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Steve Trafton owns and operates Black Horse Racing in Seattle, Washington. After a successful career in the banking industry, he embarked upon a series of long distance adventures that included walking, kayaking and boating. At the age of 64, in 2010, Steve set the World Land Speed Record for the AA Blown Fuel Modified Sport class at 275.401 mile per hour. That is a record that still stands. Today, Steve and his wife Katherine are preparing for the 9,000 mile Peking to Paris car rally. He is an intense advocate of the motto: “If you’re not moving, you’re standing still.”
“If you’re not moving you’r standing still.”
Taking over as the CEO and Chairman one of the largest yet troubled financial institutions in the United States. A challenge he and his team succeeded at despite many who thought it couldn’t be done.
The first time he was fired from a job and realizing it was actually a door opening to bigger opportunities and not the end of his career.
FIRST SPECIAL VEHICLE
A 1967 Ferrari 330 GTC
BEST AUTOMOTIVE ADVICE
Always count on car projects costing twice as much and lasting three times longer than planned for.
Mawson’s Will by Lennard Bickel
PARTING WORDS OF ADVICE
Stay committed and stay focused.
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