RACE FANS LOOK FORWARD TO MONSTER JAM AT ELDORA SPEEDWAY AUGUST 7-8
Max-D and Grave Digger Headline Huge Summer Weekend Friday & Saturday, August 7-8
(New Weston, OH – May 28, 2015) – Monster Jam® smashes into New Weston for two shows at the legendary Eldora Speedway on Friday, August 7 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, August 8 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for Monster Jam, the world’s premier monster truck series, are available now and affordably priced for the whole family with seats starting at $10 for children and $17 for adults.
The 2015 show will feature ten of the most popular Monster Jam trucks and drivers ever assembled to compete at Eldora Speedway, including Max-DSM driven by Neil Elliot, Grave Digger® driven by Randy Brown, Carolina Crusher driven by Gary Porter, Lucas Oil Crusader® driven by Linsey Weenk, Mohawk Warrior® driven by George Balhan, Soldier of Fortune® driven by Chad Fortune, Team Hot Wheels® Firestorm® driven by Scott Buetow, Strait Jacket, Sudden Impact and Ground Pounder. The Monster Jam trucks will compete in head-to-head racing, wheelies, donuts and freestyle.
Approximately 12 feet tall and 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. Monster Jam trucks can fly 125 to 130 feet (a distance greater than 14 cars side by side) and up to 35 feet in the air.
There will be a Party in the Pits both Friday, August 7 and Saturday, August 8 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. where fans will have the opportunity to get a view of the trucks up-close and meet the drivers of the 10,000-pound behemoth Monster Jam trucks. Pit Passes are now available for purchase for $10 along with tickets at www.EldoraSpeedway.com, the Eldora Speedway box office or by phone at 937.338.3815. A ticket for the show is required with a Pit Pass for entry.
About Feld Motor Sports®
Feld Motor Sports, Inc. is the world leader in specialized arena and stadium-based motor sports entertainment. Feld Motor Sports productions include Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, AMSOIL Arenacross and Nuclear Cowboyz®. Feld Motor Sports is a division of Feld Entertainment, the world’s largest producer of live family entertainment. Official Monster Truck Series only at Monster Jam. For more information on Feld Entertainment, visit www.feldentertainment.com.
About Eldora Speedway:
Since carved from a cornfield in the natural amphitheater that existed between the Eldora Ballroom and the Wabash River by bandleader Earl Baltes in 1954, Eldora Speedway has grown to be a frontrunner in motorsports growth and stability. Celebrating its 62nd season in 2015, Eldora hosts the biggest events in short-track racing including the 21st annual Dirt Late Model Dream by Ferris Mowers; the 32nd annual Kings Royal Weekend; the third NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 1-800-CAR-CASH Mud Summer Classic; and the 45th annual World 100. The complete schedule for Eldora’s 62nd consecutive season, including ticket and campsite information, is available at www.EldoraSpeedway.com and can be requested by phone at (937) 338-3815. Fans can get behind-the-scenes access of Eldora Speedway by following @EldoraSpeedway on Twitter, hitting ‘Like’ at www.facebook.com/EldoraSpeedway and on www.youtube.com/EldoraSpeedwayInc. The Eldora Speedway app for the iPhone, iPad and Android is available for free download via iTunes and Google Play.