Monthly Archives: October 2013

Bryan Sellers Captures Emotional Petit Le Mans Win in ALMS Finale

Bryan Sellers Captures Emotional Petit Le Mans Win in ALMS Finale

Photo: Some rights reserved by waitscm Braselton, Ga., October 20, 2013 – With the spotlights blazing around Road Atlanta, local racecar driver Bryan Sellers drew the curtain on the 2013 American Le Mans Series (ALMS) presented by Tequila Patrón season with a victory in the 16th Annual Petit Le Mans. On one of the biggest stages in sports car racing, the Braselton, Ga.-resident overcame constantly changing weather conditions and the pressure of a local and international audience to capture Team Falken Tire’s first win of 2013, the fourth of Sellers’ career. To better the best GT competition in the … Continue reading

All American 400 at Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville

All American 400 at Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville

Photo: Some rights reserved by royal_broil November 1st & 2nd, 2013 – All- American 400 ****************** THE CIVIL WAR ON WHEELS **************** It’s Time For The Most Prestigious Stock Car Racing Event In the Country. It all starts on Friday November 1st, 2013 at the Legendary Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville. History runs deep within the All American 400 at the Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville. Big names have tried and the best-of-the-best have stood tall in victory lane as the winner of the All American 400. The winner’s list includes names like Darrell Waltrip, Rusty Wallace, Butch Miller, Gary Balough, Mike Garvey, Freddie … Continue reading

Pep Boys goes green adding VR-12 to its line-up

Pep Boys goes green adding VR-12 to its line-up

In this ever changing world one thing sure is certain: it is our duty to protect the environment. A hard task, but one that we can accomplish by changing small aspects of our every day life, that unfortunately do not benefit the planet. Pep Boys and VR-12 have come up with the solution to a problem you may not even know you have. Cooling system maintenance, more specifically the coolant flushing, is a very contaminating process. But all of this can change if you start using VR-12. By adding VR-12 to your vehicle’s radiator you allow the coolant to … Continue reading

SEMA 2013: Check out what VR-12 has been up to this past year

SEMA 2013: Check out what VR-12 has been up to this past year

At the VR-12 team we are always on the move to let more and more people learn about our product and to make it more accessible. Recently VR-12 started being sold at Pep Boys, for example. Not just customers but other companies in the automotive industry, too, when they learn about our product and see the results, are interested in the solution that we provide to contaminating cooling system maintenance. “Big Daddy” Don Garlits approves of VR-12, and so do other personalities in the Racing community. For all this and many exciting things that will be going on at … Continue reading

5 Ways to Make Your Car More Eco-Friendly

5 Ways to Make Your Car More Eco-Friendly

Photo: Some rights reserved by BinaryApe by Beth Buczynski It’s been said that the greenest things are the ones you don’t purchase. Replacing stuff that’s not broken with new stuff, even if it’s green, just creates more waste. This is especially true with big things, like cars and houses. If you long to join the ranks of hybrid or all-electric car drivers, but currently own a gas-powered vehicle that works just fine, resist the temptation to buy a new one. There are plenty of ways to get more miles per gallon out of your conventional car or truck, thus … Continue reading

Ford’s amazing new tech: Park your car from outside the car

Ford’s amazing new tech: Park your car from outside the car

By Bill Howard Ford can now park cars in spaces so tight you couldn’t get out of the door even if you could get the car in the space. The Fully Assisted Parking Aid for backing into perpendicular and angled parking spaces was demonstrated this week in Belgium, along with Obstacle Avoidance technology that deals with slow cars and slower pedestrians in front of you, by braking or steering around them. Others have demonstrated these technologies before and even shipped some of the tech — particularly the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and E-Class sedans — but with Ford in the game, … Continue reading

Pep Boys’ latest major product is VR-12!

Pep Boys’ latest major product is VR-12!

Up until now you could find all kinds of products for your car at Pep Boys, except one that could help you save money and the environment at the same time. A product that could also maintain your engine at low temperatures, and leave the coolant where it belongs… in your cooling system. Those days are long gone because that product is here, it’s VR-12 and you can find it at Pep Boys! A certified Bio-based product that is used by both professional and common drivers, because it’s real, folks! Now optimum engine performance and green vehicle maintenance walk … Continue reading

You’re invited to come by our booth at SEMA 2013!

You’re invited to come by our booth at SEMA 2013!

We would like to invite you all to come by our booth at one of the most anticipated events of the year regarding cars and the automotive industry, the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA). It will be home to the most important representatives of all the brands you know and some others you will be interested to discover. Nowadays technological advancements are a daily thing to encounter, but not for the frequency with which it happens means that they are any less useful or impressive. It’s not the first time VR-12 makes an appearance at a SEMA Show, but … Continue reading

SEMA 2013: VR-12 and more…

SEMA 2013: VR-12 and more…

Photo: Some rights reserved by Doug_Dax The 2013 SEMA Show draws near… It will be filled with a lot of exciting things to see, not to mention VR-12′s booth, which will be giving out coupons you can use for a discount at the  VR-12 Online Store. We have been keeping busy in our goal to change how people view their cooling system. It’s not just another part of our vehicle we simply do basic maintenance to and let that be the end of it. We want to let people know what consequences this has for them, the car’s performance … Continue reading

The 4 Most Important Maintenance Items on Your Vehicle

The 4 Most Important Maintenance Items on Your Vehicle

Modern cars don’t require as much attention as they did 50 years ago, but don’t let that give you a false sense of security – there are still several things you need to keep after. » By Adam Brewton We’ve all been told that keeping up with our vehicle’s maintenance is important. If you look in your vehicle’s manual, you see there are enough service reminders and maintenance points to make your head spin.  Fortunately, there are a few main areas that will, if you remember to keep up with, keep your car operating safely and reliably for years to … Continue reading