Monthly Archives: يونيو 2013

VR-12′s spot on Motorhead Garage

VR-12′s spot on Motorhead Garage

In case you missed VR-12′s appearance on Motorhead Garage or just want to watch again, we have the video just for you, including an interview with VR-12′s Luis Latour. Enjoy and share it if you want your friends to see it, too. About Weekly TV Series, Velocity Channel…Gear Head, How-to-Installations at garage studio and around the country on location. Find “Velocity Channel” @http://blogs.discovery.com/velocity/the-velocity-channel-finder.html Description The most widely repsected, and original stars of ‘how-to mechanic TV,” Sam Memmolo and Dave Bowman, formerly of Two Guys Garage, Shade Tree Mechanic, and Crank and Chrome, are the hosts of the” Motorhead Garage” … Continue reading

The 2014 Mazda3 Will Have A Head-Up Display

The 2014 Mazda3 Will Have A Head-Up Display

By Rose Pastore Posted 06.26.2013 at 4:00 pm 3 Comments 2014 Mazda3 Mazda View Photo Gallery When Mazda execs unveiled the new 2014 Mazda3 in Manhattan today, they were a bit short on details—we still don’t know how much the car will cost, for example. But they did share what we think is hands-down the coolest feature of the new compact car: a head-up display! We covered an augmented reality motorcycle helmet last week, and it seems the new Mazda3′s head-up display will offer similar features: check your speed, view revolutions per minute, and get turn-by-turn navigation, all without … Continue reading

Vehicle maintenance, safety and security

Vehicle maintenance, safety and security

Photo: Some rights reserved by ElizaPeyton 1. Vehicle maintenance   Take special care that lights, brakes, steering, exhaust system, seat belts, demisters, wipers and washers are all working. Also lights, indicators, reflectors, and number plates MUST be kept clean and clear windscreens and windows MUST be kept clean and free from obstructions to vision lights MUST be properly adjusted to prevent dazzling other road users. Extra attention needs to be paid to this if the vehicle is heavily loaded exhaust emissions MUST NOT exceed prescribed levels ensure your seat, seat belt, head restraint and mirrors are adjusted correctly before … Continue reading

VR-12 reminds of this weekend’s races

VR-12 reminds of this weekend’s races

Photo: Some rights reserved by cmakin This weekend a couple of exciting races from the ARCA series will take place. We would like to take the time to invite you to be a part of these events. If one of these races happens to be in a place near you, come over and watch your favorite drivers compete. If not you can watch from the comfort of your own house. Either way we would be thrilled if you were a part of it! On Saturday, June 29: – Race: Winchester Speedway 100 Where: Winchester, Indiana Winchester Speedway – Race: … Continue reading

Researchers discover method enabling use of iron nanoparticle catalyst for hydrogenation, replacing heavy metals

Researchers discover method enabling use of iron nanoparticle catalyst for hydrogenation, replacing heavy metals

Photo: Some rights reserved by dgrosso23 Researchers from McGill University, RIKEN (The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, Wako, Japan) and the Institute for Molecular Science (Okazaki, Japan) have discovered a technique enabling the use of iron nanoparticles as a catalyst for the industrially important hydrogenation process, making it more environmentally friendly and less expensive. Hydrogenation—which is used in a wide range of industrial applications, from food products, such as margarine, to petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals and biofuels—typically involves the use of heavy metals, such as palladium or platinum, to catalyze the chemical reaction. While these metals are very efficient catalysts, … Continue reading

Bugatti to end Veyron production with the most extreme model ever?

Bugatti to end Veyron production with the most extreme model ever?

Photo: Some rights reserved by Autoviva.com AutoCarUK reports that Bugatti may be in the works to produce the most extreme Veyron ever to officially send the model off into the pages of history. According to the report, the last super-Veyron will be launched in early 2014 and has been described to be “a fantasy in terms of its performance.” “We are looking at several options. The reality is that we are not under time pressure because we are confident of selling out the full Veyron production run regardless,” “Only after that can we see if there is time and … Continue reading

GM announces free maintenance on 2014 models

GM announces free maintenance on 2014 models

Photo: Some rights reserved by richardefreeman Customers who purchase certain new 2014 Chevrolet, Buick, or GMC vehicles will receive two years or 24,000 miles (whichever comes first) worth of free maintenance. The program, which is typically reserved for premium brands, (Cadillac already has a maintenance program covering services for four years or 50,000 miles) is an attempt by GM to bring customers back to their dealerships. The company has found that car owners who service their vehicles at dealerships are more likely to buy another GM brand vehicle in the future. The program includes an oil and filter change, … Continue reading

F. Renault 3.5: Stoffel Vandoorne takes championship lead

F. Renault 3.5: Stoffel Vandoorne takes championship lead

Photo: Some rights reserved by mjtmail (tiggy) By Emmanuel Rolland, View author’s other articles Tuesday, June 25, 2013 Stoffel Vandoorne won both Formula Renault 3.5 races held at Moscow Raceway, and moved on top of the standings ahead of Kevin Magnussen. The Belgian driver enjoyed a perfect weekend in Russia. He clinched two pole positions, and won both races. Vandoorne also benefitted from Kevin Magnussen’s problems. Magnussen was found guilty of having blocked other cars during qualifying, and was dropped from 3rd to 17th on the starting grid. While Vandoorne won race 1 ahead of Antonio Felix Da Costa … Continue reading

Chris Buescher wins at Road America with VR-12 at his side

Chris Buescher wins at Road America with VR-12 at his side

Once again our driver Chris Buescher takes home the gold with his win at Road America. We are very proud of this young talent. Champions Chris Buescher, Roulo Bros Reunite for Road America’s SCOTT® 160 Saturday (ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – June 19, 2013) – Roulo Bros. Racing has announced that they will field an entry for Roush Fenway development driver Chris Buescher in the inaugural SCOTT 160 ARCA Racing Series event at Road America this Saturday, June 22nd. Buescher and the Roulo Bros. are the 2012 ARCA Series presented by Menards champions. Buescher currently has nine wins in the … Continue reading

VR-12 invites you to watch the Scott 160 ARCA Race

VR-12 invites you to watch the Scott 160 ARCA Race

Photo: Some rights reserved by royal_broil Tomorrow, on Saturday June 22nd, the Scott 160 Miles ARCA Race will take place on Road America. It’s set to be very exciting and we would like to invite you. Whether it’s on the tracks or from your couch at home, your support will be most welcome. Road America is a road course located near Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin on Wisconsin Highway 67. It has hosted races since the 1950s and currently hosts races in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, American Le Mans (Road America 500), SCCA Speed World Challenge Series, Grand-Am, ASRA, and AMA … Continue reading