El Toro Loco

Brandon Arthur

2023 Truck El Toro Loco 2023 Tour International Hometown Ramona, California Birthdate December 22
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Having achieved success in off road short course racing, Brandon Arthur got his start in Monster Jam after reaching out to fellow Monster Jam driver Todd LeDuc. In 2023, Brandon will be competing at events across the world. He describes his driving style as “aggressively calm.”

About Brandon

  • What are some of your interests/hobbies/favorite pastimes?
    On my weekends off, I enjoy playing golf with my friends and mountain biking.
  • Who are your role models?
    My parents are my role models.
  • Do you have any pre-event rituals you run through?
    I enjoy hanging out with the fans at the Pit Party.
  • What is your favorite memory on or off the racetrack?
    My favorite memory on the racetrack was my first win in short course off road racing.
  • What is your most prized possession?
    My 2 challenge cup win trophies from off road short course racing

Life on the Road

  • What is the best and worst thing about being on the road every weekend with Monster Jam?
    The best part about being in the road with Monster Jam is getting to see all the different cities and towns we get to visit as well with all of the great fans that come to all of our events. I don’t think there’s a worst part about being on the road with Monster Jam, but it is a bummer to be away from your friends and family on the weekends. I would say the worst part is not sleeping in your own bed.
  • While on tour, what is your favorite thing to do during your free time?
    My favorite thing to do in my free time is go out and explore the beautiful cities that we get to travel to.
  • How do you keep fit?
    I keep fit by going out and mountain biking in my free time and making sure to hit the hotel gyms for a short time while on the road.
  • What item(s) can you not live without while traveling on the road with Monster Jam?
    The item I cannot live without while traveling on the road is, like most people, my phone. It’s always nice to be able to stay in touch with family.

Career

  • How did you get started competing in Monster Jam?
    I reached out to Todd LeDuc and talked to him about how much he enjoys it. He got me in contact with the best people, and I ended up getting an opportunity to tryout and made it.
  • What is your favorite part about competing in Monster Jam?
    My favorite part about competing in Monster Jam is being able to go out and race and compete in freestyle in front of sold-out stadiums and arenas all over the world.
  • How would you describe your driving style?
    I would say my driving style is aggressively calm. You have to push when you need to but be able to reel yourself back in to put on the best event.
  • What advice would you give to kids who want to become a Monster Jam driver?
    Don’t ever give up; always keep striving for what you want to accomplish.
  • Who in Monster Jam do you look up to for inspiration?
    Tom Meents

Fun Facts

  • Do you have any nicknames?
    B
  • What’s your favorite television show?
    The Ranch
  • What’s your favorite color?
    Blue
  • What’s your favorite thing to eat?
    Spaghetti
  • What’s your favorite restaurant on the road?
    Outback Steakhouse
  • How would your friends and family describe you?
    I would say they would describe me as an outgoing but a private and quiet person, one who enjoys life and tries to make the best of it.
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