Archives for October 2011

JDR Blog: Bigfoot’s new sponsorship

Bigfoot “Bessie,” and Sponsorships within the Monster Truck Industry

The Bigfoot team recently announced a partnership with Vi-Cor to campaign a new body for the upcoming Monster Nationals season. Bigfoot “Bessie” as its been dubbed, is obviously not a small money deal for Team Bigfoot, as the truck has its own wrapped hauler to match the truck (see above, courtesy the Bigfoot site). As of now, it’s a two-year agreement between the team and Vi-Cor, and I say good for Bigfoot for securing another sponsorship. Seeing this sponsorship, the hauler, and the wrap on the truckreally makes me think about sponsorship within the sport as a whole, so here are my thoughts.

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Wildwood, New Jersey – Thunder On The Beach – October 2, 2011

Photos By: Steve Parry
Event: Thunder On The Beach
Venue: Oceanfront
City: Wildwood, New Jersey
Date: October 2, 2011

Field of Trucks: Avenger (Jim Koehler), Brutus (Chris Bergeron), Grave Digger (Gary Porter), Gun Slinger (Scott Hartsock), Mopar Magic (Bryan Wright), Spiderman (Whit Tarlton), and Stone Crusher (Steve Sims) [Read more…]

South Boston, Virginia – Vaters Monster Motorsports – October 1, 2011

Photos By: Dustin Hart
Event: Vaters Monster Motorsports
Venue: South Boston Speedway
City: South Boston, Virginia
Date: October 1, 2011

Field of Trucks: Black Stallion (Mike Vaters), Bigfoot (Larry Swim), Grave Digger (Randy Brown), Higher Education (James Tracey), Iron Warrior (Trey Myers), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Joe Parnell), and Triple X (RB Moler). [Read more…]