Long time veteran driver
Dave Rappach has competed in Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam for more than two
decades with his popular Rap Attack monster truck. The Midwesterner has been
one of the most successful performers in Thunder Nationals competition as well
as bringing Rap Attack to major stadium events on the circuit.
Q&A with Dave Rappach:
How did you get started competing on
the Monster Jam circuit?
I was doing exhibitions with Tough Trucks. They were Chevy vs. Ford
contest and we did donuts, tug-o-wars, and more.
What do you enjoy doing while on the
road with Monster Jam?
Interacting with the fans!
What do you do with your free time?
I own an excavating business as well,
so that’s where I spend time when I’m not in my truck.
What is your greatest memory as a
monster truck driver?
There are many great memories so it’s
too hard to choose just one.
Do you have any pre-show rituals that
you run though?
If you were not competing on the Monster Jam
tour, what career path would you follow?
It would be in the construction
What’s your favorite food?
Pizza and Spaghetti.
What’s your favorite movie?
Days of Thunder.
What’s your favorite television show?
None really but I do like comedies.
What’s your favorite color?
Name: Rap Attack
Body: 2011 Chevy
Built it myself
size: 572 ci KB
Transmission: turbo 400