Monthly Archives: July 2013

Carlisle Truck Nationals

Carlisle Truck Nationals

Photo: Some rights reserved by Dougtone When Friday, August 2 – Sunday, August 4, 2013 Where Carlisle, Pa. Event Type Specialty Show Note Remember those huge-tired trucks of the early nineties, like Big Foot? They didn’t go away, you know; they still hold a huge annual event. There are judged contests, burnout contests, and a Big Rig Show and Shine for those who like it lifted. Admission fee. From www.carlisleevents.com  

GREEN MOTORING TIPS FROM MINI USA

GREEN MOTORING TIPS FROM MINI USA

Photo: Some rights reserved by Gonmi GET MOTORING. After starting your car drive off as soon as possible. Sitting there idle wastes gas and results in unnecessary emissions. Plus it looks sort of weird. SHED THE LEAD.  Harsh acceleration and heavy breaking increase fuel consumption dramatically. Don’t drive with a lead foot. Think more along the lines of driving with a feather foot. TAKE IT EASY.  Decreasing your speed can significantly increase your fuel efficiency. Every mile per hour faster you go over 55 mph, your fuel economy decreases by 1%. And even more than 1% over 65. DITCH THE EXCESS BAGGAGE.  Don’t … Continue reading

Detroit, Embracing New Auto Technologies, Seeks App Builders

Detroit, Embracing New Auto Technologies, Seeks App Builders

Photo: Some rights reserved by DieZBW By JACLYN TROP Published: June 30, 2013 DETROIT — After graduating from the University of Michigan in 1998, Brian Mulloy followed the path of many of his classmates, fleeing his home state for a job in a bustling city. But after 10 years of working in technology start-ups in San Francisco, he has returned as founder of a company in Detroit’s budding technology sector. Mr. Mulloy is part of a group of workers that Detroit is suddenly hungry for — software developers and information technology specialists who can create applications for the next … Continue reading

Auto Repair: Do It Yourself, but Do It Right

Auto Repair: Do It Yourself, but Do It Right

Photo: Some rights reserved by Lomo-Cam More people are repairing their cars at home these days. Here is a guide to the do’s and don’ts of DIY auto care. In a down economy, it seems that even our cars and trucks are suffering, too. American drivers have cut back on auto repairs and service, according to a new survey, and many are trying to do more of their own maintenance rather than hiring a professional. The results of these driveway repairs are not always pretty. To simply neglect maintenance, however, may end up costing a car owner far more … Continue reading

Hungary analysis – Hamilton works Mercedes miracle

Hungary analysis – Hamilton works Mercedes miracle

Photo: Some rights reserved by nic_r Lewis Hamilton put in one of the drives of his career in Budapest on Sunday, as he and Mercedes defied the odds to defeat their more fancied Red Bull and Lotus rivals. Pole had come as a shock for Hamilton, but he didn’t put a foot wrong as he secured his first win with the team. Red Bull nevertheless consolidated their championship advantage, on a day when Lotus again failed to maximise their obvious potential. We take a team-by-team look at the Hungary formbook… Mercedes Lewis Hamilton, P1 Nico Rosberg, Retired lap 65, engine Mercedes came … Continue reading

Ali Kern vouches for VR12′s efectiveness

Ali Kern vouches for VR12′s efectiveness

For some time now Ali Kern has been associated with our product, but now for the first time we have her on video talking about her experience with VR-12. Check out the video below: Biography of Ali Kern Birth Date: May 11, 1993 Birthplace: Fremont, Ohio Resides: Fremont, Ohio Education: Currently Attends Terra Community College Years in Racing: 13 Current Racing Series: JEGS/CRA All-Stars, Ohio Late Model Series, NASCAR K&N East Series Maybe Ali Kern doesn’t want to answer to society’s norm of what a young female should be when she grows up.  Maybe Kern is a young woman looking to … Continue reading

Eco-Driving Practices

Eco-Driving Practices

Some rights reserved by Bo Hee Kim at Richmond Confidential Drive Less! Use Transit, Bicycle and Walk, and Reduce Travel. Avoid short trips. With multiple stops, go to your farthest destination first to warm up your engine more quickly for better fuel economy. Follow the lead of an increasing number of Massachusetts citizens and take the subway, commuter rail, bus, carpools and vanpools (see MassRIDES, at www.commute.com). Join employer-sponsored transportation programs to save money and to network with colleagues. Use passenger ferries; bicycle and walk. Arrange for telecommuting and live closer to work when feasible. Drive the Posted Speed … Continue reading

Kenny Tweedy uses VR12 and recommends you use it as well

Kenny Tweedy uses VR12 and recommends you use it as well

Long-time ARCA Driver, Kenny Tweedy, joins the VR-12 race car driver team. He recommends everybody use VR12 to improve your vehicle’s performance and save the environment. Check out the video below: The racing career of Kenny Tweedy — in detail 2011 CRA Super Series Position: 5 (996 points) 13 races. 0 wins. 1 pole position. 0 podiums. ? fastest laps. Car: Chevrolet Complete results needed. 2010 CRA Super Series Position: 24 (360 points) 5 races. 0 wins. 0 pole positions. 0 podiums. 0 fastest laps. Team: Muller Motorsports 2009 CRA Super Series Position: 10 (769 points) 10 races. 0 … Continue reading

Watch how the all-new 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class came to be

Watch how the all-new 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class came to be

Photo: Some rights reserved by Concavo Wheels Mercedes-Benz recently released a video on their YouTube account, sharing the story of how the latest 2014 S-Class flagship sedan came to be. Of course, this was no easy task for the Silver Arrow as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class is and has been a pinnacle ever since the first one was truly born quite a few decades below. This is even particularly important because this is the first S-Class to be completely redesigned from the ground up after the DaimlerChrysler “merger of equals” ended in 2007—a year after the last generation S-Class was … Continue reading

Will Kimmel recommends VR-12!

Will Kimmel recommends VR-12!

In this video we have ARCA race driver, Will Kimmel, talking about his experience with VR12 and he recommends using it! Check out the video: About Will Kimmel Accomplishments 2010 Polar Bear 150 Winner at Rockingham Speedway 13 Track Championships 3X MMRA National Champion 90 Career Wins 2X Valvoline Cup Champion 2007 Super Late Model Champion 2006 Rookie of the Year Salem Speedway – Super Late Models 2005 Rookie of the Year Salem Speedway – Super Stock 2005 Runner-up points Championship Salem Speedway The Kimmel name has been synonymous with racing for many years with nine-time ARCA RE/MAX Series … Continue reading