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20 Questions with Jarred VanLaanen

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Name: Jarred VanLaanen
Age: 24
Division: IMCA HOBBY STOCK
Hometown: GREEN BAY
Car Number: 31

Who was your favorite driver growing up?
TERRY BALDRY

Most memorable moment in racing?
MY FIRST CARREER FEATURE WIN AT THUNDERHILL AND THEN CHILTON 2007

What’s your favorite food?
CHEESEBURGER WITH CHEESE CURDS

What do you drive for a street vehicle?
2000 Chevy Silverado 2500 AND 1997 PONTIAC GRAND AM

What or who got you into racing?
FRED AND DAN DAVISTER

How many years have you been racing?
6 IN HOBBYS AND 2 IN STREET STOCK AND SPORT TRUCK

Most forgettable moment in racing?
NOT LISTENING TO THE “FAST” GUYS WHEN I STARTED

Who is your biggest rival/competition?
TOM BRUMLIC, CHAD KAMINSKI, MARCUS MOEDE

What’s your favorite movie?
DAYS OF THUNDER AND TALLADEGA NIGHTS

If you weren’t racing, what hobby would you have?
FISHING

What was your first car number?
31

Where was your first race at?
LUXEMBURG SPEEDWAY

What is your favorite music group or band?
ALABAMA

First memory in racing?
THINKING THESE GUYS ARE CRAZY WHEN DAN DAVISTER LET ME RACE HIS SPORT TRUCK

How did you pick your current number?
IT WAS MY DAD AND HIS BUDDY’S FIRST NUMBER ON A LATE MODEL THAT THEY OWNED AT WIR WHICH GARY RAEBORN DROVE

What is your favorite race track?
CHILTON AND SEYMOUR

What divisions have you raced in?
STREET STOCK, SPORT TRUCK, AND IMCA HOBBY

What type of driver are you?
CONSISTENT

What type of track do you prefer?
DRY SLICK PUT IT IN THE DRIVER’S HANDS

Why do you race?
IT’S IN MY BLOOD AND I GREW UP WATCHING MY DAD WORK ON A FEW SUPER LATES WITH HIS BUDDY