Bill Braukmann

Driver name: Bill Braukmann
Residence: Somerville, NJ
Birthplace: Somerville, NJ
Years competing: Since 2001

Bill Braukmann has been involved in motorsports his whole life. It was in 1998 that Braukmann decided that he wanted to pursue a career in Monster Jam®. Beginning to work on his new dream, it took him two years to have his own Monster Jam truck race team. He started with ECW wrestling as his sponsor, and then decided to go on his own. He has created a true family Monster Jam truck team and now Braukmann is touring with his wife Kim, and son and daughter, Billy and Jessica competing in Monster Jam events.


Q&A with Bill Braukmann


MonsterJam.com : How did you get started competing on the Monster Jam circuit?


Bill Braukmann: With the help of many other Monster Jam drivers.


MonsterJam.com: What do you enjoy doing while on the road with Monster Jam?


Bill Braukmann: Being away with my family, and being able to travel across the United States. I also enjoy meeting so many awesome people along the way. 


MonsterJam.com: What do you do with your free time?


Bill Braukmann: I’m self-employed, which takes up most of my time.


MonsterJam.com: What is your greatest memory as a Monster Jam truck driver?


Bill Braukmann: That would have to be my first roll over in my monster truck, it was quite memorable.


MonsterJam.com: Do you have any pre-show rituals that you run though?


Bill Braukmann: Not really.


MonsterJam.com: If you were not competing on the Monster Jam tour, what career path would you follow?


Bill Braukmann: I would continue in my current field of freight transportation.


MonsterJam.com: What’s your favorite food?


Bill Braukmann: A cheeseburger from Cheeburger Cheeburger.


MonsterJam.com: What’s your favorite movie?

Bill Braukmann: Good Fellas.


MonsterJam.com: What’s your favorite television show?


Bill Braukmann: The Big Bang Theory.


MonsterJam.com: What’s your favorite color?   


Bill Braukmann: Yellow is my favorite color.