10 Questions with Jackson Boone
We have another champion in our ‘getting to know’ series featuring short track drivers🏆
Jackson Boone had an early season of brides-maids finishes and a rainy start to the season but finished strong with a championship in the Big Machine Vodka Pro Late Model Series at Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville.
Jackson took some time out of his day to meet with us before the season-ending race in Nashville where he captured the title. We hope to catch up with Boone next season as he continues with an already successful career.
TLC: What made you want to get your start in racing?
JB: Believe it or not, we had some family members who raced and took us to the track one day and I fell in love with it.
TLC: Who was your idol driver growing up?
JB: Jeff Gordon
TLC: If you could go back in time and attend any race of any discipline, what race would you choose?
JB: Probably the race that Ayrton Senna won the Brazilian Grand Prix, I honestly believe he was the best driver to ever live on this planet, and to see him in his prime would’ve been breathtaking.
TLC: If you could pick any current cup driver to have as a teammate, who would you pick and why?
JB: Christopher Bell. Heis consistent day in and day out, and is good at relaying Data at the track.
TLC: What is your favorite memory at the race track? Driver or spectator
JB: Has to be my first win, I will NEVER forget that.
TLC: If you didn’t get to be a racecar driver, what would be your next career choice?
JB: Automotive Detailing!
TLC: What is your favorite unhealthy thing to eat?
JB: A huge Prime Rib from Connor’s steak house
TLC: What is your favorite show to binge-watch?
JB: Storm Chasers
TLC: What is your top music choice for road trips?
JB: I love rap, it gets me up haha. I will listen to old-school rap pretty often now.
TLC: What is your favorite hobby outside of racing?
JB: I love cleaning cars, making them shine is my favorite thing to do.