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Marc De Vellis (born May 6th 1982 [1]) is a former Need for Speed: World developer that tuned the cars in Need for Speed World. Marc is also running a Café called Dolce 67 located in Vancouver, Canada.

Racing Career

At the age of 11 [2] Marc started driving go-karts before making a name on the racetrack. Marc De Vellis ended up in 2nd place in Star Mazda's 2001-2002 North American Championship winning 3 out of 12 events, only 2 points away from Scott Bradley[3].

Marc De Vellis also participated in the 2002 and 2003 Formula Toyota Atlantic with a Toyota Swift 0.14a for Sierra Enterprises. He got 19th place in 2002 and the 22nd place in 2003.

As a Need for Speed Developer

Marc De Vellis had been tuning the cars for Need for Speed since Hot Pursuit 2 which was released in 2002. He has tuned the cars in several Need for Speed games made by Black Box since then. In Need for Speed: Underground he appeared in a disclaimer for driving safe.

On October 16th 2012 he announced that he was leaving the Need for Speed: World team and moving to another team in the same building to work on a new unannounced Electronic Arts game.