The collector car hobby and hot rodding in general lost one of the true legends of the sport/hobby when Vic Edelbrock Jr. passed away peacefully June 9, from complications of a cold. He was 80-years-old.
Edelbrock Jr. took over as president and CEO of Edelbrock at the age of just 26 following the sudden passing of his father in 1962. He took the Edelbrock company from 10 employees in 1962 to hundreds of staff and team members today. Edelbrock Jr. and family went from a cash flow of $200,000 when his father passed to today’s hundreds of millions in revenue.
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