Sunday, February 26, 2012

Winter Beauty - February 26 - 2012



Today, February 26 - 2012 we had a lot of snowfall in Edmonton, Alberta - Canada.
This was the biggest snowfall for this winter. The snow was heavy and it would be easy
to get stuck in the deep snow. Went for a walk around the block, the weather
was relatively warm for this time of the year. Thank you for taking the walk with me, have a great day... :)

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

MONACO - GRAND PRIX


MONACO - GRAND PRIX

The Monaco Grand Prix (French: Grand Prix de Monaco) is a Formula One race held each year on the Circuit de Monaco. Run since 1929, it is widely considered to be one of the most important and prestigious automobile races in the world, alongside the Indianapolis 500 and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The circuit has been called "an exceptional location of glamour and prestige."
The race is held on a narrow course laid out in the streets of Monaco, with many elevation changes and tight corners as well as a tunnel, making it one of the most demanding tracks in Formula One. In spite of the relatively low average speeds, it is a dangerous place to race. It is the only Grand Prix that does not adhere to the FIA's mandated 305 km minimum race distance.
The first race in 1929, was organized by Anthony Noghès under the auspices of the "Automobile Club de Monaco", and was won by William Grover-Williams driving a Bugatti. The event was part of the pre-Second World War European Championship and was included in the first Formula One World Championship in 1950. It was designated the European Grand Prix two times, 1955 and 1963, when this title was an honorary designation given each year to one grand prix race in Europe. Graham Hill was known as "Mr. Monaco"[2] due to his five Monaco wins in the 1960s. Brazil's Ayrton Senna has won the race more times than any other driver, with six victories, winning five races consecutively between 1989 and 1993.

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