Cox Performance Inc. owns entities such as; Darrell Cox Racing. Cox Performance is driven by pushing the leading edge technology of turbocharging to new extremes in many different platforms from street to strip. Cox Performance has developed to provide many markets the custom fabrication, special product needed to achieve the goals desired.
We make dependable, durable, big horsepower.
We can Blueprint Your Engine, Consult, Tune and Fabricate for Your Forced Induced Needs!
Darrell Cox, Owner/Consultant/Engineer, started his career in the automotive industry at a Chevrolet dealership in Eden, NC. His passion for performance lead to a crew position on a NHRA Oakley sponsored Pro Stock Motorcycle team from (1996-2000). The Pro Stock technology led Darrell to apply this to the Dodge Neon platform prior to the Sport Compact market height. Through years of research and development with the Dodge Neon, Darrell continued to build engines and porting cylinder heads for Supras, Hondas and 4G63s. Darrell's success through IDRC, NOPI and NHRA with the Dodge Neon raised curiosity in Mopar with the Dodge Neon SRT-4 development. The SRT-4 cylinder head was a team effort with Mopar and Darrell. By 2003, Darrell's SRT-4 development led to two car team, All-Motor and Hot Rod (7.90 e.t.at 180mph) in the NHRA Sport Compact Series. This is when Darrell moved from Team Phatridz to the first year of Darrell Cox Racing. In 2004, Darrell helped Jorgen Moeller set the Bonneville land speed record at 200.50mph with a 2.4L at 700 horsepower. He helped build and manage NuFormz Pro FWD 7-sec Mopar engine program. In 2005, Darrell focused on providing Dodge SRT-4 enthusiasts by organizing meet-n-greets in their own environment, near NHRA event races for technical support and a chance to review the race car. In 2006, Darrell developed the 2.6L Stroker Engine for the Dodge SRT-4. Since the Dodge SRT-4 platform is no longer offered through Chrysler. In 2007, Darrell started working with many other platforms to apply the turbocharged technology to the small and big block V-8's while squeezing every inch of cubic power out of the motor. From engineering to tuning- Darrell Cox there is not one thing that is impossible for him.
Jennifer Cox, Sales/Marketing/Consultant, graduated with a Bachelors' degree from Northwood University, majoring in Automotive Aftermarket Management. Jennifer's passion for the automotive performance industry has led her to driving the Cox Performance Inc. brand to the forefront of forced induction. Her goal is to match Cox Performance and Darrell Cox Racing products and services to the right fit customers who are equally as passionate with turbocharging/blown applications.
Jennifers experience and passion began with the family business, Burkhardt Racing, routing the deep love of drag racing. Through college, Jennifer experienced S.E.M.A internship positions, Automotive Aftermarket Awards, Michael Kunzman and Associates (#1 manufacturers representative in the midwest) part time position, Advance Auto Parts inventory specialist position and many Automotive Aftermarket scholarships.
In 2004, Jennifer was hired through J.R. Thompson Company to be the Mopar liason. In 2005, Fluidyne High Performance's direct fit sales representative. In 2006, Jennifer worked with Darrell to gain the Dodge Motorsports/SRT sponsorship for the NHRA Sport Compact series and began full time to offer our own line of Darrell Cox Racing product.