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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E3 Spark Plugs Among EarthGarage.com’s top 10 Green Automotive Gift Picks

E3 Spark Plugs make a great gift for the tree hugger on your Christmas list. In fact, EarthGarage.com has named E3 Spark Plugs among their Top 10 Green Automotive Gift Picks for 2010. A division of New York-based Green Automotive Alliance, LLC, EarthGarage.com is an online resource that offers mainstream consumers tips for making their automobiles greener by using current technology, products and services – all while saving money. E3 Spark Plugs make a great gift for the eco-minded driver on your Christmas list. Says EarthGarage.com: “E3 spark plugs’ advanced Diamond Fire design translates into increased power output, fuel economy and reduced emissions in gasoline engines.” They’re right. Tests show that E3 spark plugs increase combustion pressure in the...

January 28, 2015
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Spark Plug Trouble in Cold Weather

A wintertime dip in temperatures can put a damper on your vehicle’s engine performance, and your spark plugs may play a role. But that role may start with your battery. There are several tricks to pinpoint the cause of a sluggish cold-weather start. The coming cold weather can affect your vehicle's engine and spark plug performance. The first word of advice is this: Don’t let a sluggish start tempt you to run out and buy hotter car or truck spark plugs. The operating temperature of your vehicle doesn’t change with the climate temperature. So it doesn’t matter if you’re wearing a tank top or a duffle coat – stick with the manufacturer-recommended spark plug for your vehicle. Cold temperatures render batteries less powerful. Cool weather causes an...

January 28, 2015
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2011 GEICO Powersports AMA EnduroCross Series Presented by E3 Spark Plugs Schedule Announced

The 2010 GEICO AMA EnduroCross Series presented by E3 Spark Plugs proved an exhaustingly fun trip this year. KTM’s Taddy Blazusiak dominated the tracks for much of the season, winning all but one round A piece of track debris took out his front brake caliber in Round 5, forcing him to watch Geoff Aaron beat him to the finish line. It was Aaron’s first EnduroCross win. Despite his undeniable on-track rule, Blazusiak admits that winning didn’t come easy this season. “It seems everybody’s gotten better this year, the whole field,” he told reporters just after his Round 4 win. This season also saw a rare female competitor when Oklahoma’s Kerrie Swartz took to the tracks at the Laze E Arena in August, and welcomed veteran racer Kurt Nicoll back to...

January 28, 2015
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Taddy Blazusiak Lands Championship at GEICO AMA EnduroCross Finals Presented by E3 Spark Plugs

The stands were packed this weekend for the final round of the 2010 GEICO AMA EnduroCross presented by E3 Spark Plugs – and the audience was on its feet when KTM’s Taddy Blazusiak crossed the finish line for both the race win and another year as the championship title holder. But it wasn’t easy. Blazusiak barely edged out Monster Kawasaki’s Justin Soule to set the fastest time during the Pioneer hot laps, a feature that puts riders on the track one-by-one for a single lap against the clock. Blazusiak, Soule and Geoff Aaron, respectively, won the first picks for the heat races, then each won their heats for a quick trip to the main event. Taddy Blazusiak (with team manager Antti Kallonen, right) wins the 2010 GEICO AMA EnduroCross Series championship presented...

January 28, 2015
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GEICO AMA EX Presented by E3 Spark Plugs Opens Pro Pits & Practice Session

The GEICO AMA EnduroCross presented by E3 Spark Plugs is giving racing fans a chance to meet the superstars of EX before they hit the tracks for the 2010 series championship rounds. Pro pits open at noon on Saturday, Nov. 20th. Riders will greet fans and sign autographs before booting up for the 3 p.m. pro practice and Hot Lap qualifying session. It’s all free to the public until the finals round begins later that evening at the Las Vegas Orleans Arena, with tickets starting at $37. Among the riders looking forward to meeting fans are current GEICO EnduroCross series points leader, KTM’s Taddy Blazusiak; defending series champion, Monster Energy/Kawasaki’s Ricky Dietrich; and 10-time AMA National Trial champion, KTM’s Geoff Aaron, who landed his first...

January 28, 2015
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Matt Bowling Wins $10,000 Prize at Lucas Oil Go-Kart Shootout Co-Sponsored by E3 Spark Plugs

  The 4th Annual Lucas Oil Go-Kart  Shootout presented by Earl Pearson, Jr. and co-sponsored by E3 Spark Plugs awarded another first-time winner with the big prize in the Lucas Oil Pro Class last weekend. Ridgeway, VA’s Matt Bowling beat a strong field of 62 entries to win the 50-lap feature event and take home the $10,000 purse. In all, event producers doled out more than $40,000 in prize money, including a $100 award to E3 Spark Plugs Fast Time Award Pro-Class winner Hunter Curtis. Earl Pearson, Jr. and Matt Bowling, winner of the Lucas Oil Go-Kart Shootout Pro Class event. This year’s event  drew 430 entries in 26 classes competing over two days. Competing go-kart racers from across the country revved up at the Possum Kingdom Speedway in Belton, South...

January 28, 2015
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GEICO EnduroCross Finals Presented by E3 Spark Plugs Welcomes AMA Hall of Famers to Vegas

Motorcycle fans headed to Las Vegas’ Orleans Arena for the Nov. 20 finals round of the GEICO AMA EnduroCross presented by E3 Spark Plugs are in for a double treat. Motorcycle Hall of Famer Bob "Hurricane" Hanna will be honored at the Amercian Motorcyclist Association's Legends & Champions Weekend ceremonies. “Your ticket … might have you seated next to a former AMA off-road, road racing or motocross champion,” said Mike Karsting, VP of Events for Source Interlink Media. That’s because the American Motorcyclist Association’s Legends & Champions Weekend is slated for the same time in the same city. Top billing is the 2010 Motorcycle Hall of Fame induction Ceremony at the Red Rock Casino, Resort and Spa in Las Vegas. This year’s...

January 28, 2015
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Colton Haaker Successfully Defends E3 Spark Plugs EnduroCross Pro Junior Championship Title

With the 2010 GEICO AMA EnduroCross presented by E3 Spark Plugs finals still a week away, 21-year-old Colton Haaker (Lucas Oil/Kawasaki) has clinched his second consecutive win for the E3 Spark Plugs EnduroCross Pro Junior Championship title. It’s a sweet victory after a tough season. Haaker racked up 65 points thus far in the series and currently holds 8th place in the overall pro class standings. That’s well shy of where he’d like to be, but given his young age and substantially less seat time than veteran competitors in the EnduroCross field, it ain’t bad. Colton Haaker is the 2010 E3 Spark Plugs EnduroCross Pro Junior Champion. “Hey, it’s cool to still be young and doing as well as I’ve been doing in EnduroCross,” Haaker said....

January 28, 2015
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