About Us

We are a small speed-shop located in central Minnesota, specializing in engine dyno simulations and design of custom engineered components for street performance, drag race, circle-track and off-road competition.


Our primary objective is to offer the finest, proven performance parts to enhance your vehicle to perform above and beyond OEM specifications. We have tools and technical resources available to create a personalized performance package custom designed per your specifications.

Our Team

Don Hoeschen
owner / engineering
“…the smell of racing fuel, burning tires and the ground pounding thump of a high-compression V8…what could be better than that?”

Blake Hoeschen
welder / fabrication
“…when I can feel the sound of a big cam thumpin’ in my chest, all I can do is smile…because racecar!”
“…because it ain’t nascar”

320 Street Cars

cars in and around the saint cloud area




Company Timeline

July 4 1988 – Founded “Don’s Speed Shop and Performance Center”
2005 – Changed the company name to “Granite City Performance”
May 2013 – Became an authorized Steinjäger reseller
February 2015 – Became a distributor for CFR Performance

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