Crew chief named for Kennedy’s Bristol ride

first_imgChris Carrier named crew chief of Turner Scott Motorsports’ fourth Truck Series entry WATCH: Logano celebrates Michigan win “I look forward to the opportunity to compete again in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series,” said Carrier. “I enjoy working with young talent, and I think Ben Kennedy and Cale Gale have what it takes to be successful in this sport. We have a great team behind us at Turner Scott Motorsports, and I am looking forward to getting to work and joining the truck series this week at Bristol.”Carrier, a NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide and NCWTS veteran, has served as crew chief for 329 events throughout the three series, earning five wins, 24 top fives, 52 top 10s and seven poles. Carrier’s most recent work in the NCWTS includes serving as crew chief on the No. 30 last season, leading Nelson Piquet Jr. to two wins, nine top fives, 15 top 10s and four poles. The Tennessee native earned his first career win with Harry Gant in 1994 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.The organization has also named Pat Tryson as crew chief for the No. 30 NASCAR Nationwide Series entry. Tryson will take over the crew chief duties for Piquet Jr. starting in the August 23 race at Bristol.”I am very excited about the opportunity to join Turner Scott Motorsports and the No. 30 team,” said Tryson. “I am really looking forward to working with Nelson Piquet Jr. and the rest of the team. Nelson is a very talented, hard-nosed competitor and I think we will work very well together. The pieces are in place at Turner Scott Motorsports to have a championship caliber team, and I am looking forward to helping this team get to victory lane. I would like to thank [co-owners] Steve Turner and Harry Scott, Jr. for giving me the opportunity to join their organization, and I am looking forward to getting to work this weekend at Bristol.”Tryson, a NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series veteran has served as crew chief for 516 events, earning a total of 10 wins, 66 top-five, 139-top 10s and four poles throughout the three series. The Malvern, Pa. native earned his first career win with Elliott Sadler in 2001 at Bristol Motor Speedway.READ MORE: READ: Full coverage from Michigan, Mid-Ohio WATCH: Johnson out early at Michigancenter_img FULL SERIES COVERAGE• View all articles • View all videos • View all photos WATCH: Dillon spins in Stewart’s No. 14 Turner Scott Motorsports announced Monday that the team has named Chris Carrier as crew chief of the team’s fourth NASCAR Camping World Truck Series entry.Carrier and his TSM team will be at Bristol Motor Speedway Wednesday night providing support for Ben Kennedy Racing’s No. 96 entry in the Camping World Truck Series UNOH 200. Carrier will also be on the pit box and calling the shots for the No. 96 at Iowa, Chicago, Martinsville and Homestead-Miami Speedway. The team will run a limited schedule for the remaining portion of the year with Kennedy and Cale Gale behind the wheel.last_img read more

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CNTB launched the first pre-season campaign this year in 12 markets

first_img“This year we continue to implement activities that significantly contribute to the further positioning of Croatia as a year-round tourist destination. In this sense, we are conducting this marketing campaign to promote the pre-season in 12 key markets by promoting nautical, active tourism, culture, eno-gastronomy and natural beauty. Namely, these are products that are the main motive for the arrival of tourists in the pre-season periods”, Said Kristjan Staničić, director of the Croatian National Tourist Board. The Croatian National Tourist Board has launched the first marketing campaign to promote the pre-season this year in twelve European markets. Photo: HTZ The target countries of this campaign are Germany, the United Kingdom and Ireland, Slovenia, Austria, Poland, the Czech Republic, Italy, France, Hungary, the Netherlands, Sweden and Switzerland. The campaign will run on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube, as well as in the form of display advertising, until April 15th.center_img During 2019, the Croatian National Tourist Board will conduct four main promotional campaigns, as well as two pre- and post-season promotion campaigns and two brand campaigns. The main goal of these promotional campaigns is, among other things, a positive impact on tourist traffic, which so far this year has more than 525.000 arrivals and 1,4 million overnight stays, ie an increase of 11 percent in arrivals and 6 percent in overnight stays compared to the same period last year. As they point out from the CNTB, the first brand campaign of this year of the Croatian National Tourist Board, which was conducted in five emitting markets – Germany, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Sweden and Spain, recently ended. The primary goal of the campaign was to raise the profile of Croatia as an attractive tourist destination, but also to strengthen the strength of the national tourist brand.last_img read more

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Security is Tight for Super Bowl LIV in Miami

first_imgThe Magic City is a stunning host city for the Super Bowl, but it has its challenges when it comes to security.First of all, Miami is surrounded by water. Security teams will monitor Hard Rock Stadium in Miami from the sky, ground and water as thousands of football fans begin to pour in for Super Bowl LIV.While there are no credible threats against the Super Bowl, federal agents are ready for anything even the coronavirus is a concern.The Super Bowl has long been considered a potential target for terrorists or other violent extremists, and this year the game will be played amid rising tensions with Iran. But none of the games has ever been attacked.State and federal law enforcement agencies said they’re ready for anything this coming Sunday at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, including a detonated bomb or massive food poisoning, but haven’t identified any threats.Events for Super Bowl LIV between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers kicked off earlier this week around South Florida, with an interactive Super Bowl Experience at the Miami Beach Convention Center and Super Bowl LIVE at Miami’s Bayfront Park.It’s a lot of mileage to patrol, but officials said they are well prepared after planning for months and running drills.Maj. Ed Caneva, the Miami-Dade Police Department’s Operations Commander for the NFL title game, said his agency has identified a raft of different scenarios.“We have been training and addressing anything,” Maj. Caneva said.Several thousand federal, state, and local law enforcement officials are involved in the game and the events leading up to it.You can watch Super Bowl LIV from the safety of your own home on WFLX FOX 29 on Sunday, Feb. 2 starting at 6:30 p.m.last_img read more

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Mass brawl mars Olympique Marseille’s rare win at PSG

first_imgPARIS: Olympique Marseille earned a smash-and-grab 1-0 win at Ligue 1 champions Paris St Germain after forward Florian Thauvin struck in the 31st minute of a pulsating though ill-tempered match at the Parc des Princes on Sunday.Littered with fouls throughout, the clash boiled over in the last minute of stoppage time with referee Jerome Brisard sending off five players after a full scale brawl broke out on the pitch. Paris Saint Germain’s Neymar, Laywin Kurzawa and Leandro Paredes as well as Marseille’s duo of Dario Benedetto and Jordan Amavi were given their marching orders after rival players threw punches and kicks at each other. But it did not bother Marseille manager Andre Villas-Boas after the 1993 European Cup winners celebrated their first league win against PSG since November 2011. “A tough and important win as well as a historic one,” Villas-Boas told reporters after his side condemned last season’s Champions League runners-up to a second successive defeat following a 1-0 opening day setback at Lens. “We struggled to cope with PSG’s early pressure because they are very good at it, but we found a way to grind out a great victory. It wasn’t pretty and we suffered.” Thauvin scored against the run of play, steering in a Dimitri Payet free kick inside the near post from close range after the home side had come close through Marco Verratti and Neymar, who also missed a pair of chances in the second half. Missing several first-team regulars who had contracted the COVID-19 virus, PSG pressed hard in the closing stages but Marseille’s rugged defence held firm. PSG sports director Leonardo, a former World Cup winner with Brazil, criticised the referee’s actions. “A total of 14 cards were brandished and five of them were red, which means the match got out of control,” Leonardo told the Telefoot television channel. “(Brisard) lost his head. He officiated the League Cup final but he doesn’t have the experience for this kind of fixture.” After the match, Neymar tweeted: “My only regret is not hitting him in the face.” Minutes later, he came up with another tweet, saying: “VAR catching my “aggression” is easy, now I want to see the image of the racist calling me a monkey, that I want to see! What’s up? REEL u punish me, CASCUDO I am expelled, what about them? What’s up.” After the match, Villas-Boas defended his player Gonzalez as he accused Angel Di Maria of spitting at one of his players. “Alvaro is an experienced player. There is no room for racism in football, but I don’t think that’s it. Neymar was a little annoyed by this situation at the end of the match. I hope that will not distract from this victory. We also have Di Maria who spat on one of our players. It was a Clasico and we must remember this historic victory for OM,” Goal.com quoted Boas as saying. Agencies Also Watch: Watch: River Flows Inside People’s Bedroomlast_img read more

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