Lake Erie Speedway
Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam
Lake Erie Speedway
June 22-23, 2012
Friday 7pm: Grave Digger
Saturday night 7pm: Grave Digger
Friday 7pm: Grave Digger
Saturday night 7pm: Wolverine
Monster Jam® Trucks: including Grave Digger® driven by Gary Porter, Monster Mutt℠ driven by Bob Robbins, Advance Auto Parts Grinder℠ driven by John Seasock, Wolverine driven by Alex Blackwell, Higher Education driven by Jim Tracy, and Incinerator driven by Ryan Rice!
Lake Erie Speedway packed the Grandstands with Advanced Auto Parts Monster Jam fans who came to see all the awesome Advanced Auto Parts action and Monster Jam drivers that they've seen on SPEED. With perfect weather conditions the drivers were ready to hit the track for Wheelie, Donut, UTI Racing Competition, and the Service Is Our Best Part Freestyle competitions. The wheelie competition saw Monster Mutt, Grinder, and Grave Digger all battling it out with Grave Digger taking the win over Advanced Auto Parts Grinder by one point.
The UTI Racing competition saw Monster Jam drivers battling it out hard in a Chicago loop course with the Monster Jam fans cheering on their favorite Monster Jam drivers all the way to the UTI Main Event. In the UTI Main event it would be Monster Mutt racing against Grave Digger. Both drivers were almost dead even across every crush car stack. At the finish line Grave Digger powered past Monster Mutt for the win.
Wolverine vs. Grave Digger(winner),Incenterator (broke) vs .Advanced Auto Parts Grinder(bye run), Higher Education vs. Monster Mutt(winner)
Wolverine vs. Grave Digger(winner),Advanced Auto Parts Grinder vs. Monster Mutt(winner)
UTI MAIN EVENT- Monster Mutt vs. Grave Digger(Winner)
With the Fans buzzing it would be time for the Donut competition to hit the track.With the drivers all taking their turn at spinning as many revolutions as possible on the asphalt surface it looked to be a battle between Advanced Auto Parts Grinder and Wolverine with Wolverine taking the win by one point.
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Service Is Our Best Part Freestyle
With the course set for freestyle the Monster Jam drivers eyed up the 2 car stacks, car van car stack, and the two donut areas and planned their runs. With 60 seconds on their clock the Monster Jam drivers hit the gas and showed the Monster Jam fans Big airs, wheelies, slap wheelies, donuts, and 2power wheelies all the way across the race track in both directions. Awesome! When the scores were added up it would be Grave Digger taking the win and the Double Down here at the Lake Erie Speedway.
Service Is Our Best Part Freestyle-
Grave Digger (winner-Double Down)
Thank you to all the Sponsors and all the Advanced Auto Parts Monster Jam fans here at the Lake Erie Speedway. We'll see you guys here tomorrow for more Advanced Auto Parts Monster Jam action. Thanks, The DON
By Jody DonnellySaturday night 7pm
Lake Erie Speedway was filled to capacity as Advanced Auto Parts Monster Jam drivers rolled onto the track ready to battle it out. The track would be set for Wheelie, UTI Racing, Donut, and Service Is Our Best Part Freestyle competitions. In the wheelie competition Monster Jam drivers had 2hits a piece to impress the judges to score the highest points possible for the win. Monster Jam fans cheered on the Monster Jam drivers as they popped up and over the 2 car stacks.
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In the UTI Racing competition the first round action looked like this-
Higher Education vs. Monster Mutt(winner)
Wolverine vs. Advanced Auto Parts Grinder(winner)
Incenerator vs Grave Digger(winner)
Semi Final Round-
Advanced Auto Parts Grinder(fl) vs. Monster Mutt(winner)
Wolverine vs. Grave Digger(winner)
UTI RACING MAIN EVENT-
Monster Mutt vs. Grave Digger(winner)
Monster Jam fans had the speedway buzzing with energy as the donut competition got under way. Monster Jam drivers had their trucks spinning up to 18 revolutions as the Monster Jam fans cheered them on as the smoke filled the nighttime air.
Advanced Auto Parts Grinder-27(winner)
The nights action peaked as the track was set for the Service Is Our Best Part Freestyle competition. With two car stacks, two donut areas, and a car van car stack the Monster Jam drivers gave the Monster Jam fans all the wheelies, big airs, slap wheelies, donuts, and slap wheelies across the speedway they came to see. With the crowd cheering for all the action that they just witnessed it was announced that Wolverine would take the Service Is Our Best Part freestyle competition win.
SERVICE IS OUR BEST PART FREESTYLE COMPETITION-
Thank you to all the Advanced Auto Parts Monster Jam Fans and all the sponsors here at the Lake Erie Speedway. Check out www.monsterjam.com for info on all upcoming Advanced Auto Parts Monster Jam events and SPEED air dates and times.
By Jody Donnelly