Drag Illustrated Issue 176, May / June 2022 - Page 78

PRODUCTS & PRESS

RACE WINNING BRANDS ACQUIRES PAC RACING SPRINGS

■ Race Winning Brands , Inc . (“ RWB ”), a portfolio company of MiddleGround Capital , is pleased to announce the acquisition of PAC Racing Springs (“ PAC ”), a leading manufacturer of high-performance valve springs serving the automotive and powersports performance and racing aftermarket . PAC represents the ninth add-on acquisition for Race Winning Brands .
PAC is headquartered and operates out of an industry-leading facility in Southfield , Michigan , just outside the industry-famous “ Motor City ,” Detroit . With roots
capabilities to our overall program ,” commented Bob Bruegging , CEO of Race Winning Brands . “ Being a performance manufacturer is core for RWB and PAC fits right into that strategy . Along with our Manley , Trend and Victory1 brands , PAC enhances our valvetrain offering , equipping us with the necessary tools to improve quality , coverage and reduce overall lead times . This will translate to better care of all customers , whether they ’ re Automotive Drag or Circle Track racers to high-flying UTV and Motocross Powersports enthusiasts !

HOLLEY ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF DOMINATOR EFI KITS

■ You asked and Holley listened ! Finally , Dominator EFI kits are available for a variety of popular applications such as LS kits , with and without transmission and drive by wire control and several universal kits for conventional pushrod Ford and Chevrolet engines . These Dominator EFI base kits provide nearly limitless room from growth and expandability . Integrated electronic transmission control , drive by wire throttle control , dual wideband oxygen sensor capability , extensive amount of inputs and outputs for various combinations , and much more .
Features Include :
• Dominator EFI base kits come in several product variations to fit most popular domestic V8 engine applications such as ; LS , SBC / BBC , SBF , BBF , and Chrysler engines .
• Kits include the following : Dominator ECU , USB cable , ECU Power Harness , Engine Main Harness , EV1 Injector Harness , Bosch Wideband , ECU mounting hardware .
• Integrated electronic transmission
control - Operates GM 4L60E and 4L80E transmissions , Ford AODE and 4R70W with more to come in the future .
• Integrated drive by wire throttle body control – Can control two drive by wire throttle bodies . Compatible with a number of DBW throttle bodies including GM , Chrysler , Ford , and Nissan .
• Integrated dual channel wide band oxygen sensor controls – For monitoring both engine banks ( NTK or Bosch sensors ).
• Extensive amount of inputs and outputs allow for limitless combination of options . Allows for unit to be used as a complete data acquisition system as well .
• Individual cylinder fuel and spark control allows you to unlock your engine ’ s potential .
• 1-7 Bar MAP sensor capability – For naturally aspirated or boosted applications .
• Fuel Map and Learn Function Smoothing – Helps to smooth rough areas of the maps .
• Self-tuning fuel table strategy greatly simplifies tuning process .
in engineering and manufacturing dating back over a century , PAC Racing Springs has combined their manufacturing expertise with involved , high-performance racing experience to focus on developing and producing best-in-class valve springs and valvetrain components .
Engineering , manufacturing , and testing in-house in the USA using precision equipment and techniques makes PAC a veteran in the performance valve spring market , aligning well with the rest of Race Winning Brand ’ s high-performance portfolio . PAC ’ s product line further enhances RWB ’ s ability to serve various racing markets , from circle track to drag racing .
“ PAC Springs is another great addition to our family of brands and adds more technical manufacturing
We welcome the team at PAC Racing into our RWB family of iconic brands !”
“ Race Winning Brands is a group focused on serving and improving the performance and racing community , and the PAC Racing team is very excited to join this family of iconic brands ,” mentioned Chris Osborn , Director of Operations and Engineering for PAC Racing Springs . “ Both engine technology and spring manufacturing processes are constantly evolving and we feel RWB ’ s vast resources and experience will help accelerate PAC ’ s product development to help better serve our fellow racers and customers .”
PAC ’ s manufacturing and supporting operations will remain based out their current Southfield , Michigan headquarters .
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