January member of the month

Member of the Month: January

Name: Brandon
Current City: Tallahassee, Florida 
Member Since: 2014

Getting to KNOW Brandon:

Q. How did you first become interested in NASCAR?
“I started loving NASCAR at a young age starting around 8 years old seeing a few races on TV with family. For my 10th birthday I was surprised with tickets to the Pepsi 400 at Daytona in July 2000. It only took one race to get me hooked! From that point on I have been an avid NASCAR fan ever since following the sport in many different ways and only missing a couple races a year in the last 20 years. I have had the privilege of attending over 15 races at a variety of tracks with plans to attend many more in the future.”

Q. What is your favorite part about NASCAR?
“I love that the drivers are all authentic, like someone you could go hang out with and they would just be a normal person and down to earth. I love the accessibility that us fans have to the drivers and the access that the sanctioning body gives us with pit passes and tours of the garage that other sports do not have. The action and excitement of a NASCAR race is awesome. From the green through the race, to the pit stops and strategy used during the race, all building up to the end where a driver is chasing down the leader… There is no better feeling than your driver winning and no greater defeat then losing a race that your driver dominated. But that’s what keeps us fans coming back for more!”

Q: Do you have a favorite in any of the following categories?
Driver: Chase Elliott.”
Track: “Martinsville.”
OEM: “Chevy.”

Q. What are some of your race-day traditions?
“I can’t start a race day without a good cup of coffee out of my NASCAR coffee mug! After that while watching at the house, the pre-race shows play while we grill out or eat lunch. Then race time comes and we are focused on the action!”

Q. What are some of your hobbies?
“I love traveling, seeing new places and experiencing new cities. While at home I enjoy spending time hiking, kayaking, and fishing.”

FROM ALL OF US AT NASCAR, WE THANK BRANDON FOR HIS CONTINUED SUPPORT AND LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING FROM HIM IN 2020!

Look for Brandon on the Official NASCAR Fan Council page on NASCAR.COM.