Sledge King’s New Performance Manager

Nov 10, 2011

King Engine Bearings has hired Ron Sledge as the company’s new performance and technical manager.

Sledge will be responsible for the management of performance industry sales, provide technical assistance through product clinics, troubleshooting calls, technical clinics and training, conduct technical seminars and webinars, and oversee King’s performance industry sponsorships and motorsports program, according to a press release.

“We are pleased to welcome Ron to King. He is an outstanding industry professional who’s developed many long-term relationships with leading crew chiefs and engine builders,” said Limor N. DePetro, director of sales and marketing, King Engine Bearings. “His technical background and experience at the race track will be a tremendous asset to our company.”

A veteran of the automotive aftermarket, most recently Sledge was the national sales and fleet manager for DT Logistics LLC in Goodlettsville, Tenn., the release stated. During his career of more than 30 years, he’s held key positions with major aftermarket companies.

King Engine Bearings offers an extensive line of high-performance engine bearings for circle track, drag racing, monster trucks, tractor pulls, off-road and off-shore racing applications.