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Standard Drivetrain Acquires Precision IndustriesDecember 7, 2023

ProTorque's Mark Benston Jr. Wins World Cup Finals

ProTorque’s Mark Benston Jr. Wins World Cup Finals with Record-Setting Run

PROTORQUE racer Mark Benston Jr. absolutely dominated the 27th Annual Haltech World Cup Finals presented by Wiseco race by not only winning Outlaw vs Extreme, but also by decimating and resetting the Outlaw Drag Radial elapsed time world record in four separate instances. Taking advantage of autumn’s great air and ideal atmospheric conditions, racers – […]

November 10, 2023

ProTorque Racers Win 4 Classes & Set Big Records at World Cup Finals

PROTORQUE racers had a truly outstanding outing at the 27th Annual Haltech World Cup Finals presented by Wiseco race with four major class wins and two new incredible world records. Mark Benston Jr., Brett LaSala, Ronny Rhodes, Patrick Estevez Jr., Keith Rhea, and Martin Connelley all demonstrated what hard work and tenacity can do when […]

November 6, 2023

NHRA Factory Stock Racer Mark Pawuk Wins with ProTorque

PROTORQUE racer Mark “Cowboy” Pawuk earned his first NHRA Factory Stock Showdown career win at the NHRA Midwest Nationals on Sunday, October 1, 2023. Fielding his Empaco Equipment-backed 2021 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak, Pawuk kicked off a storybook weekend at World Wide Technology Raceway just outside of St. Louis, Missouri, by taking the number one […]

October 19, 2023

ProTorque Racer Brett LaSala’s Stream of Recent Successes

PROTORQUE racer Brett LaSala has been taking the small tire and street car drag racing scenes by storm lately with a stream of huge successes and prestigious wins.   LaSala’s 2012 Ford Mustang known as “The Snot Rocket” is no stranger to raising the bar as it has set multiple records over the years, but […]

October 13, 2023

ProTorque Launches New Website with Interactive “Torque Converter Recommendation Engine” Selection Tool

ProTorque has launched an all-new eCommerce website which includes its Torque Converter Recommendation Engine (TCRE) – an industry-first, interactive torque converter selection tool which lets customers immediately search and sort to find the exact converter for their application.   Built with years of real-world testing and validation to produce winning results, ProTorque’s Torque Converter Recommendation […]

December 14, 2022

ProTorque Racers Dominate at Prestigious Season-Ending Events

ProTorque racers have been dominating prestigious season-ending events recently with major wins, milestone records, and coveted championship titles across the board in a variety of top-tier drag racing categories.   While racing at the 26th Annual Haltech World Cup Finals: Import vs Domestic event at Maryland International Raceway in early November, ProTorque took center stage […]

December 5, 2022

2022 Championships Captured Using ProTorque Converters

ProTorque racers had an incredible 2022 drag racing season with tons of wins and records collected along the way. For six drivers, though, the hard work and dedication they displayed all year long resulted in the ultimate payoff: world championship titles. In the fiercely competitive world of NHRA Factory Stock Showdown racing, renowned engine builder […]

December 2, 2022

New 8” X8 Torque Converters Offer Incredible Performance Gains

PROTORQUE has announced its X8 Series race torque converters – the first true innovation since the original 8” torque converter was introduced sixty years ago – for 600-2,000+ horsepower applications. Working in conjunction with David Barton of the famed Ray Barton Racing Engines enterprise on his NHRA Factory Stock Showdown program, ProTorque’s forward-thinking founder, Joe […]

September 21, 2021

Tom Kundrik Joins Boninfante Group as ProTorque’s Director of Motorsports and Sales

THE BONINFANTE GROUP has hired Tom Kundrik, one of the most respected key players in the drag racing and performance industry, to come on board as ProTorque’s Director of Motorsports and Sales, effective immediately. Over the years, ProTorque’s commitment to quality and customer service has been a major proponent in the company’s tremendous growth and […]

April 15, 2021

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