ESPN – 09-15-12 John Paul DeJoria
John Paul DeJoria stops by our show at the Kruse auction in downtown Austin.
Live from the Krause classic car auction, hear from Tiffany Kruse.
Next up in our F1 driver education series is Lewis Hamilton
Guest from The Host committee – Philip Berber, member of the COTA host committee
Latest from F1, V8SC, Nascar, MotoGP, WorldSBK’s, Indycar and more
COTA track construction poised for strong finish. Jonathan talks about his visit and this link has good info: LINK
Investors see opportunity in land near racetrack. LINK
F1 track now fully funded LINK
Bio: – Philip Berber is an entrepreneur, investor and social entrepreneur based in Austin, Texas. After a 20-year entrepreneurial journey of joining and founding a series of start-ups, Philip sold his Internet brokerage company CyBerCorp to Charles Schwab in 2000. That same year, Philip and his wife Donna formed and funded A Glimmer of Hope, a high impact social venture and NGO that helps lift women and children out of extreme poverty in Ethiopia. He is also engaged in mentoring and coaching emerging social entrepreneurs. He particularly enjoys running, cars, driving, F1, travel, boating, meditation and taking time with family and friends.
Lewis Hamilton bio: Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton, (27 yrs old, born 7 January 1985) is a British Formula One racing driver from England, currently racing for the McLaren team. He is the 2008 Formula One World Champion. FULL BIO LINK
Jonathan Green gives updates on both MotoGP and World Superbikes!
JM – NASCAR’s 10 week run to the championship begins this weekend. The 10-race “Chase” with 12 drivers is the 10 drivers with the highest “regular season” points, plus the two drivers ranked between 11th and 20th in regular season points who have the most race wins – while still racing in the standard field of 43 cars. The driver with the most points after the final 10 races is declared the champion.
JG- Wraps up the season Saturday night at 6:30 Austin time. Will Power and Ryan Hunter-Rea in a battle for the season championship.17 points diff w/ Will leading. LINK
If Ryan get the pole and leads the most laps – and wins the race and therefore gets 53 points – Power needs to finish second – If he just wins the race with no bonus points Power needs to finish 3rd – If Ryan finishes 2nd Will power can finish as low as 8th and till win the championship