Scott Buetow

Scott Buetow

Hometown : Lake in the Hills, Illinois Started competing in Monster Jam : 2010
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About Me

What are some of your interests/hobbies/favorite pastimes?
Scott Buetow
: My kids, dirt bike riding, boarding and coaching my kid’s football team.

Who are your role models?
Scott Buetow
: My father.

What’s something a lot of people don’t know about you?
Scott Buetow
: I am a huge Washington Redskins fan!

What is your favorite memory on or off the racetrack?
Scott Buetow
: There are too many to list but I love seeing the kids’ faces in the crowd after a great freestyle run.

What’s your most prized possession?
Scott Buetow
: My children and my vintage 1970s De Sede DS600 sofa.

Life on the Road with Monster Jam

What is the best and worst thing about being on the road every weekend with Monster Jam?
Scott Buetow
: The best thing is getting to meet new people in different states and countries. The worst is being away from my family.

While on the road, what is your favorite thing to do during your free time?
Scott Buetow
: I like to hang out with the crew.

How do you keep fit?
Scott Buetow
: Weights, weights and more weights. I also watch what I eat and stay active outside of the truck.

What item(s) can you not live without while traveling on the road with Monster Jam?
Scott Buetow
: My helmet, Hans device and firesuit. Everything else you can buy on the road… Neil Elliott taught me that.

What is your favorite city to travel to? Why?
Scott Buetow
: Anaheim, California. It’s a hometown show for Team Hot Wheels Firestorm.

Career

How did you get started competing in Monster Jam?
Scott Buetow
: I was fortunate enough to test drive in 2008 at Digger’s Dungeon. Things went great and the rest is history!

What is your favorite part about competing in Monster Jam?
Scott Buetow
: Making memories that will last a lifetime!

How would you describe your driving style?
Scott Buetow
: Aggressive, full throttle and wide open. Go big or go home!

What advice would you give to kids who want to become a Monster Jam driver?
Scott Buetow
: Go to school, get your degree and always pursue your dreams.

What is your greatest memory as a Monster Jam driver?
Scott Buetow
: My first time ever strapping in and looking around and taking in the entire experience.

Who in Monster Jam do you look up to for inspiration?
Scott Buetow
: Tom Meents

Fun Facts

Do you have any nicknames?
Scott Buetow
: None

What’s your favorite movie?
Scott Buetow
: The Warriors, Gladiator, Step Brothers and many more!

What’s your favorite television show?
Scott Buetow
: The Walking Dead and The Office

What’s your favorite color?
Scott Buetow
: Blue

What’s your favorite thing to eat?
Scott Buetow
: Pizza

How would your friend and family describe you?
Scott Buetow
: Competitive and crazy

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