Valtteri Bottas beats Lewis Hamilton to claim Eifel F1 GP pole for Mercedes

Valtteri Bottas took pole position for the Eifel Grand Prix at the Nürburgring in Germany. With only one hour of practice before qualifying after poor weather had curtailed running, the Finn found fine form to put in a superlative lap. He beat his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton into second, with the Red Bull of Max Verstappen in third. Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc returned the Scuderia a superb fourth, with Alexander Albon fifth for Red Bull.

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Photograph: Bryn Lennon/EPA

Verstappen had put in an impressive first hot run in Q3 setting a time of 1min 25.744sec, looking particularly strong through the first two sectors. The margins were very tight nonetheless, with Bottas six-hundredths and Hamilton eight-hundredths back. The track was still evolving as more rubber went down, however, and the final laps were crucial. Hamilton edged in front through the middle sector but Bottas in his wake

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This 1965 Ford Mustang Convertible Comes with a Questionable Mileage Claim

Let’s start with the good parts that are included in the selling ad.

First and foremost, the car was manufactured in 1965 and sold new to a customer in Morehead City, North Carolina. It was last registered in the same state in 1988, the seller claims. The Mustang is essentially a barn find that has allegedly been saved at some point during its life, and it comes with a 289ci (4.7-liter) engine paired to a 4-speed transmission.

Nothing unusual until now, right? Right.

However, the seller claims the car comes with just 17,000 miles (27,350 km) on the clock, all original according to the eBay listing, despite the engine actually being “completely rebuilt in 2019 by a race mechanic in Illinois.

The claim seems questionable, to say the least, so if you’re interested in this Mustang, this is one of the things that need some clarification from the

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GEICO’s Response Team Is in Place and Ready to Handle Your Auto Claim Needs

LAKELAND, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GEICO adjusters are in place to quickly assist customers whose vehicles were impacted by Hurricane Sally. To reduce the spread of COVID-19, no-touch procedures are in place for everyone’s comfort and safety during the inspection. Customers with drivable vehicles that have sustained damage from flying objects or minor water damage will be directed to the closest estimating location. Non-drivable vehicles will be taken to an inspection lot.

Some things to remember as you assess your damages:

  • If water has entered the engine compartment, do not start your vehicle.
    • If you are unsure, note that a water line of debris will typically indicate the amount of water that has entered the area.
  • If water has penetrated the interior of the car, open windows and doors, if possible, to reduce mildew and the chances of odor from stagnant water.

For those with drivable vehicles, remember that in flooded

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What Are Car Insurance Claim Adjusters And When Drivers Need One


These 2 Penny Stocks Could Rally All the Way to $11, Says Cantor

Is more volatility on tap for stocks? Following a three-week losing streak, the longest in about a year, all eyes are on the market. The three major U.S. stock indexes have struggled for the last few weeks as the titans of tech, which have fueled the charge forward from COVID-induced lows, came under pressure due to overheated valuations, with market watchers waiting to see how renewed lockdown fears will come into play.So, what’s the bottom line for investors? Even though uncertainty remains as Wall Street gears up for the fourth quarter, the pros are pounding the table on a select few names, noting that these tickers boast strong long-term growth narratives.Bearing this in mind, our focus shifted to two penny stocks backed by investment firm Cantor. Major gains could be in store, as the firm’s analysts

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7 Scenarios Wherein a Car Insurance Claim Might Get Rejected

Car insurance is a mandatory investment as the law. Therefore, a large number of car owners opt to pay a premium for a car insurance policy to safeguard their cars against a possible collision. However despite this, a majority of their claims are rejected by companies. This is because people are unaware or rather ignorant to the intricacies related to car insurance. Therefore, a major chunk of car insurance claims are rejected. To stop this from happening, let’s go through a list of reasons where a car insurance claim might get rejected:

1. Intimating your insurer late or not at all: Please be informed that your claim is destined to be rejected if you fail to inform your insurance provider in the stipulated timeframe. On an average, you should update your insurance company within 48 to 72 hours from the time of accident or collision.

2. Driving under the influence … Read More

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Accounting For Insurance Claim Settlements

Insurance is a necessity in any business. Businesses cover themselves against losses such as fire, theft and unexpected natural disasters. It is with the bookkeeping or accounting that owners get it wrong.

On successful insurance claims, a payment is normally made to the insured. My experience has led me to believe that small businesses have no clue, as to how, to account for insurance settlements. Most businesses reflect the payment as income.

Not only would this be deceptive but also violates International Accounting Standards. Since the transaction has everything to do with assets and nothing to do with income, it should be adjusted against assets. Erroneous accounting for assets might prejudice the business further in future, if similar insurance claims are made.

Insurance companies settle claims on assets, on its book value and not its costs. (And yet the asset was insured on its cost at date of purchase). Whereas … Read More

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