US News Hunter-Reaay: Work as if I always fight for my cockpit
Ghana: Regina Honu, computer pioneer
© Vincent Pailhé / RFI Regina Honu and students at Soronko Academy, March 5, 2021. In Ghana, Regina Honu fights to give a place to women in the 'computer science. Founder of the educational movement Tech Needs Girls Ghana, she created Soronko Academy, a computer school that trains thousands of young women for free. From our correspondent in Accra, 4 Regina Honu is 38 years old, with long pink braids and an impressive CV.
to hold over 211 races in theseries is No easy task because the competition is very big. That also white Ryan Hunter-Really, who is concerned with every season as if he had to fight for his cockpit. The 40-year-old won the IndyCar title and 2014 the Indy 500 in 2012. In 2021 he starts with a brand new contract in the luggage again for Andretti Autosport.
Hunter-Reaay explains to ''. "It was always like this in my career: 'Here's your ability. Get in the car and we will let you know if you still sitting in the car in the next race!" Of course, that was mainly the case at the beginning of his career. The American has become a guarantee of success over the years.
Sailing flying machines: Italy against New Zealand in the America's Cup
Three years of preparation, two teams, one dream: when the 36th America's Cup duel starts on Wednesday morning at 4.15 a.m. outside Auckland, New Zealand, there will be a lot for both crews on the game. Cup defender Team New Zealand meets the "Luna Rossa" team with the "Te Rehutai". The Italians are chasing the world's most prestigious sailing trophy in their sixth attempt, fighting for only the third European victory in the 170-year history of the Cup.
In front of his IndyCar career, Hunter-Reaay was active for three teams in the Champcar series. With herdz he landed in the year 2004 in nine of the overall standings - his best ChampCar result. Since 2007 he runs in the IndyCar series, in which he is also started for many teams. In contrast to Rahal Letterman, Vision and A.J. Foyt has offered him Andretti since 2009 a constant home.
and he has done: in 2021 Hunter-Reaay is the most experienced driver in the team of Andretti, which also relies on the services of Colton Herta, Alexander Rossi and James Hinchcliffe. "I've always had a 'pack it to' mentality," explains the 40-year-old from Dallas, Texas. "Even when I had a three-year contract, a bad weekend was the end of the world for me."
Hunter-Reaay has the claim to get the maximum from itself and the car on each race weekend. That's a good reason: "If I can not do that, someone will just jump in my seat with a wide smile. This is part of my mentality and how I get it. So I have been doing it now for 20 years."
1.6 billion euros in additional tax: Why short-time work is becoming a tax trap
Short-time work allowance is actually tax-free. Nevertheless, the state will collect 1.6 billion euros in taxes through short-time work for 2020 alone. Because short-time work allowance can increase the tax rate. That costs many people dearly. © dpa For many citizens, tax disadvantages will result from short-time work. Many taxpayers have probably never heard of the “progression proviso”. But the effects of this word monster are now being felt in their wallets.
The success gives the Andretti pilot right: in his 211 indycar starts in 14 years, he won 16 victories, 43 podiums and six pole positions so far. The title in 2012 and the Indy-500 victory in 2014 mark his previous career height points. In addition, it is located among the active drivers with its 16 indycar and two Cart victories in fourth place four of the eternal table.
"We know what it takes to win," shows the IndyCar veteran fighting. "We know what we need to do. We know the factors as well as parameters and only need to implement that, so easy!"starts on April 18 with the race in Birmingham.
Congo: opponent Kolelas dies of Covid-19 just after the presidential election .
© Marco Longari The opponent Guy Perfect Kolelas, March 17, 2016 in Brazzaville The opponent Guy-Brice Perfect Kolelas, the main rival of President Denis Sassou Nguesso at the presidential election from Sunday in Congo-Brazzaville, died of Covid-19 during his sanitary evacuation to France a few hours after the closing of the ballot.