Drive to Survive is widely considered one of Formula 1’s biggest success stories of recent years. The Netflix documentary, season four of which is due to arrive in time for the start of the 2022 F1 season , is widely credited with bringing new fans to the sport, particularly in the coveted American market. Advert | Become a Supporter & go ad-free Small wonder the series has inspired many imitators. Not just in other sports, such as tennis and golf, but elsewhere in motor racing: Formula E has already launched its own documentary series, NASCAR is reported to be considering one and so is IndyCar. Now the Drive to Survive effect is spreading beyond broadcasting. Codemasters, makers of the official Formula 1 game, cited the series as a major influence of its forthcoming racing title Grid Legends and its new story mode. The game arrives for major platforms in February, but RaceFans recently played a preview version. Codemasters attempted something similar with … [Read more...] about “Driven to Glory”: First play of Codemasters’ answer to “Drive to Survive” · RaceFans
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In his first year as a Ferrari driver, Carlos Sainz Jnr couldn’t match his team mate’s incredible feats over a single flying lap in the SF21. Carlos Sainz Jnr Beat team mate in qualifying 9/22 Beat team mate in race 6/20 Races finished 22/22 Laps spent ahead of team mate 369/1143 Qualifying margin +0.02s Points 164.5 But he often struck the balance between speed and aggression more successfully than Charles Leclerc and regularly brought his car home in the points. That, plus some misfortune for his team mate, allowed Sainz to nip ahead in the standings by the end of the season. In our rankings, Sainz is top among the many drivers who had new cars to adapt to in 2021. This is probably thanks in no small part to his considerable experience of getting used to new teams: Ferrari was his fourth different home in the space of five seasons. Nonetheless it took Sainz a few races to show what he could do, and he made a few mistakes … [Read more...] about 2021 F1 driver rankings #5: Carlos Sainz Jnr · RaceFans
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin tested positive for COVID-19 on a home test kit, just as she was due in court in New York City for the start of a defamation lawsuit against The New York Times. The positive test was announced in court by U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff, who said that Palin was being tested again to determine whether the trial goes forward or is delayed. Palin, a one-time Republican vice presidential nominee, has had COVID-19 before. She's urged people not to get vaccinated, telling an audience in Arizona last month that “it will be over my dead body that I’ll have to get a shot.” Palin, 57, sued the Times in 2017, claiming the Times damaged her reputation with an opinion piece penned by its editorial board that falsely asserted her political rhetoric helped incite the 2011 shooting of then-Arizona U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords. The newspaper has conceded the initial wording of the editorial was flawed, but not in an intentional or reckless way that … [Read more...] about Palin COVID-19 test could delay suit against NY Times
Barely started down the path toward the first elections conducted under voting restrictions enacted last year by Republican lawmakers, Texas voters and local election officials have found themselves enveloped in a fog of errors, delays and miscommunications as they navigate new rules for casting votes by mail. Only a small slice of the state's electorate is allowed to cast absentee ballots, and the trickle of requests for mail-in ballots that began in early January is now swelling into the usual pre-election flood. But hundreds of applications are being rejected — in many cases because voters appear to not know the new rules. Local election workers themselves are still deciphering the procedures, and say they've been hampered by a paucity of help and information from the Texas secretary of state's office. Meanwhile, the state is scrambling to provide training under the crush of advising counties on implementing a multitude of election changes. “We are bombarded,” said … [Read more...] about Vote-by-mail rejections are testing integrity of Texas Republicans’ voting law
If you had the chance to build up your own, single-make collection, what brand would you choose? For Gary Thomas, the marque he went with was Ford . Not only that, his focus is on the high-performance models from the past, and a few ones from not too long ago. The Petersen Automotive Museum also calls Thomas' selection “one of the, if not the, best Shelby car collection in the world”. Thomas' assortment of Ford and Shelby models is so extensive, Petersen needed to break it all down in a three-part series. So if you have about 40 minutes to spare today, these videos are worth a watch. And if you think it's all about Mustangs, it's not. There is also a good mix of other fast Fords in this video. That said, the entire collection is not featured, but that's because there are about 200 cars under Thomas' roof. Awesome collections: ⠀ Dubai hypercar collection is out of this world ⠀ Welcome to the most impressive British car collection you never heard of … [Read more...] about Massive Ford collection includes rare Mustangs and Shelby Cobras
What kind of information is added to the license card? Address Full name Guardian's name Blood type Retina scan The information can be easily read on the vehicle using a smart machine and a microprocessor. It is the ARTO and RTO that is responsible for verifying the data of the card and driving license. What are the steps to follow to get a smart driving license? One has to opt for an online application for the smart card or driving license: First, you have to visit the portal of the state transport department to apply for the license and card Now, download the license application form that is available on the website After entering the correct details on the form, you have to visit the nearest RTO and submit the same with the necessary information on it Now, pay the fees for the card and driving test If can pass the test, the authorities will take biometric data With this data, the details would be processed and then verified by a higher authority … [Read more...] about How to Apply for a Smart Card Driving License?