Should You Use Racing Oil In Your Road Car?

Racing Oil in a Road Car
Should You Use Racing Oil In Your Road Car?

What are the differences between race car oil, like the oil used in NASCAR, and the oil used in our everyday road cars?

NASCAR oil regulations are fairly unrestricted, allowing for unique formulations, whereas road car oils need to meet very specific industry requirements for certifications.

In this video, Engineering Explained dives into the differences between engine design, drain intervals, oil viscosities, oil additives including zinc (ZDDP), and bespoke versus mass-market formulas. He’s discussed these topics with Mobil 1 engineering, Roush Yates Engines, and Stewart Haas Racing to find out more. Here are all the details…

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