90 Seconds with Eric Filgueiras 

It takes some people an entire lifetime to figure out what they want be. Eric Filgueiras had this decided when he was 4. Follow this driver as he makes his way up the motorsports ladder. www.ericracing.com

What would you be if not a racing driver?

 

College student (graduate) if not possibly military, with the goal to be a business owner (that is still a current goal).

 

Do you have any pre-race superstitions?

 

Not really, just focus on the task at hand and pump myself up. Stay in the right mindset.

 

What is your favourite racing circuit?

Right now I think it's between Road Atlanta and VIR

Who do you admire the most?

 

In racing, Jimmy Vasser has been a huge inspiration. In my personal life I think my dad has taught me to fight for what you want.

 

Favourite food?

 

Cuban food!!!! All day.

 

Which other series would you like to race in?

 

IndyCar full time. But I would love to race in the famous endurance races. Le Mans, Daytona, Sebring. I'd love to race in the Daytona 500 as well.

 

What road car do you drive?

 

Daily Driver- 2011 Kia Forte EX, "Sunday Driver" 1987 Porsche 944

 

Most memorable racing moment?

 

We've had some great ones of the years. From the past few years I've had some great comeback races as a small team consisting of Team Owner Jim Spencer, my dad and myself. Starting out from racing a FWD sedan to now open wheel racing!

 

Do you have any tattoo's, if so what and where (be honest!)?

 

I have none. Not because I'm against the thought, but because I haven't discovered any design I would want on me the rest of my life.