Winding down the 2016-17 AMSOIL Championship Snocross Season

Snocross Finale Lake Geneva 2017

Hi race fans! March Madness is upon us, and I’m not just talking about basketball (although, did Duke losing bust anyone else’s bracket?). March means the AMSOIL Championship Snocross Grand Finale in Lake Genva, Wis. And, as we predicted at the beginning of the season, there was a lot of excitement and emotion throughout the eight

Read More

What’s the Difference Between Horsepower and Torque?

AMSOIL synthetic motor oil 2015 Car Craft Nats Challenger

Rather than offer a technical explanation few people will understand, let’s talk about what torque and horsepower feel like.

Your Complete Guide to the 2017 King of the Hammers

Eric Miller King of the Hammers win 2016

Happy February Race Fans! Every year in this wonderful month of love, tens of thousands of spectators and more than 400 competitors descend upon Johnson Valley (a.k.a. Hammertown) for King of the Hammers (KOH).

Top 5 Baddest Monster Trucks for 2017

Grave Digger Monster Truck

Hi again, race fans! I hope everyone had a good holiday. As we charge toward the New Year here at AMSOIL, we are entering the height of our busy season. With Monster Energy Supercross, AMSOIL Arenacross and Monster Jam Triple Threat all kicking off this weekend and AMSOIL Championship Snocross in full swing, there is no

Read More

Get Ready for the 2016-17 AMSOIL Championship Snocross Season

Ross Martin Duluth National

Well, race fans, it appears your snow dances have worked. Winter storm Argos barreled though the Midwest, leaving a trail of that fluffy white stuff just in time for the AMSOIL Championship Snocross series opener in Duluth, Minn., over Thanksgiving weekend. While we in the Midwest prepare to dig ourselves out, we’d like to break

Read More

Racing Tips with AMSOIL Maintenance Technician and Racer Justin Madsen

Justin Madsen

We recently sat down with AMSOIL Maintenance Technician (Buildings and Grounds) Justin Madsen, a championship-winning dirt-track racer, to dig into the racing scene and provide some tips for people interested in getting started. What tips do you have for someone interested in getting into racing? While it is fairly easy to get into racing, I would

Read More

Fuel Economy Brings Victory to Alexander Rossi and Team Andretti

indy 3

Sunday we watched the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, and what a surprising finish. Rookie Alexander Rossi was at the right place at the right time, in the lead when the rest of the leaders had to pit for fuel, and with a bit of easing on the accelerator he was able to coast

Read More

May Flowers Bring Memories of the Indy 500

We’re less than a week away from one of the great historical events in auto racing, the Indianapolis 500. This year marks the 100th anniversary of this race. Inaugurated in 1911 and interrupted by a pair of world wars, the show continues to make history. I personally grew up as a huge fan of the Indy

Read More

AMSOIL Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil Saves Racing Engine

After a successful weekend of racing during the opening rounds of AMSOIL Championship Snocross over Thanksgiving weekend, AMSOIL/Scheuring Speed Sports driver Lincoln Lemieux made the Pro Open final on Sunday.

The AMSOIL DOMINATOR

2015 DOMINATOR Trophy

AMSOIL Championship Snocross kicks off this weekend with the AMSOIL DOMINATOR Race. The AMSOIL DOMINATOR began five years ago as a way to start out the Snocross season with a fast-paced, winner-takes-all style of racing.