Pilot Warren Smith prepping the Jasper Engines & Transmissions Balloon before flight!
The Kentucky Derby Great Balloon Race was held this past Saturday in Louisville, Kentucky. Pilot briefing began at 5:00 AM and we were given the green light for flight! We drove out to Bowman field. The field of 31 balloons was ready to race. This was to be a hare and hound race. Just before 7:00 AM, we started our inflation.
Joey Logano, running a JASPER Differential, took the win in a green-white-checkered finish at Texas Motor Speedway this past weekend. It was Logano’s first win at Texas Motor Speedway. Kyle Busch and Brian Vickers, both running the JASPER 4-Speed Transmission, finished third and fourth respectively. JASPER Race Products had a total of five Top-10 finishes in the Inaugural Duck Commander 500.
The JASPER Rolling Showcase had a successful trip to PA
Our Performance Crew traveled eastward to Carlisle, PA for the Spring Carlisle Collector Car Swap Meet and Corral. This five-day spring event hosted thousands of collector and classic automotive enthusiasts, with over 8,000 vending spaces, 2,000 vehicles for sale at the car corral and even a two-day car auction with well over 300 cars crossing the block.
Our friendly JASPER representatives answered questions about reviving your ride and featured our new; Jasper EcoTech Flex Lights, JASPER 70th anniversary tacker signs, assorted performance parts & accessories and even a cut-away Cup Car Engine.
Don Bowne of Cambridge City, IN can be seen in the background polishing his 1930 Model A Town Sedan.
The Hoosier Model A’s, a car club out of the Anderson, Indiana area, visited our Jasper facility this morning. “We were all very impressed with the magnitude of the facility and what JASPER’s doing,” stated club member Mike Mattingly. There were eleven Model A’s in the group, one of which was recently brought out of a 40-year storage; its engine was remanufactured by JASPER over 50 years ago.
When you get in your car, truck, suv, or mini van to drive and the A/C does not work what could be wrong? We have some simple answers to help you understand how your vehicle Air Conditioning System works. The first question we are asked is "Why isn't my air conditioner blowing cold air?"