Rookie of the Year
What are some of your interests/hobbies/favorite pastimes?
Rosalee Ramer: Reading, playing piano, baking, yoga, getting dressed up and eating good food. And I can’t forget hanging out with my amazing friends and family!
Who are your role models?
Rosalee Ramer: My dad (Kelvin Ramer), Chancelor Bennett, Lloyd Massey, Haller Igel and Tara Firenzi.
Do you have any ‘pre-show’ rituals you run through?
Rosalee Ramer: Laugh. I always love having my friends near before a show, just to goof off and relax before go-time.
What’s something a lot of people don’t know about you?
Rosalee Ramer: I collect Venetian masks.
What is your most prized possession?
Rosalee Ramer: My pearls.
Life on the Road with Monster Jam
What is the best and worst thing about being on the road every weekend with Monster Jam?
Rosalee Ramer: Worst: Missing school and weekends with my dorm mates. Best: Driving my Monster Jam truck and hanging out with my Monster Jam fam.
While on the road, what is your favorite thing to do during your free time?
Rosalee Ramer: Homework.
How do you keep fit?
Rosalee Ramer: Yoga, running in the park, and at least eight hours in the gym every week.
What item(s) can you not live without while traveling on the road with Monster Jam?
Rosalee Ramer: My laptop (a.k.a. online homework).
What is your favorite city to travel to? Why?
Rosalee Ramer: Anaheim, CA. is my favorite city to travel to because for as long as I can remember it's been my first Monster Jam show of the year. After two or three months of staying home, with no horsepower, no big crowds, and no greasy hands I always look forward to seeing the LA lights, signaling the first show of the year.
How did you get started competing in Monster Jam?
Rosalee Ramer: My family.
What is your favorite part about competing in Monster Jam?
Rosalee Ramer: The family… in the pits and in the stands.
How would you describe your driving style?
Rosalee Ramer: Aggressive.
What advice would you give to kids who want to become a Monster Jam driver?
Rosalee Ramer: Figure out what will help you get where you want to go and just go for it.
What is your greatest memory as a Monster Jam driver?
Rosalee Ramer: Sitting in the hot seat in the University of Phoenix Stadium with 12 of the best Monster Jam drivers in the world left to go, and feeling the butterflies in my tummy grow as I watched each take their turn wowing the crowd (as well as the fan inside me which still shouts and screams at Monster Jam events), but still holding the high score, and the hot seat, until only the legendary Dennis Anderson remained, only to top my run by one point. Best day ever.
Who in Monster Jam do you look up to for inspiration?
Rosalee Ramer: My dad, Candice Jolly and B.J. Johnson.
Do you have any nicknames?
Rosalee Ramer: No
What’s your favorite movie?
Rosalee Ramer: Aladdin
What’s your favorite television show?
Rosalee Ramer: Scandal and Scrubs
What’s your favorite color?
Rosalee Ramer: Blue
What’s your favorite thing to eat?
Rosalee Ramer: Crab
How would your friends and family describe you?
Rosalee Ramer: When asked: “Crazy”, "Rosalee", “up-for-anything”