DRIVER DOWNLOAD: Victor Gonzalez Jr.

29 June 2020 TCR

Driver of the #99 Honda Civic Type R TCR for VGMC Racing is Victor Gonzalez Jr. Victor has raced in NASCAR, in the Caribbean, and is looking to expand the presence of Central American and Caribbean drivers into the series. He has a long and diverse racing history! Learn more about Victor in this week's Driver Download.

QUICK FACTS

Team: VGMC Racing
Car: Honda Civic Type R TCR

Age: 44
Hometown: Trujillo Alto PR
Birthday: July 18
FavoriteTrack: Road America
Daily Driver: Honda Civic Type R
Dream Car: NSX
Racing Hero: My Dad
Favorite Food: Mofongo
Favorite Hobby: MTB, Netflix and Chill, Family Time Occupation: Racing All around Handyman
Favorite Vacation Spot: HOME, Palmas Del Mar, Puerto Rico Pets names: MAX
First Car: 1982 BMW 320
Favorite Movie: Lion King
Favorite TV Show: The Office

DEEP DIVE

What have you been doing in your extra free time with quarantine?
Family time and MTB, plus many house shores.

How did you get into racing?
I love cars and that pushed me to racing and enjoying them more.

What is your favorite racing memory?
My first Amateur championship where I was also driving for my parents team.

What’s the story behind your helmet design?
Always inspired by the V in Honor of my Dad, I like to incorporate different themes, depends what the trend is.

Something interesting about you or a hidden talent?
I’m a good Dancer!!

If you could invite 3 people to dinner who would it be and why?
Always my Dad, My best
friend and Hero / Roberto Clemente, WHY? He breaks barriers for Hispanics and Post Malone, one of my favorite songs of all time “Candy Paint”

We’ll be back racing at VIR soon, what are you looking forward to most?
I just want to get
back to normal (New Normal) Back to work with my VGMC Racing family, back to racing and fight with my fellow racers on the TC America Grid.

Tell us what it’s like to have been a small team showing up to the track and winning races, now leading to a growing team.
WAO!!!! For sure! It has been a dream, we all have worked so hard to grow in the right direction, WE are a Family! Celebrate every moment at the track and we are blessed that our passion is how we make a living.