They served well? PM Golding says of Ben Clare & Colonel Leslie Lloyd

first_imgRelatedThey served well? PM Golding says of Ben Clare & Colonel Leslie Lloyd RelatedThey served well? PM Golding says of Ben Clare & Colonel Leslie Lloyd They served well? PM Golding says of Ben Clare & Colonel Leslie Lloyd Office of the Prime MinisterDecember 22, 2010 FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Prime Minister Bruce Golding paid tribute to former parliamentarians Ambassador Ben Clare who died on December 17 and Colonel Leslie Lloyd who died yesterday (December 21).Speaking in Parliament, Prime Minister Bruce Golding recalled that Ambassador Ben Clare served the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade with distinction.“Mr. Ben Clare entered Parliament in 1989 and served until 2002 and during that period was appointed Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs… I can’t think of any Ministry for which he was more suited because of his temperament, because of his urbanity. He served there with sufficient distinction and accomplishment that even after leaving active politics, as we know, he served as a distinguished ambassador and I want to join in expressing condolences to his family,” Mr. Golding said.Of former Member of Parliament, Colonel Leslie Lloyd, the Prime Minister said that he had many personal reflections of Col Lloyd as they were members of the same family .Mr. Golding also boarded at his home while attending high school.“He was one of three people who have been members of this House defending different parties… He was someone who held strong views that defied party affiliation or friendship and he was never unwilling to defend those views even if he stood alone. So he was somebody of courage and of conviction even though there were many issues where he and I disagreed…I want to express condolences to Yolande and Eddy and all his family and friends”, Mr. Golding said.Colonel Lloyd was a Member of Parliament for East Central St Andrew and then for Central Kingston. He was a former officer in the Jamaica Defence Force.Mr. Golding said that both former Members of Parliament served the public well.center_img Advertisements RelatedThey served well? PM Golding says of Ben Clare & Colonel Leslie Lloydlast_img read more

IndyCar Expands Technical Staff

first_img“Following the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season, Hendrick Motorsports and Richard Childress Racing will formalize a joint venture focused on engine R&D and the establishment of a common Chevrolet engine specification,” the organizations announced in a joint statement. “While our two championship-winning organizations will collaborate on research and development, our respective engine shop operations will continue to function independently as they currently do. We look forward to working together to fully leverage the knowledge and intellectual property of our two successful programs to advance Chevrolet’s engine for NASCAR.” Hendrick Motorsports and Richard Childress Racing have confirmed that the two teams will combine forces to establish one common Chevrolet engine specification. In doing so, Chevrolet joins manufacturers Ford and Toyota in streamlining engine building to one supplier. For more information, visit nascar.com. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement INDIANAPOLIS – Daniel Louks, who had been an assistant engineer for the No. 5 KV Racing Technology-Lotus driven by Takuma Sato, has joined the IndyCar sanctioning body as an engine support engineer. He’ll be tasked with checking engine manufacturer compliance with the series’ rules and ECU status, among other duties. Louks also will oversee the application of a new torque sensor for the 2012 season, which will keep track of power levels between the three engine manufacturers.,From Engine Builder.AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Both Hendrick Motorsports and Richard Childress Racing (via ECR Engines) have developed powerful engine programs over the years. Engines produced by the two have earned a combined 39 NASCAR national series championships, including 20 at the Cup Series level. Additionally, Chevrolet race cars fielded by the two organizations have won a combined 369 NASCAR Cup Series points-paying events.last_img read more