Hometown Oconto, WI Years Competing 4
Team Johnny Greaves Motorsports
Discipline Off-Road Short-Course Super Buggy; Super Lite; Pro Light (2011)
Honors 2010 Super Buggy Champion in first year of racing; youngest driver to win a championship in a full size short-course vehicle; first father/son combination to win championships in the same year.
How does FOX contribute to your success?
Great testing, on-site support, and technical support gives us an edge on the competition.
Tell us about your bike/vehicle setup.
Toyota power; BFG tires; FOX shocks on all 4's
What else is in your garage?
A bunch of Traxxas RC trucks
What's your training regimen?
In the winter I train a couple of times a week.
Any major injuries, and how did you recover?
I've broken just about everything. I recovered in a cast.
What's your typical pre-race/event meal? Guilty pleasure?
I don't like to eat before a race, but if I have to - whatever my mom makes.
How do you determine which races or events to enter each year?
Determined by the Traxxas TORC Series.
What motivated you to get started professionally?
Following in the footsteps of my dad.
What separates you from other professional athletes?
What would you be doing if you weren't a professional athlete?
Working in a race shop.
What's the best thing about being a professional athlete?
It's a lot of fun and I like hanging out at the races.
What other sports are you interested in?
Motocross and RC racing
Any advice to the readers dreaming to turn pro?
Go for it!
What are your favorite magazines and websites?
Racer X and RC Car Magazines; Facebook and AMainHobbies.com
Favorite movie quote?
"Shake and Bake"
Who is your hero?
Are you a Mac or PC? Mac
Top 3 bands Nickelback, Pop, and Rock'n Roll
Greatest strength The want to win
Most frustrating challenge Crashing out!
07.13.11 CJ Greaves Goes 1 and 2 in Antigo