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Race Winning Brands Welcomes Cary Redman as Vice President of Sales

Race Winning Brands (RWB) is excited to welcome seasoned industry professional, Cary Redman, to the RWB family as Vice President of Sales – Automotive. Cary is no stranger to the automotive aftermarket with over 25-years’ experience in the performance manufacturing and retail sectors working with veteran organizations such as Holley Performance, Mr. Gasket Co. and

Race Winning Brands To Be Acquired by MiddleGround Capital

Race Winning Brands has been acquired by MiddleGround Capital, an operationally-focused private equity firm. Race Winning Brands consists of a 12-brand portfolio of high-performance aftermarket product categories, including JE Pistons, Wiseco Performance Products, K1 Technologies, Diamond Pistons, Trend Performance, Rekluse Motor Sports, MGP Connecting Rods, ProX Racing Parts, Dart Machinery, CV4, Manley Performance, and Victory 1

Race Winning Brands Hires Powersports Veteran Steve Reed

Race Winning Brands, a manufacturer of high-performance engine components for the automotive and powersports aftermarkets, has hired industry veteran Steve Reed as Wiseco Powersports Brand Manager.  Reed comes to Race Winning Brands with over 22 years of experience in the powersports aftermarket. At a young age, Reed began his powersports career in distribution and quickly

Intellectual Horsepower – Ep. 4

Ahead of the NHRA’s stop at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, OH, we got a chance to sit down with Top Fuel driver Clay Millican to talk racing and much more.

Race Winning Brands Hires Industry Veteran Vic Wood

Race Winning Brands (RWB), a manufacturer of high-performance engine components, has welcomed industry veteran Vic Wood as a regional tech support manager. Wood comes to Race Winning Brands with over 40 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket. A native of Australia, Vic came to the U.S. in 2000 and has established a decorated history

Race Winning Brands Acquires Victory 1 Performance

Race Winning Brands, Inc. (RWB), a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries, LLC, has announced the acquisition of Victory 1 Performance, Inc. (Victory), a leading supplier of manufactured and forged high-performance titanium and alloy valves. Victory represents the eighth add-on acquisition for Race Winning Brands.  Headquartered and operating out of a world-class facility in Mooresville, NC,

Race Winning Brands Partners with ASAP Trading

Race Winning Brands (RWB) has announced a new partnership with ASAP TRADING USA, LLC, a sales and marketing agency company with offices in San Diego, CA and Lima, Peru. ASAP TRADING USA is now the exclusive authorized representative company for three RWB brands – Wiseco, Boostline and K1 – in Mexico, Central America and South America.

Engine Performance Expo is Latest Online Event

Performance engine industry companies Rottler, Total Seal and Race Winning Brands have announced the formation of the Engine Performance Expo, an interactive, free, online educational event. The Engine Performance Expo will take place on January 7-9, 2021. “With the major trade shows being canceled this year due to the COVID-19 situation, we saw an information exchange

Holley Hires Several Race Winning Brands Employees

The manufacturer of fuel systems based in Bowling Green, Kentucky, has hired Sean Crawford as its new chief marketing officer. Mark Gearhart and Evan Perkins have also started positions with Holley. Crawford most recently served as the president of JE Pistons in Cypress, California. Before that, he was the vice president of marketing and business

Sean Crawford Becomes Holley’s Chief Marketing Officer

Holley Performance recently made Sean Crawford its new chief marketing officer. Crawford comes to Holley from years of experience at Race Winning Brands and JE Pistons. “I’m excited to announce that I’ve joined the Holley Performance Products team!” Sean Crawford said on LinkedIn last week. “Holley has an incredible team and vast portfolio of iconic

Former Race Winning Brands CEO, Brian Reese Joins The Retrofit Source

The Retrofit Source, (TRS), a designer, marketer, distributor and e-commerce retailer of performance automotive lighting solutions, has announced Brian Reese as its new CEO. He succeeds Matt Kossoff, who will become TRS Chief Product Officer and remain on the board of directors. Reese is a veteran automotive industry executive and former CEO of Race Winning

Total Seal Forms Alliance with Race Winning Brands’ Piston Manufacturers

Officials from Total Seal Piston Rings have announced a new alliance with Diamond, JE and Wiseco Pistons. As part of the partnership, Total Seal piston rings are now available as an upgrade option on any piston from JE Pistons, Wiseco Performance Products or Diamond Pistons. The three performance piston brands are all under the Race