F1 organizers confirm first 8 races of revised 2020 calendar

The 2020 Formula One World Championship was set to host a record 22 rounds but then the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic came and threw a spanner in the works.

The start of the season has been postponed to July and organizers are reshuffling things in order to get the most rounds possible before the year is out. However, they already announced Tuesday dates for the first eight rounds of the revised 2020 calendar, which will be closed to the public for safety reasons.

Due to the uncertainty caused by the pandemic, dates for additional rounds will be finalized in the coming weeks. Organizers are confident however that we’ll get between 15 and 18 rounds before the completion of the season in December.

As announced in April, the season will kick off with the Austrian Grand Prix in Spielberg, Austria, on July 5. A second round in Austria will be held

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3 Ways to Turn Your Lease Into Cash

3 Ways to Turn Equity Into Cash

If you have equity in your leased car, here’s how to turn it into cash. Keep in mind, though, that these strategies may not apply to everyone:

1. Sell your leased car and get a check. The fastest way to sell your leased car is to get an Edmunds instant offer, which is good for seven days and is redeemed at participating dealerships. Just enter a few details about your vehicle and soon you’ll have a guaranteed price for your vehicle. You can also take your car to any dealer, not just the one where you arranged the lease, and let the dealer buy the car at the trade-in price. The dealer will pay the leasing company what you owe and give you a check for the equity. However, Whitmire cautions, don’t expect the money immediately. The dealership will mail you a

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A Generation-by-Generation Dive Into Porsche 911 Targa History

1967-1969 Porsche 911 Targa “Soft Window”

Buoyed by fears that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) might ban convertibles with fully retractable soft-tops, Porsche developed the first 911 Targa out of perceived necessity, and not ingenuity. Launched for the 1967 model year, the first Targa featured the same rollover bar “hoop” immediately behind the driver’s head, but in place of the familiar fixed rear glass, a flexible clear plastic window section could be attached or removed.

In effect, this made these so-called soft-window Targas appear very much like a full-bore Cabriolet with an awkward roll bar jutting out of the center of the cabin. A novel idea, but buyers found the rear window cumbersome to install or remove, and not always completely weatherproof. Porsche offered the familiar fixed-window Targa from 1968 alongside the soft-window, until it mostly discontinued the latter after the 1969 model year.

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