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Listen to this article The event was killed off by the previous South Australian government in late 2020, only to be brought back to life this year thanks to an election promise from new premier Peter Malinauskas . The revival has included resurfacing most of the roads used for the track prompting predictions of new lap records across the weekend. The Adelaide 500 will take place across 500 kilometres split into two 250-kilometre heats. The running is split across four days, with a total of three practice sessions and a qualifying session and Top 10 Shootout for each of the two races. While Shane van Gisbergen wrapped up the 2022 Supercars title on the Gold Coast last month, there is still plenty to play for this weekend. Significantly it is the final time there will be Holdens on the Supercars grid with the axed GM brand to be effectively replaced by Chevrolet and the Camaro next year. It is also the final hit-out for the Gen2-spec Car of the Future Supercars … [Read more...] about 2022 Supercars Adelaide 500 – Start time, how to watch, channel & more
The murky Gulf Coast doesn't exactly conjure images of the Mediterranean, but being the foodie city that it is, Houston sure puts its footprint on the region's staple fare. Greek-style chargrilled octopus? Houston has it. Street eats from lamb gyro and falafel to za'atar spiced flatbreads? Houston has it. Impossibly smooth, oh-so dreamy hummus? Houston has that, too. The Bayou City's finest Mediterranean restaurants have it all. If you're ready to delight your taste buds, here's where to find the best Mediterranean food in Houston. Al Quick Stop Don't be fooled by its no-frills exterior. This neighborhood bodega has been a Montrose staple for more than 30 years, adding a second outpost in the Heights last year. Work your way through its stable of Mediterranean street eats: shawarma and pickles wrapped in warm pita with a slather of zippy garlic sauce; beef and lamb gyro in bowls, wraps or piled high on top of fries with a drizzle of hot sauce and tzatziki; and a silky … [Read more...] about Where to get your Mediterranean food fix in Houston
This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 9 CHATHAM, Va. - The land came first, 5,557 acres of forest purchased two years after the Revolutionary War by a Virginia slaveholder and future congressman. The mansion came next - a symbol of fortune and power built by enslaved workers, who spent seven years assembling the stately home brick by brick until it was finally finished in 1825. "It's been occupied by a Walter Coles and his wife ever since then," says the latest Walter Coles - the fifth of that name - as he sits in the same parlor his father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather all sat in before him, recounting the history of Coles Hill as his predecessors look down from portraits on all four walls. Coles, 84, is one of countless Americans who still benefit from the wealth accumulated by America's 18th- and 19th-century slaveholders. And his … [Read more...] about Their wealth was built on slavery. Now a new fortune lies underground.
A real-world version of the Porsche Vision Gran Turismo will debut at the Gamescom expo in Cologne, Germany, on 24 August. To make the vehicle more special, the company will have the Belgium-based artist Vexx paint the car live at the event. Porsche only released darkened teaser images of the re-styled Vision Gran Turismo. We have brightened versions in the gallery below to give you a slightly better look. The nose appears to be a canvas for depicting cartoon-like characters and flowers. That general motif seems to continue on the rest of the vehicle, in addition to a few word balloons. "For me as an artist, it was a unique opportunity to create a completely new design for Porsche", said Vexx in Porsche's announcement. "The look taps into both Porsche's brand identity and gaming themes. I'm excited that the gaming community will be able to drive the vehicle virtually from now on – bringing my graphics to life and making them tangible." Gallery: Porsche Vision Gran Turismo … [Read more...] about Porsche Vision Gran Turismo art car teased for Gamescom