POMONA, Calif. – Two of drag racing’s legendary champions – one on two wheels and one on four – led a special ceremony at the National Hot Rod Ass’n’s Lucas Oil Winternationals Saturday to announce a $1 million donation to B.R.A.K.E.S. Terry Vance, a 14-time national champion motorcycle drag racer, title-winning team owner, and co-founder of aftermarket motorcycle performance parts manufacturer Vance & Hines, made the presentation to Doug Herbert, the multi-time Top Fuel drag racing champion who founded B.R.A.K.E.S. in 2008 after the tragic loss of his sons Jon and James in a car crash. “Terry and I have been friends for years, and we have a lot in common,” said Herbert. “Besides loving racing, driving and riding, we’re also parents, and we both recognize that protecting our kids and setting them up for success in life is the single greatest accomplishment you can ever aspire to. Thanks to Terry’s … [Read more...] about Vance Donating $1 Million To B.R.A.K.E.S. Program
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EXCLUSIVE LeBron James says bringing the Cavs back from a 3-1 deficit to beat the Warriors makes him the greatest basketball player of all time ... but does his teammate agree?? TMZ Sports spoke with Richard Jefferson -- who was part of that 2016 NBA title team in Cleveland -- about LBJ's bold proclamation ... and R.J. says there's no question that something "great" happened. "It was the greatest performance I ever saw," R.J. says. But, having witnessed firsthand what the King was able to do against the 73-9 Dubs in the 7-game thriller ... we asked R.J. if he agreed with LBJ's decision to declare himself the G.O.A.T. Check out R.J.'s response ... and remember the dude got a ring from the King, so there's probably ZERO bias, right? … [Read more...] about LeBron’s Ex-Teammate Richard Jefferson Weighs in on ‘G.O.A.T.’ Debate
CONCORD, N.C. — The national free teen defensive driving program B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible And Keep Everyone Safe) will head to Gateway Motorsports Park on Saturday and Sunday, November 3-4. Sessions will be held from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Utilizing vehicles provided by Kia Motors and with partial funding from the St. Louis Area Kia Dealers, the B.R.A.K.E.S. program offers teens extensive behind-the-wheel instruction by ex-law enforcement and professional racing drivers, teaching new drivers and their parents how to be safer on the road. Exercises include Distracted Driving Awareness, Panic Braking, Crash Avoidance, Drop Wheel/Off-road Recovery, and Car Control/Skid Recovery. The facts: Car crashes are the number-one cause of death among teens, ending more young lives every day than murder, suicide or disease. The result: B.R.A.K.E.S. graduates are 64 percent less likely to get in a crash within the next three years. Space is … [Read more...] about B.R.A.K.E.S. free national teen defensive driving school Nov. 3-4 • Gateway Motorsports Park
By Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle Published 7:29 pm, Monday, May 28, 2018 The uncertainty about Chris Paul's potential return to the floor was familiar to at least one observer, at least until the decision was made that Paul would be out. If TNT broadcaster Marv Albert had forgotten Willis Reed's dramatic appearance in Game 7 of the 1970 NBA Finals, he was reminded when he was asked about it throughout the day on Monday. "That was the Finals, so that's different," Albert, who did the live radio broadcast of the game when the television broadcast was shown only on tape delay. "I was doing a pregame show and I interviewed Willis prior to the game and he told me, "I got my shot" and there was no question he was going to play. "It was mostly radio in those days. There was hardly any TV. He came out late. The Lakers stopped (warming up.) Wilt (Chamberlain) stared in disbelief because it was felt he wasn't going to play. He missed the previous game in LA. They got blown. … [Read more...] about TNT broadcaster Marv Albert reminisces on a previous players’ Game 7 uncertainty
por Enrique Kogan – Puros Autos Kia y B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible and Keep Everyone Safe, traducido es “Sea responsable y mantenga a todos a salvo”), anunció la renovación de varios años de su asociación, que coincide con el mes nacional de Concientización sobre conducción distraída. Trabajando con B.R.A.K.E.S., Kia tiene como objetivo reducir las lesiones y salvar vidas al proporcionar a los adolescentes y sus padres las herramientas que necesitan para ser responsables detrás del volante. El programa único combina instrucción en el aula con entrenamiento de manejo práctico. En 2018, B.R.A.K.E.S. está programado para recibir entrenamiento en Atlanta; Concord, Charlotte y Raleigh, Carolina del Norte; Memphis, Tennessee; Orlando Florida; San Diego y Pomona, California; y Scottsdale, Arizona; con ubicaciones adicionales aún por agregar.Para inscribirse en una clase o ver el calendario siguiente, … [Read more...] about Kia renueva su programa de educación vial con B.R.A.K.E.S.