Edelbrock Congratulates Joe Gibbs Racing and Penske Racing For Victories in the NASCAR Sprint Cup and NASCAR Nationwide Series
Torrance, CA (June 9, 2010) - Edelbrock would like to congratulate Joe Gibbs Racing and Penske Racing for their recent NASCAR victories this past weekend.
In the Gillette Fusion ProGlide 500 presented by Target, Edelbrock manifolds dominated the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series when Denny Hamlin won the race and teammate Kyle Busch finished second in their Joe Gibbs Racing Toyotas.
To date, Denny Hamlin has captured four victories, placing him in third place in the current NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points, while Kyle Busch has won two races, placing him second in the current standings. These victories are helping propel Joe Gibbs Racing up the standings, placing them in prime position for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup later this season.
In addition, Brad Keselowski finished first in the NASCAR Nationwide Series Federated Auto Parts 300 with an Edelbrock manifold #2819 under the hood of his Penske Racing Dodge. Brad is the current points leader in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, with three victories so far this year.
These teams join the long list of winning racers in all forms of motorsports who rely on Edelbrock intake manifolds to give them the winning edge. Edelbrock works closely with several NASCAR teams to develop intake manifolds that are versatile enough to be used on short and long tracks, giving them the advantage they need to dominate the competition.
Edelbrock has been involved with NASCAR for nearly 40 years and today continues to work with top racing teams in all levels of NASCAR to design and produce parts that they can count on to win races and championships. This long-standing tradition began with Vic Edelbrock Sr. and continues today with over 8,000 performance parts for the race track and the street. Edelbrock's high quality standards and commitment to testing in the lab and on the track deliver components that are proven performers.
Edelbrock is an exclusive NASCAR Performance partner, as well as a NASCAR Prize Money & Decal (Contingency) Program partner in all NASCAR-sanctioned series.
Founded in 1938, Torrance-based Edelbrock, LLC is recognized as one of the nation's premier designers, manufacturers and distributors of performance replacement parts for the automotive and motorcycle after markets. For more information please visit us at www.edelbrock.com
About NASCAR Automotive
The NASCAR Automotive Group, based in the Charlotte, N.C. office, supports sponsorship and licensing partnerships of companies in the automotive category and the Prize Money & Decal Program. Under the NASCAR Performance brand, automotive partners build brand awareness and sales of their products and services via an integrated marketing program. The program includes: The NASCAR Technical Institute - a branch of Universal Technical Institute Inc. (UTI) that trains automotive technicians for the workforce; the NASCAR Performance Network - a nationwide network of quality automotive repair shops; NASCAR Angels - a reality based TV show that repairs the cars of deserving people; a weekly TV show on SPEED called "NASCAR Performance"; a national radio show called "NASCAR Performance LIVE" on MRN and SIRIUS XM Radio; and print and online media programs with the BABCOX family of automotive magazines, and NASCAR.COM.