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2013 Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam World Finals Young Guns Shootout Line-up Announced
By Monster Jam Media
Feb 6, 2013








2013 Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam World Finals Young Guns Shootout Line-up Announced
Field of Young Guns Shootout Competitors Expands to 12 Monster Jam Trucks with the Winner Receiving Automatic Bid into the Saturday Racing and Freestyle Competition

AURORA, Ill. (February 6, 2013) – Feld Motor Sports® announced today the line-up and the return of the Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam World FinalsSM Young Guns ShootoutSM on Friday, March 22, which is exclusively part of the Friday night Monster Jam World Finals Double Down package.  The Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam World Finals XIV, presented by NGK Spark Plugs, takes place March 22-23 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, NV.

Making its debut in 2012, the Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam World Finals Young Guns Shootout was created to put some of the best Monster Jam® drivers, who have little or no Monster Jam World Finals experience, in a racing format to determine the Young Guns Shootout champion on the toughest Monster Jam track on the planet.  The Young Guns Shootout will take place in conjunction with the Friday Double Down, in which fans can upgrade their 2013 Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam World Finals experience with access to Friday's activities including a private Pit Party, BBQ, Qualifying Races, and merchandise by "doubling down".  Double Down packages can be purchased at http://www.unlvtickets.com/eventInfo/spe/309/monster-jam-world-finals/.  

Due to the overwhelming positive feedback and input from the Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam fans,  the 2013 field has been expanded to 12 Monster Jam trucks and drivers.  The Young Guns Shootout winner will be automatically placed into the prestigious field of 28 Monster Jam trucks that will compete for the Racing and Freestyle Championship the following night (Saturday, March 23).  Below is the list of the 2013 Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam World Finals Young Guns Shootout drivers and Monster Jam trucks (line-up subject to change):

 

Taryn Laskey
Monster Mutt® Dalmatian
Morgan Kane
Iron ManTM
Devin Jones
Barbarian
Donald Epidendio
Titan
Joe Sylvester
Bad Habit
Steven Sims
Hooked
JP Ruggiero
El DiabloSM
Daron Basl
Nitro Hornet
Becky McDonough
El Toro Loco®
Dustin Brown
Wolverine
Greg Winchenbach
Crushstation
JR McNeil
Razin Kane

 

The inaugural Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam World Finals Young Guns Shootout featured an eight-truck field of the top young drivers, and culminated with Spider-Man driver Bari Musawwir edging out Nicole Johnson and Advance Auto Parts Grinder®

"Being the inaugural Young Guns Shootout Champion the night of the 2012 Double Down absolutely elevated my Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam career," said Bari Musawwir, driver of Spider-Man.  "Winning the Young Guns Shootout helped put me on the map and afforded me other Monster Jam opportunities like performing at the Monster Jam Path of Destruction tour and also in Europe."

2012 Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam World FinalsSM Young Guns Shootout Champion
Spider-Man driver Bari Musawwir

For more information on the Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam World FinalsSM presented by NGK Spark Plugs, log onto www.MonsterJam.com.  Updates will be posted all weekend long on Facebook.com/MJOnline and Twitter.com/MonsterJam.

Check out all the Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam World FinalsSM news and information in the Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam World Finals Garage.

About Feld Motor Sports®
Feld Motor Sports, Inc. is the world leader in specialized arena and stadium-based motor sports entertainment.  Feld Motor Sports productions include Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, AMSOIL Arenacross and Nuclear Cowboyz®.  Feld Motor Sports is a division of Feld Entertainment, the world's largest producer of live family entertainment.  For more information on Feld Entertainment, visit  www.feldentertainment.com.