Known to the FSCF.com staff as “The Hot Foot” or simply “Flyin'” Brian Penrose, Brian can be found campaigning this sweet ride on a regular basis.
Up and coming mini sprint driver Brian is our Editor at Speed. A devout Jac Haudenschild fan, Brian has many good qualities, including the ability to hold his breath underwater for at least seven seconds and also to quickly scan the checkout lines at Publix to see which is moving fastest.
NAME: Brian Penrose
AGE: Old enough to know better
HEIGHT: Too tall to be a jockey and too short to be an athlete
WEIGHT: Think of Tony Stewart
FAVORITE WoO DRIVER: Tie, “The Wild Child” Jac Haudenschild and “Hot Foot” Jason Meyers
FAVORITE FLORIDA DRIVER: Sport Allen
FAVORITE REUTIMANN: Wayne Sr.
FAVORITE BALDWIN BROTHER: None, they’re about as useful as stock car racing
FAVORITE MAGAZINE: Sprint Car & Midget
FAVORITE TV SHOW: Knoxville Nationals (Live once a year)
FIRST SPRINT CAR EXPERIENCE: I got to sit in one of Sonny Hartley’s sprint cars at a shop in Orlando when I was about 10 or 11
HOW I GOT INVOLVED IN SPRINT CAR RACING: My dad started me in quarter midgets as a kid and always loved the sprint cars
FAVORITE FLORIDA SPRINT CAR SERIES: Asphalt: TBARA Dirt: Top Gun.
FAVORITE QUOTE: “Strap In, Hang On and Shut Up.”
ANYTHING ELSE WE SHOULD KNOW? I was a high school baseball & football coach. Even worked for the infamous TV baseball instructional videotape pitchman Tom Emanski.
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