Monthly Archives: March 2013

Red Bull plans further talks with Vettel

Red Bull plans further talks with Vettel

Photo: Some rights reserved por First Stop – Bridgestone’s UK tyre retail network Red Bull plans to hold further talks with Sebastian Vettel following his defiant ignoring of team orders in the Malaysian Grand Prix. Vettel disregarded an instruction from the pit wall for him to hold position behind Mark Webber in the closing stages of the race at Sepang, going on to take the victory ahead of the Australian. Webber was so infuriated by Vettel’s actions that he initially did not wish to take part in the podium ceremony, but he was eventually convinced to do so. Although … Continue reading

New York International Auto Show

New York International Auto Show

Photo: Some rights reserved by JefferyTurner Mark your calendars, we will be back at the Jacob Javits Center from March 29 – April 7, 2013 and we will have some of the hottest cars and trucks ever seen all under one roof. That means more sneak peeks, more brand new ’13 & ’14 production models and more concept vehicles than ever before. 2013 Show Information: Location Jacob Javits Convention Center 11th ave between 34 & 40 Streets Public Show Dates Friday March 29th through Sunday April 7th Monday – Saturday: 10am – 10pm (Sundays: 10am – 7pm) Special Public … Continue reading

Earnhardt modest about fast NASCAR season start

Earnhardt modest about fast NASCAR season start

Photo: Some rights reserved by The U.S. Army FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. had never filled out an NCAA tournament bracket before this year, even though he’s a hoops fan. He would have done it earlier, but he doesn’t like to lose. ”I didn’t really know if brackets were even that fun to do,” he said Friday. ”I hate making the wrong pick, but what are you going to do? There’s a lot of games.” NASCAR’s most popular driver seems to be getting a whole lot closer to some more important victories during his outstanding start to … Continue reading

Coolant Additive for Diesel Engines

Coolant Additive for Diesel Engines

Photo: Some rights reserved by Timitrius The coolant additive for Diesel engines prevents engine damage by restoring the corrosion protective properties of the existing coolant. Symptoms of Wear or Failure Internal engine corrosion Engine overheating Related Repair Advice Coolant testing strips are the recommended method for determining the amount of coolant additive that needs to be replenished A supplemental coolant additive (SCA) will provide a continuous protective coating on the metal surfaces of the cooling system. This coating helps resist the effects of cavitation in the cooling system. From: repairpal.com

Detroit Electric Returns To The Motor City With Plug-In Sports Car

Detroit Electric Returns To The Motor City With Plug-In Sports Car

Photo: Some rights reserved by brewbooks Detroit Electric Detroit Electric, an electric vehicle brand founded in the early 1900s, is returning to MoTown with an all-new two seat electric sports car set to debut at the Shanghai Motor Show next month. The company had been out of business for more than 70 years, but was revived in 2008 by Albert Lam, former executive director of Lotus Cars in England. The carmaker announced today plans to create 180 jobs in the region by the end of 2013. The announcement is sure to be exciting news for the city of Detroit, … Continue reading

The New Truck Stop: Filling Up With Natural Gas for the Long Haul

The New Truck Stop: Filling Up With Natural Gas for the Long Haul

Photo: Some rights reserved by Rockershirt Josie Garthwaite For National Geographic News Published March 18, 2013 All along the millions of miles of highways that crisscross North America, wheels are in motion to remake the truck stop. Signs rise like palm trees from these oases for thirsty big rigs, shouting out $4-a-gallon diesel fuel. But this year will mark the first major deployment of service stations adapted to new energy realities; they’ll offer 18-wheelers a place to pull in for a fill-up with natural gas. Thanks largely to the hydraulic fracturing boom in the United States, it would be … Continue reading

VR12′s Drag Racing Hall Of Fame Rings

VR12′s Drag Racing Hall Of Fame Rings

On March 14th, the 23rd Annual International Drag Racing Hall Of Fame Induction took place at Garlits Drag Racing Museum. VR12 contributed rings for the Hall Of Fame Inductees. Below are some photos:

Oil & Lube Magazine article featuring VR12

Oil & Lube Magazine article featuring VR12

Here is an article from Oil & Lube Magazine that talks a little about VR-12. Be sure to check it out.

Oil & Lube Magazine and VR12 join forces!

Oil & Lube Magazine and VR12 join forces!

We would like to announce this new partnership between VR12 and Oil & Lube Magazine! Photo: Some rights reserved by Arria Belli NOLN (National Oil & Lube News) is the fast oil change industry’s oldest and largest trade publication. Started in 1986 by Steve Hurt (a former fast lube owner) and David Arrington, NOLN has grown and evolved right alongside the fast lube industry. Here at NOLN, our aim is to help fast lube operators with every facet of their business, from operations to technical issues. Our monthly magazine and this regularly updated website contain everything from technical tips, … Continue reading

Risi Ferrari Finish Second on Return to ALMS but Denied Fairy Tale Finish at Sebring

Risi Ferrari Finish Second on Return to ALMS but Denied Fairy Tale Finish at Sebring

Some rights reserved by tinou bao Sebring, Florida, March 16, 2013.  Until an hour before the end of the 61st Twelve Hours of Sebring, it looked as though Risi Competizione would pull off a fairy tale finish by clinching victory in the GT category.  As it was, the Houston-based team’s No.62 Ferrari 458 Italia crossed the finish line in second place, just 2.7 seconds behind the class winning No.4 Corvette. The Houston-based team, which has an illustrious history in the ALMS, was warmly welcomed back to competition by the paddock at large after a year away.  With its talented … Continue reading