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

So, give us some history on Nick Jones:
 
Nick Jones: I was raised in a farm town, so naturally I like working, riding horses, going off-road with friends and
enjoying the beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Wanting to travel was something I’ve always wanted to do as well as
build a race car. Now, I seem to be doing both with some of the most amazing people I have ever met.


How did you get started competing in Monster Truck racing?
 
Nick Jones: I went to the SUR shop one day with my friend, Ezra, to check things out. One thing led to another and
now I am doing something I love.


What do you enjoy doing while on the road the most?
 Nick Jones: I enjoy seeing new areas and meeting new people.


What do you do with your free time?
 Nick Jones:
I seem to be always be working on one of my Toyota’s.

What is your greatest memory as a Monster Truck driver?
 Nick Jones:
Spending time with the team. We are one big family.

Do you have any pre-show rituals that you run though?
 Nick Jones:
Only going out and looking around the track to see how I can please the crowd.

If you were not competing what career path would you follow?
 Nick Jones:
I would like to see myself doing some sort of fabrication.


What’s your favorite food?

 Nick Jones:
Pizza or nachos, it’s a hard choice.

What’s your favorite movie?
 Nick Jones:
Scooby-Doo.

What’s your favorite television show?
 Nick Jones:
 Scooby-Doo.

What’s your favorite color?
 Nick Jones:
 Blue