Experts sound off on power, performance, and maintenance

Mar

20

John Force Wins Gator Nationals!

He may have been serenading the tune “Singin’ in the Rain,” but John Force was winning under the Florida sunshine Sunday in a perfectly-tuned PEAK Motor Oil and Coolant Chevrolet Camaro SS Funny Car. The 16-time NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series champion earned his record-extending 148th career victory and eighth in the NHRA Gatornationals…

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Sep

17

Interview with PEAK Stock Car Dream Winner Patrick Staropoli

PEAK Auto: Between recently winning the PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge and attending medical school at the University of Miami, time must be tight. What is the driving force that keeps you motivated and coming back to the track? Patrick Staropoli:  Winning. It’s what makes me stay up until 4 am the night before a race…

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Aug

15

Patrick Staropoli Takes The PEAK SCD Checkers

And so it's been decided. Patrick Staropoli is going down in history as the firs ever Winner of the PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge!  From the moment PEAK and racing partner Michael Waltrip began toying with the idea of giving hopefuls a shot at stock car stardom late last year, we couldn't help but get…

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Jul

10

#PeakSCD School Is In

After months of mounting anticipation, the Showdown in Charlotte is finally upon us. The Final 9 drivers selected in our inaugural PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge contest will now battle it out in a three-day driving competition at Charlotte Motor Speedway.  All nine will take to the track — Only 1 will leave Charlotte holding the…

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Jul

05

Restrictor Plate Tracks: A Driver’s Nightmare

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, or don’t know about ‘em, restrictor plates are a part of NASCAR, for now at least. Simply explained, restrictor plates are devices installed at the intake of engines to limit their power, which slows both the acceleration and the overall top speed of the car.A more detailed explanation (for the…

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Jul

02

INDEPENDENCE DAY

Nothing says independence better than driving.Remember the day you got your driver’s license? Most people do.You got that slip of paper and walked out of the DMV a new person. It’s one of those memories that will last forever. Because it changed us. It changed the way we felt. It changed the things we could…

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Jun

19

72 Hours Served on the Joliet Autobahn

We had such a blast at our last 24 Hours of LeMons race that we just had to go back for round two. It's only fitting—right?  So, immediately after the PEAK LeMons sweepstakes ended, we notified our lucky winner, loaded the hauler, picked up TJ, and set out for the Autobahn Country Club where we…

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Jun

12

Showdown In Charlotte

After months of mounting anticipation, 9 contestants have been selected for our first ever PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge contest. These nine finalists will now head to Charlotte Motor Speedway to battle it out in a 3 day racing competition under the watchful eye of Michael Waltrip, Clint Bowyer, Danica Patrick, Martin Truex Jr. and Brian Vickers…

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May

17

Tearing Up the Hot List

Our Stock Car Dream Challenge contest is up & runnin’ full bore and there are a lot of racers pushing to get their friends voting and supporting their dream. There are a ton of interesting stories and they’re all worth checking out, but here’s a quick look at some of our points leaders.  P1 on…

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May

14

Made for TV

For those of you living under a rock the past couple months, PEAK Motor Oil and racing partner Michael Waltrip launched a nationwide drivers search to find the next Stock Car Star. So far, over 500,000 votes have been cast for the hopefuls that had the courage to submit a video and explain why they…

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