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Frank Honsowetz, General Manager of Ed Pink Racin...
Accepting the second place award was Jeff Taylor,...
Accepting the third place award was Brad Lagman, ...
Engine Builder Magazine Names Ed Pink Racing Engines Performance Engine Builder of the Year
Frank Honsowetz, General Manager of Ed Pink Racing Engines in Van Nuys, CA accepted the award on behalf of company owner Thomas Malloy and company founder and active technical consultant Ed Pink.
magazine, the only
monthly trade publication dedicated to serving the business, technical and
marketing needs of the professional engine building industry announced Ed Pink
Racing Engines as the winner of its inaugural “Performance Engine Builder of the Year
” contest during the
International Motorsports Industry Show (IMIS) in Indianapolis.
intended The Performance Engine Builder
of the Year Award to showcase the best example of creativity and
innovation, training and education, merchandising and promotion, professional
standards and conduct, appearance, solid business management, community
involvement, business growth, achievement and victories,” explained Doug
Kaufman, associate publisher/editor of Engine
Builder magazine. “We believe Ed Pink Racing Engines exemplifies all those
selection was made by a panel of judges, including the Engine Builder staff and representatives from contest sponsor
Driven Racing Oil.
many times, the driver and the race day team are the only ones who get to hold
the trophy for winning a championship,” says Lake Speed, Jr., from Driven
Racing Oil. “The engine builder knows that he was part of that and, while there
are some trophies for those guys, frankly, they only win if the whole team
wins. This is more of a contest about who runs the best engine shop. Personally,
I think the race engine builder needs this. The simple fact of the matter is,
nobody is going to cross that finish line without the expertise of a great
addition, prizes and recognition were awarded to second place finalist Jeff
Taylor, from Jeff Taylor Performance in Sellersburg, IN and to third place
finalist Brad Lagman, from QMP Racing Engines, Chatsworth, CA.
Information about the 2013 Performance Engine Builder of the Year Award
competition will be announced soon. For information about
the contest or Engine Builder
magazine, contact Doug Kaufman at 330-670-1234, x 262 or firstname.lastname@example.org.