Summit Racing Equipment's History
In 1968, a sports car enthusiast started a part-time of business of car equipment, operating out of his home in Stow, Ohio. In the next year, the first store of Summit Racing Equipment was opened in Akron. The store initially started selling parts from leading brands, such as, Mickey Thompson, Accel, Mallory, Holley, and Hurst, at discounted rates. The business got good response from racers and muscle car enthusiasts; and within a few years, the company began publishing its mail order catalog. In 1987, the business was moved to a four-building campus with a larger accommodation. The company continued to growth and the company’s mail-order catalog grew from an annual to a bi-monthly publication. Over the next few years, Summit Racing Equipment experienced non-stop growth; and in 1997, the company launched its online store - SummitRacing.com. In the next year, the company opened its second retail and distribution outlet in Sparks, Nevada.
Summit Racing Equipment's Values
Summit Racing Equipment saw exponential growth since its inception mainly because of its continuous effort to prioritize customer focus. What began as a part-time business went on to become one of the leading direct marketer of automotive performance equipment in the world. From the beginning, Summit Racing Equipment has been guided by a simple philosophy – “Give customers the parts they want at a fair price, deliver those parts fast, and back them with the best customer service on the planet.” Summit Racing Equipment also maintains a commitment to giving back to the local community. The company supports NHRA Pro Stock racers Jason Line and Greg Anderson, and sponsors a number of car racing events, including the IHRA Summit Racing Pro Am Tour, the NHRA Summit Racing Series, the IHRA Summit Super Series, the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals, the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals, and the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
What makes Summit Racing Equipment unique?
Summit Racing Equipment has made it easy, convenient and cost effective to buy automotive performance equipment from top brands. The company provides its customers with a wide selection of performance equipment, tools and garage equipment, aftermarket accessories, and replacement parts for sports cars, SUVs, and trucks. They also provide excellent customer service, including fast shipping, round-the-clock customer care over telephone, and the Summit Racing Handshake Guarantee, which ensures high level of customer satisfaction on every transaction. The company frequently upgrades its product inventory so as to allow customers choose from the latest releases from leading brands, such as, BMF Wheels, Danchuk, Weego, ARP, Bestop, Classic Performance, EBC Brakes, an Weigh Safe Trailer Hitches.