Originally posted on January 24, 2020 @ 10:12 am
Racing cars at high speed is putting your life in danger, but some people have dreamed of becoming the fastest race car driver in the world. One of such famous name is Pat Musi, who is also the father of popular drag racer, Lizzy Musi.
Pat Musi is an eight-time Pro Street World Champion auto racer and has 30 years of experience in this very field. How did Pat Musi get into drag Racing? How much money does he earn today? Take a sneak peek, the facts about Pat Musi below.
Pat Musi Began Racing in 1969
Pat Musi is one of the famous doorslammer racers in the nation. He started his racing career at the age of 18. The same year, he launched Pat Musi Performance in Carteret, New Jersey.
We joined @EdelbrockUSA at @prishow to announce the continuation of our Musi/Edelbrock partnership. Edelbrock also announced the new Edelbrock Race Center in Mooresville, NC. Finally, we both announced new partnerships with Centroid CNC and @BriskRacing as well. #Edelbrock pic.twitter.com/eTeDvHaemn
— Pat Musi Racing Engines (@PatMusiRacing) December 16, 2019
In his career, Musi has won several championships, including Pro Street World Championship, and also holds a number of records. Now, he will continue the quest for a Pro Nitrous World Championship with the Edelbrock-sponsored “King Kong 7” Dodge Dart, which is being piloted by Lizzy Musi.
Pat Musi Joins Edelbrock
Recently, Pat Musi is hired as a product development consultant by Edelbrock Corp. He has good knowledge of racing products and focuses on motor products like nitrous systems, racing cylinder heads as well as high-horsepower EFI products.
His mechanical skills made some new products for Edelbrock. Most recently, he shared a post on social media in which he and Edelbrock Cylinder Head Product Manager Matt Gamble review a new set of Edelbrock DR-23 after it arrived at Musi Racing Engines.
Pat Musi: Owner of Musi Racing Engines
Pat Musi is a master engine builder and has his own shop, Pat Musi Racing Engines, which was established by him in 1970. In the shop, Pat and his team make or modify car engines as well as built racing cars. He also built cars such as Pro Mod and Top Sportsman Drag Race engines.
A few years back, Pat teamed up with the Professional Drag Racer’s Association to service all their car engines. At the time, his daughter was preparing for her PDRA debut. Later he moved his shop from New Jersey to North Carolina to watch Lizzy races.
In addition to his engines business, Musi works as a crew for the Frank-Brandon Pro Nitrous Dodge, whereas his daughter handles driving duties.
Pat Musi Partnership with Brisk USA Spark Plugs
The owner of Pat Musi Racing Engines partnered with Brisk USA Spark Plugs in December 2019 in Mooresville, NC. The two industry leaders are ready for 2020 and will bring new motors.
In the new project, Pat will include the innovative and high rated Brisk USA Spark Plugs with a strong alliance. Brisks offers the latest technology in spark plug design that helps to improve engine performance and fuel economy.
Pat said Brisk has good products, and he is really excited to bring them on board – from high end 959 cubic-inch engines on down to 555 cubic-inch motors.
He even shared the good news via social media such as Twitter and Instagram. On Instagram, he posted an image of a racing car with a caption. He wrote,
“they are excited to announce their new partnership with Brish Spark Plugs and ready to work together in 2020.”⠀
On January 15, 2020, he tweeted, they were excited for the upcoming of the Edelbrock USA Race Center in Mooresville, NC. In the photo, the Edelbrock CEO Don Barry and Regional Account Sales Manager Marc Patterson was discussing with Pat Musi in the center during their visit.
How Much Does Pat Musi Make Money From His Profession?
The former drag racer makes millions of worth from his professional career. He earns money from not only his racing but also from his shop as well. Now, the retired drag racer is more focused on building engines. Although it is unclear about Pat Musi’s actual net worth, we can surely say that he has an estimated net worth over $2 million.
He has his own shop ‘Pat Musi Racing Engines,’ which he moved to 10,000 square feet in Mooresville, NC. He raced Pro Stock for many years and then transitioned to Pro Street and won several championships.
Further, he got into Pro Mod, where his shop was named Engine Builder of the Year four-time by PDRA (Professional Drag Racers Association).
Besides, he earns considerable extra money form his merchandise where you can buy Pat Musi Racing Engines gears such as t-shirts, hoodies, hats, sweatshirts, and more.