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Tag Archives: Driving

See Clearly! Headlight Restoration

During daylight savings, we drive in the dark more often and definitely need our headlights to be as bright as they can! With the new HID headlights on the newer vehicles, it’s hard to see if you have older headlights that have lost their shine and must compete with this HID technology. We h ... read more

Meet Relay: The Blue Autonomous Bus

Meet Relay: The Blue Autonomous Bus

Meet Relay, a self-driving electric shuttle who passes by our Merrifield location as it jumps between the Mosaic District and Dunn Loring Metro. Craftsman Auto Care & Relay are no strangers. Before it’s big debut to the public on October 22, 2020 – We’ve gotten ... read more

Interview with Randy Pobst; Pro Racing Superpowers!

Interview with Randy Pobst; Pro Racing Superpowers!

“The Rocket” Randy Pobst is also known to Matt Curry as “the guy who lit my race car on fire!” Matt Curry and the Craftsman team was fortunate to chat with professional race car driver Randy Pobst about racing with the Craftsman Auto Care Team for the 2020 A ... read more

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Motorsports

BMW NCC Sponsor Highlight

BMW NCC Sponsor Highlight

Craftsman Auto Care is featured in the first article of the new series of Sponsor Highlights in the BMW National Capital Chapter's magazine der Bayerische

TRACK 101: Frequently Asked Questions

TRACK 101: Frequently Asked Questions

Are track days bad for my car? Not necessarily.  For vehicles that are well maintained (regular oil changes, annual inspections, and performing all the manufacturer’s recommended scheduled services), they do beautifully.  Vehicles were made to be driven.  Testi ... read more

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Motorsports

Track 101: Where to Begin (Part 1)

Track 101: Where to Begin (Part 1)

  Hopping onto a road track for the first time is definitely intimidating.  Those of us who are interested or curious and just don’t know where to start, I’d like to share the knowledge I’ve accumulated during sponsoring track events for our local car clubs.  There ... read more

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Track 101: Popular Driving Experiences (Part 2)

Track 101: Popular Driving Experiences (Part 2)

  The goals for the events I’ll outline are strictly for driver education to learn how to properly control your car.  These track events are non-competitive and begin with driving at lower speeds.  There are other events and organizations (Like SCCA, Club Races and AER) for the ... read more

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Motorsports