Get to Know Brandon Burkhart

Get to know Brandon Burkhart. He is one of our newest drivers to hit the highbanks of Anderson Speedway.

First and Last name: Brandon Burkhart
Division: #8 Late Model, #8 ThunderCar,
2017 Statistics:
ThunderCar- 1 Heat Win, 3 Top 5’s, 7 Top 10’s
2017 Championship Finish: 5th Place ThunderCars
Car number and sponsors: HHC construction, Magee Racing Engines, Pure Country Band, H&K Custom Graphics
What is your hometown: Bargersville, IN
How long have you been racing: 1 year at Anderson and 4 years previously (2003-2006)
What is your racing dream: Championship in every series I race
What is you biggest accomplishment as a driver: Rookie of the year in 2017 ThunderCar Division
How many years have you raced at Anderson Speedway: 1 Year
What has been your favorite moment at Anderson Speedway: My engine failure in the May 100 Lapper

What is your favorite movie: Stroker Ace
Who is your favorite racecar driver: Dale Earnhardt, Tim Richmond
What is your daily driver: 09 F250 Diesel
What is your favorite food: Seafood
What are your hobbies: Hunting, Fishing, and Coin Collecting
What are you goals for the 2018 season: ThunderCar Championships and Feature Wins
What brand of the military did you serve in: Army
What did you do in the Army: 19 Delta Cavalry Scout, deployed with 2-5 lancer 1st Cav, retired from injuries received in Iraq as a Sergeant
Why did you get back into racing after you retirement in the military: Racing at Anderson has brought back a much needed shot of adrenaline since leaving the military, enjoy every time I get in the car regardless of the outcome