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Nelson captures ‘Best of Show’ at Shell Rotella SuperRigs

Kiegan Nelson of Richfield, Wis., won Best of Show honors with his 1985 Peterbilt 359 and 2014 MAC trailer at the 33rd annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition, held June 11-13 at Retama Park in Selma, Texas. He was awarded $10,000 from Shell Rotella and $5,000 from MAC trailers. The winning truck also captured first place

Shell announces Rotella SuperRigs details

The 33rd Shell Rotella SuperRigs will be held June 11 to 13 at Retama Park in Selma, Texas. This year’s theme is “Thoroughbreds of Trucking.” At the event, SuperRigs contestants and attendees will be able see “some of the best-looking working trucks during the day and enjoy horse racing in the evening on Friday and

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Shell Rotella introduces nitrite-free extended life coolant

Shell Lubricants expanded its portfolio with the introduction of Shell Rotella Extended Life Coolant – Nitrite Free (ELC NF). The new coolant joins the Shell Rotella coolant portfolio as the companion to Shell Rotella Ultra ELC. Both products are designed to meet the requirements of a growing segment of commercial vehicles that are moving to

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Shell Rotella launches PC-11 website

The Shell Rotella brand has launched a new website called WhatisPC11.com to help educate and inform people about the next generation of diesel engine oils known as API Proposed Category 11 (PC-11). Shell Rotella created the website to be a resource for topics such as the fundamentals of PC-11, impending changes, testing updates and how

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Oil category PC-11 and the impact on filtration

The oil category, PC-11, driven by demand to meet federal greenhouse gas emissions regulations, will go in effect in 2017. The category has been in development for several years and oil filtration manufacturers continue to keep an eye on the situation. “With this new category, we expect to see some changes in the oil and

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Shell Rotella demonstrates low-viscosity oil fuel efficiency, durability with engine teardown

Dan Arcy, global OEM technical manager for Shell Global Solutions U.S. Inc., updated media at the company’s Shell Rotella engine teardown event in Greensboro, N.C. The oil category, PC-11, has been in development for two years; the category has been driven by demand to meet federal greenhouse gas emissions regulations that will go in effect

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Shell Rotella SuperRigs drives into Charlotte Motor Speedway for truck beauty contest

The 32nd annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition will be held May 15-17 at the zMAX Dragway, which is part of Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., from May 15-17 for the biggest SuperRigs ever. With a theme of “Go Big,” the event will host beautiful big rigs, over $25,000 in cash and prizes, access to

Shell Rotella SuperRigs Truck Parade will take place at Charlotte Motor Speedway
Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar available

The 2014 Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar featuring 12 heavy-duty trucks against a scenery backdrop from the Tomah, Wisc., area is now available for sale. The cover photo on the new calendar is a 2012 Peterbilt 389 driven by Bill Rethwisch taken at the U.S. 16 Bridge in La Crosse, Wisc. Rethwisch’s Best of Show winning

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