PHUKET: Shanghai provided the exact result I forecasted: Lewis Hamilton followed by Nico Rosberg and Sebastian Vettel, with Kimi Raikkonen well in contention. In fact, the safety car may have stopped any further attrition by the Iceman. It was nice to see Kimi back in form. I speculated before Shanghai about how close Williams could get to Ferrari. The answer was ‘not nearly close enough.’ In fact, Williams may be falling back towards Red Bull and others. So it’s on to Bahrain, where the local politics always provide some entertainment and where Pirelli is providing soft and medium compounds for a circuit dominated by long 300kmh straights and slow corners, so brakes will play a significant role. Bahrain demands superb aerodynamics with sturdy low-speed traction. The desert location means the track evolution is uncertain, depending on how much sand blows onto the circuit. High temperatures provide a real challenge to cooling systems and tyre management, with heavy demands on … [Read more...] about F1: The Bahrain challenge – tyres, team rivals and turns
PHUKET: A loose tyre flying off a tour bus and bowling over a roadside noodle stand in northern Phuket on Tuesday has prompted officials to ramp up safety checks of tour buses as they come onto the island. The bus, which was carrying both locals and tourists, was travelling from Phuket to Surat Thani on Tuesday when the tyre broke free and crashed into the noodle stand on Thepkrasattri Road in Mai Khao. No one was injured in the accident. The bus driver, Prakob Khongpakdee, was charged with careless driving causing property damage, while the bus company, the government’s Transport Co Ltd ( BorKorSor ) was fined 5,000 baht for using a bus in unsafe condition. “The bus was taken to the Phuket Land Transport Office [PLTO] in Phuket Town for a safety check after the accident, and was discharged once it was approved by officers there,” confirmed Jaturong Kaewkasi, the chief policy adviser at the PLTO. Mr Jaturong has since announced that the PLTO aims to set up a vehicle … [Read more...] about Officials call for strict vehicle checks after bus tyre takes out noodle stand
Home Car reviews oi-Promeet Ghosh By Promeet Ghosh Updated: Saturday, March 6, 2021, 17:29 [IST] Rating: 4.0 It has almost been less than two years since the seventh-gen 3 Series was launched in India. Earlier this year in January, BMW India brought in the long-wheelbase 3 Series Gran Limousine in the country. That however does not seem to be enough and just a couple of months later after the long-wheelbase launch, BMW has come up with the locally-assembled M340i xDrive. We had a chance to drive the all-new BMW M340i xDrive for a couple of days and boy the car left us staggered. One more thing is that this is the first M car to be assembled in India. So, we took the car and went for a drive in the city and on the highway and here is what we have to say about it. Exterior & Design At first glance, when you see the car upfront it will be difficult for you to tell that this is a performance-oriented sedan … [Read more...] about BMW M340i xDrive Review (First Drive): The First Locally Assembled ‘M’ Car
Kindly Share This Story: By Segun Odegbami Probably the tallest basketball player in the world — the Story of Abiodun Adegoke! I checked Wikipedia before writing this article. I wanted to know the tallest player in NBA history. It is Romanian Gheorghe Muresan, who was drafted by Washington Bullets in 1993. He was 7ft 7 inches (2.31m) tall. He was a real giant of a man. Some years ago, a gentleman in Ibadan contacted me about a young boy who needed the support of sport to save his life. The man told me the boy was about 16 or 17 at the time and that he was divinely physically made for the game of basketball because he was over 7ft tall! That ‘arrested’ my full attention. The gentleman also told me the boy had not been able to attend school for over a year as a result of the ‘bullying’, harassment and embarrassing stares he suffered on the streets of Ibadan. Abiodun Adegoke was in SS2 when he stopped schooling and stayed indoors most of the … [Read more...] about Probably the tallest basketball player in the world — the Story of Abiodun Adegoke!
Could you introduce us to vivo’s Y series? What are some of the key features in the brand new vivo Y51? vivo’s Y series is a very well-known as a ‘youth-oriented’ series which produced based on the needs of the younger generation at desirable price ranges. This series is distinguished for its innovative and trendsetting technologies along with vibrant colors and design to support the day - today tasks of tech-savvy young audience. The recent addition of Y51, vivo focuses to upscale the Y series with additional features to capture clear shots and deliver excellent and long-lasting experience. In Y51, there are many features such as 8GB RAM+128GB ROM and a massive 5000mAh battery with 18W Fast Charge technology for seamless functioning of apps and uninterrupted smartphone experience anywhere, at any time. Y51 features 48MP Rear camera in an AI Triple camera set up supported by multiple shooting modes such as Super Wide-Angle Camera, Super Macro Camera and Super Night Camera … [Read more...] about Vivo Introduces the Key Features in the Brand New vivo Y51