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2nd Pit Party Added for First-Ever Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam® at Eldora Speedway
Due to Overwhelming Demand, Fans will enjoy a 2nd Pit Party THIS weekend for Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam® at Eldora Speedway
(New Weston, Ohio – July 30, 2013) – Due to a tremendous public response, Advanced Auto Parts Monster Jam® officials have announced that tickets are now on sale to the just added 2nd Party In The Pits for Friday, August 2’s event at Eldora Speedway. The Party in the Pits gives Monster Jam fans the opportunity to get a view of the trucks up close and meet the drivers of the massive Monster Jam trucks. All pit passes are $10 and must be accompanied by a valid event ticket for the same day.
The Party In The Pits will take place prior to each show at the following times:
Friday, Aug. 2
Saturday, Aug. 3
Monster Jam® is the world’s premiere monster truck series, entertaining more than 4 million people every year in the world’s most prestigious venues. For the first time ever, Monster Jam roars into the Eldora Speedway for two shows as scheduled:
Friday, Aug. 2
Saturday, Aug. 3
Tickets are affordably priced for the whole family with advance seats starting at $15 for adults and $10 for kids (ages 2 – 12). All tickets are general admission and are available for purchase online at www.EldoraSpeedway.com or charge by phone at (937) 338-3815. Tickets can also be purchased day of show at the Eldora Speedway Box Office windows.
The event will feature outrageous jumps, crushed cars, racing, and some of the most incredible “donuts” ever! Truck lineup includes Grave Digger driven by Dennis Anderson, Grave Digger Legend driven by Adam Anderson, Maximum Destruction driven by Tom Meents, Monster Mutt Dalmatian, Son-uva Digger driven by Adam Anderson, El Toro Loco driven by Chuck Werner, Lucas Oil Crusader driven by Linsey Weenk, and Captain’s Curse driven by Alex Blackwell.
Approximately 12 feet tall and about 12 feet wide, Monster Jam trucks are custom-designed machines that sit atop 66-inch-tall tires and weigh a minimum of 10,000 pounds. Built for short, high-powered bursts of speed, Monster Jam trucks generate 1,500 to 2,000 horsepower and are capable of speeds of up to 100 miles per hour. These trucks can fly up to125 to 130 feet (a distance greater than 14 cars side by side) and up to 35 feet in the air.
Monster Jam is owned and operated by Feld Motor Sports and sanctioned by the United States Hot Rod Association® It is the most popular monster truck tour, performing to over 4 million fans annually at the most prestigious arenas and stadiums throughout the world. Monster Jam® shows consist of three main fan-favorite elements – the Party In The Pits, racing and freestyle. The pit party gives all fans a chance to meet the stars of Monster Jam up-close while taking pictures and getting autographs.
About Feld Motor Sports, Inc.
Feld Motor Sports, Inc. is the world leader in specialized arena and stadium-based motor sports entertainment. Feld Motor Sports, Inc. productions include Monster Jam®, Monster Energy® Supercross, AMA Arenacross Series, Nuclear Cowboyz℠, and IHRA® Nitro Jam®. Feld Motor Sports, Inc. is a division of Feld Entertainment, the world’s largest producer of live family entertainment. For more information on Feld Entertainment, visit www.feldentertainment.com.
About the United States Hot Rod Association®
The United States Hot Rod Association® originated in 1978 as a sanctioning body for truck and tractor pulling events, later expanding to produce mud and sand drag racing. The USHRA® grew steadily and within its first decade emerged as the premier Monster Truck racing organization. Today the USHRA®, together with Feld Motor Sports, produces quality events and involves coordinating competition, defining regulations and technical requirements, setting safety standards and officiating at each event. Whether the USHRA® event entails Pro Race Trucks, QUAD WARS™, or Monster Trucks, you can be sure the event will be the highest quality show motor sports has to offer, creating unmatched excitement and spectacular memories.
For more information on Monster Jam, log on to www.MonsterJam.com.