Terri (Weney) Gdowik


The Weney Family Passing of the Torch

Spring City, PA – February 27th, 2020 – The S&W Performance Group announced today, Terri (Weney) Gdowik will helm the family owned 61 year old performance racing industry powerhouse, as its new President. Terri’s appointment from Executive Vice President to President comes after her brother, Michael Weney, completed his successful 4 year term as S&W’s President. Their new EVP will be named at a later date.

“Terri has been a key part of the business for over 38 years. I’m confident in Terri’s leadership and experience, to lead us through this new decade and beyond,” stated S&W company founder, Walt Weney.

She discovered her passion for motorsports at a very young age. Terri, her Mother Vonda and Brothers Gary, Scott and Michael were Walt’s trusted crew, both at the drag strip and at his rapidly expanding race car business. She officially joined S&W Race Cars in 1982 and quickly set a personal goal of learning every job position in the building, including but not limited to: sales, shipping, accounting, advertising, IT, project management, cutting, bending, machining and fabricating. Terri was also natural behind the wheel of a drag car, competing in North East Division Super Pro and Super Comp classes.

“I’m grateful for the opportunity to continue the hard work that my family and team members have been doing for the last 60 years, and build upon our ongoing success,” said Mrs. Gdowik. “I want to thank my family, employees, customers and business partners for their long-standing support.”

Terri earned her Business Management degree from Widener University in 1982. She and her husband, Mike, are the proud parents of two beautiful children, enjoy the outdoors, camping and attending races.

For additional information, please call Toll Free 1-800-532-3353 and/or visit S&W at www.swracecars.com  

Founded in 1959, S&W Performance Group is known worldwide as a leader in drag race chassis development and innovation. Their custom built, award winning race cars are used by many of the leading NHRA & IHRA professional, Nostalgia and Sportsman race teams. Their 27,000 sq ft. headquarters houses a full line of affordable chassis kits, roll bars and roll cages, suspension parts, rollers to complete race cars and much more. S&W Race Parts specialized bolt-on products are used by do-it-yourselfers and professionals around the world. S&W Rod Parts are designed for use in custom cars, pro street cars, street rods and rat rods. Specialized components are also produced for Off-Road trucks and RV’s. The commercial division, S&W Precision Specialties, provides 3D Printing, WaterJet cutting, MIG and TIG welding, sheet-metal forming; round or rectangular tube bending and full-service machine shop services. For more information visit www.swracecars.com or call (800) 523-3353.


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