LEXINGTON, Ky., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Valvoline, the manufacturer of NextGen ™ recycled motor oil, made with 50% re-refined oil, today launched the NextGen Stunt Amplifier. The Valvoline team, working in partnership with Roush Fenway Racing and its NASCAR Nationwide Series driver, Travis Pastrana, will show fans just how exciting recycling can be.
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Fans can visit youtube.com/Valvoline to view a collection of homemade stunt videos hand-selected by Pastrana, then vote on ways to make those stunts even more thrilling. The Valvoline brand and its team of thrill-seekers will recycle one stunt at a surprise location based on fan votes. Additionally, fans can engage with Pastrana by visiting Valvoline NextGen's Facebook page for a chance to win autographed prizes.
"The NextGen Stunt Amplifier is all about recycling a good stunt to make it even better than before," said Pastrana, driver for Roush Fenway Racing. "That's always been one of my mantras. Throughout my career, I've always pushed myself to make tweaks, revisions and improvements to my game in order to complete that perfect trick or race."The launch of the NextGen Stunt Amplifier is the latest program in a multi-year partnership with Roush Fenway Racing. In 2011, Roush Fenway Racing first adopted NextGen motor oil technology, testing it at the lab and on the track. In 2012, impressed with the oil's performance, Roush Fenway Racing announced that it would shift all of its Sprint Cup and Nationwide racecars to use Valvoline with NextGen technology. Since 2011, regular season cars using Valvoline with NextGen technology have won a total of 57 races, including 17 victories in NASCAR with Roush Fenway Racing. In addition, Valvoline with NextGen technology has won two Nationwide series championships with Roush Fenway Racing in 2011 and 2012.