Truck Name: River Rat
Team Name: Heavy Hitter Monster Truck Team
Hometown: Louisville, Kentucky
Driver Name: Vern House
Hometown: North Vernon, Indiana
Birthdate: September 25th, 1970
Body Style: 1941 Willys
Chassis: Custom Built Concussion Engineering Chassis
Engine: 500 c.i. Chevrolet
Transmission: Bradco Transmission
Sponsors: B&R Speed Shop, Anson Roofing.
Tires: 66″ Goodyear Terra Tires
Monster X Tour: So give us some history on Vern House.
Vern House: Last year was my first year racing competitively. River Rat is my first truck. “Untested truck, untested driver”.
Monster X Tour: How did you get started competing in Monster Truck racing?
Vernon House: Drag raced for 25 years. Holds multiple world records in outlaw racing. Derick Anson asked him to drive his new truck.
Monster X Tour: What do you enjoy doing while on the road the most?
Vernon House: Talking to the fans.
Monster X Tour: What do you do with your free time?
Vernon House: Build race cars. Spend time with my daughter. She has a mini Monster Truck.
Monster X Tour: What is your greatest memory as a Monster Truck driver?
Vernon House: First dust jump I hit.
Monster X Tour: Do you have any pre-show rituals that you run though?
Vernon House: I say a little prayer.
Monster X Tour: If you were not competing on the Monster X Tour, what career path would you follow?
Vernon House: Drag racing, building chassis.
Monster X Tour: What’s your favorite food?
Vernon House: A good steak.
Monster X Tour: What’s your favorite movie?
Vernon House: A Christmas Story.
Monster X Tour: What’s your favorite television show?
Vernon House: Anything on SPEED TV.
Monster X Tour: What’s your favorite color?
Vernon House: Red.