As an eight-year-old, Rob MacCachren won the Nevada State Motorcycle Championship, and he’s been busy dominating tracks ever since. Most of his career has been spent behind the wheel of a Trophy Truck, which looks somewhat like a pickup but is two-wheel-drive with 30 inches of suspension travel and a V8 pushing 700+ hp. This kind of setup is ideal for Baja and dirt, which is exactly where MacCachren, a member of team BFGoodrich, has been building a resume that reads like a driver’s dream life bucket list. To wit:

– 262 victories and 20 championships between closed short course and open desert racing
– 5 SCORE Baja 1000 victories and another 5 SCORE Baja 500 wins.
– Winner of the longest distance SCORE Baja 1000 ever (1,296 miles) in 2007
– Short course Pro 2 Champion in 2008, 2009 and 2010
– Borg-Warner trophy recipient in 1999, 2000, 2001
– Three-time winner of the Governor’s Cup Championship
– The only driver to win nine consecutive Crandon races in Pro 4 history.

This impressive list, along with numerous other awards, wins and distinctions over his career, is why in 2011 MacCachren was inducted into the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame; he hasn’t stopped winning since then, either. We caught up with MacCachren between checkered flags as he was on tour promoting the BFGoodrich Adrenaline Index.

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Q.
What’s one thing every man should know?
A.
How to take care of your family.

Q.
What’s the hardest thing you’ve ever done?
A.
Probably the hardest thing would be when I had to say goodbye to my friend Nye Frank who was like a mentor to me. We lost him in a freak accident and it felt like he was taken to soon.

Q.
What are you working on right now?
A.
This year we had two new off-road trucks built before the season, a Geiser Brothers desert Trophy Truck and a short course Pro 4×4. These past six months I’ve been putting a lot of my time and effort into getting them dialed in. I have also been working with the BFGoodrich tire engineers on a new tire design that’s been giving us great results.

Enjoy life and be patient — you have a long life ahead of you.

Q.
Name one thing you can’t live without.
A.
I thrive on adrenaline. I couldn’t live without racing. It isn’t a hobby for me; it’s a lifestyle. It’s what I know.

Q:
Who or what influences you?
A:
The other drivers in our sport influence me and give me my drive. I’m competing against the best to be the best.

Q.
What are you reading right now?
A.
Dirt Sports magazine.

Q.
Name one thing no one knows about you.
A.
I don’t really care to be in tall buildings.

Q.
It’s your last drink and meal on earth. What’ll it be?
A.
It would have to be a pepperoni pizza and an ice cold Rockstar Energy Drink.

Q.
If you could go back and tell your 16 year old self something, what would you say?
A.
Enjoy life and be patient — you have a long life ahead of you.

Q.
How do you want to be remembered?
A.
I want to be remembered as one of the best with all the great names of off-road racing for the accomplishments we have worked so hard to get all these years.

Q.
You were inducted into the Off-roading Motorsports Hall of Fame. Was this something you aspired to, or did it just happen?
A.
It just happened. I am just your go-out-and-race-and-win kinda guy. I don’t look for attention. Others are paying attention way more than I thought, and this just signified that.

Q.
What’s the hardest part of your job?
A.
Right now it’s being gone so much from the kids & home.

Q.
What car/truck is your daily driver?
A.
I drive a 2013 Ford F250 with BFGoodrich tires on it.

Q.
What’s your most memorable race and why?
A.
It would have to be the Baja 1000 in 2007. It wasn’t so much the race as it was the finish. It was the last race of the season. We ended up winning the class championship and the overall championship when we finished that race.

Rob MacCachren recently signed on to compete in a new series called Stadium Super Truck (it’s modeled after racing legend Mickey Thompson’s indoor dirt track racing) while touring the country promoting the BFGoodrich Adrenaline Index, an evaluation of which city in the U.S. has the highest population of adrenaline-fueled enthusiasts and thrill-seekers.