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Lucas Oil Team Ready for National Championship Race!

The Super Boat International Race Circuit coming to an end over the next month or two can only mean one thing… that the Lucas Oil Offshore Race Team is gearing up to head down to Clearwater for the 4th Annual Bright House Super Boat National Championship! With the party starting this Thursday, fans will have […]

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Total Monster at Carib Great Race 2012

Check out this slick video of one of Joey Sabeeney’s race boats, Total Monster, in Trinidad! The boat shown is a 46′ Skater with Twin 1200+hp Sterling Performance Engine Motors, ripping through waters at the Carib Great Race. Source:; September 7, 2012.

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Lucas Oil hit 100.5 MPH at New York Grand Prix!

In case you missed the race yesterday, the Lucas Oil boat, powered by Sterling Performance Engines, hit 100.5 MPH at the New York Super Boat Grand Prix! Though a short run yesterday, we know that the Lucas Oil team will proudly represent those of us at Sterling Performance at the National Championship later this season […]

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Pump Durability Testing

Durability testing is the duration of time a product, part, material, or system can meet its performance requirements. e.g. lifetime span.  Durability testing is generally considered a subset of reliability testing. At Sterling Performance, we go the extra step to ensure you get the best pump testing and results.  We guarantee your pump test and […]

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Tensile Testing

Tensile testing, also known as tension testing, is one of the many variations of testing we offer at Sterling Performance, and is a fundamental materials science test in which a sample is subjected to uniaxial tension until failure. This is done by pulling on something to determine how the material reacts to forces being applied in […]

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Noise Vibration and Harshness Testing

Noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH), also known as noise and vibration (N&V), is the study and modification of the noise and vibration characteristics of vehicles, particularly cars and trucks. While noise and vibration can be readily measured, harshness is a subjective quality, and is measured either via “jury” evaluations, or with analytical tools that provide […]

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Magnetic Particle Inspection

Magnetic particle inspection (MPI) is a non-destructive testing (NDT) process for detecting surface and slightly subsurface discontinuities in ferroelectric materials such as iron, nickel, cobalt, and some of their alloys. MPI’s are often performed on pipelines to check for stress corrosion cracking using what is known as the “black and white” method. An externally applied […]

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