Florence, SC – a Lifetime achievement award WAS given to Grave Digger driver Pablo Huffaker. Pablo drove his last event as he is retiring. Fans and staff congratulated him all weekend long. Although Pablo in the Grave Digger didn’t make it easy for the second-year driver Kaylyn Migues (Jailbird), she recorded her first career Monster Jam Event Championship.
Des Moines, IA – Coty Saucier (Mutant) swept Racing and recorded an incredible, 8 of 12 possible wins during this action-packed event. Krysten Anderson (Grave Digger) and Buddy Tompkins (Stone Crusher) scored two wins each as they tried to dethrone Coty during his championship sweep of Des Moines.
Philadelphia, PA – Monster Jam returned to Lincoln Financial Field for the first time since 2012. Ryan Anderson (Son-uva Digger) stopped his brother’s (Adam Anderson – Grave Digger) 17-race win streak and claimed the Racing Title. Although Ryan stopped Adam in racing, it was the elder brother taking the Freestyle win topping a star-studded line up, while Tom Meents (Max-D) won the overall championship!
Salinas, CA – A 10-truck lineup on a Sunday afternoon thrilled California fans with Charlie Pauken (Grave Digger) winning Racing and Freestyle. Colton Eichelberger (Max-D) came out on top in Two-Wheel Skills while home state favorite Rosalee Ramer (Wild Flower) claimed the Donut championship.
East Rutherford, NJ – Mother Nature had her say buy leaving a muddy mess, but the show goes on rain or shine in Monster Jam. Adam Anderson (Grave Digger) got back to his winning ways in Racing and added another Event Championship to his credit. Former World Freestyle Champion Lee O’Donnell (VP Fuels – Mad Scientist) has always wanted to win in his home state and he achieved the New Jersey victory with a Freestyle win in the spectacular Met Life Stadium.
Lexington, KY – A single day show brought Monster Jam to Rupp Arena at the University of Kentucky. Travis Groth (Trouble maker) had one of his best career outings, picking up the victories in Racing and Donuts to take the event title. Krysten Anderson (Grave Digger) could not be topped in Two-Wheel Skills.
Tulsa, OK – Coty Saucier (Mutant) and Krysten Anderson (Grave Digger) were 1-2 in all weekend Freestyles. Saucier scored seven of the 10 competition wins with Anderson getting two and Devin Jones (Barbarian) slipping by for a Racing Win.
The International Front!
Frankfurt, Germany – Monster Jam opened its 2018 International season with Todd LeDuc (Monster Energy) winning Freestyle, while Alex Blackwell (Megalodon) dominated Racing and Two-Wheel Skills in front of an eager and enthusiastic Frankfurt crowd!
Cardiff, Wales – European driver Peter Nyman (EarthShaker) recorded his first career Monster Jam Racing title by marching through the competition at the sold-out Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Neil Elliott (Max-D) topped Two-Wheel Skills for his eighth win of the season, while Morgan Kane (Grave Digger) scored enough to take a wild Freestyle win and the Overall Event Championship.
SPECIAL – BEHIND THE SCENES
Here’s a special behind the scenes look that aired on Fox News digital earlier this week to see how advancements in technology work with proven precision to create the modern Monster Jam truck.
Foxborough, MA – June 9
Monster Jam will make its fifth appearance at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA. This year’s field includes three former winners. Adam Anderson (Grave Digger) won Racing in 2015 and 2017. Scott Buetow (Team Hot Wheels Firestorm) won Freestyle in 2016. Ryan Anderson (Son-uva Digger) is the only driver to Double Down winning Racing and Freestyle in 2014.
Lyon, France – June 16
Cynthia Gauthier (Monster Mutt Dalmatian) leads a field of top Monster Jam drivers in a return to action in Lyon, France. Last year, it was Zombie piloted by Bari Musawwir who claimed the majority of the wins. This year, Swedish native Alx Danielsson will handle the driving duties for the flesh-eating Zombie.
Nashville, TN – June 23
Monster Jam will again visit Nissan Stadium in Nashville for the third time. All prior winners are returning in 2018 to try and lay claim to one of the coveted Nashville championships. Linsey Weenk (Lucas Oil Crusader – Racing), Tom Meents (Max-D- Two-Wheel Skills) and Adam Anderson (Grave Digger – Freestyle) are the defending champions. Ryan Anderson (Son-uva Digger-Racing) and Scott Buetow (Team Hot Wheels Firestorm- Freestyle) were winners in the inaugural event in 2016.
Rotterdam, The Netherlands – June 30
Monster Jam’s European visits continue as a field of 10 Monster Jam drivers pay a visit to Rotterdam in the Netherlands. Todd LeDuc (Monster Energy) will defend his 2016 Freestyle title against a hungry field seeking success. Neil Elliott (Max-D) will be defending the racing title for team MAX-D in the absence of Tom Meents. Tom won the Racing event in 2016.