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43 Brian Foote          Updated by Driver: 3/26/2002
Edited by Staff: 8/23/2004

 Driver Information
Nickname: Big Foote
Hometown: Essex,IA
Birthdate: 4/8/64
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 205
Email Address: bfoote@heartland.net
Marital Status: Married - Barb
Children: Daniel - 9
Employer: Self-Employed
Job: Mechanic
Year Started Racing: 1991
Total Years Racing: 10
Racing Hero: Ken Schrader - he's not too big to come back and race dirt.

 Car Information
Year/Make/Model: 2004 Jet Mod
Motor: Chevy 383
Owner: Brian Foote
Crew: Dave Hart, George Currie, Gary York
Sponsors & Support: Hart Farms, 3-Wood Farms, Bank Iowa, Red Oak Chrysler, Henneman Auto Parts, J.D. Wyman Motorsports, Paul Olson Insurance, Soutwest Iowa Equipment, Golden Harvest Seeds, Soutwestern Community College Auto Tech.



 Tracks & Series
Adams County Speedway (IA) - Modified #43
Shelby County Speedway (IA) - Modified #43
Beatrice Speedway (NE) - Modified #43

 Awards & Accomplishments
1999 Adams County Speedway Track Champion, 2001 IMCA National Points Series Winner, Sportmanship Winner twice at Adams County Speedway and once at Crawford County Speedway (they pick just one Sportsman out of four classes), 2000 Tiny Lund Winner, 1997 Best Appearing Car Award at Shelby County Speedway, somewhere between 25 and 30 career wins.
 
 Career Summary
My family has been in racing since I was eight years old, with my brothers racing before me. I started racing Enduros, and then started in an ill-handling home-made Modified in 91. Believe me, I did a lot of spin outs! So during the winter of 92 I decided to build my own car. We called her the "Ol' Iron Maiden." She was heavy, but I won more features with that car than I have to date with my other Mods. My wife and son love racing and we do this as a family sport. I hope some day my son will race and carry on the family tradition.
 
 Racing Goals
Just to run good every time I pull on the track.
 
 Other Interesting Team Information
I get low on blood sugar since I am diabetic. I usually eat a candy bar before the A Feature since my adrenalin gets to pumping. I usually go low if I don't. One time I was sitting in the line-up getting ready to go out on the track, and I told George I forgot to eat my candy bar, so he charged in front of everyone in line and got the candy bar, not even paying for it. He ran it to me just as we were pulling out. I ate it, but I had already went too low and was seeing double. For the first 10 laps I was racing with 40 cars and didn't know which one to pass. I just layed back until the double vision went away. My wife asked me why I waited so long to start racing. I told her the rest of the story later!
 

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