E3 Spark Plugs Congratulates Lucas Oil Modified Racing Series Award Winners

E3 Spark Plugs sends a big “congratulations” to all the winning racers in this year’s Lucas Oil Modified Racing Series presented by Rockstar Energy Drink. The 2010 series winners will, indeed, party like rock stars come January 15th when the Blue Water Resort and Casino in Parker, Arizona hosts the series’ gala awards banquet. This year, post-season awards and bonuses topping $16,000 will go to the top 15 teams in the final points standings. Racer Jim Mardis is the 2010 Lucas Oil Modified Racing Series champion. Photo courtesy of www.mardisracing.com. The biggest rock star among them all will be the newly crowned series champion Jim Mardis, the Moreno Valley, CA driver who won two of the 75 lap features on the series schedule and made seven top-five finishes....

January 28, 2015
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E3 Spark Plugs’ List of Five Must-Have Skills for Every Car Owner

Your car is more than a mode of transport – it’s a financial investment in your life and lifestyle. So take care of it! And by “take care of it,” we don’t necessarily mean you should head to a mechanic for every little thing. Instead, roll up your sleeves, grab your owner’s manual (we just KNOW it’s still in your glove compartment under all those old CDs, napkins and condiment packets) and earn a little DIY street cred. Start with E3 Spark Plugs‘ list of five must-have skills for every car owner: Be her hero. Check E3 Spark Plugs' list of five must-have skills for every auto owner. Change a Flat Tire – Who needs AAA when you’ve got two hands, a jack, a lug wrench and a sparkling clean white shirt? Jump Start a Car -...

January 28, 2015
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E3 Spark Plugs Makes Inaugural Class of 50 “Florida Companies to Watch???

  GrowFL, ACG Florida and the Edward Lowe Foundation named E3 Spark Plugs in their inaugural list of 50 “Florida Companies to Watch.” The list recognizes Florida companies that are flourishing despite the nation’s financial downturn and helping to buoy Florida’s economy. ‘Firms like these named ‘Companies to Watch’ continue to be the catalyst that is fueling Florida’s emergence from a turbulent national economy,” said Randy Berridge, president of the Florida High Tech Corridor Council. Florida Companies To Watch Program from Florida Technology Journal on Vimeo. Each of the privately held companies employs up to 99 workers and reports between $750,000 to $50 million in annual revenue or capital. Their combined impact is $419...

January 28, 2015
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E3 Spark Plugs Announces the 2011 BIGFOOT/Stacey David’s GearZ Sweepstakes

E3 Spark Plugs’ new 2011 sweepstakes is bigger and better than ever before! One lucky winner will be offered an opportunity to ride along with a professional BIGFOOT® driver in the E3 BIGFOOT Monster Truck, and he/she and a guest will have a chance to be VIP’s for the weekend at the 2011 4-Wheel Jamboree in Indianapolis, Indiana September 16th-18th. The sweepstakes will be promoted throughout the year from January 1, 2011 through August 19, 2011 on Stacey David’s GearZ syndicated on Speed channel, at the Monster Nationals Events, and the Lucas Oil/E3 Spark Plug Dyno Challenge events. Not only will the winner be a part of the crew for the racing portion of the show, but also get to meet Bob Chandler, inventor and owner of BIGFOOT, and Stacey David, producer &...

January 28, 2015
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2011 E3 Spark Plugs Monster Truck Nationals Event Tickets On Sale Now

Tickets for the 2011 E3 Spark Plugs Monster Truck Nationals‘ January – April events, presented by Lucas Oil, are on sale now. This year’s lineup includes 14 events at stadiums, arenas and coliseums in nine different states and promises to deliver mud-flinging, jaw-dropping, heart-thumping and awe-inspiring action that the whole family will enjoy. The 2011 E3 Spark Plugs Monster Truck Nationals presented by Lucas Oil hits 13 venues next year. Tickets are on sale now. Each venue will rumble with the nation’s most competitive Monster Trucks, including the ever popular E3 Spark Plugs-sponsored Bigfoot, which celebrated its 35th anniversary with the 2010 season. Originally used as the work truck and occasional promotional piece for Monster Truck Nationals founder...

January 28, 2015
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Spark Plugs in Tinseltown

This just might be the strangest E3 Spark Plugs blog entry we’ve posted thus far. With everyone here at the E3 headquarters itching to ditch work early for the opening of  Disney’s “Tron” tonight, we got to thinking about all the great motorcycle movies we’ve seen. Then, we got to wondering if any of those films paid tribute to the trusty spark plug. After all, if a motorcycle was a blockbuster movie, the spark plug might be the great script. Turns out, the spark plug doesn’t get much respect from scriptwriters, which we think is a cinematic shame. But we did find a few oddly amusing spark plug script cameos. The earliest spark plug cameo we find in filmdom is in the 1930 Cecil B. DeMille flick “Madame Satan” which, incidentally, was...

January 28, 2015
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E3 Spark Plugs’ Holiday Wish List

What do you get the gearhead who has everything? E3 Spark Plugs combed the internet and a few automotive magazines and TV shows to put together a list of the five three things we think the car/truck/motorcycle enthusiast on your holiday shopping list will love. Heck, you just might pick up an extra one of these for yourself, too. We wouldn’t blame you. Cover of "20th Century Classic Cars: 100 Years of Automotive Ads" - a great gift for the car buff. A copy of 20th Century Classic Cars – 100 Years of Automotive Ads: This hard-cover coffee table book features a look back at both the progress of car design and the art of advertising those cars over the past century.  Written and compiled by New York Times Automotive Writer Phil Patton and Taschen America Executive...

January 28, 2015
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E3 Spark Plugs to the Rescue as Gas Prices Rise Again

Spark plugs, tire gauges, air filters all are weapons in the fight against rising gas prices. The national average cost for a gallon of unleaded self-serve gasoline was $2.98 as of Tuesday morning, and it already tops $3 in some states including California, New Jersey and Nevada. That’s the highest national average gas price since October 2008. E3 Spark Plugs can help you conserve gas and save money this holiday travel season. As the economy continues to recover, everyone is looking for ways to cut costs and still get their day-to-day running done, especially during the holiday travel season. To that end, E3 Spark Plugs and AAA offer a few tips to help drivers conserve gas, save cash and boost air quality for everyone: Check your tire pressure. Underinflated tires cut your...

January 28, 2015
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Proud Jeep Grand Cherokee Driver? Get your E3 Jeep Spark Plugs

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee We sell a lot of E3 jeep spark plugs and our Jeep Grand Cherokee-driving customers are among the proudest. Well, those Jeep lovers just nabbed bragging rights. Editors of Decisive Auto magazine and a panel of 15 independent automotive journalists named the new Jeep Grand Cherokee the “2011 Urban Truck of the Year.” The honor is the latest in an already impressive list of accolades for the Jeep’s new premium SUV. Other kudos include: Consumers Digest “Best Buy” Popular Mechanics Automotive Excellence Award for Off-Road Ability Texas Auto Writers Association “SUV of Texas” Texas Auto Writers Association “Full-size SUV of Texas” Ruedas ESPN “Best SUV” Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)...

January 28, 2015
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Detroit Pistons Form Spark Plugs Junior Dance Team

Ever heard of a dancing spark plug? Perhaps if you’re a Detroit Pistons fan. The NBA team just announced formation of the new Spark Plugs Junior Dance Team, slated to perform at four home games this season and sure to add some real spark to the Pistons’ entertainment lineup. Auditions for the Detroit Pistons' new Spark Plugs Junior Dance Team happen January 4. The Spark Plugs will feature young dancers performing high-energy, hip hop style dances to help pump up the crowds of more than 22,000 fans who fill the Palace stands at each Pistons home game. Likely consisting of 16 members, the Spark Plugs will join an already exciting entertainment lineup that includes the beautiful women of the Automotion Dance Team; the Pistons Drumline; the Flight Crew, a high-flying...

January 28, 2015
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