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RaceTrac Petroleum, Inc.

Company and Product Information

Corporate Office:
RaceTrac Petroleum, Inc.
3225 Cumberland Blvd
Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30339


Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, RaceTrac operates more than 600 company-owned and third-party contract operated stores under the RaceTrac and RaceWay names in 12 southern states.


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.

RaceTrac RPMaximum SAE 5W-30
Performance Rated Motor Oil

Product: RPMaximum
Viscosity Grade: SAE 5W-30
Labeling: API SN/ILSAC GF-5

Distributed By: RacTrac Petroleum, Inc., Atlanta, GA
Manufactured By: Warren Oil Company, Inc., Dunn, NC

Purchased at: Venice, FL

Date of purchase: 8/26/2016


Website(s): www.racetrac.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 RPMaximum
TBN, mg KOH/g (ASTM D2896) 6.60
Viscosity @ 100ºC, cSt (ASTM D445) 9.3 to <12.5 10.67
Viscosity @40ºC, cSt (ASTM D445) 64.24
Viscosity Index (ASTM D2270) 157
Viscosity @-30ºC mPa s (cP) (ASTM D5293) 6,600 Max 6,010
Volatility, mass % loss, 1 hr, @ 250ÂșC (ASTM D5800) 15 Max -c 11.9
ELEMENTAL ANALYSIS (click for test details) - a, b
Calcium 1,823
Magnesium 8
Phosphorus, ppm 600 to 800 739
Zinc, ppm 798
Molybdenum,  ppm 40
Barium, ppm <1
Boron, ppm 183
Silicon, ppm 5
Potassium, ppm <5
Manganese, ppm <1
Titanium, ppm <1
Copper, ppm <1
Sodium, ppm 6
Vanadium, ppm <1
Silver, ppm <1
Aluminum, ppm 2
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.