Darrick Dong of PFC Brakes Passes at Age 69

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Source: PFC Brakes announcement

CLOVER, S.C. – For nearly 25 years Darrick Dong contributed to the success of PFC Brakes in the racing world. Dong recently passed away; he was 69.

Steadfast, passionate and a true professional, Dong’s knowledge of the total braking system has been pivotal to the success of PFC. 

His ability to educate PFC’s customers on how they properly install, tune and personalize their brake packages, was truly a gift and something to be cherished. 

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His time and know-how gained at Tilton engineering, along with the years of experience of working with professional race teams are the catalysts of what has elevated the PFC Brakes Motorsports department to what it is today. 

Dong strived to embody every principle that makes the racing industry great with his stubborn “no stone left unturned” demeanor toward troubleshooting a brake system for a customer in need.

He was a fierce competitor and always put his customers and racers first. His dedication to PFC and the motorsports industry cannot be rivaled and the company promises to continue to push the NO COMPROMISES™ attitude that he so greatly brought to light in the racing world. 

Dong’s legacy will forever be remembered and ingrained into the culture of PFC.

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About PFC Brakes

Headquartered in Clover, S.C., PFC Brakes has been producing automotive friction products since 1984. Its PFC CarbonMetallic® brake pads exceed all environmental requirements by being 100 percent copper compliant and contain no asbestos, chromium, lead, mercury, cadmium, antimony, as well as no cancer-causing ceramic fibers.

The company’s motto: “No Compromises.”

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