Kowalsky Racing Engines "KNOWLEDGEABLE & ACCREDITED STAFF"

Don Kowalsky
- Don is the owner here at Kowalsky Racing Engines. He has been building engines since the 1960's ! He went to work at Sonny's Automotive when he was in high school. After being there for close to two decades, he ventured out on his own and started Kowalsky Racing Engines. Don worked directly with Ford Motor Co in developing the first Ford V-6 to win in the Nascar Bush series, driven by Mark Martin. Don was also an accomplished competitor in IHRA modified and held many records. Don has built engines that have won championships at all levels of racing. Don has been blessed with many loyal customers over the years and looks forward to many, many more championships and victories.


Jason Kowalsky - Jason is the only son of the owner, Don.  Jason has literally grown up in the engine building business. He can run any machine in the shop and does so on a regular basis. He races a former Todd Bevis built Pro Stock Cobalt in the very competitive Top Sportsman class and he does it with a naturally aspirated small block! He's gone as fast as 4.73 at 145mph in the 1/8 ! He also has a 2006 GTO built by Vanishing Point Race Cars with a Pro Charged small block Chevy engine that should make in excess of 2000 hp .


J.C. Childress - J.C. has been around racing most of his life. After a four year enlistment in the Marine Corps, he went to work for Sox & Martin on the Pro Stock Truck team. When the team retired at seasons end, he worked with Ronnie Sox match racing. After Ronnie stopped match racing, J.C. worked with chassis builder, Gary Wisecarver. J.C. is currently building a new NHRA Super Stock Chevy II which is also a tribute car to Grumpy Jenkins. He runs the Speed Shop at Kowalsky Racing Engines and also does a lot of the welding in the shop.


Matt Lawrence - Matt has been at Kowalsky Racing Engines for several years. He races a 275 radial tire Mustang with 6.0 liter Chevy LS engine. Matt currently holds the MPH record for PTRA and is a former ET record holder. His Mustang has gone as fast as 5.18 at 135 mph in the 1/8 at 3250lbs ! Matt also tunes cars on a chassis dyno in the evenings. He's a very well rounded young man and is a great asset to Kowalsky Racing Engines.