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Manchester, NH - Verizon Wireless Arena






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Verizon Wireless Arena
Manchester, NH
January 4-5, 2013
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Friday 7:30pm: Captains Curse
Saturday 2:00pm: Backdraft
Saturday 7:30pm: Black Stallion
Friday 7:30pm: Max D
Saturday 2:00pm: Max D
Saturday 7:30pm: Black Stallion
Trucks: Monster Jam® Trucks: Max-D℠ driven by Kreg Christensen, Crushstation driven by Greg Winchenbach, Thrasher driven by Pat Summa, Black Stallion driven by Mike Vaters, Iron Warrior driven by Trey Meyers, Eradicator driven by Andy Slifko, Backdraft driven by Jeremy Slifko and Captain's Curse® driven by Alex Blackwell!!

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Friday 7:30pm

Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam kicked off the 2013 season here in Manchester NH at the Verizon Wireless Arena with 8 of the top Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam drivers and Monster Jam trucks, Quad Wars, and Jet Quads with a packed house of Boy Scouts and Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam fans. Monster Jam fans put their flags in the air and pointed them to the roof letting the Monster Jam drivers know they wanted to see some wheelie action. With each Monster Jam driver getting 1 hit to get the best wheelie to impress not only the fans but, the judges also to try and get a win. The fans cheered on all the Monster Jam drivers as they put the front bumpers to the sky and heated up the Verizon Wireless Arena. When the scores were tallied up it would be CrushStation taking the win.

WHEELIE COMPETITION-
Iron Warrior-6-7-7 20
Thrasher-7-8-7 22
Black Stallion-5-5-7 17
Eradicator-7-7-8 22
Backdraft-5-5-6 16
Captains Curse 7-7-6 20
Max D 8-8-8- 24
CrushStation 8-8-9 25(winner)

Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam fans had the arena buzzing with energy as the drivers got ready for UTI straight line racing. With the brackets set it was time to see what Monster Jam driver would take home the win. Monster Jam fans saw head to head action with races finishing by mere bumper lengths as all the drivers tried making it to the UTI racing main event. In the UTI Racing Main Event Monster Jam fans saw Captains Curse vs Iron Warrior battle it out with both Monster Jam drivers even off the line with Iron Warrior getting air off the cars giving Captains Curse just enough edge to take the win across the line.

UTI Racing- Captains Curse (winner)
ROUND 1
Backdraft vs Captains Curse (winner)
Black Stallion vs Max D (winner)
Iron Warrior vs Crushstation (broke)-Iron warrior bye run
Thrasher vs Eradicator (winner)
SEMI FINALS
Max D vs Captains Curse (winner)
Eradicator vs Iron Warrior (Iron Warrior)
UTI RACING MAIN EVENT-
Iron Warrior vs Captains Curse (winner)

Monster Jam fans were treated to a Donut competition and Advance Auto Parts Freestyle competition also that kept the energy level buzzing through the night. In the donut competition 5 Monster jam trucks went for some revolutions with Captains Curse taking the win. The Monster jam fans wanted more action and they got it from the Monster Jam drivers in the Advance Auto Parts Freestyle competition. With all the crazy wheelie, donut, and high flying action going down the winner would be Max D in the Advance Auto Parts Freestyle competition.

Donut Competition-
Thrasher- 4-5-4 13
Black Stallion 3-2-4 9
Crushstation 3-3-3- 9
MAX D 5-4-6 15
Captains Curse 8-9-9 26 (winner)

Advance Auto Parts Freestyle Competition-
Iron Warrior-6-6-6- 18
Thrasher- 5-6-8- 19
Black Stallion- 7-7-8- 22
Crushstation- 8-8-9 25
Eradicator- 4-5-4- 13
Backdraft- 7-6-6- 19
Captains Curse- 8-9-9- 26
MAX D- 9-9-9- 27 (winner)

A big thanks goes out to the crew and staff of the Verizon Wireless Arena and all the Advance Auto Parts Monster Jams fans here in Manchester NH. we'll see you fans Saturday at 2pm and a final action packed event Saturday at 7pm for more Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam action, tickets are on sale now. Thanks, The DON

By Jody Donnelly

Saturday 2:00pm

Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam fans filled the Verizon Wireless Arena for all the high flying and spinning action from 8 of the top Monster Jam trucks and drivers in the world. With the fans keeping the energy level buzzing it was time for the wheelie competition to get under way. All the Monster Jam drivers took their one hit at the crush cars to get as vertical for the fans and try to get the high points needed to take the win. It would be a battle between MAX D and The Black Stallion with both Monster Jam trucks getting totally vertical across the cars with The Black Stallion taking the win.
WHEELIE COMPETITION-
Iron Warrior 5-7-5 17
Thrasher 5-7-5 17
Black Stallion 9-9-9 27(winner)
Crushstation 7-7-8 22
Eradicator 6-6-9 21
Backdraft 4-4-4- 12
Captains Curse 5-8-6- 19
MAX D 8-8-9 25
WINNER- Black Stallion 27

UTI RACING-

In the UTI racing competition all the Monster Jam drivers were gunning for a win and putting the pedals to the floor. All the Monster Jam drivers were launching off the line bumper to bumper and hitting the cars side by side. Wins in racing would come down to the line and just a few feet to get allowing MAX D and Backdraft to get to the UTI Main Event. When the lights went green in the finals both Monster Jam trucks would leave the line dead even with MAX D getting big air over the crush cars as Backdraft would stay low and take the win at the finish line.
WINNER- Backdraft

ROUND 1-
Crushstation vs MAX D (winner)
Captains Curse vs Black Stallion (winner)
Iron Warrior vs Eradicator (winner)
Thrasher vs Backdraft (winner)

SEMI Finals-
Black Stallion vs MAX D (winner)
Eradicator vs Backdraft (winner)

UTI MAIN EVENT-
MAX D vs Backdraft (winner)

DONUT COMPETITION-

In the donut competition the only way to take the win is by rotating your Monster Jam truck more times than your competitors and impress the judges to get the highest score and the win. Every Monster Jam driver pulled onto the track and tried spinning as many rotations as possible with the Monster Jam fans cheering them on. When the scores were added up it would be Captains Curse taking the win.

DONUT COMPETITION-
Captains Curse 8-8-8 24(winner)
Iron Warrior 4-6-7- 17
Thrasher 3-4-5- 12
Crushstation 7-7-9 23
Eradicator- broke
Backdraft- 4-3-5- 12
MAX D- 5-4-5- 14
WINNER- Captains Curse-24

Advance Auto parts Freestyle competition-
In the Freestyle competition all the Monster Jam drivers had 60sec on the clock two car stacks, a donut area, and a car van car stack to put together a winning Freestyle run and impress the judges to get the highest score and the win. Taking the win tonight with the Monster Jam fans going crazy would be MAX D by one point over Crushstation.

Advance Auto Parts Freestyle Competition-
WINNER- MAX D

MAX D- 9-8-9 26
Captains Curse- 8-8-8 24
Eradicator- 2-2-2 6
Backdraft- 6-6-8 20
Crushstation- 9-8-8 25
Black Stallion 7-7-7-21
Thrasher- 4-5-6- 15
Iron warrior- 6-5-5- 16

Thanks to all the Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam fans, we'll see you fans tonight at 7pm for our final Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam action packed show.

Thanks, The DON

By Jody Donnelly

Saturday 7:30pm

Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam fans filled the Verizon Wireless arena for the final action packed show with 8 of the top Monster Jam trucks and drivers in the business. With the energy level on high it was time for the Monster Jam drivers to show their fans some Wheelie action. Each Monster Jam driver would roll to the starting line and take their one hit at the cars to do the biggest wheelie across the crush cars to get the highest scores for a win. Taking the win would be the Black Stallion with a score of 25.
WHEELIE COMPETITION-
BLACK STALLION- 8-8-9 25(winner)
IRON WARRIOR- 5-4-4 13
THRASHER- 7-7-6 20
CRUSHSTATION- 8-7-8 23
ERADICATOR- 7-7-7 21
BACKDRAFT- 5-4-5 14
CAPTAINS CURSE- 6-8-8 22
MAX D- 8-7-8 23

UTI RACING-
With the UTI racing challenge all 8 Monster Jam drivers wanted to take the win and it showed as race after race was head to head down to the finish line. Only one driver could be crowned the champion and tonight it would be BLACK STALLION over MAX D.

UTI ROUND ONE RACING-
BLACK STALLION def ERADICATOR
CRUSHSTATION def CAPTAINS CURSE
MAX D def THRASHER
BACKDRAFT def IRON WARRIOR

SEMI FINALS-
BLACK STALLION def BACKDRAFT
Max D def CRUSHSTATION

UTI RACING CHAMPIONSHIP RACE-
BLACK STALLION def MAX D

NGK DONUT COMPETITION-
In the NGK Donut competition the fans cheered on all the Monster Jam drivers as they all took their shot at spinning as many donuts as possible to take home a win for their team. CRUSHSTATION would take the win with the crowd keeping the energy level on high.

NGK DONUT COMPETITION-
CRUSHSTATION- 8-8-8 24 Winner
IRON WARRIOR- 5-5-5 15
THRASHER- 6-4-4 14
BACKDRAFT- 5-4-4 13
CAPTAINS CURSE-7-7-7 21
MAX D- 6-5-6 17

ADVANCE AUTO PARTS FREESTYLE-

In the Advance Auto Parts Freestyle Competition Monster Jam drivers had 60sec on the clock to put together a flowing run using two cars stacks, a donut area, a car van car stack, wheelies, and big air to impress the judges for the highest score and the win. With all the wheelie and big air action the Monster Jam fans were out of their seats and cheering on all the Monster Jam drivers. When the scores were totaled up BLACK STALLION would take home the win.

ADVANCE AUTO PARTS FREESTYLE COMPETITION-
BLACK STALLION 9-7-9 25(WINNER)
IRON WARRIOR- 6-5-7 18
ERADICATOR- 4-4-5 13
CAPTAINS CURSE- 7-7-8 22
THRASHER- 6-6-6 18
BACKDRAFT- 7-7-7 21
CRUSHSTATION- 7-8-7 22
MAX D- 8-8-8 24

Thanks to all the Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam fans and staff of the Verizon Wireless Arena. We'll see you fans at the next stop; check out Www.monsterjam.com for all ticket info. Thanks, The DON

By Jody Donnelly