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Did You Know: Spark Plug Evolution

Did You Know: The Evolution of the Spark Plug

As technology advances, the efficiency of the spark plug has increased, resulting in higher combustion efficiencies. The design evolution has reduced the quenching effect on the flame kernel. The quenching effect is the heat absorption by the spark plug ground electrode and center electrode, which hinders the flame kernel efficiency. The NGK spark plug has...

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Alternator Pulley Evolution

Alternator Pulley Evolution

Solid Serpentine Alternator Pulleys and Automatic Belt Tensioners were first utilized by Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in 1979. Their sole purpose was to transmit power to the alternator using one belt and tensioner eliminating the need for multiple V-Belts within the Accessory Belt Drive System (ABDS). Since that time, OEs have further enhanced alternator pulley...

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Capps Races NAPA Dodge to First Semifinal of 2019

Capps Races NAPA Dodge to First Semifinal of 2019

Behind the wheel of the NAPA AUTO PARTS Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Funny Car, Ron Capps made the second-best pass of qualifying to earn the No. 2 starting position at the MOPAR Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Presented by Pennzoil. On race day, he successfully advanced to the semifinal round and accumulated 81 points to move...

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Keeping Your Car Allergen-Free

Cleaning tools for a car. Pollen can be at its highest during the spring, which means your car can be filled with molecules that can cause your allergies to flare up. Here are tips to keeping your car allergen-free.

Spring is here and that means allergies. Here's how to keep your car allergen-free all year long.

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Rossi Scores First Win of 2019 IndyCar Season

| Driver: Alexander Rossi| Team: Andretti Autosport| Number: 27| Car: Dallara DW12 UAK18| Keyword: Honda|Keyword: NAPA Auto Parts|| Driver: Scott Dixon| Team: Chip Ganassi Racing| Number: 9| Car: Dallara DW12 UAK18| Keyword: Honda|Keyword: PNC Bank|| Photographer: Andy Clary| Event: Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach| Circuit: Streets of Long Beach| Location: Long Beach, California| Series: NTT IndyCar Series| Season: 2019| Country: US| Keyword: motor racing| Keyword: motorsport|Keyword: CA|Keyword: USA|Keyword: street circuit|Keyword: open wheel|Keyword: single seater|Keyword: road course|Keyword: street track|Keyword: street race|Keyword: street course|| Session: Race|

Alexander Rossi and the NAPA AutoCare crew earned their first win of the 2019 season, the sixth of Rossi’s career, at the Grand Prix of Long Beach. Rossi led the field of 23 to the green flag for Sunday’s Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach after securing his fifth-career pole position with Andretti Autosport. Shortly...

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