Edelbrock would like to congratulate Scott Graham and The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputies Motorsports program for dominating the Edmonton Police Service Blue Line Racing organization winning 7 out of 7 heads up races!
Here is a little background on this really cool event!
The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputies Motorsports program were challenged in Las Vegas at a race by the Edmonton Police Service Blue Line Racing organization. They invited us up to race them at the International Hot Rod Association Rocky Mountain Nationals. They were represented by (3) cars from the Edmonton Police Service, and (2) cars from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. We won 7 out of 7, of the heads up races. The Canadian police are great competitors.
Here is a little background information on the LASD Motorsports Program!
The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputies Motorsports program is a public outreach organization developed and administered by Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputies on their off duty time. Although not an official function of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, LASD Motorsports has long been recognized as a valuable public relations and recruitment resource for the department.”
To read more about our exciting LASD Motorsports click the links below:
Edelbrock engineers decided to test the potential of the new Enforcer supercharger. So they took a 350 cubic inch Chevy and threw in a forged rotating assembly, cam, then topped it off with Victor Jr. heads #77629; this setup resulted in a 9.5:1 compression ratio. Finally, they fed the SBC some 91 octane gas, and turned up boost to 14 PSI by swapping the stock pulley with a smaller 2.75” pulley. The results were astounding! The Enforcer Supercharged SBC pushed out 753 HP and 636 ft-lbs of Torque.
Russell Performance is excited to announce a completely redesigned website. This new website features an all-new look and utilizes the newest technologies for an improved user experience.
The newly redesigned Russell Performance website was developed with an improved user experience as the focus. It features extensive product information to help consumers understand the wide range of performance plumbing products offered by Russell. Designed and programmed to take advantage of the latest technology, the site will be compatible with today’s modern browsers and mobile devices without the need for Adobe® Flash. Not only does the site boast a sleek and stylish appearance, it is full of new features, larger fonts, and more user-friendly navigation to encourage greater user interaction, even on mobile and tablet devices.
Improved Website Features Include:
Utilizes the latest in programming for improved download speeds
Improved search feature for easier to read product look up
Increase font size for improved readability on tablet and mobile devices
Powerful part number search feature for installation instructions
Edelbrock is excited to announce its “Keep It Cool” consumer promotion. Participating consumers can receive free cash and threads when they purchase a new Edelbrock water pump.
The “Keep It Cool” promotion allows participating consumers to receive a FREE Edelbrock vintage style T-shirt and $25 when they purchase any new Edelbrock water pump; whether it’s sold individually or included with an Edelbrock crate engine. The promotion will start on July 1 and end on August 31, 2014. For complete, promotion details and to download a redemption form, visit the official Edelbrock promotions website at www.edelbrock.com/promo.
Free Edelbrock exclusive vintage T-shirt and $25 with valid Edelbrock water pump purchase between July 1 – August 31, 2014
Eligible products include any new Edelbrock water pump sold individually or with an Edelbrock crate engine
Consumers have until September 30, 2014 to submit redemption form and proof of purchase
Edelbrock would like to congratulate James Lawrence and The BlownZ for qualifying #1 with a 7.34, and winning the 3rd race of NMCA Street Outlaw over Ryan Jones.They are currently #1 in points heading into Las Vegas.
Check out the this video sent to us from the 2014 Cal Poly SLO Formula SAE race team. The race team consists of students from the engineering division at California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo in California. Edelbrock supplied this team with Russell Performance Plumbing products to help get their car on the track. Here is their latest race report from Andrew Cunningham, the team lead.
“The first event takes place at Buttonwillow Raceway’s kart track and includes straight line acceleration runs and driver training. Next, we traveled to an autocross race with the Golden Gate Lotus Club near Monterey. For those of you that may not know, an autocross race consists of a course defined by traffic cones on a large tarmac. Participants race against the clock and have time added for any cones hit. At the Lotus Club event, we took second place in the morning and first place in the afternoon. If you are wondering, the car that beat us in the morning was a 33 horsepower, 200lb shifter kart. We look forward to more competition coming once finals are over and to summertime sponsor appreciation events.”
Edelbrock would like to thank everyone that came out to 2014 Hot Rod Power Tour ’s once in a lifetime experience at the drive-in movie theatre. We would also like to thank Parkway drive-in theatre for hosting the Edelbrock night and a special screening of “The Snake and Mongoose” movie as well as rare footage showing the History of Edelbrock.
It’s that time of the year again… the Hot Rod Power Tour is right around the corner. We’re in the final stages of getting ready. As you can see in the video below, we’re shipping two of our company R&D cars to join in on the seven cities in seven days cruise.
Vehicles the Fun Team will be driving:
1972 Chevrolet Chevelle Concours Station Wagon
Dubbed “Gold Member” by our online follwers, this wagon was added to the Edelbrock R&D fleet two years ago. It was originally purchased to help develop our E-Street throttle body style electronic fuel injection systems in late 2012. Since then, the small-block Chevrolet 350 has been replaced with a new LS3 powered by an Edelbrock Enforcer E-Force supercharger system. This Enforcer system has increased the LS3’s performance to a very streetable 604 horsepower and 536 ft-lbs. of torque, making this big boy move! It has one of our Universal EFI Sump Fuel kits (#3605) installed to help feed the fuel demands of this supercharger powerhouse engine combination.
2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
The last time you guys saw this car was its debut on the floor of the 2013 SEMA show when we announced our LT1 E-Force supercharger for the Gen 5 engine platform. This Stingray now makes an impressive 624 horsepower and 600 ft-lbs. of torque, for an increase of 169 horsepower and 140 ft-lbs. of torque.
2012 Ford F-150
This F-150 features an Edelbrock E-Force supercharger system (#1584). This truck has been custom tuned by Brenspeed. Giving it more power than the base kit, which upgraded the horsepower to 421 and the torque to 422 ft-lbs.
2010 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD
This truck is used by our Midwest Sales team to haul our display trailer to events and shows. It features an Edelbrock E-Force supercharger system (#1579), which upgrades the horsepower to 407 and the torque to 422 ft-lbs. for improved towing performance.
Power Tour stops for 2014:
June 7: Charlotte, NC
June 8: Knoxville, TN (Edelbrock sponsored stop)
June 9: Charleston, WV
June 10: Norwalk, OH
June 11: Crown Point, IN
June 12: Bettendorf, IA
June 13: Wisconsin Dells, WI
June 14: Awards Ceremony for Long Haulers
Please come out and join us when the tour comes to your area. We will have our display trailer at each stop with members of our team to help answer all of your product questions. Vic and Christi Edelbrock will also be autographing hats and posters each evening, so come out and get yours while they last. We’ll also be raffling of an Edelbrock E-Street EFI System with Fuel Sump Kit (#3606) at the end of the week. So make sure you visit our trailer to enter for your chance to win!