Top Truck Challenge 2014: 10 Questions For Competitor #47 Tracker BainPosted in Top Truck Challenge: 2014 on May 23, 2014
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Ten questions for Top Truck Challenge 2014 competitor #47 Tracker J. Bain, Myrtle Creek, Oregon, '69 Ford Bronco.Q. Why do you want to compete in TTC?
A. "We've been doing this as long as I can remember and I have always wanted to compete at a national level." Q. What TTC event are you most looking forward to?
A. "Tank Trap. It's a challenge of ability, teamwork, communication, and vehicle durability." Q. What TTC event are you not looking forward to?
A. "Tow Test. This event can destroy many parts right off the bat." Q. Are you making changes to your rig before TTC?
A. "Everyone would be lying if we said we weren't. We're changing color, the engine, clutch, changing some spring rates and the girlfriend, lol." Q. Will you and your spotter/co-driver be training for TTC?
A. "Yes. We've been training for years with "Yota" (Toyota). He's been showing us how to use the "force," or as we call it, the skinny pedal." Q. If you could go wheeling anywhere in the world, where would that be?
A. "There are many places I would like to go wheeling, Russia, Iceland, England, Australia, Canada, and Dakar. Every place is different and I would like to experience everything each place has to offer." Q. What's playing on your iPod/CD player right now?
A. "Bad Touch, Bloodhound Gang." Q. What was the last movie you watched?
A. "TTC 2012." Q. Do you have an aversion to poison oak, earthquakes, or a submerged engine?
A. "I'm not scared..." Q. What's one thing people should know about you?
A. "We're here to have fun, meet new people who have the same interests, compete, wheel, and win."