Drag Illustrated Issue 177, July / August 2022 | Page 88



■ Race Winning Brands , Inc . (“ RWB ”), a portfolio company of MiddleGround Capital , is revving up their growth momentum with the acquisition of CORSA Performance , CORSA Performance Marine , and Volant Performance . This group of acquisitions brings decades of experience in intake and exhaust system performance to the RWB family and tallies up to sixteen add-ons for Race Winning Brands since its 2017 inception .
Hailing from Berea , OH , just down the highway from the RWB headquarters , CORSA Performance specializes in performance exhaust systems and cold air intake systems , along with a selection of other exhaust system accessories . Since 1998 , CORSA has been developing and manufacturing premium exhaust systems for a wide range of vehicles that deliver precision engineered sound and performance .
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renowned brands ,” explained Jeff Post , newly appointed General Manager for CORSA and Volant . “ With the combination of our employees , experiences and the newly provided resources , we feel there are boundless opportunities to capitalize on while providing our customers and consumers the experiences they have grown to love , from purchase through ownership .”
“ Adding CORSA and Volant to our family is a natural fit for RWB ,” said Bob Bruegging , CEO of Race Winning Brands . “ It continues our strategic move into strong brands with strong manufacturing models in place . It is also part of our
move outside the engine to the critical ‘ air-in , air-out ’ portions of performance . Working with the strong management team already in place , our plans are to provide support for continued growth – both internally and through additional
acquisitions .”
The transaction of CORSA Performance , CORSA Marine , and Volant Performance is effective immediately . The businesses will continue to operate and service customers from their respective location .
takes things off the asphalt and onto the water with marine-specific exhaust systems and components designed to simultaneously add performance and enhance sound , all with unique style . CORSA Marine products are manufactured alongside CORSA Performance components at their Ohio location , proudly manufactured in the USA .
With an experience tenure matching CORSA , Volant Performance focuses on the science of airflow feeding a vast variety of engine applications with their cold air intake systems . Volant takes pride in their proven designs to deliver cool and clean air through their application-specific intake systems for unmatched performance and efficiency gains .
“ We are very excited for this new chapter with RWB in growing this organization and our world-
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