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Steeda Takes 1st Place at SCCA Enduro Championship Race

The SCCA race action at the Homestead-Miami Speedway this past weekend was hot, with blistering near 100 degree conditions on the track and over 120 degree conditions in the race car, and the race results were even hotter when the #20 Steeda prepared Mustang not only captured both pole positions but also finished in first place beating all other cars including various built Porsche, BMW, Corvette race cars and purpose built race cars.

Using approximately half of the famed Homestead-Miami oval and all of the infield road course, the circuit was a challenging one that incorporated high speed areas where speeds exceeded 150 mph and slower hairpin turns where you were forced to slow to a crawl to negotiate a 180° tight hairpin turns. In order to win at this circuit, a properly prepared car needed to be able to have the power and stability for high speeds, and also the cornering ability to stay tight in the turns and out-handle everyone else. Suffice to say – the Steeda G-Trac suspension system was up to the task as it was able to overcome all challenges and perform as it was designed and engineered to do.

Steeda Q650R Mustang

For the first race SARRC race, our President and CEO Dario Orlando took our #20 Steeda Q650R and qualified for the pole position and when it came to the race, he never looked back as he was able to finish in first place – an indication of even greater accomplishments that were to be forthcoming later that day (more on that later). During this initial race, a challenging Corvette lacked the braking required for a hairpin turn – crashed into the rear of our car and went careening off course. The suspension system of the #20 Steeda maintained its composure and remained on line – even when it was subjected to the crash forces from the Corvette that could have unbalanced the car and also sent it out of control…further testament to the road hugging attributes of the Steeda suspension system.

Steeda’s Glen Vitale and Q650R

The next race was a 1.5 hour-long endurance race that would be sure to challenge the most seasoned drivers, cars, and crews. This race required mandatory pit stop and driver changes and when you factor in the blistering heat, it was going to be a real dual at the track. With 35 cars entered, our Vice President Glen Vitale was able to qualify on the pole position with the fastest time overall. When the green flag dropped, Dario was able to pilot the Q650R expertly and was able to hold off many challenges as the Q650R performed as intended. At the 45 minute mark, Dario pitted and our own Glen took the wheel piloting the Q650R. With Glen’s driving attitude of “drive it like I stole it” – he further increased the lead that Dario provided him and when the checkered flag dropped, the Steeda Q650R lapped the ENTIRE field in route to a commanding victory in this most challenging endurance race.

Steeda VP, Glen Vitale and Steeda CEO, Dario Orlando

It should be noted that for both races, our Steeda Q650R was equipped with Nitto DOT tires… yes… we used a street tire on our car to further test and subsequently prove the capabilities of the Nitto brand verses the full competition only tires that the other competitors were running. The Nitto tires showed their superiority of design and construction by lasting for the entire race and by providing the superior corning and wear attributes that the Nitto brand is most famous for.

Steeda Q450 Mustang Pace Car at Homestead

Our #20 Steeda Q650R serves as a rolling test-bed for many of the suspension items we engineer, develop and sell. Unlike most other companies, we have a guiding philosophy that mandates we test under the most severe conditions the various performance parts we develop with the realization that putting them into actual race conditions that it will either prove the functionality and durability of the part, or it will destroy it. That way our customers are guaranteed that a Steeda performance part is the best it can possibly be and that it will be sure to live up to the rigors that they may subject their cars to without fail. We call it “Race Tested Confidence”.

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Steeda Celebrates Mustang 50th at Charlotte

This past week marked the 50th Anniversary of the Ford Mustang and there were plenty of celebrations around the country to celebrate this once in a lifetime event for the original Pony Car. From New York, Las Vegas, Charlotte, and in many other small towns across America, the faithful all paid homage to Americas original pony car – The Ford Mustang. Steeda Autosports was to be a presenting sponsor of the 50th Anniversary Celebration at the Charlotte Motor Speedway where approximately 4000 Mustangs and over 100,000 people converged together to make it one huge Mustang Birthday Celebration to remember forever.

Mustang 50th Anniversary

In the corporate display area, we showcased the following four Steeda Mustangs in our display – all of which have made a significant contribution to the rich history of Mustangs and Steeda over the years:

1993 Steeda Cobra R

Steeda Autosports was actively involved in the 1993 Cobra R development program by incorporating the knowledge we had acquired in our racing program to the SVT engineers. One of our contributions to the car was assisting SVT with the design of the vehicles braking system – ensuring that the completed design would have the stamina and capabilities to stand up to the rigors of road racing. Ford ended up building only 107 of the1993 Cobra “R” models – each of them in Vibrant Red and they were available for sale only to licensed race-drivers. At Sebring International Raceway in 1993, our Steeda Cobra R was the very first Cobra R to have success on a racetrack by finishing first in its inaugural race – a huge feat at the time for a new model incorporating new technologies for its time.

1995 Steeda Cobra R

In the wake of the 1993 Cobra R’s success, SVT engineers embarked on a mission to developed a more powerful and more competitive R-model based on the 1995 Cobra. Once again SVT engineers collaborated with Steeda Autosports on the development of this model as we provided key racing insights and engineering assistance to bring the car to reality. One of our top priorities was the need for a more powerful engine and more fuel capacity. In response, SVT incorporated an SVT modified version of Ford’s 5.8 liter Windsor V8, re-engineered to produce 300 horsepower. To provide for longer time on the track racing, we collaborated on the inclusion of a 22-gallon racing fuel cell that increased the cars time on the track and less time in the pits refilling. Weight-savings was targeted, so there was no back seat, radio, power windows/seats or air-conditioning-not even fog lights, which were omitted to provide ducts for getting cool air onto the front disk brakes. Heavy-duty progressive-rate springs, thicker stabilizer bars and a front strut tower brace helped improve handling. Only 250 vehicles were built, available only in white with Saddle Cloth interior, each with a unique center-tiered fiberglass hood tall enough to clear the engine and induction system. As with the 1993 Cobra R, only owners of a valid racing license were able to obtain one of these cars. Our Steeda 1995 Cobra R was the first Mustang to win a pole position in professional IMSA GS Class competition – a major feat and endorsement of our engineering successes. It’s success didn’t end there, as it set a new track record at Daytona in the inaugural IMSA Endurance race. In 1996 at the Texas Motor Speedway, the Steeda Cobra R won it’s first IMSA race for a Mustang in over a decade by lapping the 65 car field twice during the grueling 6-hour endurance race. Success continued in with first place finishes at both Mosport Park and Daytona – proving that the Steeda Cobra R program was a huge success.

2010 Steeda StreetFighter

Destined to reign supreme in the Pony Wars, this 690HP muscle machine is proof positive that Steeda Autosports builds the best performing Mustangs available anywhere. An ideal Mustang – a formidable weekend warrior on the racetrack or drag-strip that can also be comfortably driven daily. Outfitted with the most extensive standard suspension upgrades ever included on a Steeda production vehicles – including our Watt’s Link Suspension system – this performance Mustang can easily pull 1.2gs. With a broad range of brutal power on demand, it turns 0-60 times under 4 seconds and quarter mile times comfortably in the 10 second range. There is simply no other serialized Mustang available today that offers the performance, styling, and performance attitude of this dedicated StreetFighter.

2014 Steeda Q450 Enforcer

Showcasing our current line of performance-bred parts for the ford Mustang, this Q-Series Steeda Mustang is the flagship of our serialized vehicle program and is specially designed for hardcore, power-hungry performance enthusiasts who want the most Mustang muscle for their money. This performance stallion provides plenty of pure pony power to humble the competition every time you turn the ignition key and hit the throttle. Power means nothing without control, so the Q450 precision-engineered suspension and chassis modifications keep the driver in command and deliver an unbeatable level of performance. With strategic modifications all tuned to maximize performance and provide optimum handling, the Q450 is a no-holds-barred approach that delivers pure hardcore driving excitement.

During show hours in the paddock area there were multiple Steeda representatives on hand to supporting on track activities – including our “Ace in the Hole” Master Mechanic Steve Chichisola, Regional and National American Iron Champion Driver Robin Burnett, Camaro-Mustang Challenge Champion James Ray, and the NASA – SE Champion Jim Edwards. Each of these great racing enthusiasts shared racing knowledge and experiences and were on hand to provide some lucky show attendees a first hand look at their race cars as well as a ride-of-their life. Following is a profile of just two of the Steeda cars that were blistering around the track:

Steeda Q650R

Built by our renown “Skunk Works Team” at Steeda Autosports, the Q650R serves as a rolling test bed for continuing refinement and development of our track tested and race proven performance parts and accessories. On the outside, the Q650R is outfitted on the outside with key Steeda’s aerodynamic parts (e.g. Steeda Race Wing, Steeda Competition Front Fascia). Under the hood, the Ford modular engine is boosted with the Steeda/Vortech supercharger system and the race tuning is handled by our unique Steeda Performance Calibration – the end result… over 650 horsepower of heart pounding excitement. Inside the Steeda Tri-Ax Remote Racing provides an extremely short throw with precise action needed for the race track. Under the car is where some really advanced Steeda suspension technology is deployed. From the advanced adjustable full coil over suspension system, our proprietary Watt’s Linkage, to our D Spec Shocks and bump steer kit, the entire catalog of Steeda’s superior suspension parts as well as Nitto’s famed NT01 high performance tires – and some extra experimental suspension enhancements as well – have been integrated into this car so as to make it the BEST HANDLING car we have ever driven on a race track. The end result: An ultra high performance – muscular race car that provides instant acceleration, superior handling, and great fear into the minds of our competitors.

Steeda Q450R

Driven by Regional and National American Iron Champion Robin Burnett, this 2010 Steeda Q450R regularly competes in the American Iron Series that provides a highly competitive forum for Mustangs, Camaros, and Firebirds to race against each other. The power of the modified Ford Modular engine is delivered through a Tremex 3650 5 speed transmission and complemented by a precision tuned Steeda suspension system that helps deliver all that added power to the wheels while keeping the driver in total control – perfect for weekend warrior racing at tracks around America.

Overall, everyone completely enjoyed their time at the 50th Anniversary Celebration. The outstanding camaraderie, great cars, and on fast on-track experiences all made it a truly exciting manner to celebrate Mustangs first 50 years. Congratulations to Ford Motor Company and Team Mustang for providing enthusiasts an outstanding pony car for the past 50 years!

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The 2014 Pony Wars are Just Around The Corner!

The Pony Wars – the annual showdown at the South Georgia Motorsports Park (one of the top drag strips in the country) co-hosted by Steeda Autosports and LSR Performance is one event you do not want to miss. Scheduled for March 29th 2014, this event will once again be the ultimate showdown of Blue Oval, Bowtie, and Mopar pony car performance.

2014 Pony Wars

Steeda and LSR performance will be hosting a pre-race party Friday evening March 28th at Hooters in Valdosta, Georgia. The party will be a good opportunity for everyone to make introductions, check out the competition and set up those grudge races that are sure to occur on Saturday.

On Saturday morning, the event will kick off at Steeda’s Valdosta location with a tour of our manufacturing and distribution facilities. For those who attend, there will be a special Pony Wars discounted rate on Steeda parts, good that day only. From there we’ll head to South Georgia Motorsports Park to begin time trials in the form of a test and tune and grudge races both run on SGMP’s new stop light timing system. We’ll then sort cars into three classes based on closest ET’s and let them battle it out for prizes and bragging rights.

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While the fun continues on the drag strip, there will also be a car show where you can park and show off your ride and potentially win one of the awards that will be presented to the cars that attract the judge’s attention the most. And lastly, for those wanting to test their cars on a track, SCCA is hosting an autocross course where drivers will be able to test their cars and their driving skills around a challenging circuit.

The 2014 Pony Wars
March 29 at the South Georgia Motorsports Park
Something for EVERYONE
Do Not Miss It !!!

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Mark Your Calendar – 2014 Pony Wars!

Christmas might be just around the corner but the team here at Steeda Autosports is already gearing up for the spring 2014 Pony Wars. Held every year at South Georgia Motorsports Park which is one of the top drag strips in the country, the 5th Annual Pony Wars co-hosted by LSR Performance and scheduled for March 29th 2014, will be an event you don’t want to miss.

2014 Pony Wars

All American makes are welcome to participate in what’s been considered the ultimate pony war showdown. For those of you who might be confused as to what the definition of a true Pony Car is… it doesn’t refer to just the Ford Mustang as most would think. The Pony Car classification was given to several models within the GM and Dodge/Plymouth lines as well as Ford and Pontiac, which were inspired by the Ford Mustang originally.

What that breaks down to is a very exciting event!

Steeda and LSR performance will be hosting a pre-race party Friday evening March 28th at a yet undisclosed location. The party will be a good opportunity for everyone to make introductions, check out the competition and set up those grudge races. Some good old fashioned smack talk never hurt, right?

On Saturday morning, the event will kick off at Steeda’s Valdosta location which will include a tour of the manufacturing and distribution facilities. For those who attend, there will be a special Pony Wars discounted rate on Steeda parts, good that day only. From there we’ll head to South Georgia Motorsports Park to begin time trials in the form of a test and tune and grudge races both run on SGMP’s new stop light timing system. We’ll then sort cars into three classes based on closest ET’s and let them battle it out for prizes and bragging rights.

Click Here to View Photos From 2013 Pony Wars

While the fun continues on the drag strip, we’ll also be hosting a car show and have several photographers on hand so make sure those rides are shined up and looking their best! We’ve got a lot more planning to do yet, this is only the beginning! We’ll release more details as they become available, keep checking back for more news!

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2013 Steeda Stampede Recap

Despite a rainy kick off, the 14th Annual Steeda Stampede saw hundreds of enthusiasts and their vehicles lining the lots of Steeda’s Pompano Beach Florida location. A brief shower in the morning gave way to sunshine and allowed the day to progress into one of the best Stampedes yet.

2013 Steeda Stampede

2013 Steeda Stampede

The event consisted of a huge car show, dyno pulls, free food and a live DJ and even a technical seminar by Steeda President Dario Orlando. Customers found great deals in Frank’s Garage and had a chance to have their questions answered in person by knowledgeable staff members. Even the Goodyear Blimp made an appearance over the show!

Listed below are the winners of the car show (in their respective categories). Each winner received a Steeda gift certificate. Congratulations to you all and thank you for being a part of the Steeda Stampede!

05-14 Class
John O’Hara, 
GT500

94-04 Class
Carl Diblasi
, 2003 Mach 1

79-93 Class
Carlos Seara
, 1990 LX

On the dyno, the best pull by an N/A car was a 2013 GT putting down 416HP. In the power adder class a GT500 made 646HP.

Special thanks go out to all of our event sponsors: Nitto Tire, SCT, Koni, Kooks Headers and Xtreme Stop. As always it is a pleasure to work with these manufacturers to continue to bring exciting products to our customers! We had a great time with everyone involved. We can’t wait to see you at our next event… look for details about the 2014 Pony Wars coming soon!

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Steeda’s 2013 SEMA Show Summary

Annually, the SEMA Show held in Las Vegas is “the show” for manufacturers and aftermarket builders to showcase their latest performance bred vehicles and speed related parts and accessories. This year was no exception as Steeda Autosports proudly displayed specialized vehicles and showcased a variety of quality performance bred parts on a series of vehicles at the venue. Following is just a brief summary of just a few of the vehicle highlights that featured Steeda performance parts…

Steeda Q450 Enforcer

Nitto Tire Display In the expansive Nitto Tire display at SEMA, in addition to a comprehensive display of their award winning performance bred tires that they were showcasing, Nitto selected a stunning Race Red 2014 Steeda Q450 Enforcer to highlight on of their newest product offerings. It just so happened that this particular Q450 is personally owned by Steeda’s President and founder – Dario Orlando, and was shod with a staggered fitment of Nitto’s newest and hottest selling Motivo Performance Tires. This Steeda Q450 featured the usual array of Steeda performance enhancements that are standard on the Q450 that allow it to turn any road into pure enjoyment – but it also had a set of our newest Mustang wheel that we are offering – the Steeda mesh wheel. Available soon, this 20″ diameter wheel will be offered in widths of 9.5″ and 11″. This Steeda proprietary low-pressure cast wheel offers superior strength and lightness – all at an affordable price. Specifically designed to reduce your vehicles un-sprung weight and Built with the inherent strength to withstand the rigors of extreme track and street use, this is one wheel that is certain to live up to the Steeda motto that Speed Matters. The Steeda Q450 also featured the Steeda/Ford Racing front splitter.

2014 Steeda Q450

2014 Steeda Q450

Nitto 2014 Mustang

Ford Corporate Display In the Ford display this year, Nitto Tire proudly displayed their latest project vehicle, a highly yet subtly customized 2014 Mustang GT that naturally was fully equipped with a host of Steeda performance parts and accessories. This beautiful Stallion was sporting a lowered stance that the Steeda Coil-Over and Swaybar Suspension System provide, inherently optimizing handling for any street or track conditions it may encounter. With the Steeda cold air intake feeding the 5.0 liter with it’s Cobra Jet intake, the Steeda Tri-Ax shifter was at the ready to provide the quickest and most reliable shits one could subject it to.

Nitto 2014 Mustang

Nitto 2014 Mustang

“Hypersilver”

Muscle Mustang & Fast Ford Magazine’s 1988 Mustang GT Neatly parked in the Source Interlink’s booth at SEMA was MM&FF 25th Anniversary project vehicle – Hypersilver. A truly beautiful project vehicle that was constructed with the collaboration of a variety of key suppliers, this is one Fox bodied ‘Stang that is a real sight to behold. Painstakingly crafted and beautifully completed, it is indeed one of the finest Fox Mustangs we have seen. Peaking under the hood, one could easily see the hints of some Steeda suspension magic – as they selected our Steeda Caster Camber Plates to allow for the proper adjustment of the car’s lowered suspension. These plates allow you to dial in extra caster for straight-line tracking and extra camber for that tight cornering grip a lowered Mustang needs – the perfect and easy adjustment to “dial in” your front suspension to maximize performance both on the street and on the track. We salute Muscle Mustang & Fast Fords in this their 25th Anniversary Year of continued publication supporting the Mustang community and encourage you to subscribe to their outstanding monthly publication.

Muscle Mustangs Hypersilver Fox Body Mustang

Muscle Mustangs Hypersilver Fox Body Mustang

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Steeda’s Annual Stampede is Next Week!

The Steeda Stampede is right around the corner! Don’t miss out on this once a year event at our Pompano Beach, Florida facility scheduled for Saturday, November 16th from 9am to 3pm.

Steeda Stampede

In addition to the activities you would expect from our event such as 50 dollar dyno pulls, great deals on Frank’s garage and new Steeda parts, prize giveaway raffle, and the car show, Dario Orlando the president of Steeda will be on hand giving technical seminars detailing the design details that go into how we design and manufacture our parts, and what sets them apart from the competition!

Lunch options will be available on site and we will have a D.J. with live music on site to add to this already fun and entertaining event. Come join us for a fun day with your friends and family. Pre-registration is $15 or $20 on day of event and will include a FREE 2013 Steeda Stampede T-Shirt and goodie bag with registration.

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Reminder: 14th Annual Steeda Stampede November 16th!

2013 Steeda StampedeOur 14th annual Steeda Stampede will be held Saturday, November 16th from 9am to 3pm at our Pompano Beach Florida location! Want to find out how much horsepower and torque your car has? Our $50 Stampede dyno special will be back at this event. Make sure you register early for this as there are will be limited dyno slots available.

When: November 16th, 2013
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: Steeda Campus – Pompano Beach, Florida

As with our past Stampede events there will be prize give-a-way promotions from Steeda Autosports and various other vendors and companies. Our ever popular Frank’s garage will be open for great deals on like new scratch and dent items, used parts, and those simply targeted for inventory reduction. In addition, there will be a music from live DJ, hot dogs and hamburgers for lunch options, and a multitude of cars on display for everyone to admire and enjoy. Participate in our car show during the course of the Stampede and have a chance to be acknowledged and recognized as a “best of show” vehicle!

Pre-Register is Closed, See You at the Stampede!

Come join us for a fun day with your friends and family. Pre-registration is $15 or $20 on day of event and will include a FREE 2013 Steeda Stampede T-Shirt and goodie bag with registration.

Steeda at the 2013 Woodward Dream Cruise

The annual Woodward Dream Cruise takes place on the third Saturday of every August and is the world’s largest one-day automotive event drawing over 1.5 million people all celebrating the American automotive culture. The event takes place on legendary Woodward Avenue where automotive engineers street-tested vehicles in the 60’s and 70’s (and even today!) from stop light to stop light. This year, Steeda Autosports was at the center of it all with an ultra-prime display of our legendary automotive hardware at Woodward and 14 Mile Roads. In addition to displaying our race and production vehicles, we also proudly revealed our newest performance vehicle offering – the Steeda certified GT500 Wide-body (more on that in our next release).

Steeda at Woodward Dream Cruise

Steeda at Woodward Dream Cruise

While the Dream Cruise takes place officially on just one day, the excitement actually builds up to that day with over 50,000 vehicles parading along Woodward in the days and evenings prior to the official day. There is simply nothing else that compares to this event in the world and if you have never attended it before, you need to put this on your bucket list for sure!

Steeda at Woodward Dream Cruise

Steeda at Woodward Dream Cruise

At our corporate display we were proudly featuring a collection of our race and production vehicles including:

  • The all new Steeda certified GT500 Wide-body – where we took the stock GT500 and dramatically crafted a new wide-body performance package
  • Steeda Boss 302 Laguna Seca – where we took the best handling Ford Mustang that Ford makes and made it better by adding our proprietary suspension and powertrain enhancements
  • Steeda Q650 StreetFighter – Our legendary Street and Track performance beast that gets everyone’s heart pumping
  • Steeda Q450 R (race) – Driven by Regional and National American Iron champion Robin Burnett, this 2010 Steeda Q450 regularly competes in the American Iron Series
  • Steeda Q450 RS (Race/Street) – Driven by champion Anders Sjoblom, this 2005 Steeda Q450 RS has competed in the NASA Camaro Mustang Challenge Series.
  • Steeda Ford GT – This Steeda modified Ford GT is a perennial crowd favorite as it represents pure iconic Steeda American power

At Steeda, we always “push the limits” in everything we do and this Dream Cruise was no exception. On Saturday, during the busiest time of the cruise, we proudly took our production & race cars for a “quiet” cruise down Woodward. The sight of six Steeda vehicles with a combined total of 3681 heart pounding horsepower cruising down Woodward was a pure sight to behold! Needless to say, we attracted quite a bit of attention.

Steeda at Woodward Dream Cruise

Steeda at Woodward Dream Cruise

Suffice to say, we are already making plans for next years Dream Cruise. So mark your calendar for the third Saturday in August and meet with us in the Motor City!

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2013 Mustang Week – A Huge Success

While the 2013 Mustang Week may be over, the many memories are still fresh in everyone’s mind! There is absolutely no doubt that this years event was indeed the best one yet as thousands of the Mustang faithful descended upon Myrtle Beach for a week jammed with ultimate Mustang excitement. With just about everything one would want to do with their “Stang.…. from an outstanding Car Show, Autocross Event, Burn Out Contest, Dyno Challenge, Drag Racing, and much more, this is one event you should add to your automotive bucket list. This year, Steeda Autosports ensured we were part of the excitement with our corporate display and we made a point of connecting as much as possible with the enthusiasts in attendance by offering tech insights, Steeda product reviews, as well as a display of our serialized vehicles and one of our Steeda race cars.

Steeda at 2013 Mustang Week

Steeda at 2013 Mustang Week

In the Autocross event, we are very proud to say that a Steeda equipped 2003 Mustang GT was successful in taking top honors on the challenging circuit. Daniel Pierce took his Sonic Blue GT Convertible thru the course and beat all others to capture the coveted 1st Place title and bragging rights. What should be noted about Daniel, is that he is a complete newcomer to the sport of autocrossing, having only ridden on a track briefly once before. He set his winning time on his very first lap of the course, beating out over 60+ entrants including several specially prepared track cars from other competitive sponsors. Naturally Daniel is very adept at preparing his car, in doing so he equipped his ‘Stang with the following Steeda performance parts:

  • Steeda Sport Springs
  • Steeda Adjustable Upper Control Arms
  • Steeda Weight-Jacker Lower Control Arms
  • Steeda Bumpsteer Kit
  • Steeda cat-back exhaust
  • Steeda Clutch Quadrant
  • Steeda 4-bolt Camber Caster Plates

Dario Orlando, President of Steeda Autosports personally congratulated Daniel for his achievement and commented: “We are all proud of Daniel’s achievement and even with his relatively little autocross experience, his innate driving skills coupled with the Steeda suspension enhancements he chose – resulted in a winning combination”. Daniel upon wining the autocross added: “I want to thank the entire Steeda team, from the customer service representatives who go the extra mile to ensure that the customer is priority to the team of engineers who develop performance parts for the SN95/ New Edge body parts. The quality of each and every product I have purchased from Steeda Autosports has consistently exceeded my expectations. Steeda performance products have introduced me to autocross and the excitement that comes with each run. I am looking forward to my next autocross event and pushing my car to it’s limit. Again, thank you to all of the Steeda team.”

Eric Morris With His Steeda Mustang

Eric Morris With His Steeda Mustang

In the awards category, Dario Orlando personally presented multiple awards, including a $500 gift certificate to the Mustang with the most Steeda equipment. The winner was Eric Morris of Willington NC who is the proud original owner of a serialized 1998 3.8L Steeda Q-Series Mustang. During the past 15 years that Eric has owned the car, he has consistently added additional Steeda equipment to it, both enhancing and personalizing its appearance and overall performance. The end result is a perfectly maintained and pristine example of a1998 SN-95 Mustang that has the ultimate on aftermarket options and accessories – all done to the specific taste of it’s very proud owner.

Other Mustang Week awards handed out by Steeda included a $250 certificate awarded to Kevin Ettien of Russell, Wisconsin acknowledging the vast amount of Steeda suspension modifications he made to his 2010 GT500, and another $200 certificate awarded to William Metten of Spring Lake, North Carolina for his Steeda modified 2010 Mustang GT.

We salute all of the loyal Mustang owners that attended the 2013 Mustang Week celebration and highly encourage you to make the 2014 edition of Mustang Week a priority on your vacation schedule next year.

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