March 12–Get your motor runnin’.
With obvious relief, City Council voted Monday night to turn over the job of operating Pueblo Motorsports Park to Faasst Performance Driving School of Colorado Springs.
Judy Faass, director of the racing school, told council she’s been racing and helping at PMP for 10 years and running her own high-performance driving school for the past eight.

LONDON, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –AXA car insurance research reveals which drivers are happiest – and a luxury car doesn’t guarantee you a smile.
Drivers of luxury car brands such as BMWs, Aston Martins and Lexus really do enjoy driving more than owners of ‘everyday’ cars such as Peugeots and Renaults – but not by much, according to AXA’s 2012 annual Motoring Census.
In most cases, it seems that money can buy happiness, as most drivers of expensive cars made by BMWs (82 per cent), Aston Martins (78 per cent), were more likely to enjoy driving than drivers of Fords (68 per cent) and Toyota (64 per cent).

The International Motor Show 2013 — HARMAN, the premium global audio and infotainment group, is providing Ferrari in-car speech control.
At the Geneva Motor Show, Ferrari showcased the integration of Apple’s Siri in the latest Ferrari FF model.
Michael Mauser, HARMAN’s Executive Vice President and Co-President of Infotainment & Lifestyle Divisions, commented: “This Siri integration is an important milestone in the cooperation between HARMAN and Ferrari.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Digital Caddies, Inc. (OTCPK: CADY) is pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement to extend its services with the Tuscany Golf Club located in Henderson, Nevada.
The Tuscany Golf Club is a beautifully balanced course that maximizes the natural beauty of the southern Nevada mountains with spectacular views of the Las Vegas skyline.
As previously reported, with approximately 20,000 golf courses in North America and over 30,000 worldwide, Digital Caddies has positioned the company to be first to market with its new tablet based GPS service.

MARANELLO, Italy–Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo plans to remain in charge of the Italian Formula One team even if he decides to run for a seat in the Italian Parliament.
Di Montezemolo has not yet made his plans clear but is gathering support for Prime Minister Mario Monti for another term in office.
The Ferrari boss, who met Monti before Thursday’s annual end-of-season address, acknowledged Thursday that it would be hard to combine the two roles, but said it’s possible.

With real estate prices down and sales of ski and snowboard equipment rising, Randy McGhie figured the timing was right to expand his business to a second location in the Las Vegas Valley.
McGhie recently signed a lease for 12,000 square feet of retail space at Stephanie Beltway Plaza in Henderson and plans to open his ski, snowboard and bicycle shop in April or May.
“We are definitely seeing positive absorption in the local retail market and strong rents for good real estate,” said Todd Manning, a Commerce Real Estate Solutions retail adviser who represented McGhie in the lease transaction.

Those high-rent districts aren’t so high-rent anymore.
More companies are movin’ on up to take advantage of Class A’s benefits: more parking, better locations, sturdier framing and high-end finishes such as marble lobbies.
Class A space that cost $3 per square foot in better times runs as low as $2.25 now, said Chuck Witters, SIOR, a senior vice president of Lee & Associates, a commercial real estate brokerage in Las Vegas.

Hertz launches the iconic McLaren MP4-12C, Lamborghini LP 560 Spyder, Ferrari 458 Italia Spider Scaglietti and Jaguar X-KR for driving experiences of a lifetime LONDON, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world’s leading general use car rental brand, has expanded its Supercar offerings in Europe to cater for international and local market demand.
Providing the opportunity to drive high end marques that would normally retail at six figure prices, Hertz Supercars are now available for rental in France, Italy and, as of April, in the Netherlands.
Michel Taride, Group President, RAC International, Hertz Corporation, said: “The expansion of our supercar rentals in Europe is fantastic news for customers worldwide who want a taste of the millionaire lifestyle.

By Chris Symeon, Motorsports EditorPhiladelphia, PA (Sports Network) – While NASCAR’s new race car, the Gen-6, continues to be a work in progress, it is showing signs of improvements based on its performance in Sunday’s race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Hamlin compared the Gen-6 with the previous race car, the fifth generation vehicle, which was commonly referred to as the Car of Tomorrow (COT) when it made its debut in 2007.
When Hamlin was asked about his opinion of the car after he finished third at Phoenix, he replied, “I don’t want to be the pessimist, but it did not race as good as our generation five cars.

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