Category Archives: Racing

ARCA: Thriller at Salem…Eckes holds off Smith for first ARCA win

ARCA: Thriller at Salem…Eckes holds off Smith for first ARCA win

SALEM, Ind. (April 22, 2018) — It was one for the ages, especially for Middletown, N.Y.’s Christian Eckes who held off a hungry pack over the final 50 laps to earn his career-first ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards victory Sunday afternoon at Salem Speedway. Continue reading

Racing Car’s Cooling System

Racing Car’s Cooling System

With a 400 HP engine and two 120KW motors, the ZEOD RC generates a good amount of heat. How does the ZEOD RC cooling system work? The ZEOD RC uses two cooling systems, both of which have cooling for both the ICE and electric systems. A single radiator on this vehicle cools the electric motors, controllers, the engine, the engine oil, and the transmission oil! The ZEOD RC is an electric racecar designed to make the first all electric lap at the 24 Hours of Le Mans race in June, 2014. The ZEOD RC (Zero Emission On Demand Racing … Continue reading

ARCA: Self survives Daytona; wins wild Lucas Oil 200

ARCA: Self survives Daytona; wins wild Lucas Oil 200

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 10, 2018) — Like he was shot out of a cannon, Salt Lake City, Utah’s Michael Self, on the last lap, jumped out to a 10-length advantage in overtime to win the wild ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire Saturday night at Daytona Int’l Speedway. Continue reading

ARCA: 2018 schedule; Charlotte, Gateway, Berlin return

ARCA: 2018 schedule; Charlotte, Gateway, Berlin return

The 66th consecutive season for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards is now in place, as Series officials have released the 2018 schedule to include 20 race-dates across 13 states. Continue reading

ARCA: Self wins career-first at Kansas; Theriault clinches championship.

ARCA: Self wins career-first at Kansas; Theriault clinches championship.

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Oct. 20, 2017) — Michael Self was the meat in the middle of a five-wide sandwich on the final restart at Kansas Speedway and barely squeezed through as the leader off turn two. From there the Salt Lake City, Utah driver held off a spirited charge from Ty Majeski to win the Kansas 150 Friday night, his career-first ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards victory. Continue reading

ARCA: Theriault takes another thriller, wins Crosley 150 at Kentucky

ARCA: Theriault takes another thriller, wins Crosley 150 at Kentucky

SPARTA, Ky. (Sept. 22, 2017) — It was survival of the fittest tonight at Kentucky Speedway. It was also a daring four-wide move that included Austin Theriault on a late-race restart that paid off handsomely for the Fort Kent, Maine driver. In the end, Theriault, in the No. 52 Cross Insurance Ford, held off Sheldon Creed and Zane Smith over a green-white-checker finish to win the wild Crosley Brands 150 Friday night, his seventh ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards victory of the season. “We had good position on the bottom and could run wide open down there,” said … Continue reading

Learn About ARCA and VR-12.

Learn About ARCA and VR-12.

VR-12 has been declared an Official ARCA Participating Manufacturer. For us this is truly an honor. Continue reading

ARCA: Late-race charge gives Bell big win at Chicagoland

ARCA: Late-race charge gives Bell big win at Chicagoland

JOLIET, Ill. (Sept. 14, 2017) — They may not have had the best car, but they had the best strategy. Christopher Bell bolted on four fresh General Tires during the final caution; then, with a bold, bonsai move on the high-side, charged from the eighth starting position to the front over a green-white-checker finish to win the thrilling ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards SCOTT 150 Thursday night at Chicagoland Speedway. Bell, in the No. 25 Venturini Motorsports-Musselman’s Apple Sauce-JBL Toyota, had barely a top-five car but got a big break with 10 laps to go when leader Michael … Continue reading

ARCA: Theriault takes another ARCA thriller; conquers DuQuoin’s Magic Mile

ARCA: Theriault takes another ARCA thriller; conquers DuQuoin’s Magic Mile

DuQUOIN, Ill. (Sept. 4, 2017) — Fort Kent, Maine’s Austin Theriault put an exclamation point on a picture-perfect day for Ken Schrader Racing Monday afternoon at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds mile dirt. Right after bossman Ken Schrader wheeled his own No. 9 Federated Auto Parts Modified to Victory Lane — holding off Tony Stewart for the win — Theriault steered Schrader’s No. 52 Federated Auto Parts Toyota to the winner’s circle in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards General Tire GRABBER 100, the 64th edition of the Southern Illinois 100. Theriault, from outside row one, out-hustled leader Shane … Continue reading

Check Out How F1 Cars Keep Cool

Check Out How F1 Cars Keep Cool

Thanks to the advent of turbochargers, big inter-cooler radiators enter the F1 vernacular since 2014. Where will they be sited? And how large they be? Craig Scarborough talks us through the radiator layouts – and talks, too, about the problems of keeping all the electrics at manageable temperatures. Continue reading