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AUG

25

O'Neal Takes Whiskey 50 Win at Lawrenceburg

Clint Bowyer Racing dirt late model driver Don O'Neal continued his season of domination Saturday with his victory in Lawrenceburg, Ind., at the Whiskey 50. "The Real Deal" took the lead on Lap 4 en route to his 39th career series win. O'Neal is n...

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AUG

18

Force Final Postponed to Indy, Bowyer With Top Ten in Michigan

Sixteen-time NHRA Funny Car champion John Force continues to show the world that age is just a number. After winning his 141st career Wally at Seattle, Force arrived at Brainerd, winning rounds and making it to his fifth-straight final. Unfortunate...

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AUG

11

Vickers Earns Top 10 for MWR at the Glen

Michael Waltrip Racing has seen a lot of success at NASCAR's road courses, chalking up two wins in recent years at Sonoma Raceway in Northern California. Sunday at Watkins Glen in New York, MWR added to their tally of top finishes when Bria...

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AUG

04

JFR Takes the Funny Car Sweep of the Western Swing

The third time was the charm for John Force. Twice the NHRA Funny Car runner-up during the legendary Western Swing, the 16-time champ brought home the Wally Sunday in Seattle, his 141st career class victory. The win gave John Force Rac...

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JUL

29

Fletcher, Force With Big Wine Country Wins

NHRA was in Northern California this weekend at Sonoma Raceway, and, once again, it was an all John Force Racing Funny Car Final. Sixteen-time champion John Force was the runner-up for the second week in a row, this time falling to his daughter, C...

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JUL

22

Lifetime Cooling System Protection. Guaranteed!*

There are so many things in this life that simply aren’t guaranteed to end well. For example, Willie Robertson racing the PEAK No. 15 car, or John Force’s Funny Car for that matter. Or John Force, himself, racing down a dragstrip at 32...

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JUL

21

JFR a Force to Be Reckoned With at Bandimere

It was the best-possible scenario for John Force Racing this weekend at the NHRA Mile High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway near Denver. There were two JFR Funny Cars meeting in the final, and Brittany Force earned her way to yet another Top Fuel fina...

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JUL

14

O'Neal Takes Birthday Win in Granite City

(Photo Credit: STLRacing.com)

 

"The Real Deal" Don O'Neal celebrated his birthday in style last week with a victory at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill. The Clint Bowyer Racing driver edged out his Late Model Series points...

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JUL

07

Force Leads Huge Holiday Weekend for PEAK Nation

(Photo credit: Gary Natase/John Force Racing)   Sixteen-time NHRA Funny Car champion John Force notched up yet another bullet in his resume to become one of the greatest drag racers in history with his 140th class win Sunday in Norwalk,...

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JUN

30

Brittany Force Earns Spot in Top Fuel Final in PEAK's Backyard

For the second time this season, NHRA Top Fuel pilot Brittany Force raced her rail to the finals. This time was a little more special since it was at Route 66 Raceway near the home of Old World Industries, the headquarters for PEAK. The finals appear...

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JUN

23

O'Neal Continues to be The Real Deal

"The Real Deal" Don O'Neal continued his winning ways this weekend, ending Friday night's Grassy Smith Memorial at Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, S.C., in Victory Lane. The win is O'Neal's fourth of the season and widens his series points le...

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JUN

16

The Real Deal Conquers the Clash at the Mag

(Photo Credit: Rick Schwallie)   Since joining Clint Bowyer Racing and taking over the No. 5 PEAK Late Model, legendary racer "The Real Deal" Don O'Neal has represented his sponsor the best way he knows how: winning races and leading the point...

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JUN

13

Give DIY Man What He REALLY Wants for Father's Day

A tie.Seriously?You seriously bought Dad the most clichéd Father’s Day gift in the history of ever? C’mon. When have you seen your father in a tie? He may have worn one during your middle school graduation, but we’re prett...

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JUN

09

PEAK Stock Car Dreamers Looking to Earn NASCAR Ride

The second edition of the PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge begins today with 18 hopefuls vying for a chance to race in the NASCAR K&N Series with PEAK as a sponsor. The drivers will work with Michael Waltrip Racing and its drivers this week at Char...

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JUN

03

PEAK Stock Car Dream Hopefuls: A Diverse Group, Pt. 3

After weeks of campaigning online, 18 racers from different disciplines from all over the country have been chosen by the public and our judges to earn a chance to take part in the PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge. The winner will work with Michael...

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JUN

02

The Monster (Mile) Can't Tame Bowyer

Early in the NASCAR Cup Series race Sunday at Dover (Del.) International Speedway, an incident with Kyle Busch damaged Clint Bowyer's No. 15 Michael Waltrip Racing machine.   For any other team, that may have put the driver at leas...

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MAY

29

PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge Hopefuls: A Diverse Group, Pt. 2

From wannabes to contenders, the public and judges have decided the 18 finalists for Round 2 of the PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge. You’ve met the first six contestants; now let’s meet the next six contestants who will compete in PEAK&...

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MAY

27

Courtney Force Makes NHRA History at Kansas

(Photo Credit: Gary Natase)

Over the course of NHRA's 60+ years, 14 women have earned victories in the sanction's four Pro classes. On Sunday, PEAK driver Courtney Force chalked up her fourth win and the 100th Wally by a female racer. It...

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MAY

23

Cookouts or Road Trips, Preparation is the Key

Memorial Day is the unofficial kickoff to summer and after the winter we’ve had, we’re ready for cookouts, swimming, and road trips, am I right? When planning a summer house party, everything needs to be perfect: grill hot, beverages c...

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MAY

21

PEAK Stock Car Dream Hopefuls: A Diverse Group

Round 2 is underway for this year’s PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge. This year, the field has been narrowed down to 18 final contestants. Here, in random order, are the first six. Let’s get to know them…

Annabeth...

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MAY

19

Bowyer's Showdown Victory Gives PEAK Double Exposure in All-Star Race

The biggest names in NASCAR fought for bragging rights and, oh yeah, a million dollars Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway as part of the annual NASCAR All-Star race. Clint Bowyer raced his way into the main event thanks to a dominat...

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MAY

12

Danica Patrick Finishes 7th in a Wild Kansas Weekend

In a night that saw intense racing and one of the hardest wrecks in recent memory, Team PEAK traded paint and fought hard before ultimately coming away with mixed results.PEAK spokesperson Danica Patrick scored a career-best finish at Kansas Speedway...

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MAY

05

Top 3 for PEAK Team at 'Dega Coulda Shoulda Woulda Been a Victory

The last 24 hours have been a roller coaster for the driver of the No. 15 PEAK machine Clint Bowyer. On Sunday at the legendary Talladega Superspeedway, the Kansas native was in position to earn his third victory at the 2.66 mile track....

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APR

28

Hight Continues JFR Dominance in NHRA Funny Car

Robert Hight continues to dominate the NHRA Funny Car class. The 2009 class champion appeared in his fifth-straight final (and 13th-straight final for John Force Racing), earning the victory over Jack Beckman.

In the TORC Series, Luke John...

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APR

21

DON O'NEAL CROWNED KING OF MISSISSIPPI

PEAK Dirt drivers Don O'Neal and Steve Francis of Clint Bowyer Racing ran in the National Dirt Racing League's King of Mississippi event over the weekend. O'Neal started 4th and placed 2nd, while Francis started 7th and placed 3rd during Night One...

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APR

17

APRIL IS NATIONAL CAR CARE MONTH

April is National Car Care Month. That means it’s that time of the year to focus on taking better care of your second largest investment. Do right by your ride, and your wallet, and they’ll do the same for you. Here’s just a coup...

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APR

14

Francis, Hight Win the Weekend

PEAK Dirt driver Steve Francis picked up the win in the NDRL PENNational 50 at Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway Thursday night. 

It was Francis’s first win at Pittsburgh since 1996 and his first start at the track s...

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APR

11

THIS COULD BE YOU

Last year’s PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge winner, Patrick Staropoli, is racing in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series… and winning. In just his 4th PEAK-sponsored race, Staropoli took home the checkered flag and drove the No. 99 PEAK straight...

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APR

07

VICKERS 4TH IN DUCK COMMANDER 500

The green flag finally waved for NASCAR's Duck Commander 500 earlier today due to a rain delay early Sunday afternoon. Brian Vickers started in P23, stuck around P12 throughout the duration of the race, and charged hard to finish P4. Clint Bowyer...

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MAR

31

3RD STRAIGHT FINALS FOR HIGHT

Courtney Force Sets Track Record in Vegas

A three-time champion at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, PEAK Funny Car driver Robert Hight advanced to the NHRA Nationals finals once again. With incremental times of 60ft-0.905 sec.,...

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MAR

24

Red Letter Weekend for Team PEAK

Last year's PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge winner, Patrick Staropoli, recorded his first NASCAR win ever at Irwindale Speedway last Saturday. Staropoli qualified 2nd and 3rd in his first two practices and started P5 in the K&N West Pro Series...

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MAR

18

How Do I Win the PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge?

You might be asking yourself, "How the heck did Patrick Staropoli win last year's PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge?" Fear not, Staropoli reveals the secret to his success. If you haven't entered yet, it's not too late. Just watch and learn. Who know...

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MAR

17

Three Wallys. Two Drivers. One Weekend.

It was a great weekend for PEAK at NHRA. Top Alcohol Dragster driver Duane Shields took home two Wallys this weekend at the 45th annual NHRA Gatornationals; the first for his 3rd win in Gainesville and the second for the rain-delayed Division 4 ra...

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MAR

11

PEAK's BlueDEF Becomes Title Sponsor of PBR's Velocity Tour

Buckle up, ladies and gents. We've teamed up with one and only PBR, the Professional Bull Riders, as their title sponsor for their new BlueDEF Velocity Tour. The tour officially kicks off March 15th, which allows bul...

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MAR

10

SHIELDS, PAYNE TAKE PEAK TO NHRA FINALS

In Division 4 of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Duane Shields progressed to the Top Alcohol Dragster finals, and Jay Payne reached the Top Alcohol Funny Car finals. Both finals were postponed due to rain at Royal Purple Raceway and will re...

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MAR

06

We Hung Out with Danica Patrick

Hopefully you were able to join us yesterday for our Google+ Hangout Q&A session with PEAK Spokesperson Danica Patrick and 2013 PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge Champ Patrick Staropoli. If not, fear not. You can check out our video recap of...

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FEB

21

PEAK and iRacing.com Partner to Burn Some Digital Rubber

It’s official, ladies and gents: PEAK Antifreeze is teaming up with iRacing.com. Again!As most of you are aware, last month we joined forces with iRacing as part of the PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge 2, our nationwide driver search to f...

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FEB

18

BEAT THE HEAT AND GO PRO

The PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge is back! Remember watching all those NASCAR events with your boys, getting caught up, thinking, “man, I could totally be a pro driver”? Well, it’s put up or shut up time. Because PEAK is ba...

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FEB

12

SHOW YOUR "LADY" SOME V-DAY LOVE.

You call her “baby” and “sweetie,” along with a number of other pet names. No, we’re not talking about your significant other (don’t tell her we said that)—we’re talking about your beloved ride. Afte...

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FEB

07

Taking a PEAK into the Winner's Circle with John Force Racing

Eighteen NHRA Funny Car titles. Two hundred twenty-five total race victories. A professional sports dynasty. And now they’re racing under the PEAK banner. We’re talking about John Force Racing, that is – who’s made up of Jo...

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JAN

30

ENGINE BLOCK OF ICE.

The right antifreeze mix will keep your engine purring—even in the dead of winter.Polar vortex putting you into the frozen category? Well, maybe not the Californians still hanging-ten and catching rays on the coastline well into Janu...

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JAN

16

MOTOR MADNESS IN MOTOR CITY.

Domestics. Exotics. Hybrids. Super concepts. From Fords to Ferraris, monster trucks to “can-that-thing-fly?” crazy creations, the 2014 North American International Auto Show held at the COBO Center in Detroit, Michigan had it all.Being...

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JAN

10

The Power of Victory

In the NFL, the playoffs are no joke. There’s a lot at stake—even for us fans. There's a ton of chili to make, the perfect burger patties to select, and coolers to stock with ice—and ice cold ones. Then there's the "super fan" ge...

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DEC

24

'Twas the Night Before Christmas...

'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the garage,stood a car nut named George, giving his car's leather a routine massage.George was a car fanatic, yes, through and throughHe was always looking for awesome-such car things to do.He...

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DEC

16

Spreading Some Holiday Cheer

The holidays are a time to be thankful. For family. For friends. For supercharged big block V8s that pump out enough power to break the sound barrier. OK, so you’re probably thinking the big block V8s have nothing to do with the holidays. Bu...

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DEC

10

WISH UPON A LOT.

As kids, we all had wish lists when the holidays came around. Ten-speed bikes. Remote-controlled helicopters. Badass speakers that could break glass. Sweet BB guns that would scare the crap out of our moms. We wanted it all.Well, now that we&rsquo...

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NOV

27

Family, Football, and . . . Flames?

For drivers in any discipline, Thanksgiving usually represents the first holiday they’ve had off in awhile. So Turkey Day represents many things to many people, whether it’s spending some much-needed time with the family, showing off t...

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NOV

22

Giving Thanks at the Church of Speed

On a pristine Sunday morning in the desert, souped-up Detroit craftsmanship rockets down the drag strip. In this Church of Speed, racers dance on the fine line of redemption and disaster and an extra thousandth of a second can provide a desperatel...

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NOV

21

NHRA Drivers Go Straight Back to Work in the Off-Season

Oh, the life of a big-time race car driver.

The moment the final race of the year is over, these devil-may-care thrill seekers are on their private jets to somewhere tropical and warm, leaving cold and dreary behind.

Yeah, that is...

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NOV

15

PEAK Stars Shine at AAPEX

The scene was bananas. Fans were everywhere. Amateur paparazzi stacked five and six deep. Who stirs up this kind of fervor? Danica. That’s right, no last name needed.

     It’s just another day in the life of Dan...

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NOV

11

Mo' Hair. Mo' Support.

There are many perks to being a man. Like being able to grow facial hair, for instance. Some may not see that as a perk, but it truly is. How, you ask? Because we can let our manly facial locks grow out as stubble rough enough to rival sand paper,...

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NOV

01

Real Men Keep Their Cool

As a manly "man's man," you know all there is to know about keeping your "man card" up to date, right? Like keeping your car in tip-top shape, for instance. There are a bunch of things you need to do—regular maintenance kinds of things&...

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OCT

31

Steer Away From Fear

Seeing as it’s Halloween time, chances are that you’re in a "scare-or-be-scared" kind of mood. Maybe you want to redefine the meaning of "creeper" by hiding under your buddy's car, waiting for the opportune time to scare the ever-lovin...

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OCT

22

TORC Racers Head to the PEAK of Success in 2013

The PEAK family of racers made its presence felt in the TORC Series throughout the 2013 season. Bryce Menzies (PRO 2) and Luke Johnson (PRO Buggy) finished the year with their respective class titles while Ricky Johnson (PRO 4) narrowly missed the...

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OCT

18

Show Her Some Extra Love

You call your ride your “baby”—because you treat it as such. From insanely meticulous hand washes to quad-coat wax jobs that could make a mirror envious to changing the oil—and beyond. Yeah, it’s safe to say you...

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OCT

11

Take a Shot

There are many ways to say “thanks” – Like sending a card, giving a hug, or buying a little gift card to a coffee shop. But that’s not how we roll. Because we’re PEAK—and we wanted to give away stuff you’d...

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SEP

27

Man Up. Or Step Down.

Ever heard of "man code"? Of course you have. But in case you've been hiding under a rock (or in your parent’s basement) the rules, or commandments, are quite simple. You don't cry at movies (no matter how badly you want that couple to get b...

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SEP

17

Interview with PEAK Stock Car Dream Winner Patrick Staropoli

PEAK Auto: Between recently winning the PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge and attending medical school at the University of Miami, time must be tight. What is the driving force that keeps you motivated and coming back to the track?

Patri...

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AUG

29

TORC Crandon: The Cathedral of Off-Road Racing

Every year, tens of thousands of Americans make the trek to Crandon International Off-Road Raceway to celebrate Labor Day and catch the most iconic dirt racing weekend in the country: TORC Series World Championship. 

And it's going to...

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AUG

23

Grip, Rip & Road Trip: East Coast Leg

Coming in hot with another edition of Grip, Rip & Road Trip. For this leg of the trip, we're packing up the car and making our way across the East Coast of our great nation. 

If you've been following along our journey, then you al...

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AUG

19

Grip, Rip & Road Trip: Midwest-Style

We're back with another edition of Grip, Rip & Road Trip. This time, we're doing it up Midwest-Style. 

It goes without saying, but planning is crucial. So make sure to take care of those 5 simple auto upkeep procedures before head...

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AUG

15

Patrick Staropoli Takes The PEAK SCD Checkers

And so it's been decided. Patrick Staropoli is going down in history as the firs ever Winner of the PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge! 

From the moment PEAK and racing partner Michael Waltrip began toying with the idea of giving hopefuls...

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AUG

07

PEAK Sweeps You Away to the Set of A&E's Hit Series Duck Dynasty

We can't be anything else but Happy, Happy, Happy about teaming up with A&E's Duck Dynasty on a new promotion that'll blow your socks off. 

Welcome to the PEAK-Duck Dynasty Sweepstakes. It's real, Jack. 

What could yo...

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JUL

30

Grip, Rip & Road Trip

There are few things quite like a road trip. You get to take turns playing DJ, dine on the healthiest of gas station snacks, and experience our great nation, by way of four wheels. Had a rough workweek—or maybe you’re just feeling adve...

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JUL

19

TOW LIKE AN ASS

There's nothing more sure-footed and safe than a pack mule, and we can all learn a bit from our four-legged friends as we load up our trailers with boats, campers, motorcycles and water toys for our summer road trips. Here are a few things to thin...

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JUL

10

#PeakSCD School Is In

After months of mounting anticipation, the Showdown in Charlotte is finally upon us. The Final 9 drivers selected in our inaugural PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge contest will now battle it out in a three-day driving competition at Charlotte Motor...

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JUL

05

Restrictor Plate Tracks: A Driver's Nightmare

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, or don’t know about ‘em, restrictor plates are a part of NASCAR, for now at least. Simply explained, restrictor plates are devices installed at the intake of engines to limit their power, which slows b...

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JUL

02

INDEPENDENCE DAY

Nothing says independence better than driving.Remember the day you got your driver’s license? Most people do.You got that slip of paper and walked out of the DMV a new person. It’s one of those memories that will last forever. Because...

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JUN

26

BlueDEF JAM

Trucks and haulers aren't the only diesel vehicles in our garages these days -- Daily drivers and high performance rides are settling in, too. 

Some people shy away from diesel engines because they think diesel is harder to find at th...

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JUN

19

72 Hours Served on the Joliet Autobahn

We had such a blast at our last 24 Hours of LeMons race that we just had to go back for round two. It's only fitting—right? 

So, immediately after the PEAK LeMons sweepstakes ended, we notified our lucky winner, loaded the haule...

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JUN

12

Showdown In Charlotte

After months of mounting anticipation, 9 contestants have been selected for our first ever PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge contest. These nine finalists will now head to Charlotte Motor Speedway to battle it out in a 3 day racing competit...

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MAY

30

Water Won't Cut It

Summer is only a few weeks away and we have one question for you, PEAK Nation: When’s the last time you flushed or topped off your coolant?You can’t remember? You’re scaring us.Coolant/Antifreeze prevents your engine from overhea...

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MAY

24

We Remember

Happy Memorial Day, PEAK Nation.It just wouldn’t be right to let summer roll in without acknowledging those who have served our country and paid the ultimate price.So, today we raise our flag in honor of our fallen soldiers.We’re looki...

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MAY

23

The Final Squeeze

PEAK’s Marketing Tools Team and NHRA Pilot TJ Zizzo want YOU to join 24 Hours of LeMons.If you haven’t heard, TJ will be trading in his Top Fuel dragster for a $500 hooptie turned track-ready racecar to try his luck in the 24 Hours of...

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MAY

17

Tearing Up the Hot List

Our Stock Car Dream Challenge contest is up & runnin’ full bore and there are a lot of racers pushing to get their friends voting and supporting their dream. There are a ton of interesting stories and they’re all worth checking out...

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MAY

14

Made for TV

For those of you living under a rock the past couple months, PEAK Motor Oil and racing partner Michael Waltrip launched a nationwide drivers search to find the next Stock Car Star. So far, over 500,000 votes have been cast for the hopefuls that ha...

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APR

16

NHRA: A 7,000 HP Thump in the Chest

We’re clearly into motorsports.We’ve partnered with Michael Waltrip Racing on the pavement and Menzies Motorsports & Clint Bowyer Racing on the dirt. The only thing missing was the drag strip, so of course PEAK is &n...

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APR

10

Ready Your Ride for Spring

Spring is in the air and that means a couple things: warmer weather is starting to roll in, and it’s time to give your ride a little TLC.April is National Car Care Month, and since we’re car care people, we’re sharing a few ideas...

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MAR

26

Bryce Menzies Tears Up the Mint 400

After a grueling 6:20 ripping across the desert, Bryce Menzies took the trophy in the 2013 Mint 400.

Bryce and co-rider Pete Mortensen battled radio and brake failure to take the title with their closest competitor behind them by almost 10...

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MAR

22

Dirt Season

Ah, spring has sprung. Birds sing, children laugh and the smell of burning race fuel fills the air…

NASCAR is already a month into their season, NHRA is running strong, and the iconic Mint 400 is upon us.

It’s official...

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MAR

12

PEAK Gives You LeMons

We’re excited about our new website and all the things PEAK has going on this year: Race season is kicking off & we’re working with one of NASCAR’s hottest teams, NHRA racing upstarts, and a motocross legend turned champion o...

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FEB

03

Throttle. Body.

The race world is buzzing about Danica Patrick winning the pole in Daytona this week, and we couldn't help but chime in. It’s an awesome accomplishment and, PEAK spokesperson or not, worthy of recognition.

Well done, miss. Well done...

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