Engine News
Motor State Distributing Adds Champion Racing and Performance Motor Oil Product Line

Motor State Distributing announces the addition of the Champion Racing and Performance Motor Oil product line to their quality brand selection of Racing Motor Oils and Lubricants. An industry leader in the Midwest for more than 50 years, Champion Oil blends over 300 premium products for automotive, fleet and motorsports in Clinton, Missouri. Champion Oil offers mineral-based, synthetic

LIQUI MOLY Tops its Record Turnover

LIQUI MOLY continues to grow. The German lubricant specialist has topped its record turnover for 2012. During the year which has just come to a conclusion the turnover increased by four percent to 570 million USD (415 million euros). In the United States sales increased overproportionally by 35 percent. These figures not only make the

Elgin Industries Receives 13th Consecutive JASPER Supplier Award

Elgin Industries has received its 13th consecutive supplier award from JASPER Engines & Transmissions, North America’s largest remanufacturer of gasoline and diesel powertrain and drivetrain components. Elgin, which is celebrating its 95th anniversary, has supplied to internal engine components to JASPER for more than 60 years. Elgin received the 2014 JASPER Service Award, which is

Car Customizers Wanted for New Discovery Channel Show

Are you the best car customizer in America? Can you turn a battered old heap into high performance hot-wheels? Remodel a wreck to a roadster? If the answer is yes then Discovery Channel wants to hear from you. Both amateurs and professionals welcome. The producers of the hit Discovery Channel show, Gold Rush, are looking for car

AVI Announces 2015 Sanibel Training Conference

Automotive Video Innovations’s (AVI) annual Sanibel Training Conference has become the annual gathering place for shop owners, techs, trainers and industry leaders who are serious about training, and who also enjoy the camaraderie of industry friends. “The AVI Conference should be in the Guinness Book of World Records,” said Ron Bilyeu, a long-time educator, repair

Elgin Industries Recognized as John Deere ‘Partner-Level Supplier’

For the second consecutive year, Elgin Industries has received the highest supplier rating through the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. Elgin is a supplier of a broad range of internal engine components to John Deere operations in Waterloo, Iowa, as well as Mexico, France and Argentina. Elgin was recognized as a John Deere “Partner-level Supplier” based on its

Lucas Oil Co-Founder Forrest Lucas to be Inducted into the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame

Lucas Oil Products co-founder Forrest Lucas will be inducted into the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2014 in a banquet on March 13 at the Paramount Plaza Hotel & Suites on the Thursday before the NHRA Gatornationals at Auto-Plus Raceway in Gainesville, Fla. Lucas is being honored for

9th Annual Edelbrock Car Show

Edelbrock’s 9th Annual Car Show will be held on Saturday May 3, 2014 benefiting the Rev’ved Up 4 Kids charity. On Friday, May 2, 2014, Edelbrock will once again be opening the doors of their corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility to the public for free shop tours. Participants will get the opportunity to take a

SCT Holdings Acquires Bully Dog

SCT Holdings (SCT), a software company focused on improving fuel efficiency and increasing performance in vehicles, announced the acquisition of Bully Dog, an automotive calibration solutions provider to the truck aftermarket. The combined company will offer customers with the most effective software solutions to optimize their vehicles’ performance across an unprecedented number of vehicle types. “Combining

Hennessey Venom GT Breaks 270 Mph Barrier

On February 14, 2014, the Hennessey Venom GT set a new world speed record for 2-seat sports cars by reaching a top speed of 270.49 mph (435.31 km/h). The test was performed at the Kennedy Space Center on the 3.2-mile Space Shuttle landing runway. Brian Smith, Director of Miller Motorsports Park, drove the Venom GT

Motor State Distributing Adds aFe Power to its Product Line

Motor State Distributing has announced the addition of the aFe Power product line to their quality brand selection of gas and diesel performance parts and accessories. AFe Power – advance FLOW engineering, is a manufacturer of high performance cold air intakes, air filters, exhaust manifolds, exhaust systems, intake manifolds, throttle body spacers, intercoolers, and other performance products for

AERA Tech & Skills Conference Hosted by Liberty Engine Parts

Time is running out to register for the AERA Tech & Skills Conference hosted by Liberty Engine Parts on Saturday, March 15, 2014 in Louisville, KY. The AERA Tech & Skills Conference hosted by Liberty Engine Parts will be held at 3865 Produce Road Suite 213-A, Louisville, KY 40218. FEES: $10 per person ($10 for each additional person from the same