Meet E3 Spark Plugs-Sponsored Racer Jason Patison

You know E3 Spark Plugs-sponsored Jason Patison as the strong young racer who began his career at 15 and racked up a string of Rookie of the Year wins over the next decade. But there’s more than meets the eye with Patison, who aims to make the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series soon. E3 Spark Plugs-Sponsored Racer Jason Patison. Patison, son of Lucas Oil Executive Vice President Bob Patison, first hit the competition tracks in 1997, landing four top-five finishes in the Victorville County Fair Raceway’s dirt track mini-stock class. The next year, he became the event’s youngest track champion and won his first Rookie of the Year title. A string of other Rookie of the Year wins followed in 1999 in the Super Street Stock Class at Temecula Raceway; in 2000 at the NASCAR Pro-4...

January 27, 2015
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Chad Reed Is Out as Dungey Continues to Win

Monster Energy racer Chad Reed has retired the Number One plate for the remainder of the 2010 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Championship. The defending outdoor national champion returned home to recover from the Epstein-Barr virus. Photo courtesy of www.chadreedracing.com. Big news came this week from the Lucas Oil AMA Pro MX Championship series as the defending outdoor national champion Chad Reed dropped out of the chase for the 2010 title.  After being diagnosed with the Epstein-Barr virus, Monster Energy Kawasaki rider Reed has decided to recover at home with his wife and their new son Tate. Reed had struggled throughout the season with chronic fatigue syndrome before falling out of the series’ top 5 in national 450cc points last week at the Millville MX. Hondas grabbed an early...

January 27, 2015
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Canard Wins, Canard Wins, Canard Wins Again

Geico Honda Powersports Trey Canard continued his winning ways in the 250cc Lites class this weekend with a dominating performance over Pro Circuit Kawasaki’s Christophe Pourcel at Washougal, WA.  E3 Spark Plugs Racing fans watched as Oklahoma’s Canard roosted his way over the top of Horsepower Hill in first place of both motos and claimed his third straight victory in the 2010 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Championship. This was the 30th year that the world’s best AMA pro motocross riders carved their way through the deep loamy soil of the legendary high-speed track at the Washougal National MX Park. Monster Energy Kawasaki rider Jake Weimer finished third in Moto One at the Washougal National letting his 250cc Pro Circuit teammates know that he's still in the points race...

January 27, 2015
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Taddy Blazusiak Wins E3 Spark Plugs-Sponsored 2010 GEICO EnduroCross Series Open in Las Vegas

Defending EnduroCross champion Taddy Blazusiak of Poland raced to a hard-fought win, opening the E3 Spark Plugs-sponsored 2010 GEICO EnduroCross Series at Las Vegas’ Orleans Arena July 17. Touted the sport’s “premier showman,” Blazusiak rode his Red Bull KTM to victory over Geoff Aaron and Cory Graffunder. Poland's Taddy Blazusiak, winner of the 2010 GEICO EnduroCross Series' Las Vegas opener. Ten time National Trials champ Aaron kick-started race day by setting the fastest time in the Pioneer Hot Lap, which determined the gate picks for the evening heat races. When the dust settled, Blazusiak, Graffunder and Mike Brown were awarded the best gate picks for the main event. Blazusiak wond the $750 Girardi Wealth Management holeshot award, but it proved a...

January 27, 2015
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No Stopping Ryan Dungey at Home

It doesn’t look like anyone can stop 450cc points leader Ryan Dungey from his goal of winning the 2010 AMA Lucas Oil MX Pro Championship in his rookie season. In front of a home-state crowd, native Minnesota rider Dungey dominated Round 7 at the popular Spring Creek National MX and extended his lead in the national championship chase. If you want to dominate on the street, in the woods or off-road in the dirt, try E3 Motorcycle Spark Plugs in your favorite ride. Let E3′s patented DiamondFire technology afford you the Energy, Efficiency and Ecology for your winning ride. MX legend Kevin Windham returned to action at Millville as a factory Red Bull Honda rider replacing the injured Davi Milsaps. Photo courtesy of Geico Powersports Honda. In Moto One of the 450cc class, MX...

January 27, 2015
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Canard Wins Again

After waiting three years to win his first AMA 250cc MX national event, Geico Powersports Honda’s Trey Canard only had to wait one week to win his second championship series race. E3 Spark Plugs Racing fans watched while rain fell on Canard during the second moto as he dominated Round 7 of the Lucas Oil AMA Pro MX Championship. For the rest of the MX Lights field, it was survival of the elements, as Scottish rookie Dean Wilson and his Pro Circuit teammate Tyla Rattray finished the day second and third overall aboard their Monster Energy 250cc Kawasakis. After injuring his knee in a crash during the first moto, Kawasaki rider Dean Wilson rebounded with a solid performance as rain fell on Round 7 of the AMA Lucas Oil 250cc MX National Championship. Photo courtesy of Pro Circuit...

January 27, 2015
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Does Ethanol Damage My Car’s Spark Plugs?

Not exactly but attach a big asterisk to that statement. In recent years, there has been a rise in consumer complaints of poor running engines and sluggish motors that won’t idle properly. Most drivers naturally associate an engine’s spits and sputters with ignition problems. But, the truth is today’s drivers are filling their tanks with gasoline that has a reduced shelf life. Since the signing of the Renewable Fuel Standard Program in September of 2006, the majority of fuel pumped at gasoline stations contains around 10% of Ethanol and is often referred to as E10 gas. The problem is ethanol is not the most stable oxygenator, especially in sub-tropical or tropical climates. Ethanol, a corn-based alternative fuel, comes with pros and cons. Ethanol is an alcohol and...

January 27, 2015
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Hot Rod Power Tour Dyno Challenge, co-sponsored by E3 Spark Plugs, Announces Winners

  Each year the Hot Rod Power Tour takes cities by storm as thousands of hot rodders and enthusiasts, also know as Long Haulers, participate in the Hot Rod Power Tour.  One thing that is always a highlight is the Dyno Challenge.  This year’s Dyno Challenge, brought to you by Lucas Oil and E3 Spark Plugs, was no exception.  With high revving engines and earplugs required, this years winners brought more power than ever.  The winners of the 2010 Hot Rod Power Tour stops were awarded a leather bomber jacket with embroidered sponsor logos, and included: Saturday, July 5 in Newton, Iowa Andrew Cowherd of Carrollton, Missouri 2010 Chevy Camaro, 607 HP/543 Torque Sunday, July 6 in Springfield, Illinois Travis Vaughn of Grand Forks, North Dakota 2000 Pontiac...

January 27, 2015
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Fiolek Wins at Red Bud WMX

Red Bull Honda’s Ashley Fiolek finally got her 2010 AMA WMX season on track in Buchanan, Michigan, over the July 4th weekend. E3 Motorcycle Spark Plugs fans cheered as the defending WMX National Champion and current series points leader Jessica Patterson battled for the lead in Moto One at the popular Red Bud MX National. DNA Shred Stix Yamaha’s Patterson tangled with a back marker late in the race giving Fiolek the cushion needed to take the win. Troy Lee Designs/Honda rider Tarah Geiger led Yamaha’s Vicki Golden to the line finishing third and fourth, respectively. Ashely Fiolek regained her National Championship form with dominate 1-1 finishes at Red Bud MX in Round Five of the 2010 AMA WMX Championship. Photo courtesy of www.ridelust.com. St. Augustine, FL...

January 27, 2015
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Dungey Takes Control of the AMA MX Pro Championship

The 2010 AMA Lucas Oil MX Pro Championship had perfect weather for Round Six as the 450cc class traveled north to Buchanan, Michigan, for the popular Red Bud National. E3 Car Spark Plugs MX fans know that rookies aren’t supposed to win in the big bike class. But, somebody forgot to tell Rockstar Makita’s Ryan Dungey. Already this season, Dungey has won in the heat at Firestone MX in Texas, in the mud at High Point MX in Pennsylvania, in the sand at Budds Creek MX in Maryland, and in the mile-high altitude at Lakewood MX in Colorado. The rookie’s consistency on the track and focus off the track allows him to improve on lap times from when unloads until the checkered flag flies for the final moto. The 2010 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship brings the world's...

January 27, 2015
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