Car care expert Sonax is official partner of the “TDI-Panamericana” – the endurance challenge in honour of the 75th anniversary of the legendary route from Argentina to Alaska. On 2nd July, long-distance specialist Rainer Zietlow and his team started at the southernmost tip of the world’s longest highway; on 15th July, they arrived at its northernmost point. The new VW Touareg 3.0 TDI Clean Diesel took on the exciting 16 000-mile drive.
„The summer plague of insects is really annoying,“writes Thomas H. from Essen. “What can be done against insects on the windscreen?” Here are some tips: First of all, the cleaner in the windscreen washer unit, should be a summer windscreen cleaner.
Now that everything in nature springs up again, insects wake up as well – much to the car driver’s regret. These bugs stubbornly stick on windows and paint. “What do you recommend for removing insects from the paint – especially when they are already firmly imbedded in the surface?” asks Klaus K. from Zurich.
At this time of the year, every car that had to put up with road salt, wet conditions and street dirt during winter can do with a thorough paintwork polish after car wash. Like many others, Olaf G. from Dortmund has the following question: “Which polish is the best for my car’s paint condition in spring?”
Now is the time (at the latest) as spring approaches, to take a closer look at the wheels. Has winter left its traces, in the form of dirt and deposits? It looks awful and can damage the rims – So: Get that dirt off now.
Stefan W. from Hanover asks: “I drive my car through the automatic car wash more frequently during winter. Which car wash offers a good paintwork conservation programme that is a viable alternative to manual paintwork care?”
The ATS Formula 3 Cup pilots now approach the home straight of this year’s season, which has dynamically staged the SONAX logo on all cars in the field.
The team’s points haul might have been limited, but MW Arden nonetheless finished its GP3 Series campaign on a positive note at Monza. Miki Monras put in a solid drive to move up from 11th to sixth, a position he held to the flag, and Michael Christensen made similarly positive progress from midfield to finish 10th. Meanwhile, their teammate Leonardo Cordeiro put in one of the season’s finest drives.
“Grande Finale” in the Autodromo Nazionale Monza – after a splendid drive and coming in third at the big Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup showdown in the Royal Park, Norbert Siedler managed to secure the third rank in the overall standings. All’s well that ends well.