HI!
WE ARE
PEDAL COMMANDER😊

We are the thrill-seekers, driving enthusiasts, and gearheads at Vitalen Auto Performance Incorporated. We are not just about going from point A to point B; we are about transforming the experience of driving.

As the masterminds behind Pedal Commander, we have been revolutionizing people’s driving experiences with our throttle response controller since 2011. We started in Europe and Turkey and then expanded into the U.S. in 2015. Now based in sunny Southern California, we are proud to offer you the best-selling throttle controller with the fastest processor.

What We Do?

At Pedal Commander, we “Live Life Full Throttle,” making the best and the most popular throttle sensitivity controller. Our innovative technology has reached millions of drivers all over the globe and keeps enhancing their vehicles.

We are not just an aftermarket parts manufacturer; our product is not all we care about. We have an ever-growing passion for all things automotive. We express our passion through our continued support of motorsports and automotive culture as a whole. From sponsoring athletes and drivers to attending and hosting events, the Pedal Commander team extensively embodies our motto of Live Life Full Throttle.

How We Do It?

At Pedal Commander, we spend countless hours researching and developing to create the best product possible. Our team of engineers is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of performance and innovation. From initial designs and concepts to the final product, we leave no stone unturned, ensuring what we create meets the highest possible quality and precision standards.

But it is not just about the product. We are deeply committed to supporting the community around the automotive industry, which shares our passion. Through sponsorships and events, we try our best to give back to the community as much as possible. Whether hosting or participating in events or sponsoring drivers, racers, and even athletes, we are here to fuel the passion that drives us all.

Where to Find Us

We are a global brand with a significant presence in the automotive industry. Backed and recommended by major automotive and commerce leaders, Pedal Commander is easily accessible through our website and many online automotive retail shops. We supply our product to the USA's most widespread automotive parts store chains. Here are some of our sales channels aside from the Pedal Commander website:

Sales Channels

Amazon

Amazon is an American multinational tech company that focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, streaming services, and AI. Founded in 1994 in Seattle, Washington, Amazon began as an online bookstore and has since expanded to offer a wide array of products and services. Today, Amazon operates numerous websites and physical stores, serving customers worldwide.

eBay

eBay is an American multinational e-commerce corporation that facilitates C2C and B2C sales through its website. Founded in 1995 in San Jose, California, eBay initially focused on online auctions and has since expanded to include various buying and selling formats. Today, eBay operates globally, connecting millions of buyers and sellers across diverse categories.

Walmart

Walmart is an American international retail company that operates retail stores and e-commerce sites worldwide. Founded by Sam Walton in 1962 in Bentonville, Arkansas, Walmart operates stores in various formats, including supermarkets, hypermarkets, and warehouses.

Summit Racing

Summit Racing Equipment specializes in automotive performance parts and accessories. Founded in 1968, Summit Racing is a leading name in the retail sale of automotive performance parts and provides various parts and equipment for drag racing and vehicle modification enthusiasts.

AutoZone

With over 6,200 chain retail stores, Autozone is the largest aftermarket automotive parts and accessories retailer in the U.S.

O’Reilly Auto Parts

With over 6,000 chain retail stores, O’Reilly Auto Parts is another one of the largest aftermarket automotive parts and accessories retailers in the United States.

Turn 5

Turn 5 is a retailer of automotive products and accessories. The company specializes in performance parts and accessories for Ford Mustangs and Jeep Wranglers. Turn 5’s most well-known online retail sites are AmericanMuscle, ExtremeTerrain, and AmericanTrucks.

Real Truck

Real Truck is an online retailer that sells accessories and equipment for pickup trucks, SUVs, and other vehicles. The company offers various products from various brands, catering to truck and SUV owners.

Truck Hero

Based in the USA, Truck Hero is a leading manufacturer and distributor of premium accessories for trucks and SUVs. The company offers many automotive accessories, including tonneau covers, truck bed liners, floor mats, and more.

LQK Corporation & Keystone Automotive

With distribution to NASDAQ and S&P 500 companies, LQK Corporation & Keystone Automotive has seven main distribution centers and 45 regional distributors, making it the USA's largest automotive wholesale and retail distribution company.

Eneos Corporation

ENEOS is one of Japan’s largest petroleum companies. It is the brand name of Nippon Oil Corporation, more commonly known as JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation. The company offers a range of petroleum products, lubricants, and energy services.

Meet the Team

At Pedal Commander, we are dedicated professionals who are passionate about all things automotive. From our skilled engineers to our customer service experts, every single member of the team works tirelessly to ensure the best service and satisfaction possible for you. We are constantly driven to go the extra mile for our customers.

Awards & Achievements

Pedal Commander has not just met industry standards–it’s exceeded them, earning the prestigious CARB certification and being celebrated by SEMA for Superior Data Quality. With five SEMA awards under our belt, we’ve proven our commitment to perfection time and time again. Pedal Commander is a blast to use, and its safety and reliability are certified by the most prestigious and vital certifications and awards. Some of our achievements are;

Pedal Commander PC43 Bluetooth - Pedal Commander
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Pedal Commander has not just met industry standards–it’s exceeded them, earning the prestigious CARB certification and being celebrated by SEMA for Superior Data Quality. With five SEMA awards under our belt, we’ve proven our commitment to perfection time and time again. Pedal Commander is a blast to use, and its safety and reliability are certified by the most prestigious and vital certifications and awards. Some of our achievements are;

Space Mission

Defying acceleration limits has always been Pedal Commander’s nature, so much so that one specific creation of ours refused to accept the throttle lag entirely! We contacted Sent Into Space to make our unit’s dream a reality. They are the experts on near-space launches, and we wanted to make sure our little friend will be safe and sound during the launch and the way back. Now it’s boldly exploring the space-time continuum, discovering endless possibilities all by itself.

Who knows, the first throttle controller in space might just eliminate throttle lag on extraterrestrial vehicles!

SPECIAL EQUIPMENT MARKET ASSOCIATION

Short for Specialty Equipment Market Association, SEMA is the ultimate playground for automotive enthusiasts. One of the largest automotive events in the USA, SEMA hosts an epic trade show in Las Vegas, where industry leaders showcase their latest and greatest in aftermarket parts, cutting-edge technologies, and custom creations. It is a high-octane event where dreams are built and showcased, and the industry's future takes shape.

We have been attending the trade show since 2018. Pedal Commander is a proud member of the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), serving the motor vehicle aftermarket industry. We are not just a member of SEMA; our brand was celebrated with the highest Platinum Superior Data award from SEMA in 2021, and we’ve been honored with the Data Excellence Awards for three consecutive years from 2020 to 2023.

Pedal Commander Influencers 📸

We know how powerful social media can be, so we share many influencers’ passion for automotive culture. Endorsing people from motorsports professionals to leading content creators and even athletes, we have built a rock-solid and reliable image. We drive toward new horizons together, empowering drivers and enthusiasts worldwide and reaching a massive audience of millions through our social media alone.

Blake Wilkey

Blake gained recognition after his video went viral, where he ripped the streets of San Diego with his souped-up VW Buggy. His relentless passion for “shredding” it up in the desert has made him one of the sport's wildest off-roaders.Partnering with Pedal Commander took Blake’s performance to the next level. He uses our unit in his daily ride for a smoother and more dynamic experience.

Off-Road Racer

Matt Field

Matt has become famous for his fierce driving style and never-give-up attitude in the Formula Drift series for the past decade. He’s made a name for himself with his C6 Corvette, drifting it globally in the US, China, Japan, and Australia.

Formula Drift Pro Driver

Tony Ferguson

The “GOAT,” Tony Ferguson, is an American MMA fighter in the UFC’s Welterweight division. A former Interim Lightweight Champion, he debuted in 2008 and joined the UFC after winning The Ultimate Fighter 13 in 2011.We had the opportunity to team up with Tony in late 2020 in Southern California. We installed a Pedal Commander in his Dodge Challenger, which is a very significant car for him as it was the first car he bought after going pro. It serves as a reminder of how far he has come.

Professional Mixed Martial Artist

Destin Cantrell

Many sports athletes and authorities regard Destin as the most naturally gifted rider in the world of FMX. It has been said that no other rider had much talent on a dirt bike while he climbed the ladder to become the FMX star he is today.

Freestyle Motorcross Rider

Jose “Froggy” Estrada

Jose Estrada is an energetic professional wrestler known for his charismatic personality and high-flying moves. Whether executing daring maneuvers or engaging the crowd with his signature moves, he brings excitement to every match. By teaming up with him, we gave his Jeep Wrangler instant performance!

Professional Mixed Martial Artist

Aurimas “Odi” Bakchis

Starting in 2011, Odi has been a consistent Formula Drift contender, with 10 event wins and multiple podiums. He moved from Lithuania at the age of 8 and chased a career in drifting after racing rally cars.We teamed up with Odi to perfect his vehicles’ throttle response times so that he could precisely tune his performance and dominate the competition!

Formula Drift Pro Driver

Evan Bogovich

From Pleasant Grove, CA, Evan Bogovich is a rising star in Formula Drift's PROSPEC series. He's been racing since 2021 and drove the legendary Pedal Commander Nissan S14.9 to victory at the 2022 PROSPEC St. Louis race.

Formula Drift Pro Driver

Demi Bagby

Demi Bagby, America’s top fitness influencer, astonishes millions globally with her skill and craft in CrossFit, bodybuilding, calisthenics, car racing, and more. Since 2013, she's captivated social media with her 2.6 million Instagram followers, sharing her workouts, challenges, and vlogs that inspire fans worldwide to stay active.As a social media influencer, Demi understands the importance of representing only the best products. We have teamed up with Demi so she can improve her ride's performance for the ultimate driving experience with the best throttle controller.

Fitness Influencer and Racer

Rome Charpentie

Jorn “Rome” Charpentier is a Southern California native who fell in love with motorsports at an early age thanks to casual trips to the Long Beach Grand Prix. By the age of 18, he became a pro stunt rider. By the time he was 30, he decided to pursue his dream of becoming a race driver. He became a professional Formula Drift driver and snagged two Pro-Am Championships by 32.Rome demands the best performance, so we teamed up with him. He can fine-tune his precision and control to dominate the competition in his Garagistic Racing E36.

Formula Drift Pro Driver

Amanda and Branden Sorensen

The Sorensen siblings are natives of Las Vegas and have a thrilling enthusiasm for drift racing. The family of racers has shown exceptionally competitive skills since their childhoods. Our throttle control unit boosts Branden’s engineering genius and racing prowess and keeps Amanda ahead of the pack.

Formula Drift Pro Drivers

Ben Hobson

Ben Hobson, a lifelong motorhead, started riding dirt bikes at just four years old. In 2012, he discovered the thrill of professional drifting and launched his career. He was awarded a Formula Drift PRO licence, and now he’s racing the 2024 Pennzoil Ford Mustang in his Formula Drift PRO season. We are proud to take Ben’s driving to the next level with our Pedal Commander unit.

Formula Drift Pro Driver

Emelia Hartford

A versatile and multi-talented actress, TV host, and custom car builder; Emelia has built the world’s most powerful Corvette C8. She appeared on various Netflix’s “Fastest Car,” Discovery’s “SEMA: Battle of the Builders,” and Sony’s much anticipated “Gran Turismo” among many others. Emelia inspired well over 3M followers across her social profiles, and she reached over 100M views on her independent YouTube channel where she builds and races various cars.

Actress, Social Media Influencer

Adam Anderson

Following his father Dennis Anderson’s footsteps, Adam drives Grave Digger on the Monster Jam circuit. He is a 5-time Monster Jam World Champion. Anderson began his career in 2005 with Vette King, and he won his first world title in 2008 at age 22. He has since dominated, earning championships in both racing and freestyle. Anderson's career boasts early wins and epic crashes, making him a legend in the monster truck world.

Monster Truck Driver

Tyler Menninga

Tyler started riding monster trucks at a very young age; at just 15, he was driving the infamous R.I.P. Tide at Digger’s Dungeon. He began his career in Monster Jam back in 2016 with Blue Thunder and quickly became a winner the following year. Lately, in 2024 he backed his success by winning his sixth series championship and the Freestyle Championship at Monster Jam World Finals XXIII. Tyler is also backed by Pedal Commander!

Monster Truck Driver

Dan Ige

Dan Ige is a fierce mixed martial artist in the UFC’s Featherweight division, known for his relentless fighting style and impressive skills. He’s made a name for himself with his standout performance and skill set. With a background in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and his ability to deliver under pressure, Dan is always ready to put on a show.

Mixed Martial Artist

Dave Mason Jr.

Dave is an off-road racing prodigy who kicked off his career back in 2006 by winning the first-ever Trophy Kart race. He quickly climbed the ranks, entertaining fans with his podium finishes in Limited and Pro Buggy classes. In 2020, he took the Pro-2 Class by storm, locking the inaugural Pro-2 Championship in the GAS series. He is known for his fearless attitude behind the wheel and his love for Baja.

Off-Road Racer

Ryan Rodriguez

"Diesel" Ryan Rodriguez is a vintage truck collector and an off-road racer. He competed in the NitroCross championship and took home the NitroCross championship trophy in the 23’/24’ season. Ryan drives a sweet Baja Bug himself and collects vintage diesel trucks.

Off-Road Racer

Adam Knapik

Adam, a pro drift driver from Southern California, has been tearing up tracks since 2006. Earning his Pro 2 license through the Just Drift Pro-Am series, he won the 2016 Just Drift Championship with his LS-powered Nissan 240 SX. Competing in the Formula Drift Pro 2 Series, he’s known for his skillful driving and relentless pursuit of excellence on the track.

Formula Drift Pro Driver

Vicki Golden

Beginning racing at just seven years old, Vicki is one of those destined for their careers. She raced her way to three consecutive X Games gold medals and became the first woman to compete in a Moto X Freestyle event. Known for her fearless stunts, including breaking a motorcycle firewall record, Vicki’s achievements keep pushing the boundaries of the sport. And we help her get where she needs, quicker!

Freestyle Motocross Rider

Pleasant Matthews (Cook) (4x4 Barbie)

Pleasant Matthews (Cook), also known as 4x4 Barbie, is an off-road racer and a custom truck builder out of Marble Hill, Missouri. She describes herself as an inspiration to all the female enthusiasts who want to be known in the industry. 

Monster Truck Driver

Cadence Cowan

Cadence, a 15-year-old off-roader from Lake Havasu City, AZ, is already no stranger to victory. She has seven championships and many podium finishes under her belt. Cadence is all about fun times with fast cars, but when she’s not tearing up off-road courses or burning rubber, she’s a star student, maintaining her grades and keeping her racing dreams alive. 

Off-Road Racer

Events

UFC

September/December 2021

UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) is the biggest and most famous professional organization in mixed martial arts (MMA). Founded in 1993, UFC played a crucial role in globalizing MMA. It has skyrocketed MMA's popularity, turning it into a mainstream event. Today, UFC hosts events followed by millions worldwide and boasts a lineup of many famous fighters.

NASCAR

Sep 27, 2021

Short for National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, NASCAR is the biggest and most famous stock car racing organization in the U.S. Founded in 1948 by Bill France, Sr., it was initially considered a sport unique to the southeastern United States but has since gained popularity across America and internationally. NASCAR boasts a large following among auto racing enthusiasts in America. The Daytona 500 is its most prestigious and watched race, often called the "Super Bowl of stock car racing.

Formula Drift

2020 2021 2022 2023

Formula Drift is a professional drifting series established in the USA in 2004. It is one of the top-tier competitions for the sport in America, enjoying a large following within the global drifting community. Its races are often watched live by enthusiasts all over the globe. This popularity has significantly boosted the sport's recognition and carved out a prominent place for drifting in car culture.

Vegas to Reno

2019

The Vegas to Reno race, known as "Best in the Desert Vegas to Reno," is the ultimate off-road adventure. Stretching over 500 to 600 miles through rugged desert landscapes, it kicks off in Las Vegas and wraps up in Reno, Nevada. This epic event isn't just a race; it's a wild ride through dusty trails and rocky terrains. It's where off-road enthusiasts come to test their skills and experience the thrill of conquering the desert.

Mint 400

2019, 2020, 2021

The Mint 400 is a legendary off-road race held in America. First launched in 1968 in Las Vegas, Nevada, it takes place in challenging desert terrain. Known as "America's Great Desert Race" in off-road motorsports, the Mint 400 is considered one of the most prestigious events and a test of endurance and skill through sand, rocks, and rugged landscapes. Throughout its history, many famous figures have competed in the Mint 400, including racing champions, Hollywood stars, and other renowned athletes.

King of Hammers

2019

King of the Hammers is an off-road racing organization held in Johnson Valley, California, often known as "Hammertown." This event, called "King of the Hammers Ultra4," attracts enthusiasts who love racing off-road vehicles in challenging conditions. It's a popular event for those who thrive on the thrill of off-road competition!

Fuel Fest

June 2022

The FuelFest Tour is a lifestyle event that features a variety of attractions centered around cars, music, and entertainment. It's a gathering where car enthusiasts can enjoy showcases of customized vehicles, performances by famous artists, and interactive experiences related to automotive culture. FuelFest aims to unite people with a passion for cars, creating a vibrant atmosphere filled with excitement and community spirit.

Pedal Commander on Media

We know the power of social media, YouTube, and traditional media at Pedal Commander. We strategically approach media investments, aiming to enhance our brand value and boost our brand awareness significantly. Here are some of our works in the media department:

Powernation

Detroit Muscle

Hosts Tommy Boshers and Peyton Pittman work with classic and modern muscle cars, restoring, and modifying them while maintaining their characters. 

Our Videos

10for10

In our 10for10 Series, our good friend ‪@ariandcars‬ hosts adventures with some of the most well-known automotive YouTubers around.

Sent into Space

Our mission into space! The Pedal Commander throttle response controller is officially out of this world with the help of the fantastic team over at SentIntoSpace!