Mid-Ohio IndyCar races postponed due to pandemic concerns

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According to Worldmeters, the seven-day average number of new coronavirus cases in Ohio six weeks ago was 410, whereas yesterday that had become 1341 – an increase of 227 percent.

Only earlier this week, the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio, the Bommarito Auto Group 500 at World Wide Technology Raceway and October’s Harvest Grand Prix on the IMS road course, were turned into double-header events to compensate for the cancelations of the Grand Prix of Portland and the double-header at Laguna Seca.

Today the Mid-Ohio SportsCar course put out a release which read: “IndyCar and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course have agreed to postpone The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio scheduled for Aug. 7-9 until a date to be determined in September or October.

“This decision was made through communication with local health officials given the current environment. 

“Our team continues to work with all of our partners and our local

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IndyCar Postpones Mid-Ohio Until ‘Later in 2020’

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From Autoweek

The NTT IndyCar Series and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course announced Saturday that they have agreed to postpone the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. The race, which was scheduled for Aug. 7-9, will now be run on a date to be determined in September or October.

In a statement the series said the decision was made through communication with local health officials given the current environment amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Our team continues to work with all of our partners and our local government to identify a date later this year when we can host The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio,” the statement said. “More information will be forthcoming as it becomes available. Visit midohio.com for ongoing updates.”

IndyCar suspended the season before it began in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, opening the 2020 campaign at Texas Motor Speedway on June 7th. They followed up with races

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CES Going All-Digital, SEMA Insists on Still Doing It in Person

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From Autoweek

One is an automotive aftermarket parts group, the other represents the latest in cutting-edge high-tech electronics. They are as different as a robotically driven autonomous vehicle and a blown pony car.

Their differences extend not only to the products they display, but to their approaches to the current COVID-19 pandemic. SEMA’s going ahead with business not-quite-as-usual for its annual convention November 3-6, with attendees present and circulating in the three huge halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center. CES organizers, meanwhile, announced yesterday they’re going all-digital for their upcoming show January 6-9.

Photo credit: Mario Tama – Getty Images

“The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) is reimagining how to connect exhibitors, customers, thought leaders and media from around the world while prioritizing health and safety. We are excited to share that CES 2021 will be an all-digital experience,” CES said in a statement. “With the growing global

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Facebook, PayPal, Shopify, ServiceNow and Cognizant Technology

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For Immediate Release

Chicago, IL – July 29, 2020 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include Facebook FB, PayPal PYPL, Shopify SHOP, ServiceNow NOW and Cognizant Technology CTSH.

Here are highlights from Tuesday’s Analyst Blog:

Tech Stocks’ Earnings Preview: Facebook, PayPal, Shopify and More

Technology stocks are expected to see a robust second-quarter 2020 earnings season driven by solid demand for remote working and learning technology, rising need for cloud computing services and increasing deployment of 5G amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The work from home and online-learning trend is expected to have benefited Zoom Video, Microsoft, Google and Cisco. Increased usage of cloud computing has been quite a boon for Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure in

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