Grave Digger Comes Out on Top
Authored by Admin on February 8, 2015
Rosemont, Ill. (February 8, 2015) - Fans witnessed intense Monster Jam® endurance action highlighted by more of what the fans wanted to see... more trucks, more racing, more freestyle, more donuts, more wheelies... #MoreMonsterJam! It all happened this weekend in Rosemont, Ill. at the Allstate Arena.
Monster Energy's Coty Saucier started out Rosemont strong with four points, claiming both freestyle champion and overall event champion Thursday evening. Monster Energy won the speedster side by side and the Monster Jam time trials as well.
It didn't end there for Monster Energy who came in to Friday night in full force and kept the winning streak alive. Back to back freestyle and overall champion was Saucier's once again. Monster Energy also won the speedster side by side, the Monster Jam time trials, and the speedster obstacle course. All in all walking away with 5 points on Friday night.
Monster Energy's Coty Saucier once again took the overall win Saturday afternoon making it three in a row in Rosemont. Monster Energy took freestyle and overall champion once more, also winning the speedster side by side and the Monster Jam time trials grabbing four more total points.
Grave Digger® came in to Saturday with something to prove and looked to take the winning streak away from Monster Energy, which Colton Eichelberger was able to accomplish. Grave Digger was crowned the freestyle champion and overall event champion winning the wheelie competition and the speedster obstacle course and freestyle for a total of four points on the night.
Sunday afternoon Max-DSM and Morgan Kane finally joined the winners circle. Max-D won an ATV heat, the speedster obstacle course, and freestyle becoming the overall event champion and grabbing four points.
Sunday night ended with one of the most exciting shows of the entire tour. Grave Digger and Eichelberger stunned the crowd and had the entire arena on their feet with their freestyle performance. Grave Digger also won the wheelie competition, the Monster Jam time trials, donut competition, and the speedster obstacle course for an impressive six points on the night. This moved Grave Digger in to the overall points lead for the tour.
Thursday Night - Monster Energy, Coty Saucier
Friday Night - Monster Energy, Coty Saucier
Saturday Afternoon - Monster Energy, Coty Saucier
Saturday Night - Grave Digger, Colton Eichelberger
Sunday Afternoon - Max-D, Morgan Kane
Sunday Night - Grave Digger, Colton Eichelberger
Overall #MoreMonsterJam Points Standings
**All points earned during the 10-city #MoreMonsterJam tour count towards two automatic bids to Monster Jam World FinalsSM XVI in Las Vegas, Nevada, March 26-28, 2015
1 - Grave Digger, Colton Eichelberger [48 points]
2 - Max-D, Morgan Kane [47 points]
3 - Monster Energy, Coty Saucier [33.5 points]
4 - New Earth Authority℠, Aaron Basl [17 points]
5 - Blue Thunder®, Dalton Millican [13 points]
6 - Scooby-Doo™, Bailey Shea [8 points]
7 - El Toro Loco®, Becky McDonough [7 points]
8 - Monster Mutt® Rottweiler, Daron Basl [6.5 points]
Remaining #MoreMonsterJam Tour Stops
February 14-15 - Cleveland, OH - Quicken Loans Arena
February 20-22 - Providence, RI - Dunkin' Donuts Center
February 27-March 1 - Baltimore, MD - Royal Farms Arena
March 6-8 - Grand Rapids, MI - Van Andel Arena