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    Motorsports: IndyCar Series heading to NOLA for new Grand Prix of Louisiana

    Most racing series compete on one kind of track or another, but not Indy. Its calendar is made up of NASCAR-style speedway races (generally, though not exclusively, identified by a three-digit number indicating the number of miles to be covered) and F1-style road-course and street-circuit races ...

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    Official: Mercedes-Benz snags naming rights to Louisiana Superdome

    We want to be in that number when the Saints go marching in. And so does Mercedes-Benz, apparently, as the German automaker has acquired the naming rights to the stadium where the New Orleans football team plays. The deal will see the recently renovated stadium (which is also set to host the ...

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    China's record-breaking bridge spawns new record for 24-mile Lake Pontchartrain Causeway

    Earlier this month we told you about an amazing bridge that just opened in China. The Jiaozhou Bridge spans 26.4 miles, or just a little over the distance of a professional marathon race. That's enough to earn it a Guinness World Record for the longest roadway bridge over water. This left the ...

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    Report: Bad Chinese parts force GM to idle Chevy Colorado/GMC Canyon plant

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    General Motors' Shreveport, Louisiana plant has apparently been hit with another bit of bad news out of China. Shreveport's KSLA TV is reporting that a batch of contaminated microchips from China will halt production at the ...

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    New automaker V-Vehicle Co. sets up shop in idled Louisiana GM plant, hires Miata designer

    Wither natural gas? T. Boone Pickens was last heard strongly supporting using the abundant North American fossil fuel as a means of moving the U.S. away from foreign oil. Today, though, the Texas oil man (and almost wind man) was revealed as an investor in a new automotive company called V-Vehicle ...

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    Truckers say Louisiana has nation's worst roads

    Still plodding through the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina over 15 months later, Louisiana has displaced Pennsylvania as having the worst roads in the nation. Never having taken the top spot in the worst roads category, Louisiana is no rookie to the top five on the Highway Report Card, a survey ...


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