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Mark Finnie Named CEO of Racing & Performance Holdings

Racing & Performance Holdings, the organization overseeing AFR, Scat, Vortech, Paxton, RaceTec Pistons, and ProCar brands, has announced the appointment of Mark Finnie as its new CEO. This strategic move is part of Racing &Performance Holdings’ vision to implement a new organizational design aimed at capitalizing on growth opportunities within its performance brands. The realignment

Scat Crankshafts and AFR to Join Forces

SCAT Enterprises, LLC (“SCAT”) has announced it has been acquired by Taglich Private Equity, LLC (“TPE”), who recently acquired Air Flow Research Heads, Inc., a manufacturer of cylinder heads and intake manifolds for the high-performance automotive aftermarket. For over 50 years, SCAT has been a manufacturer of high-performance crankshafts, connecting rods and rotating assemblies used

Gauging Engine Data

Gauges not only provide vital data about your car or truck’s engine, but can also add some style to the vehicle. There are many different routes to take and angles to consider when deciding on what gauges to add to your vehicle.

AFR Acquired by Private Equity

Air Flow Research (AFR), a manufacturer of high-performance cylinder heads, intake manifolds and related components, has been acquired by Taglich Private Equity (TPE) in a partnership with AFR’s founding family and management. The company’s 42 production and office employees based in Valencia, CA, will remain with the current executive team and staff. AFR was founded

Air Flow Research Adds to Marketing Team

Air Flow Research (AFR), a cylinder head manufacturer for street enthusiasts and racers, has announced that Alex George has joined its marketing team. George will be responsible for growing the company’s online presence and overall customer engagement in his new position. He brings over six years of automotive aftermarket experience, holding positions in sales, marketing,

Air Flow Research Big Block Ford Heads and Intake Manifold

AFR has recently released its new 429/460 Big Block Ford Heads and Intake Manifold. These parts are available with a 270cc, 285cc or 300cc intake runner, and have either a stock height exhaust or .250 raised exhaust with two combustion chamber choices of 75 or 85cc.