Month: September 2022

Aragon: Moto3 mechanics fined, suspended for Fernandez pit lane block | MotoGP

The pair were caught on film deliberately trying to obstruct Tech3’s Adrian Fernandez as he attempted to leave the pits, presumably to stop the Spaniard following one of the Sterilgarda riders, during Saturday’s Qualifying 2 at Aragon:

The full statement from the FIM Stewards is as follows:

FIM MotoGP Stewards Notification of Sanction: Sterilgarda Husqvarna Max Team

‘Two members of the team were found to be interfering and making contact with the bike and rider of another team in an aggressive and dangerous manner as that rider was leaving the pit box in Moto3 Q2.

‘Both team members have been fined €2000, and they have each been disqualified from taking part in the Animoca

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Miss Manners: I hate when the mechanic changes my car settings

Dear Miss Manners: It happened AGAIN last week for the umpteenth time: I took my car in for maintenance at the dealership, which prides itself on customer service. I waited in the very comfortable lounge while the work was completed, paid the invoice, walked out and got into a sparkling-clean car that had just been washed as part of the service.

I had driven less than a block when I realized that the seat was out of adjustment. At the first corner, I looked in the exterior rearview mirror, only to find that the mirror had been knocked out of its cradle and was giving me a view of blue sky.

When I, down at the dash to see how much gas I had left, the readout had been changed from “fuel range” to “odometer.” The most frustrating of all was that the radio, which I had left on

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Cleveland mechanic becomes ER doctor at 51 – after starting pre-med classes in 2010

A former Cleveland-area mechanic has completed his lifelong goal of becoming a medical physician nearly 32 years after opening his auto shop.

Carl Allamby, 51, started his job in an emergency room as an attending physician at Cleveland Clinic’s Hillcrest Hospital in Mayfield Heights, Ohio, 16 years after deciding he wanted to return to school.

He enrolled at Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio, in 2016 at age 34 to attain a business degree, after having been a small business owner for 15 years.

After taking an introductory biology course, Allamby was reminded of ‘childhood ambitions’ to become a doctor.

He then enrolled in pre-med classes at Cleveland’s Cuyahoga Community College in 2010.

‘After my decision to pursue medicine, I started volunteering at a hospital in the Cleveland area,’ Allamby told FOX News.

‘Every exposure I had in medicine further solidified my choice to pursue a medical career.’

Carl Allamby, 51, opened his auto shop, Allamby's Auto Service, when he was 19

Carl Allamby, 51, opened his auto shop, Allamby's Auto Service, when he was 19

After pursuing a business degree in 2006, he then decided to take pre-med classes in 2010

After pursuing a business degree in 2006, he then decided to take pre-med classes in 2010

Carl

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