Steeda Autosports Blog - Entries for the ‘Enthusiast Spotlight’ Category

Denny Scott is the quintessential performance vehicle enthusiast.   An IBM Systems Engineer for 30 years, he is an exacting type of individual that appreciates the finer things in life and accepts no substitutes.  A dedicated Steeda customer for over two decades, Denny not only enjoys driving his performance vehicles on the street, but he also competes in local and SCCA Autocross events with his Steeda ...

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As a devoted Mustang enthusiast, Chris Ihara is perhaps one of the most knowledgeable, diverse, and enthusiastic performance driving advocates in the industry today. Founder and Chief Editor of the extremely popular website: www.corral.net, his appreciation of performance driving ranges from racing his Steeda equipped 2000 Cobra Mustang racecar, running the famed “One Lap of America”, to chasing the “bad guys” in his ...

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Scott Boda, Steeda Autosports’ Director of Manufacturing, is a natural for the Steeda Autosports Team because of his unquenchable desire for perfection and his “need for speed”. An employee of Steeda Autosports since 1999, and a die-hard performance aficionado, Scott has worked his way up the “hard way” and is a great representative for all Ford performance enthusiasts at Steeda. With a keen automotive sense ...

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Born into an automotive family that traces it’s roots to back to the very early years of the Ford Motor Company, it was only natural that Dario Orlando’s destiny would eventually lead him to build upon the great automotive inspiration his family bestowed upon him. Dario Domenico Orlando was born to parents Domenico and Alice Orlando at Mount Carmel Hospital in Detroit. Growing up in ...

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Chris Parisi’s, the Current Ultra Stang World Champion in the Fun Ford Weekend Series, passion for motorsports all started in 1990 when his father, Joe Parisi, let him take his 1985 Mustang GT down the quarter mile at a Fun Ford Sunday event at Gainesville Raceway. It is a moment that Chris says he is forever thankful for because “…that’s when I fell in ...

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James Ray is an avid automotive enthusiast with a keen eye for performance. A commercial airline pilot with US Airways for the past 24 years – James is the type of individual that has a unique perceptual sense as well as knowledge of mechanics and performance – both in the air and on the ground. He is a member of the Carolina Regional ...

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Mark Graves runs a great looking Mineral Grey Mustang GT out of his home town of Ludlow, Vermont. That is approximately 1500 miles from the Steeda Autosports Campus in Pompano Beach. The distance did not deter Mark when he wanted a new Vortec supercharger and have it tuned with the exclusive Steeda Ford Motor Company SEMA Technology Transfer initiative for engine management and calibration systems. With ...

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A true driving enthusiast, Keith Mellen flew to the Steeda Autosports Campus in Pompano Beach Florida from his home in Joliet, Illinois to take delivery of his 2006 Steeda Q convertible. Even though he is based out of Illinois, Keith saw Dean Sellers Ford, located in the Detroit suburb of Troy Michigan, on the Steeda website. After talking to Christie Parker, the dealership's leading salesperson and ...

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