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Lucas Oil Captures First Place Win

Sterling Performance is excited about the recent win captured by Lucas Oil at the Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix! The SilverHook boat is powered by 2 – 930 HP Sterling engines helping driver, Michael Silfverberg and throttleman, Nigel Hook achieve an average speed of 97.25mph! The fastest lap was over 100mph allowing them to take […]

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Coming up… Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix!

This weekend, all eyes will be on the WHM Motorsports Skater and the Lucas Oil MAV-TV 77 SilverHook, both powered by Sterling Performance Engines! Both boats will be participating in the Sarasota Super Boat Grand Prix on Sunday, July 1st! Fans can come to Centennial Park Friday and Saturday (June 29-30) to see their favorite […]

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Direct Injection

More recent news from Sterling Performance—we are utilizing a lot of direct injection, which is a new up-and-coming way for the future of automotive industry testing! The testing involves actual physical pumps, fuel lines, rails, and injectors for various companies for their entrance to direct injection. Direct injection results in better emissions and allow better […]

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Testing Ducati Motorcycles

Recently at Sterling Performance, we’ve been testing Ducati motorcycles to ensure US emissions standard compliance. With this type of testing, we’re checking the tanks and gasolines to measure how many hydrocarbons bleed through the gas tank in order to be certified for sale in US markets. This type of testing alone will be approximately a […]

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Carbon Canister Testing in Maserati Vehicles

Here at Sterling Performance, we’ve been testing the ever-popular Maserati. To ensure adequacy for sales in the US market, we are administering carbon canister tests for Maserati—vapor recovery of fuel tanks in the car go into a carbon canister, which is then tested for capacity so that purge rates may be determined and compared to […]

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Durability Testing at Sterling Performance

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. Modern cars could log as many as 1 million miles if drivers wanted to hang on to them for that long, according […]

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Environmental and Climatic Testing – Testing the Olympic Torch

In between bouts of Olympic games, the official Olympic torch that traditionally kicks off the opening ceremonies makes the long journey by a relay of runners to the host site. And you can bet that over the course of years, it has passed through some tricky environmental conditions. But is it ready to endure the […]

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