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Race Pro Products Co.

Company and Product Information

Corporate Office:
Race Pro Products Co.
2101 E. Cooley Drive
Colton, CA 92324

Website(s): raceproproducts.com

Race Pro Products Company is a full service distribution company dedicated to serving the needs of Supermarket Chains, Convenience Store Distribution, Automotive Distributors and the Economy / Dollar Store Markets. Race Pro Products Company offers a complete line of professionally formulated "Oils, Lubricants, Window Wash, Antifreeze, Coolants and Additives" in dynamic packages for maintenance and enhanced performance of motor vehicles, marine vessels and industrial machinery. Products include a wide array of motor oils, transmission fluids, brake fluids, antifreeze coolant, radiator stop leak, carburetor cleaner, starting fluid, fuel injector cleaner, octane boost, engine degreasers, gas and oil treatments. Race Pro Products Company can also provide Private Label Packaging for large volume accounts who find a need for their own identity on the oil and chemical products we offer.
Source: Race Pro  


The Petroleum Quality Institute of America (PQIA) is an independent resource for information and insights on the quality of lubricants in the marketplace. Our mission is to serve the consumer of lubricants by randomly sampling and independently testing lubricants taken from the field. Test results are posted along with the brand names on the PQIA website. This webpage provides an analysis on the brand detailed below.

The following are the test results for the sample examined.

Race Pro Platinum
Full Synthetic "SAE 5W20"

Product: Race PRO Platinum Full Synthetic
Viscosity Grade: "SAE 5W20"
Labeling: API SN/ILSAC GF-5

Marketed By: Race Pro Products Co., Colton, CA

Purchased at: Denver, CO

Date of purchase: 4/11/2016


Website(s): raceproproducts.com

Test Results and Assessment:

The results of the tests conducted on this sample meet the SAE J300 specifications for the SAE Viscosity Grade listed on the product label, and are consistent with the listed API Service Categories.

bottle icon Physical Properties pass
Elemental Analysis pass
Labeling warning

Note: Although laboratory tests alone cannot be used to establish if engine oil meets an API Service Category, they can be used to determine if it doesn't.

PHYSICAL TESTS (click for test details) - a Standard Race Pro Platinum
TBN, mg KOH/g (ASTM D2896) 6.97
Viscosity @ 100ºC, cSt (ASTM D445) 6.9 to <9.3 8.79
Viscosity @40ºC, cSt (ASTM D445) 51.18
Viscosity Index (ASTM D2270) 151
Viscosity @-30ºC mPa s (cP) (ASTM D5293) 6,600 Max 5,599
Volatility, mass % loss, 1 hr, @ 250ºC (ASTM D5800) 15 Max -c 9.6
ELEMENTAL ANALYSIS (click for test details) - a, b
Calcium 1,915
Magnesium 9
Phosphorus, ppm 600 to 800 744
Zinc, ppm 815
Molybdenum,  ppm 42
Barium, ppm <1
Boron, ppm 197
Silicon, ppm 4
Potassium, ppm <5
Manganese, ppm <1
Titanium, ppm <1
Copper, ppm <1
Sodium, ppm <5
Vanadium, ppm <1
Silver, ppm <1
Aluminum, ppm <1
Chromium, ppm <1
Iron, ppm <1
Nickel, ppm <1
Lead, ppm <1
Antimony, ppm <1
Tin, ppm <1
  1. Standards, shown in yellow are established by API, SAE and others.
  2. Test Method for metal analysis is ASTM D5185.
  3. This specification is expressed to two significant figures, therefore results up to 15.5 are considered on specification.