“Don’t DRINK and buy CARS at auction”.
-Quoted an auto mechanic who purchased his first car at age 14, Yes! His first car was a green ’74 Mercury Comet. He is none other than an American entrepreneur, media personality and race car driver in his forties; Richard Ray Rawlings. Now you recall hearing his name on Discovery Channel? Host of reality show of the Discovery Channel ‘Fast n’ Loud’.
This passionate race cars lover was born on March 30’ 1969 in Fort Worth, Texas. This aries was keenly influenced by his father and attended many auto shows with his father where he used to construct cars.
As per the above quote of this exquisite partisan, it reflects that he could surrender anything for the sake of cars. He had been a fire fighter, paramedic, police officer and owner of his own printing and advertising company. Eventually he multiplied his worth and sold this company for making Gas Monkey Garage.
Gas Monkey Garage shipped cars from worldwide that captured attention of the Discovery Channel and his regular show ‘Fast n’ Loud’ began airing on the channel. Being proprietor of Gas Monkey Garage and Gas Monkey Live Music Venues in Dallas, he climbed the net worth of $15 million.
Rawlings also carved his name in many world records. He holds current world record in cannon ball run. He managed to cover 2811 miles in 31 hours and 59 minutes with the record speed of 876 miles/hour. He twice won Gumball 3000 and Ball run to his name.
Buck up Rawlings! Many records are still waiting to be broken…