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Steve Brulé Takes Home the Hardware at the 2019 Media Trade Conference

By Della Domingo

Steve Brule from Westech was named the 2019 MPMC Robert E. Petersen Award winner—a prestigious honor presented annually to an influential and supportive journalist.

Brule is co-host of the “Engine Master Show,” and works with numerous media outlets on engine-related projects.

Other finalists for this year's award included:

  • Wes Buck, Drag Illustrated
  • Mike Finnegan, Finnegan’s Garage
  • Doug Glad, Hot Rod Network
  • Richard Holdener, Engine Labs

The presentation took place during the 2019 MPMC Media Trade Conference, where 100 manufacturers connect in private, one-on-one interviews with hundreds of journalists over three days.

Colleagues celebrated Brulé with a round of applause and a literal shower of confetti as he made his way to the podium to accept the coveted award. He then invited media colleagues to join him on stage, acknowledging that it’s a team effort.