Archivos por mes: marzo 2014

Time for Spring Vehicle Maintenance!

Time for Spring Vehicle Maintenance!

Photo: “canberra cars in spring” by Somaya Langley Attribution-ShareAlike License By: Amy Nutt It’s that time of year again, spring. Your vehicle is ready to be treated well after a long, hard winter and you will need to make sure that a full spring maintenance is done to keep your car or truck in perfect operating order. Let’s take a look at some of the most important factors in the spring maintenance. Exterior Spring Maintenance Wiper blades. These are an important part of vehicle maintenance. You’ll want to replace old blades or clean newer ones that have gone through … Continuar leyendo

Spring Car Show

Spring Car Show

Photo: “Aberdeen Spring Car Show” by JOHN LLOYD. Attribution License Hundreds of contemporary and classic cars come to IWM Duxford on Spring Bank Holiday Sunday for our Spring Car Show. They create a spectacular display across the museum. Date: Sunday 4 May 2014 Contemporary cars on show usually include representatives of the BMW Car Club, the Classic Corvette Club, the TVR Car Club, the Mercedes Benz Club, the Lotus Forum and the Rolls-Royce Owners Club. These beautifully cared-for cars are a must see for automotive enthusiasts of all ages. Car owners travel from across the UK to attend the … Continuar leyendo

Eco-Friendly Car Options

Eco-Friendly Car Options

Photo: “Peugeot 508 e-HDi: RAC Future Car Challenge” by Dominic Alves. Attribution License To honor Earth Day, going green and living environmentally responsibly is on a lot of people’s mind. While there are a lot of small things you can do to reduce your carbon footprint, cars are still one of the leading causes of CO2 admissions, making them a great place to focus on improving. Fortunately for the atmosphere, there is a growing market for hybrid and fuel-efficient automobiles. I asked Ben Cochrane of Go Auto which cars were the most eco to help you decide which car … Continuar leyendo

Volvo cars become road maintenance probes

Volvo cars become road maintenance probes

Traction control hardware in Volvo cars includes sensor data that can be useful to other cars approaching a slippery section of road. Volvo In a pilot project announced by Volvo, its cars will communicate slippery conditions to road maintenance authorities. by Wayne Cunningham @way4ne Many automakers and governments are developing vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication, which lets cars instantly communicate safety information to traffic in the immediate vicinity, but Volvo puts a uniquely Swedish spin on the tech with a new pilot project. Its cars will communicate data from wheel-slip sensors to not only alert other cars to icy road conditions, … Continuar leyendo

10 Things to teach your teen about car maintenance

10 Things to teach your teen about car maintenance

Photo: “Drivers License -Teen driver” by State Farm Attribution License How To Create Smart Teen Drivers Teens of legal driving age think about one thing — getting a car. But there’s plenty of upkeep that comes along with being responsible for a set of wheels. Here is what you need to teach your teen about what’s under the hood. Car maintenance costs can often convince cash-strapped teens to shirk much-needed updates, but thousands of trouble-free miles only occur when a car is well-maintained. Here are 10 basic rules to teach your teen when it comes to car maintenance. Monitor … Continuar leyendo

VR-12 and Grant Enfinger score the win at the ARCA Mobile 200 with a flawless victory

VR-12 and Grant Enfinger score the win at the ARCA Mobile 200 with a flawless victory

Grant Enfinger and his team BCR took the second win of the season at the Mobile International Speedway this past Saturday. What a remarkable and dominating performance Enfinger showed with his race car No.90 , Motor Honey/Casite Ford. It’s a true testimony to have the combination of Roush Yates engines and VR-12 the ultimate cooling system protection, to produce such a high performance. We have had two back-to-back ARCA races with the same incredible results! VR-12 is the way to go! Next stop: Salem, Indiana for the Federated Auto Parts ARCA 200. Fans will be treated to an outstanding … Continuar leyendo

Enfinger Leads Roush Yates to 1-2-3 Finish at Mobile

Enfinger Leads Roush Yates to 1-2-3 Finish at Mobile

Mooresville, NC (March 24, 2014) Grant Enfinger and Team BCR took home their second win of the season in just two ARCA races, dominating the ARCA Mobile 200 at Mobile International Speedway on Saturday afternoon. Roush Yates Engines powered Kyle Benjamin and Mason Mitchell to second and third place, giving Ford Racing a 1-2-3 finish for the weekend. Enfinger, in his No. 90 Motor Honey/Casite Ford, led 185 of 204 laps at the half-mile speedway. He survived a series of restarts in the last 50 laps to win for the fourth time in his career. After winning at Daytona … Continuar leyendo

ARCA’s Second Race Of The Year with VR-12!

ARCA’s Second Race Of The Year with VR-12!

It’s time to get busy in Irvington, Alabama at the Mobile Int’l Speedway. VR-12 and the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards is ready for a full day of racing. Set for Saturday March 22, 2014 at 2:00pm. The event is ARCA Mobile 200 (200 laps / 100 miles). It seems like it was just yesterday, that we were celebrating the first 2014 ARCA race in Daytona with race car driver Grant Enfinger in victory lane. What a glorious day it was to have Grant Engfinger and his team at BCR; with their race car #90 Motor Honey- Casite- … Continuar leyendo

NASCAR OK with Fox moving rain-delayed race to Fox Sports 1

NASCAR OK with Fox moving rain-delayed race to Fox Sports 1

Photo: “let’s go racing boys!” by Raniel Diaz Attribution License By Bob Pockrass Sporting News Fox Sports didn’t break any agreements with NASCAR in moving the rain-delayed race at Bristol to Fox Sports 1 Sunday night. Once the Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway went past 7 p.m., Fox had the option of moving the remainder of the event to Fox Sports 1, according to NASCAR. Fox elected to use that option instead of keeping the telecast on network television and pre-empting its Sunday night lineup. The race started about 90 minutes late because of rain and then … Continuar leyendo

Fort Lauderdale Auto Show 2014

Fort Lauderdale Auto Show 2014

“Cleveland Auto Show 2014″ by Nicholas Eckhart Attribution License GENERAL INFO Located in the Greater Fort Lauderdale – Broward County Convention Center -the Fort Lauderdale International Auto Show benefits the Boys and Girls Clubs of Broward County. Now in its 23rd year, one of the Ft Lauderdale Show unique features is how the public has the opportunity to test ride popular cars and trucks and to meet with dealers and discuss price and terms right there on the show floor. Featuring more than 500 of the world’s leading cars, trucks, SUVs, and motorcycles, the Ft Lauderdale International Auto Show … Continuar leyendo