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!

Houston Monster Jam Photos Online

This past weekend was busy as usual for monster trucks, and we have a surprise special contribution from Jeremy Verret, who was kind enough to send us photos from the freestyle-only Houston Monster Jam. Fiesta King Krunch driven by David Smith would emerge victorious in the Wheelie and Freestyle competitions, while Charlie Pauken and Grave Digger took home the Donut contest victory on a night when many trucks suffered breakage or unlucky bounces. Congratulations to Pauken and Smith on their victories, and enjoy the gallery in our 2012 photos section. Thanks to Jeremy for the photos!

San Diego Teasers and Albany Gallery Online!

Thanks to Kyle Carr (San Diego) and Steve Parry (Albany), we have two awesome galleries online before the new week even starts! Head over to the 2012 Photos section to check them out and relive everything from Linsey Weenk’s racing victory in San Diego to Joe Miller’s dominance of both Albany shows and more! We thank Kyle and Steve for their great monster truck photos.

Southaven, Mississippi photos online

Ed Hoormann was in Southaven, Mississippi for the Toughest Monster truck tours first stop. Check out the photos from the two day show now. Look for more photo from Chris Kaelin later this week. Thank you to Concussion motorsports, Bigfoot and Stinger for  their hospitality. Enjoy them in the Photos section.


Detroit Monster Jam Results and Teasers

The updates just keep on coming, this time from Brett Moist, who took in the Detroit Monster Jam this past Saturday. Enjoy a few teasers below of the event, which included Bounty Hunter taking a racing victory over Tom Meents and Maximum Destruction, as well as Randy Brown’s Grave Digger getting the freestyle victory. Thanks to Brett for the photos; a full gallery is on the way! Also, thanks to the Mechanical Mischief team for their hospitality.

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