Archives for July 2007

Summer Heat Sweeps Through Hagerstown

Hagerstown Monster JamOnce again the famed Hagerstown Speeway played host to one of the more legendary stops on the Monster Jam Summer Heat tour and once again lived up to it’s reputation as one of the best summer shows in the country.’s Dustin Hart was on hand to cover two of the three events in the weekend starting with Saturday night where Gary Wiggins and Mopar Magic took out Friday night’s racing winner and team mate Steve Sims and Stone Crusher for the win in the finals. Freestyle would see great runs from all the trucks but it would be Pablo Huffaker piloting Grave Digger who would steal the show and the freestyle win. The monsters returned Sunday afternoon for a barnburner of an event to close out the weekend. Chad Tingler brought the crowd to their feet when he rolled Blue Thunder over backwards during his wheelie contest attempt. The truck suffered only minor damage and was declared the winner of the wheelie contest. In racing it would be Alex Blackwell day as he took out Mopar Magic in the semi’s before flying the Monster Mutt to a finals win over Grave Digger. With it being the final show of the weekend everyone cut loose in freestyle with great runs coming from all the trucks. Gary Wiggins pushed Mopar Magic hard with several great wheelies including one nearly half the length of the straightaway. Stone Crusher also laid down an excellent run full of wheelstand and big air but Huffaker would once again reign freestyle king for the weekend with gigantic leaps off the car stacks and an awesome slap wheelie to take the win. All in all it was a great weekend and AllMonster would like to thank Christina Sims for providing tickets to the show, thanks again Christina!