Driver Profile - BRANDON WIMMER


Brandon on the gas at Williams Grove Speedway

Name: Brandon Lee Wimmer
Birthdate: 5-17-1986
Hometown: Fairmount, IN
Marital Status: Single
Family: parents Kevin and Elaine, sisters Britne and Bridget
Occupation: Race car driver, some college
How did you choose your car number? Favorite number 7 and TW stands for Tom Wimmer my grandfather
Chassis: Maxim
Engine Builder: Gaerte
Sponsors: Butlerbuilt Seats, Simpson
Favorite Tracks: I-69 Speedway, Gas City, Indiana
Divisions competed in: 410 Sprints
Years Racing: 14 years, 4 in sprint cars
Wins: 2
Championships: 0
Regular Tracks/Series: NST, WOO
Hobbies: Playing sports
Favorite TV show: Funny Home Videos
Favorite Music: Anything but country
Favorite Band: Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Beverage: Ice tea
Favorite Restaurant: Outback
Favorite Driver: Steve Kinser
When and how did you get started in racing?

I got into racing through my grandfather, and started racing go-karts at the age of 5.

Who had the biggest impact on your racing career and why?

My grandfather because he has given me a car to drive and guided me through my career.

What would you be doing if you weren't racing?

I donít know, probably going to school full time.

What is your favorite aspect of racing?

Winning, there is no better feeling.

What is your greatest accomplishment/best memory?

Being the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame Rookie of the Year in 2002

What is the worst thing that has happened to you in racing, or your worst season?

Getting a flat tire going into turn 1 at the Grove in hot laps last year. It was a hard wreck.

In your own words, describe your 2005 season:

A great experience, it was my first year on tour with Woo full time and I built up a lot of confidence in my racing.

What are your plans for the 2006 season?

I am currently looking for a full time ride or a primary sponsor for our family team

***If you would like to contact Brandon about sponsorship or a ride you can via his website www.BrandonWimmer.com


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