Monster Jam World Finals 13 Photos; More to Come!

Thanks to our contributor for his great photos from Monster Jam World Finals 13, which saw Tom Meents get his tenth world championship in racing and Cam Mcqueen enjoy a career night to win freestyle. We are working on several clients’ web sites, and Jeremy Slifko has checked in via the OFFICIAL Backdraft Facebook page. All in a day’s work for AllMonster. More updates to come!

Indy and Du Quoin Monster Truck Photos Online

It was another busy weekend for monster truck fans and drivers alike! With double-digit shows happening all over the country, you know AllMonster was bound to cover a bunch of them. Chris Kaelin was in Du Quoin, Illinois and took in some great action; his gallery of the Special Events show is online. Thanks go out to Jessica Hubley for her hospitality. Also, Ed Hoormann and Josh Rhodes both have fresh galleries from the huge Indianapolis Monster Jam that saw Tom Meents flip twice on the night and win racing, while Lucas Oil Crusader brought home a freestyle victory. Highlight runs in freestyle also included Jon Zimmer (Amsoil Shock Therapy) and Bari Musawwir. Enjoy all three galleries, and thanks go out to Chris, Ed, and Josh for all their hard work. Stay tuned for more updates!

The Puglisi Files – Wheeling and Pittsburgh Monster Trucks

Our own Jeremy Puglisi has taken in a lot of monster trucks lately, and his galleries from both the Wheeling and Pittsburgh Monster Jams are now online in the 2012 photos section. Pittsburgh was a wild show, as we covered in the most recent Beyond the Lens podcast, and Wheeling had its moments too, with teammates Norm Miller (Batman) and Joe Miller (Monster Mutt) combining to take 7 out of 8 event wins on the weekend. Thanks go out to Jeremy for his great photos as always; stay tuned for more monster truck coverage!

Beyond The Lens 39

In this week’s Beyond the Lens, we discuss the Young Gun Shootout who we think the last 2 spots should be, Hampton, and Pittsburgh. Enjoy, and check back next week for more on the Young Gun Shootout!

 

**NOTE** This was recorded before the announcement from Monster Jam on Facebook about the last two names of  Young Gun Shootout.

Rosemont Monster Jam Photos as Promised; Pittsburgh, Worcester, Hampton Updates

Brett Moist covered all five great shows at the Rosemont Monster Jam this weekend with his unique style of photography; his photos are now online and we thank him and Team Scream for their hospitality and support. The event ended up being a Mohawk Warrior- and Grave Digger-dominated weekend, with George Balhan and Pablo Huffaker winning eight of the ten combined races and freestyles on the weekend. Balhan has already qualified for the World Finals and has taken several victories during the season. Also, don’t forget to check out our newest Beyond the Lens podcast, and stay tuned for live updates this weekend from Pittsburgh, Worcester, and Hampton by following us on Twitter and liking us on Facebook!

Hartford Monster Jam Galleries Online; More to Come

Steve Parry’s galleries from the Hartford Monster Jam and the wild three-show weekend are now online; we thank Steve for his support! Highlights of the show included rollovers from Crushstation and Thrasher, Randy Brown in Grave Digger winning two races and two freestyles, and both Stone Crusher and Monster Magic picking up victories on the weekend. Enjoy Steve’s photos, and look for coverage from Rosemont to appear online shortly.

Houston and More St. Louis Monster Jam Photos Online!

Jeremy Verret, Ed Hoormann and  Josh Rhodes have been hard at work getting their photos to us from Houston and St. Louis, respectively. Check them out in the 2012 Photos section, and thanks go out to both of them for their support, as well as Ryan Rice from Incinerator for the hospitality. In St. Louis, the racing finals came down to a battle of old teammates, with Jimmy Creten and Bounty Hunter emerging victorious over Linsey Weenk and Lucas Oil Crusader. Freestyle was a great show as well, with Carl VanHorn and Grave Digger coming up just short in his bid to outdo Tom Meents’ Maximum Destruction, who ended with a truck in pieces but the freestyle victory. Be sure to check out the photos, and stay tuned to our Twitter and Facebook pages for more updates!

Charleston Galleries and St. Louis Teasers

Jeremy Puglisi attended the Charleston, West Virginia show (thanks to the Molers for their hospitality) and has both of his galleries from the Saturday shows online. Thanks go out to Jeremy for his great photos. Also, Josh Rhodes has checked in from St. Louis with a few great teaser shots as well. Head on over to the 2012 photos section for more! Brett Moist, Chris Kaelin, Rhodes, and Ed Hoormann all will have galleries from St. Louis, and an interview with Lee O’Donnell of Iron Man is in the works too! Stay tuned.

Orlando and January in Monster Trucks

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Tom Meents continues to wow in Maximum Destruction, and teammates Neil Elliott and Kreg Christensen won this weekend as well. (photo: Jeremy Verret)

The last weekend in January for monster trucks proved every bit as exciting as the promise, with several shows enjoying what I call defining moments–those ones where you’re just happy to be a monster truck fan and realize you’re seeing something special. A lot of these moments were provided by the Maximum Destruction team, with all three drivers–Tom Meents, Neil Elliott, and Kreg Christensen–picking up sweeps on the weekend. [Read More …]

New Orleans Photos Now Online!

Jeremy Verret attended the New Orleans Monster Jam and was great enough to send us all the awesome action shots from the event, where Tom Meents doubled down, taking racing and freestyle in Maximum Destruction. Andy Slifko took Eradicator to the racing finals, and Jim Koehler and Charlie Pauken had highlight freestyles in Avenger and Grave Digger, respectively. Plenty of highlight moments are in this gallery; we thank Jeremy for the photos. Check our 2012 Photos to see New Orleans!