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New oil category planned for 2016 engines

Development is under way on creating new heavy-duty engine oils that will be used in truck engines to debut in January 2016.

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LogBook

Three compete for Owner-Operator of the Year, cross-border program lawsuits advance, turnpike rates rise, Baltimore bridge tolls rising and many more industry news items are featured.

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Shell Rotella SuperRig calendar offered

Calendar is available for free with purchase of a minimum 10-gallon heavy duty oil change using Shell Rotella oil.

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Bob ‘Cowpoke’ Martin passes on

It is with sadness I bring news to you today of a longtime operator's passing. Though it's been years since I spoke to him -- and then only briefly -- the memory of the conversations I had with Indiana-based Bob Martin (on the occasion of his win of the 2007 $50,000 truck makeover on the occasion of the Shell SuperRigs event and associated calendar) is crystal clear in its essence. Martin could tell instantly how ...

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Roadside Attractions

Robb Mariani will be one of the judges in the Custom Rigs Pride & Polish competition, make exercise your new normal, flooding creates hassles for drivers, spotting severe weather a truck gallery and other trucking news items are featured.

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Kissinger named to Shell Hall of Fame

First Hall of Fame membership goes to Jerry Kissinger, whose 1991 Mack Superliner has a million-mile-plus engine run on Shell Rotella.

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Another familiar name on the 2010 NTPA tractor-pull circuit

Mobil Delvac isn't the only top diesel oil name you'll see on the tractor-pull circuit this season. Since I blogged about Delvac's involvement as sponsor of the big Tomah, Wis., tractor pull in June, I've taken note of another on-highway oil mainstay's sponsorship of the high-profile Koester Racing team. Pictured are the Shell Rotella-sponsored pullers of father-son team Larry (black) and Adam (white/black) Koester. The Koesters came away from Tomah with four top-ten finishes.   They're pullers with championship histories in the mini-modified ...

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Veteran champion tractor pullers get Shell backing

Larry and Adam Koester, an award-winning tractor-pulling team, have sponsorship from Shell Rotella for the 2010 National Tractor Pullers Association season, the heavy-duty engine oil company announced. Larry Koester and his son, Adam Koester, are former champions in the mini-modified division. Through tractor pulling, Larry has been involved with the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northwest Ohio for more than 10 years and is a spokesperson for the outreach.  Adam Koester is entering his sixth year of grand national ...

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‘Widow Maker’ wins top award at SuperRigs

Todd Roccapriore won Best in Show and other honors with his custom-built 2004 Peterbilt 379.

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Joy of sharing — win some diesel oil, Nascar VIP tickets, maybe a portable toilet?

A new sweepstakes put on by Shell Rotella opened today and is asking drivers to share what they feel is the toughest road in America by the end of August. The company's "Road-Tested Challenge," in exchange for operators' stories, offers a chance for drivers to win a VIP NASCAR experience with Richard Childress Racing, along with hundreds of instant prizes, including Shell Gift Cards and Shell Rotella-branded merchandise. Click here for the sweepstakes entry page -- no purchase ...

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