Jeremy Tibben, 26, of
Stanton, Iowa, drives the #7 FR-1 Modified. He works as a new accounts
representative forAmeritrade. His family includes wife, Amy and
daughter, Kami, 16 months.
Jeremy started in Jr. High racing radio controlled cars.
He caught onto that really quick and did that for a couple of years.
Then in 1998, he began racing go-karts. “I raced go-karts nationally for
three years which got my foot in the door for Modifieds.”
Jeremy is now
entering his fourth year in Modifieds with season points finishes of
15th, 8th, and 13th at Adams County
Speedway. Jeremy has a 3rd place finish in the
World Leagues Mr. Goodscents Super Series Points and 4th place in the
WDRL Hard Charger points.
Jeremy picked the #7
since it was his number in football. His favorite driver is Bill
Elliott. As for Jeremy’s future plans, he would love to run the USMTS
full time someday. Right now, he is just working to improve
season-by-season gaining sponsorships to pursue that goal. His biggest
influence is his father. “My dad, he started everything, he learned it
from his dad.”
highlight was finishing 3rd at Volusia County Speedway in Florida during
Speedweeks in 2002. His scariest moment came when he destroyed his
first Modified. He rolled three times end-over-end backwards and then
barrel-rolled three times landing on the roof.
Jeremy would like to
add a special thank you to his sponsors and supporters, Willis & Willis,
Ltd.; Medical Billing & Consulting - Tabor, IA, SuperBowl Sports Bar &
Grill - Atlantic, IA, Culver's Butterburgers & Frozen Custard - Omaha,
Auto - Atlantic, IA, Kirkham Micheal Engineering - Omaha, NE, Hetrick
Auto - Marne, IA, Archer Petroleum - Atlantic, IA, Clarinda Academy,
Clarinda, IA, and Toughroofs.com. Special thanks to Derik & Melissa
Tibben, Sue & Randy Botts, Aaron, Cory, and Brianna Botts, Jason & Angie
Lang, Roger and Carol Tibben, Grandpa Tibben, Amy Tibben, Tami Tibben,
Jim, Randy, Paul, Jeff from Racemart, Chris Brown, Jeremy Houck, and
anyone else that I forgot to mention!
Some of Jeremy’s
A Feature Wins - 22 (17 in 1999).
1998 - 11th of 134 Karts at Tulsa Shootout (Stock Medium)
1998 - 14th of 67 Karts at IKF Grand Nationals (Stock Light)
1998 - 14th of 76 Karts at IKF Grand Nationals (Stock Heavy)
1999 - 9th of 154 Karts at Tulsa Shootout (Stock Heavy)
1997 - IKF Missouri Show Me Series Points Championship (Stock Medium) in
1997 - 4th place in points series, Adel, IA in rookie year
1999 - Cornhusker Speedway Points Champion, Waverly, NE
1999 - Cornhusker Classic Champion, Waverly, NE
1999 - Spring Nation Nationals Champion, Allendale, MO (Stock Heavy)
1999 - Spring Nation Nationals Champion, Allendale, MO (Stock Medium)
1999 - Fall Nation Nationals Champion, Allendale, MO (Stock Medium)
What tape or CD is in your car/Truck right now? Snoop World
What is your favorite movie? SEVEN
Who was the poster on your wall growing up? (or who did you idolize
growing up?) Bill Elliot and Doug Wolfgang
Who is the best driver you have raced against? Jim Scherek and John
Any lucky charms or superstitions? My car has a license plate attached
to the front. DV0001, which is my grandpa's disabled veteran plate.
The first one issued in Adair County. He passed away in 2001.
Any nick names? If so, how did you get it? "Jamm'in" Jeremy Tibben The
announcer at a karting race announced me as that when I won the