Brandon Scott Saltzman, 24, of Omaha, Nebraska, passed away on Monday, January 3, 2022 after a long battle with cancer. He was born on November 9, 1997 in Omaha, Nebraska; a son of Teresa Hiatt and Scott Saltzman.\nBrandon was a graduate of Papillion La Vista High School in Papillion, Nebraska. He worked for Baxter Auto from November 2018 until June 2019. Brandon was currently employed with Al Heating and Cooling.\nBrandon's passion was racing on a dirt track with his 98 white late model car. Racing was a family tradition that he carried on from his father and grandfather. His illness didn't keep him on the sidelines. While undergoing chemotherapy, he only missed one race in 2019 and in 2020 he was victorious at the I-80 Speedway. Brandon continued his determination in 2021 and won the track championship at Shelby County Speedway in Harlan, Iowa. He will be deeply missed by his fans and friends at the track as well as his family.\nBrandon is survived by his mother: Teresa Hiatt (Ronald); father: Scott Saltzman (Debra Hobscheidt); maternal grandmother: Anna Lennart; daughter: Penelope Lynn Perales; sister: Amanda Saltzman; step-sister: Mary Hiatt; step-brother: James Hiatt; niece: Aariyah Saltzman; nephews: Anakin Page and Atari Saltzman; step-grandmother: Bonnie Hiatt and many other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfathers: Harold Thomas and John Lennart and paternal grandparents: Merle and Rose Saltzman.\nFriends will be received from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at The Post Event Center, 7400 Q Street, Ralston, Nebraska 68127.\nA celebration of Brandon's life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 7, 2022 at The Post Event Center. Interment will follow at Westlawn-Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Omaha, Nebraska.\nExpressions of sympathy may be made to the family of Brandon Saltzman.