Nicole Johnson Filling in for Injured Frank Krmel
By Monster Jam Media
Jan 3, 2012

  Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam® driver, Nicole Johnson, will be filling in for the injured Frank Krmel on January 6-7 in Columbus, OH.  “We are very pleased to have Nicole step up and take the wheel of the Grinder® truck in Columbus, OH this weekend”, said Jamie Woods Director of Sponsorship and Events, Advance Auto Parts. “Nicole will be a good representative of our brand and will put on a great show for the fans in Columbus.  All of our 50,000 Team Members at Advance Auto Parts wish Frank Krmel a speedy recovery so he can rejoin the Grinder team as soon as possible!” When asked how she felt about getting behind the wheel of the Advance Auto Parts Grinder monster truck, Nicole had this to say “I am completely honored to have the opportunity to drive Advance Auto Parts Grinder and am really looking forward to the event in Columbus!”

Nicole will be going against some heavy competition in Columbus including Carl Van Horn in Grave Digger®, Jim Koehler in Avenger, Chris Bergeron in Brutus and several others, but she remains confident and excited to see what she can do in her first time driving the monster truck. For more information about the event and to check out who else Nicole will be competing with, click here: http://www.monsterjam.com/Events/2012/01/06/Columbus,_OH/