How did you get started competing in Monster Truck racing?
 John Bruce: I was helping out at a charity event and Straight Up Racing brought a truck and I started talking to the driver and he said to look for the ad on Craigslist.

What do you enjoy doing while on the road the most?
 John Bruce: I enjoy seeing all the new places and meeting different people.

What do you do with your free time?

 John Bruce: I ride my dirt bike as much as I can.

What is your greatest memory as a Monster Truck driver?

 John Bruce: Hitting my first car at a show.

Do you have any pre-show rituals that you run though?

 John Bruce: I just close my eyes and zone out a couple minutes before show time.

If you were not competing what career path would you follow?

 John Bruce: I would still be doing cabinetry.

What’s your favorite food?
 John Bruce: Bacon cheeseburger

What’s your favorite movie?
 John Bruce: Minion Movie

What’s your favorite television show?
John Bruce: Any crime show, like CSI and NCIS.
 
What’s your favorite color?

 John Bruce: Hot pink and bright green

Driver Information Driver Name: Bill Payne Hometown: Bremerton, Washington Truck Information Truck Name: Rock Star Team Name: Straight Up Racing Hometown: Port Orchard, Washington Technical Specifications Body Style: 2004 Chevrolet Colorado Crew Cab Chassis: Custom Straight Up Racing Chassis Engine: 540 c.i. Chevrolet Tires: 66″ Ukraine Tires Transmission: Turbo 400 built by Community Transmissions Shocks: 26″ Nitrogen over hydraulic Combs