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Eric Gunderson drives the #97 Pro
Legends Class car. His home track is Toyota Speedway but he can
also be found racing at Orange Show Speedway. He lives in San
Team members helping Eric are:
Chase Pistone Inc, John London, Team TEJ Motor Sports. Charles
Gunderson is the car owner.
Eric started racing in 2004 in the
Karting Class at Moran Raceway because he liked it when he went to the
driving school for Karting. His first win was in '05 in the
Karting Jr 1 Cadet class at El Cajon Speedway. Career highlights
include '07 IWF Grand National & Regional Championship, '08 9 wins and
Rookie of the Year at Toyota Speedway, '09 finished 7th in first ever
dirt race in Focus Midgets, led Western States Points until accident
took team out of contention.
The thrill of racing for Eric is being
in control. His most exciting racing moment was winning the '07
IWF Grand National Championship at Bullonwillow. He's most proud
of his friends, his mentors and that racing exists because of people
like Eric who do what they love.
Eric's racing heroes are Juan Manuelo
Fargios's Car Control and Wally Pankratz.
Of racing, Eric says, "It is the only
reason I live /want to live!".
His favorite racing website is