Grave Digger To Make Epic Las Vegas Strip History
By Monster Jam Media
Mar 20, 2012

Monster Jam’s Iconic Grave Digger To Make Epic Las Vegas Strip History – Wednesday, March 21 –


WHO/WHAT:                       The entire Grave Digger race team, including creator Dennis Anderson, will be commemorating their 30 year history as the most celebrated iconic Monster Jam monster truck. Making history,  all eight commemorative Grave Digger Monster Trucks will roar their engines, stop traffic and descend upon the Las Vegas strip. This will be the FIRST time Monster Trucks have EVER been driven down the Las Vegas Strip in honor of the 30th Anniversary of Grave Digger and Monster Jam World Finals held at Sam Boyd Stadium on March 23 -24.      


WHEN /WHERE:                   Wednesday, March 21, 2012


                                                5:00 p.m. – Trucks and drivers will be parked for meet and greet with public, photo ops and interviews on the strip in front of Planet Hollywood. (bus stop area at corner of Harmon and Las Vegas Blvd.)


                                                7:00 p.m. – Monster Truck Parade down the strip starts. Route starts directly in front of Planet Hollywood (Harmon and Las Vegas Blvd.) and will travel Northbound. It will proceed to the intersection of Las Vegas Blvd. and Flamingo.  The trucks will turn in this intersection and loop back up the Northbound lane and return to Planet Hollywood. 


MEDIA PARKING:                  There is space available for reporter, photographer and live truck parking at Bally’s – directly in front of their property on Las Vegas Blvd. Please call media contact below day of for last minute instructions and assistance parking. 


BACKGROUND:                    Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium will once again play host to the 13th Annual Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam® World Finals presented by NGK Spark Plugs event on March 23-24.  Last year, a sell-out crowd of more than 37,000 fans with attendees from 11 different countries and all 50 states, witnessed the greatest monster truck racing and freestyle competition in the history of the sport.  For the drivers and their crews, it is the only time of the year to earn exclusive bragging rights as one of the two world champions – in racing and freestyle. For fans, it’s two days of non-stop extreme Monster Jam excitement and thrills. Unlike at any other sporting event, Monster Jam fans can get up-close-and-personal with the drivers as they are granted more fan access to the stars of the show than any other live event. Visit www.monsterjam.com for more information.