Ferrari 340

See the 340 F1, a Formula One racer, 340 America, a GT car The Ferrari 340 Mexico was a Ferrari sports racing car, intended for the 1952 Carrera Panamericana. It used 4.1 L Lampredi V12 engine producing around 280 PS at 6600 rpm, for a maximum speed of 280 km/h. Just 4 were made in 3 Vignale Berlinettas and 1 Vignale Spyder. Mexico used a 2,600 mm wheelbase. Chinetti and Lucas finished the race at third place in berlinetta; the Ferrari 340 MM was an evolution of the 340 Mexico with 2,500 mm, wheelbase. MM used the same 4.1 L Lampredi V12 with similar three Weber 40DCF carburettors that helped the 340 achieve 280 PS at 6600 rpm and a maximum speed of 282 km/h. 10 examples were made, 2 Touring Spyders and 4 Vignale Spyders. A total of four were converted to 375 MM spec. Giannino Marzotto won Mille Miglia 1953 edition in Vignale spider, setting a new average speed record for the race. Two more 340 MMs did not finish. Acerbi, Leonardo. Ferrari: All The Cars. Haynes Publishing. ISBN 978 1 84425 581 8. Ferrari 340 Mexico: Ferrari History Ferrari 340 MM: Ferrari History

Wang Qiang (composer)

Wang Qiang is a Chinese composer. Wang Qiang began her study of composition at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music in 1955; as a third-year student she won first prize in the 1959 World Youth Music Composition Competition with the choral piece River of Fortune. After graduating in 1960, she took a position teaching composition at the same school, she continued to work at the Conservatory until 1991, when she moved to work in Hong Kong. Wang Qiang composes for orchestra, chamber ensemble, choral ensemble and film and television scores. Selected works include: Orchestral Works: Ga Da Mei Ling for Cello and Orchestra, 1960 La Ba and Gu for Orchestra, 1980 Overture - Aspiration for Orchestra, 1992 Fantay Overture “ Love ” for Orchestra, 1993 Violin Concerto No. 0 for violin and Orchestra, 1998 Passacaglia for Orchestra, 2002Chamber Music: Trio for Flute and Arpa, 1979 Cello Octet Twelve pieces for Eight cellists, 1989 Cello and Contrabass Five pieces, 1989 Quartet For four Zhengs, Twelve pieces, 1990 Trio Two pieces, for Flute and Erhu, 1991 Untitled for Flute and Percussion, 1995 Flower for Soprano, String Quartet and Guitar, 2003 Erhu and String Quartet Spring, Autumn, for Erhu and String Quartet, 2006 Celestial dream dance for Flute and Percussion, 2006Choral Music: River of Fortune for Choral and Orchestra, 1958 Chinese Folk song Choral Three pieces for Choir and Piano, 2003Film Scores: Waiting for Tomorrow for Film and Orchestra, 1962 Mysteries of Bao Hu Lu for Film and Orchestra, 1963 The dawn for Film and Orchestra, 1979 Girl's Sale Cake for TV play and Orchestra, 1980

Fabian Blattman

Fabian John Blattman, OAM is an Australian Paralympic athlete. He became disabled after a motorbike accident, he started playing disabled bowls, before switching to athletics. As a Paralympic athletics competitor, he has set several world records and won two Paralympic gold medals. Blattman was born on 28 December 1958 in the New South Wales town of Narrandera, he attended Springwood High School. A 1978 motorcycle accident left him a quadriplegic. Following the accident, he spent eighteen months in rehabilitation at the Mt Wilga Rehabilitation Centre in Hornsby, New South Wales. After rehabilitation, Blattman moved into his parents' home in New South Wales; the house was retrofitted with a lift to enable him to reach his third floor bedroom. Blattman moved out of his parents' home, independently travels around the world, he played table tennis socially. In 1985, Blattman competed at the Royal North Shore Paraplegic Games in the bowls event. Blattman started participating in wheelchair athletics to improve his general fitness level.

At the 1988 Seoul Games, he came fifth in the first heat of the Men's 200 m 1A – event. He competed in the Stoke Mandeville Games in 1989 and 1990. In 1990, at the World Championships and Games for the Disabled in Assen, Netherlands he won a gold medal in the men's 4x100 m relay T1 event and two bronze medals in the 100 m and 200 m T1 events, he won a silver medal in the 4×100 m event and a bronze medal in the 4×400 m event at the 1992 Summer Paralympics. At the 1996 Atlanta Games, he won a gold medal in the 1500 m event, for which he received a Medal of the Order of Australia, a silver medal in the 800 m event. In 1998, Blattman won the Men's Marathon event at the World Championships. At the 2000 Sydney Games, he won a gold medal in the men's 400 m T51 event, a silver medal in the men's 1500 m T51 event, a bronze medal in the men's 800 m T51 event; that year, he received an Australian Sports Medal. In 2002, Blattman came in first in the T51 Quads event at the Arrive Alive Summer Down Under Wheelchair Track and Road Racing Series 10k event, with a time of 37.52.

He competed at the 2010 Optus Grand Prix in Canberra in the Men & Women 5,000 metres wheelchair event, but he did not finish. He won the Oz Day 10K Wheelchair Road Race T51 event nine times, firstly in 1992 and in each year from 1995 to 2002. Blattman has held several world records in athletics; these include: 1990: 4x100 and 4x400 m events at the 1990 Stoke Mandeville Games 1991: 1500 m 1995: 2:40.15 in the men's T51 800 m event in Etobicoke, Canada on 25 June 1998: 05:01.49 in the 1500 m and 16:51.81 in the 5000 m at the Summer Down Under international wheelchair track meeting at Sydney International Athletic Centre on 28 January 1999: 16:46.95 in the 5000 m at the Summer Down Under international wheelchair track meeting at Sydney International Athletic Centre on 29 JanuaryHe had an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship from 1994 to 2000 in Athletics. His coach was Andrew Dawes, who has worked with Paralympic gold medalists Louise Sauvage and Greg Smith. Fabian BlattmanAthletics Australia Results