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Choosing the correct performance racing oil is essential to ensure optimal performance and longevity of your engine.

Eneos Announces X Prime 0W-8 Motor Oil for 2023

ENEOS extensively market-tested X Prime 0W-8 in Japan for nine years to test and develop the optimized formula, which provides extreme fuel efficiency with maximum engine protection, while also meeting the required domestic standards. 

AMSOIL Adds New 10W-30 and 5W-40 Products to the ATV/UTV Motor Oil Family

AMSOIL Synthetic ATV/UTV Motor Oil helps fight rust and corrosion to prolong equipment life.

America Recycles Day: How to Properly Dispose of Motor Oil

One of the items you should recycle is used motor oil, especially given the harmful effects it can have if spilled or allowed to seep into the ground. Did you know that one gallon of motor oil can contaminate a million gallons of water if poured into a storm drain? Luckily, used motor oil is one

ENEOS Launches a Racing Series Motor Oil

A new line of motor oil aimed specifically at weekend and professional racers has been launched by ENEOS – a division of JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy. The oil’s formula exploits industry technology and collaborative research with Japan’s top automakers and worldwide racing partners.

Eneos Racing Series Motor Oil for High-Performance and Track Use

JX Nippon Oil & Energy, creator of ENEOS, has announced a new product series that will debut at the 2017 SEMA Show. ENEOS RACING Series, featuring the product lines ENEOS RACING PRO and ENEOS RACING STREET are the company’s latest motor oils.

Why You Should Know How Different Fuels Need Different Motor Oils (But Proabably Don’t!)

A  tremendous amount of attention has been focused on alternative fuels. However, little attention has been paid to lubricating oils for use with those fuels, and each different alternative fuel prefers oils with slightly different compositions.

ENEOS 0W-16 Motor Oil

JX Nippon Oil & Energy USA Inc. has announced that ENEOS 0W-16 Fully Synthetic Motor Oil, developed with the next generation technology of JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corp., is scheduled to launch on December 16, 2016 in the USA and Canada.

Pennzoil and Quaker State Roll Out New Packaging

Pennzoil has streamlined the look of its entire portfolio of high-performing motor oil to be sold in all-yellow, quality packaging representative of the product inside. The new packaging will be out on November 1, 2016.

Prolong Super Lubricants 5w-30 Motor Oil

Formulated with a blend of premium synthetic base oils and additives, Prolong’s 5W-30 Motor Oil is formulated with Prolong’s advanced Anti-Friction Metal Treatment technology, which bonds to metal surfaces and creates a protective layer that reduces friction, provides excellent wear protection and increases fuel efficiency.

Motor Oil Issues

One of the challenges of building engines for a living is making sure that every engine you build has good oil pressure and suffers no lubrication-related issues once it goes out the door. Good oil pressure requires main and rod bearing clearances that are within your target specs for the application, a good oil pump and the “right” motor oil.

ExxonMobil SAE 0W-20 Viscosity Motor Oil

With automotive manufacturers recommending lower viscosity motor oils, ExxonMobil added SAE 0W-20 viscosity to its Mobil 1 Extended Performance product line. Mobil 1 Extended Performance 0W-20 provides outstanding levels of performance, cleaning power and engine protection for up to 15,000 miles between oil changes.