Many of you probably don’t know who Bob Sommers is but, you know his son Hunter. Earlier this year, Sommers’ son was caught in a Mega Truck Accident and run over. The mud community rallied together for their family.
“This lifestyle is amazing my son was run over along w some good friends n complete strangers took the time to send him gifts of shirts, hats, can coozies, movies stickers, trophy’s any thing u can imagine to try n lift his spirits.”
We caught up with Sommers to learn a little bit about his history in the mud and his truck Insufficient Funds.
- Truck Name: Insufficient Funds
- Owner/Driver/Where From: Bob Sommers/ Forked River, NJ
- Years Owned: 6
- Truck Model: 1969 ford f 250
- Engine: 472ci bbf
- Tires/Lift: 30 inches total lift on 14.9 x24 custom rims
- Awards/Competitions Won: seaside truck show 2014 Rockland county truck show 2015 and I won 1000 buck at maxim power park by winning the bounty hole
- Favorite Mud Parks/Events: maxim power sport park and okecobeee mudfest
- Fun Fact about Your Truck and/or Yourself: I will drive it to local woods fun fact about my self is I’m a good time all the time lol
- Facebook Page/Twitter Link if Available: Insufficient Funds Mega Truck
- Sponsors: I don’t have any sponsors but I sure do have a lot of people that help me out my good friends Rob Smagowicz, Jimmy Ynot, Gene Fitzgerald, Steve Redman, Brian Wiggums
What got you in to the mud biz? How long have you been at it?
I went out to a local wheeling spot and fell in love it was awesome I’ve been at it now about 23 years.
Married? Kids? Are they involved? Yes married my wife’s name is deb I have 2 children Rachel (14) and Hunter(7) every one gets involved it a good family time.
If you could get behind the wheel of any other truck which would it be? A favorite truck besides your own?
This question is very hard to answer cause there are so many bad ass trucks out there to narrow it down is tough but I’m thinking maybe Singer Slinger. I like that truck it is very bad ass
What keeps you in the game?
I think what keeps me in the game is my kids they have fun at it and now its a way of life
Do you have any rituals or habits prior to a race day?
No, not really
What’s one fun non-mud related fact we might not know about you?
I like to go out dancing lol
If you could vacation anywhere in the world where would you go?
What do you think the most important part of a truck is?
Prob the engine and trans
What is your daily driver?
2007 GMC sierra crew cab w a duramax
What is on the Horizon for you/your truck?
Gonna try n hit LA Mudfest next year
How did your truck get it’s name?
Cause I never have the all the money lol
Anything else we missed that you want to tell us about your truck?
My truck is lime green, big and loud.
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