Temporary Insanity – For the Love of Horsepower

Temporary Insanity – For the Love of Horsepower

We caught up with Brandon Lancour, driver of Temporary Insanity, to talk about how this truck came to be overnight and the legacy of the name. Keep an eye on this newcomer from Michigan!

  • Truck Name:  Temporary Insanity
  • Owner/Driver/Where From: Brandon Lancour from Trenary MI da U.P. eh!
  • Years Owned:  Started building the truck in 2014 finished it day before Michigan mud jam 2015
  • Truck Model: 2005 GMC short box
  • Engine: 468Bbc/th400/3500 stall
  • Tires/Lift: 4 linked on Overtime CNC shocks with 14.9×24 vtreads
  • Favorite Mud Parks/Events:  Threefires off-road park and Michigan mud jam because them are the only ones I’ve taken the truck to so far!

WD: Fun Fact about Your Truck and/or Yourself?

BL: The truck was originally bought as a repairable and had plans to fix it. One of my best friends mentioned making it a mega truck ‘cause my current truck at the time the frame broke. Next morning all the suspension was cut out and the project began as a mega truck.

WD: How long have you been at it in the mud business?

BL: Been mudding for 18 years

WD: If you could get behind the wheel of any other truck which would it be? A favorite truck besides your own?

BL: Shawn Goodeaux’s Louisianimal


WD: What keeps you in the game?

BL: The love of horsepower and the mud family keeps me in the game.


WD: Do you have any rituals or habits prior to a race day or mud event?

BL: Before every event I usually check all fluids and double check everything before going into the mud.


WD: What do you think the most important part of a truck is?

BL: Most important part of my truck is safety. Roll cage, harnesses, keeping windshield clear, and of course fire extinguisher.


WD: What is your daily driver?

BL: Ext Cab Duramax diesel

WD: What is your Day Job?

BL: Union Local 1510 Millwright


WD: What is on the Horizon for you/your truck?

BL: New motor, more HP, moving radiator to the back for better cooling, and eventually SCS case


WD: How did your truck get its name?

BL: In elementary school I got a sweatshirt with an import tuner and it said Temporary Insanity on it and the name stuck since. My emails been that, first mud truck had the name and transferred it up to the mega

Update: Brandon has sold the truck. It has made its way to Minnesota and will be renamed Game Over. Brandon is planning on building another truck which will be “smaller, better and faster.”

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