JAF Grand Prix, Super GT – Fuji Sprint Cup 2012 Nestled at the foot of Mount Fuji, the Fuji Speedway this weekend hosted the spectacular finale to the Super GT500 2012 season, the JAF Grand Prix Fuji Sprint Cup. The race format comprises two 22-lap races held over the weekend, the first run on Saturday, the second today (Sunday). Fifteen of the world’s fastest GT cars took to the grid on Friday morning for a single one-hour practice session - it being the only opportunity available to Marino prior to taking on the daunting task of having to qualify the Bandoh Racing team’s WedsSport Advan SC430 500bhp Toyota Lexus around the 16-turn 4.563km Fuji Speedway circuit. Marino Franchitti Photo by: Eric Gilbert It was also to be a baptism of fire, mastering a car he had never driven before on a circuit he had never seen before, but it was a challenge Marino was reveling in and had grasped with both hands. Seiji Ara, a regular driver with Team Bandoh, who had also … [Read more...] about Marino Franchitti fulfills dream by racing in Sprint Cup at Fuji
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Thailand captain Silawan Intamee and the Philippines’ Eva Madarang vie for the ball in their AFC Women’s Asia Cup match on Friday in Mumbai. (AFC Photo) MUMBAI: The Thai women’s football team face an uphill climb after a 1-0 loss to the Philippines in their opening match of the AFC Women’s Asia Cup 2022 on Friday in Mumbai. Chandler McDaniel scored the winner late in the second half as the Philippines boosted their hopes of advancing to the quarter-finals, while Thailand were left to rue their missed chances. The Chaba Kaew dominated the match in terms of possession, 64% to 36%, and each side had plenty of opportunities, but it took 81 minutes before anyone found the back of the net. McDaniel collected a headed pass from Ryley Bugay and buried a right-footed shot from outside the box. The Philippines, who came into the tie having not beaten Thailand in 12 previous attempts, started on the front foot but soon found themselves defending as the match progressed at the DY Patil … [Read more...] about Thai women fall 1-0 to Philippines
3 John Beck has always considered himself a "solid B-plus" when it comes to trivia, so he was absolutely thrilled when he won $117,099 over five consecutive games of "Jeopardy!" in 2003. The show had a five-win limit at the time, and it felt like the ultimate victory. But as he sat in the studio audience and watched the next trio of contestants play, he couldn't help but think: "I'm pretty sure I would have won that game, too." Of course, the concept was a non-starter. Until a few months later, when it suddenly wasn't. The show kicked off its 20th season by instituting a new "sky's the limit" rule - "a deliberate ploy by the show to beef up ratings," Claire McNear wrote in her "Jeopardy!" history book "Answers in the Form of Questions" - allowing contestants to win as many games as possible. Soon, a mild-mannered computer engineer named Ken Jennings arrived on the scene and stayed put, steamrolling contestants week after week after week, causing some to … [Read more...] about Amy Schneider rules the ‘Jeopardy!’ super-champ era. Some former 5-day winners are jealous they never got the chance.