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Trivia for $5,000

Trivia for $5,000

Five Students in Gunk/Liquid Wrench Showdown

Later this afternoon, one student in the field of automotive technology will walk away with $5,000 for his school's program. This student will have bested four others in a trivia contest, presented by Gunk and Liquid Wrench.... more

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Larry Jewett - November 02, 2011 01:30 PM - Comments

Seen on Tuesday

Seen on Tuesday

Busy Day to Open the show

From the morning breakfast where the SEMA Awards vehicles were announced through the closing bell at 5 p.m., there was no shortage of activity at the 2011 SEMA Show. Exhibitors reported brisk traffic in many locations. The popular Central Hall was a bit... more

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Larry Jewett - November 02, 2011 11:04 AM - Comments

SEMA Names Hot Cars

SEMA Names Hot Cars

Camaro Wins Again

Prior to the opening of the SEMA show in Las Vegas, the winners of the SEMA AWard for Hottest Vehicles were revealed. The Jeep Wrangler was selected in the 4x4/SUV category with Ford winning the Truck division for the F Series. Chevrolet bested more than... more

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Larry Jewett - November 01, 2011 07:50 PM - Comments

SEMA Preparations

SEMA Preparations

A Beehive of Activity in Las Vegas

The Las Vegas Convention Center is being transformed from a hollowed hall to the scene of the greatest automotive trade show in existence. The annual SEMA show will open its doors on Tuesday, November 1 at 9 a.m. and thousands will hit the floor, looking... more

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Larry Jewett - October 31, 2011 05:26 PM - Comments

Countdown to SEMA

Countdown to SEMA

Let Us Be Your Eyes and Ears

Later today, we will hit the power buttons, turning off the computers for the weekend. The next time they will be turned on, it will be in the midst of the SEMA show in Las Vegas.... more

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Larry Jewett - October 28, 2011 11:38 AM - Comments

GUNK Video Winners Announced

GUNK Video Winners Announced

Next Stop: SEMA

The GUNK®  brand has announced the five finalists in the 2011 GUNK® Serious Solutions Challenge. The winners are Robert Hollingsworth of Tennessee Technology Center at Nashville, Keith Rose of Brigham Young University - Idaho, Sean Murphy... more

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Larry Jewett - October 26, 2011 04:05 PM - Comments

AutoRama Coming to Houston

AutoRama Coming to Houston

Celebrities and Cars Make a Great Show

This year’s O’Reilly Auto Parts AutoRama welcomes some exciting names in entertainment to join great cars at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, November 24-27.“Every year, Houston AutoRama celebrates Thanksgiving weekend... more

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Larry Jewett - October 26, 2011 01:23 PM - Comments

MOPAR at SEMA

MOPAR at SEMA

New Vehicles Being Displayed

Chrysler Group LLC will have a major presence at next week’s 2011 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas. This year, the 28,400 square-foot exhibit will include more than 30 Mopar®-modified vehicles from the company’s... more

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Larry Jewett - October 25, 2011 10:10 AM - Comments

NASCAR Goes Green

NASCAR Goes Green

Under the Hood with Valvoline NextGen

Ever wonder how new components and materials make their way into your favorite drivers’ cars? Well recently, Valvoline, the makers of NextGen recycled motor oil, showed us how they wowed skeptics and got their oil in the hands and engines of Roush Fenway Racing, Richard Petty Racing and Don Schumacher Racing drivers.... more

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Andy Bolig - October 21, 2011 09:44 AM - Comments

NASCAR Goes on a Low-Carb Diet

NASCAR Goes on a Low-Carb Diet

Sprint Cup Series teams participate in NASCAR-controlled electronic-fuel-injection tests.

Several teams tested EFI at Kentucky Speedway in July and recently at Phoenix International Raceway. Other teams will test on Thursday at Talladega Superspeedway and on Oct. 31 at Martinsville Speedway. After using carburetors since its first race in 1949, NASCAR will race with electronic fuel injection for the first time next year.... more

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Andy Bolig - October 20, 2011 11:05 AM - Comments