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  • Over the past six months since it was hit showrooms, the Chevy Colorado ZR2 has proven itself a worthy mid-sized off-road pickup. The gas-powered version of the hardcore truck utilizes a 3.6-liter V-6 engine making a healthy 308 horsepower, giving it plenty of power to bomb desert runs. As you may remember from a previous article here on The Drive, Chad Hall Racing was the first customer to take delivery of a Colorado ZR2. Now the time has finally come for the team to put the Colorado ZR2 to the test in the Best in the Desert's General Tire "Vegas to Reno" race this weekend.Chad Hall Racing only performed minor modifications to the already-burly ZR2, like installing lightbars, roll cages, safety harnesses and a 44-gallon fuel tank. All these modifications were done to meet Class 7300 race compliance for the "Vegas to Reno" race. According to Chevy Performance, this race will double as an opportunity for engineers test new part options for the Colorado ZR2 as well as other Colorad..

    The Chevy Colorado ZR2 Is Bashing Into Best in the Desert’s General Tire ‘Vegas to Reno’ Race

    Over the past six months since it was hit showrooms, the Chevy Colorado ZR2 has proven itself a worthy mid-sized off-road pickup. The gas-powered version of the hardcore truck utilizes a 3.6-liter V-6 engine making a healthy 308 horsepower, giving it plenty of power to bomb desert runs. As you may remember from a previous article here on The Drive, Chad Hall Racing was the first customer to take delivery of a Colorado ZR2. Now the time has finally come for the team to put the Colorado ZR2 to the test in the Best in the Desert's General Tire "Vegas to Reno" race this weekend.Chad Hall Racing only performed minor modifications to the already-burly ZR2, like installing lightbars, roll cages, safety harnesses and a 44-gallon fuel tank. All these modifications were done to meet Class 7300 race compliance for the "Vegas to Reno" race. According to Chevy Performance, this race will double as an opportunity for engineers test new part options for the Colorado ZR2 as well as other Colorad..
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  • Barcelona general manager Pep Segura has said the signings of Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele are "close" after watching his side lose to arch-rivals Real Madrid in the Supercopa de Espana final.Liverpool have remained adamant that Brazilian playmaker Coutinho - who has submitted a transfer request - will not be sold in this transfer window while Borussia Dortmund suspended Dembele after the forward failed to show for training amid links with Barcelona.However, Segura expressed confidence deals for both players could be done before the transfer window closes."We are close to Coutinho and Dembele," he said on Catalan television station TV3. "We are discussing their deals but do not know when it will be done."Asked if he expected them to sign, he added: "Yes, we expect it."Reports in Spain on Wednesday suggested Barca had agreed a fee with Dortmund for French winger Dembele.Barca are looking to replace Neymar following his shock world record transfer to Paris St Germain, and ..

    Barcelona general manager Segura says signings of Coutinho and Dembele ‘close’

    Barcelona general manager Pep Segura has said the signings of Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele are "close" after watching his side lose to arch-rivals Real Madrid in the Supercopa de Espana final.Liverpool have remained adamant that Brazilian playmaker Coutinho - who has submitted a transfer request - will not be sold in this transfer window while Borussia Dortmund suspended Dembele after the forward failed to show for training amid links with Barcelona.However, Segura expressed confidence deals for both players could be done before the transfer window closes."We are close to Coutinho and Dembele," he said on Catalan television station TV3. "We are discussing their deals but do not know when it will be done."Asked if he expected them to sign, he added: "Yes, we expect it."Reports in Spain on Wednesday suggested Barca had agreed a fee with Dortmund for French winger Dembele.Barca are looking to replace Neymar following his shock world record transfer to Paris St Germain, and ..
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  • The Nikkei this morning, saying "Japanese political circles are abuzz" over whether PM Abe will call a snap election this year. The paper points out:

    Japan press today on the potential for a snap general election

    The Nikkei this morning, saying "Japanese political circles are abuzz" over whether PM Abe will call a snap election this year. The paper points out:
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