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Rast

An archaic Norwegian unit of length approximately equivalent to nine kilometers.
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The publication of all the results of Lapp's seasons at Bab edh-Dhra in this volume would seem the logical thing to do; however, Rast and Schaub have chosen not to include the results of the 1965 fall campaign, which explored the ruins of the site rather than the cemetery, in this volume.
Rast went into the penultimate round of the championship with 141 points, just 17 off second-placed Kuba Giermaziak of Verva Racing Team (124 points) and Veltins Lechner Racing team-mate Norbert Siedler (122 points).
"Which is why I love this partnership with William Rast and William Rast Eyewear.
Guest driver, Bahraini Shaikh Salman bin Rashid Al Khalifa, was 13th, 30.422s from Rast.
In the partly wet qualifying, Rene Rast in the battle for pole position only had to admit defeat to Marco Wittman by 69 thousandths of a second.
The self-possession with which Rene Rast left his mark on the world's fastest international one-make race series is remarkable.
In second place, and yet good enough to hand him a second title in as many years, was Rast of the Veltins Lechner Racing team, while Kevin Estre of the Hermes Attempto Racing team followed up his podium in Monza with a second straight top-3 ending.
The 29-year-old singer launched the William Rast line with his childhood friend Trace Ayala in 2005 and the pair has now partnered with bosses of the department store Target to debut a special range for customers later in 2010, reports The Daily Express.
Results (top eight): 1 J Bleekemolen 25:36.876; 2 R Rast +2.497s; 3 R Westbrook +6.768s; 4 P Huisman +13.206s; 5 R Williams +14.678s; 6 D Faulkner +14.712s; 7 N Sielder +16.773s; 8 M Halliday +19.417s.
When he had lowered the RAST probe, the messenger cable had begun to pay out, and he couldn't retrieve it electrically.