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Jerome van Gool entered the suspension industry in 1990 and since then he has owned several notable racing damper companies before he and his group founded Motion Control Suspension (MCS) in 2011, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Born in the Netherlands, Jerome has been surrounded by racing since his childhood when he dreamed of being involved in the GT Endurance and Touring cars he watched race. Numerous professional races have been won on Jerome’s work including the FIA GT and FIA Sportscar Championship, FIA ETCC and FIA WTCC Chamionship, Grand-Am and World Challenge Championship and numerous National GT, Touring, and Club Racing events around the world. With roots in racing MCS products excel in all environments from enthusiastic street driving to auto-cross, track days, club racing and far beyond.
“The secret of change is to focus your energy not on fighting the old but building the new.” – Socrates
CAREER & LIFE CHALLENGES
Getting the opportunity to put dampers and shocks on 15 race cars at Le Mans one year when he was first starting out. Problem was, his business was made up of just him, a one-man-band, and now he had to build multiple products in a very short time. Then he discovered one of the seals had a problem…
FIRST SPECIAL VEHICLE
A 1976 VW Golf GTI
Listen to your customers.
Tune to Win by Carroll Smith
Prepare to Win by Carroll Smth
PARTING WORDS OF ADVICE
Be cleaver but keep it simple.
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