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How to Detail Floor Mats: Cloth & Rubber

Dec 01, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

Floor mats endure use and abuse whenever you set foot in your vehicle. Over time, mud, sand, gravel, and other outside debris make their way onto your car’s floor coverings. In this post, we’ll touch on how to clean cloth or rubber mats, along with some tips and tricks you can use to keep your footwells cleaner in the future.

How to Protect Your Windshield

Nov 23, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

Windshields take a lot of abuse when we’re driving, but have you ever considered the damage they’re exposed to while parked? Road chips, airborne debris, gravel, rain, and even sunlight are some of the many things that can damage your windscreen over time. This post will share a step-by-step detailing process you can use to protect your windshield. 

How to Clean Car Trim

Nov 18, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

Although a basic car wash will clean most of your vehicle, trim areas sometimes require additional cleaning to restore factory color and quality. This post shares steps for cleaning exterior and interior trim and explores why uncared-for trim may fade or even crack over time. 

Ceramic Technology: Everything You Need to Know

Nov 07, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

Ceramic products have taken the car detailing world by storm, offering long-lasting protection against water, dirt, and pollutants. Do ceramic products live up to the hype? In this post, we’ll touch on all things ceramics to learn how they work and why they’ve become a favorite. We’ll also explore their benefits and drawbacks.

How to Clean Inside Your Car

Oct 26, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

You spend hours inside your car each week, and all that time can quickly lead to cabin clutter build-up. This post will discuss the step-by-step process of cleaning your vehicle's interior, along with some handy tips and time-saving tricks.

How to Dry a Car Safely

Oct 20, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

While the drying phase of a car wash isn’t the most glamorous, it’s arguably the most crucial. Drying with incorrect products or techniques can ruin your newly cleaned car’s appearance or even damage its finish. Before picking up that old towel, read on to learn how to safely and effectively dry after a carwash.

How to Clean a Car Windshield

Oct 10, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

When the world outside your windshield looks blurred and hazy, you have a problem that’s bigger than just aesthetics. A clear windshield is one of your best defenses against accidents, so keeping your glass clean is essential. This post will share the step-by-step process of thoroughly cleaning your windshield.

How to Wax a Car

Oct 06, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

Cars arrive from the factory equipped with an invisible gift - a protective clear coat. Over time, this coating breaks down, leaving your car at the mercy of the road and elements. You can re-create your vehicle’s original clear coat shield by applying wax, and this post will share tips on using traditional liquid wax.

How to Protect Your Car Paint

Sep 28, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

Fresh from the factory, your vehicle’s car paint is expected to last for ten to fifteen years, under ideal conditions. We don’t live in a perfect world, and your car will surely encounter potentially damaging contaminants during your everyday commute. Fortunately, quality products can help keep your finish pristine.

How to Protect Your Car From Snow

Sep 22, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

Winter, known for holidays and frosty beauty, has a dark side. According to AAA, winter’s road salt costs Americans $3 billion annually. Fortunately, you can take steps to protect your vehicle throughout the cold winter months.

How to Wash Your Car in Winter

Sep 13, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

While it’s far from the optimal season to clean your car, you can - and should - wash it in winter. In this post, we’ll touch on a winter-safe step-by-step cleaning process, the products to get the job done, and the benefits of conducting a car wash. 

How to Prepare Your Car For Winter

Sep 08, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

For those in the north, wintertime is arguably the most beautiful season, with snowfall and festive celebrations. Pristine as it may be, winter is the most hazardous time for your vehicle. Slick roads make it dangerous to travel, while road salt and other contaminants can eat away at your exterior, causing severe damage. Autumn is the time to prepare your car for wintery conditions. You can stay safe, protect your vehicle, and save money on repairs by conducting routine, thorough cleanings. 

Stoner Car Care Racing News

Team Effort Makes for a Positive Finish for the Stoner Car Care Team

Oct 05, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

The Stoner/Automatic Racing team makes a fast change of a major component to take the checkered flag in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge season finale

Stoner Car Care Racing Finishes Second in Bronze Cup at Road America

Aug 10, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

Survival was the name of the game Saturday at Road America, as the Stoner Car Care Racing fielded by Automatic Racing team avoided the trouble that caused five caution periods  to bring its Aston Martin Vantage GT4 home in second in the Bronze Cup and 14th overall in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge’s Road America 240. 

Stoner Car Care Racing Ready for Endurance Challenge at Road America

Aug 02, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

Drivers Rob Ecklin, Jr. and Ramin Abdolvahabi, veterans of numerous races at Road America, look to capture that elusive Bronze Cup victory as they return to the legendary Wisconsin circuit with their No. 09 Stoner Car Care Aston Martin Vantage GT4. The Bronze Cup recognizes the top drivers in the Grand Sport (GS) class who are in the FIA-rated Bronze category, denoting drivers who are not full-time professionals – but who are fully dedicated to improving their racing craft. 

Luck Not on the Stoner Car Care Racing Team’s side at Watkins Glen

Jun 27, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

Intermittent power issues and an untimely yellow sidetrack the day in the Michelin Pilot Challenge. 

Watkins Glen Home Weekend Always a Highlight for Stoner Car Care Racing’s Ecklin

Jun 22, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

For Stoner Car Care Racing fielded by Automatic Racing’s Rob Ecklin, Jr., the chance to race at Watkins Glen is a return to the very beginnings of his racing interests and career. 

Stoner Car Care Racing Continues to Improve at Mid-Ohio

May 16, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

The Stoner Car Care Racing fielded by Automatic Racing team continued to make forward progress during Saturday’s Mid-Ohio 120, returning to the famed Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the first time since 2019 to contest race four of the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge season.

Stoner Car Care Racing Aiming for Good Result in the Third of Three Straight Race Weekends

May 10, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

The Stoner Car Care Racing fielded by Automatic Racing team heads to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the Mid-Ohio 120, race four of the 2022 Michelin Pilot Challenge season.

Tough Day for Stoner Car Care Racing at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

May 01, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

There would be no “California Dreamin’” for the Stoner Car Care Racing fielded by Automatic Racing team on Saturday, as an opening-lap punt from behind and a late mechanical issue made for tough going in the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 120 for the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge.

West Coast Run for Stoner Car Care Racing

Apr 27, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

Ecklin and Abdolvahabi make their first trip to California in three years as the team contends the first of three straight race weekends. 

Stoner Car Care Racing Finishes Second in Bronze Cup on a Wild Day at Sebring

Mar 18, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

On a typically wild day for the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge at Sebring International Raceway, the Stoner Car Care Racing fielded by Automatic Racing team dodged a multitude of incidents to bring the No. 09 Stoner Car Care Aston Martin Vantage GT4 home in second position in the Bronze Cup, 18th overall in Thursday’s Alan Jay Automotive Network 120.

Stoner Car Care Racing Readies for Sebring Challenge

Mar 14, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

The veteran Stoner Car Care Racing fielded by Automatic Racing team heads to one of the world’s legendary racetracks, Sebring International Raceway, this week for the two-hour Alan Jay Automotive Network 120, race two of the 2022 Michelin Pilot Challenge season.

Daytona Race Wrap Up

Feb 01, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

The Stoner Car Care Racing fielded by Automatic Racing team saw flawless pit stops and excellent strategy go for naught in Friday’s BMW M Endurance Challenge when a mechanical issue with just under an hour remaining in the four-hour race at the famed Daytona International Speedway put the team on the sidelines.