Monster trucks will be roaring into Chase Field in Phoenix Arizona on Saturday, January 28, 2012. This popular, annual event draws more than 50,000 fans of all ages to witness the mayhem and destruction of the massive trucks.
The ultimate metal crushing competition is sponsored by Advance Auto Parts. Spectators will be entertained by an impressive lineup of monster trucks. Monster Jam will also be introducing two 10,000 pound newcomers .
The Monster Jam 2012 marks the 30 year anniversary of the legendary Grave Digger. Always a fan favorite, the Grave Digger will be performing aerial marvels and churning dust as it goes head to head with the following competitors:
All-new 2012 monster trucks:
- Son-Uva Digger driven by Ryan Anderson – son of Dennis Anderson (Grave Digger icon)
- Metal Mulisha driven by Todd Leduc
Featuring USHRA Monster Trucks:
- Grave Digger driven by Carl Van Horn
- Tasmanian Devil driven by Nicole Johnson
- El Toro Loco driven by Marc McDonald
- Lucas Oil Crusader driven by Linsey Weenk
- Time Fly’s driven by Kelvin Ramer
- The Felon driven by Mark Schroeder
- McGruff driven by Rod Wood
- Get R Done driven by Mitch Tulachka
- Stone Crusher
- Robo Machine
(subject to change without notice)
The exciting competition is intense and the crowds scream wildly as the sounds of revving engines fill Chase Field. The Free Style maneuvers are impressive and some competitors typically lose a wheel or break an axle.
Monster Jam is a premier event for family entertainment. Advance Auto Parts proudly presents the most famous monster trucks in the world. Keep up to speed on the most current news, event recaps and show schedules at Monster Jam.
Plan on arriving early and enjoy the Pit Party, festivities begin at 2:30 pm. Photographers gravitate to Monster Jam events and the Pit is the perfect place for those amazing photographs. This event is filled with many photo opportunities but when striving for that perfect action shot remember the trucks move quickly. Study the panning approach or focus on a particular spot on the ground and take the photo when the truck enters that spot you chose. Another thing to keep in mind is camera settings, allow for a fast shutter speed and open aperture.
So study the Monster Jam event schedule, make your travel plans, grab your camera gear and experience the roaring aerial antics of the famous Monster Trucks as they return to Phoenix Arizona.
Ticket prices range from $10 to $125 for a Total Access Pass (costs are $2 more on day of show)
Monster Jam 2012 – information and tickets
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