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Hemmings Hot Rod BBQ Interview

Apr 09, 2021

Zach Santner and Russ Bradford were interviewed by host, Mike Musto, on the Hemmings Hot Rod BBQ. Have a listen...

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Street to Strip Fueling Basics

Feb 10, 2020

Preparing a car for the track can feel overwhelming. There are a million items to think about before getting to...

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Octane Stability: High Octane vs Low Octane Fuels

Jun 01, 2017

Octane is the most talked about property when it comes to gasoline. It’s no surprise because selecting octane of gasoline...

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Mixing Fuels and Calculating Octane

Sep 10, 2013

We often get these two questions: Can I mix fuels? What is the octane when I mix them? The answer to #1 is...

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Race Fuel 101: Lead and Leaded Racing Fuels

May 07, 2013

It’s been many decades since lead began to be phased out of pump gas. Most racers today don't know what...

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Beyond Octane

Sep 20, 2011

Overheard at the local track: “High octane fuels burn slower.” “My motor doesn’t need all that octane so that fuel won’t do...

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Alcohol and Octane

Sep 20, 2011

Alcohols like methyl alcohol (methanol) and ethyl alcohol (ethanol) are often used in race fuels. Sometimes they are a small...

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