Our History

The Lozano brothers' father, Harold, started porting and modifying cylinder heads out of a two-car garage in San Antonio after WWII.

From that beginning, Joe, Ben and Mike founded LBP in 1978. The business grew, and LBP established a reputation as a world-class racing engine builder and developer. Some highlights of LBP history include:

1980's

  • Cylinder head development for 1980 Indy 500 pole and race winner ('80)
  • Cylinder heads for first IMSA GTP champion ('81)
  • IMSA GTP Lights championship ('88)
  • IMSA GTP Lights wins-Daytona 24 Hours ('88-'89) and Sebring 12 Hours
  • Buick Motorsports prime engine builder- IMSA
  • CRC Can Am championship

1990's

  • WSC Champion ('98)
  • Champions-USRRC and ALMS ('99)
  • ALMS LMP1 Driver's Championship ('99)
  • IMSA GTP Camel Lights Championship ('90)
  • Exxon GTO Championship ('93)
  • 2 Daytona 24-Hour overall wins ('97,'99)
  • American Drag Bike Association (ADBA) modified
  • national championship ('99)
  • Ford Motorsports Trans Am engine builder
  • Buick Motorsports CART & IMSA engine builder

2000's

  • Grand Am Daytona Prototype Series Champions ('00 and '01)
  • Rolex GTS Series Champion ('03)
  • Grand Am Grand Sport Series Champion ('07)
  • All Harley Davidson Racing (AHRDA) ProMod National Champion ('02, '05 and '06)
  • AHDRA Junior-Senior National Champion ('03)

2010's

  • Grand Am Rolex 24 overall Winner ('10)
  • National Champion-SCCA GT-1 Class ('10)
  • "Race Car Technology" magazine nominee for North American Racing Engine of the Year ('10)