Faruk Kugay is a bit different from some of our motorsports partners. In addition to owning a share of SGK Performance, a shop and race team based at the Sonoma Raceway in northern California, he also manages Sonoma Drift at Sonoma Raceway, where enthusiasts can drive on three courses throughout the year.

How to Read Viscosity Ratings

Most of us don’t give a lot of thought to the viscosity rating of vehicle lubricants beyond whether they match the manufacturer specification of the vehicle, but knowing the history and origin of the rating can provide benefits when choosing and recommending lubricant products.