For Oklahoma native
Devin Jones the path to Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam started in truck
pulling. Jones grew up around truck pulling and as a child, raced go-karts.
From there Jones advanced into the sport of pro stadium truck racing, a
motorsport that often competes at Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam events. Jones
raced pro stadium truck for 10 years,
his Dad decided it was time for him to move into a monster truck. Jones says it
took a lot of hard work but it paid off when his monster truck was complete and
he earned the opportunity to compete at Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam events
making his own name taking on some of the greatest monster truck drivers of
Q&A with Devin
you get started competing on the Monster Jam circuit?
My father and I raced a pro arena truck
called Plum Cra-z across the country at Monster Jam events and we thought that it
would be fun to race monster trucks. I went on to build a truck and with a lot
of tough work I’ve been enjoying every opportunity that I get to race with all
the legends of the sport.
do you enjoy doing while on the road with Monster Jam?
I really enjoy meeting all of the monster
truck fans. It’s great to talk with them and see the kid’s faces light up with
had the privilege of being part of a few
Make-a-Wishes and that was amazing, just being able to grant those kids wishes
and make the
do you do with your free time?
I enjoy spending time with friends and
family, helping them with projects that they’re building. Also hunting, fishing
and going mudding.
is your greatest memory as a monster truck driver?
Each show has great memories but in 2010 at
the San Antonio
I broke the front housing in half with a
great freestyle and we stayed up all night to fix it for the Sunday show. I
then went out and broke it again and Tom Meents shook my hand and said “great
job” and said he was impressed.
were not competing on the Monster Jam tour, what career path would you follow?
Well I’m an auto mechanic by trade and when I’m
not racing or fixing my truck, I’m in the local shop working on customer’s cars.
your favorite food?
your favorite movie?
your favorite television show?
Big Bang Theory.
your favorite color?
Truck Name: Barbarian
Body: 2010 Ford Super Duty
Chassis: 2012 Ka-boom
Engine size: 555 cid
Transmission: Mark Jones
Shocks: 26 inch Knightstalker
with overtime internals
Schaeffer Oil, Mark Jones Racing Transmission