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Austin Littleton was a city car, that was a premier rally racing champion and a trainer and crew chief of Nigel Gearsley during 2011 World Grand Prix.

History

Austin Littleton in the Nigel Gearsley pit stop during World Grand Prix race in London in 2011.

Austin Littleton grew up in England with a family of small-sized racing cars . He used to be a premier rally racer. He had a string of championship victories in the United Kingdom. His small size and the power-to-weight ratio made many of his racing opponents underestimate him, allowing him to accomplish his successes. His reputation of is racing successes made Nigel Gearsley request him to be his trainer and crew chief at the 2011 World Grand Prix racing event, which he agreed to.

Physical description

Austin was a 1961 Mini Cooper city car. He had a dark green livery with gray headlights and grille decals. He had chrome rims, and the Union Jack emblem painted on the sides his doors. His eyes were brown.

Official profiles

  • Austin Littleton may weigh a lot less than a ton, but boy, he packs a punch! Coming from a long line of miniature champions, he is used to be one of England's premier rally racers. Austin's power-to-weight ratio fooled many competitors into underestimating him, leading to a string of British championships and a long-term role as a crew chief. His reputation for racing success was the key in Nigel Gearsley's request to be coached by Austin at the World Grand Prix. With Austin's underdog nature, and Nigel's renowned skill on the track, this pair is hard to beat!

Trivia

  • Austin's first name makes allusion to the original Mini's name, Austin, while his last name "Littleton" references both to the little size of the Mini, and its weight, inferior to one ton.
  • He is named after pixar animator Austin Madison.

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Name in other languages

  • Polish: Austin Super-Chruper

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