Monster Jam Update

Authored by Admin on January 23, 2018


Stadium Championship Series 1

The second stop of the series took the 14 Monster Jam competitors to PETCO Park in San Diego, California.  Todd LeDuc (Mutant™) was out to avenge a first round racing loss from the week before and marched through the field to claim his first Racing championship. Neil Elliott (Max-D™) put on a clinic to the delight of the fans to dominate the Two Wheel Skills, getting the highest score ever awarded. The night was capped when Brianna Mahon (Whiplash™) claimed her first career Freestyle victory. The Event Championship went to LeDuc, but Adam Anderson (Grave Digger®) retains the series point lead. (SCS1 Results) (SCS1 Points)

Next Stop: Anaheim, CA – Jan. 27

Stadium Championship Series 2

The series moved to Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida. For the second straight week, Jimmy Creten (Bounty Hunter) advanced to the Racing final. Creten, who had benefitted from a first round bye, marched past two opponents to face Charlie Pauken (Grave Digger) for the second time this season. Creten repeated his Tampa victory over Pauken to claim the title. Tom Meents (Max-D) showed mastery in the Two Wheel Skills event to add to his accomplishments. Chuck Werner (El Toro Loco®) picked up his second straight Freestyle win. Colt Stephens (Zombie) recorded a career first Event Championship. The points are tied at the top with Pauken and Werner sharing the lead. (SCS2 Results) (SCS2 Points)

Next Stop: San Diego, CA – Feb. 3 (off this week)

Stadium Championship Series 3 (begins this week)

Next Stop: New Orleans, LA – Jan. 27

Stadium Championship Series 4

It was time for a “Texas Two-Step” as the tour headed to a traditional stop at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, for a Saturday night and Sunday matinee. Lee O’Donnell (VP Mad Scientist™) made the best of his appearance in the hometown of his sponsor, capturing both Event Championships and adding a Two Wheel Skills crown. Randy Brown (Grave Digger) doubled his racing effort to run his racing record to 8-2 on the season. Jon Zimmer (Dragon™) claimed a Two Wheel Skills title on the opening night. Ryan Anderson (Son-uva Digger®) notched his first Freestyle win of 2018 while Mike Vaters II (Overkill Evolution) backed up last week’s Toronto Freestyle win with another in San Antonio. (SCS4 Results) (SCS4 Points)

Next Stop: Houston, TX – Jan. 27

Triple Threat Series Central

Tyler Menninga (Grave Digger) and Colton Eichelberger (Max-D) dominated as the series gave its final performance at the soon-to-be-vacated BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Menninga swept racing, Two Wheel Skills and Event Championships. Eichelberger won six competitions, sweeping ATV and adding wins in Donuts and Speedster Obstacle. Bari Musawwir (Zombie™) claimed two of the three Freestyles. Menninga’s effort moved him into the series point lead with three weeks completed. (Central Results) (Central Points)

Next Stop: Newark, NJ – Jan. 27-28

Triple Threat Series East

The athletes were put to the test for four shows at the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia. There was no doubt this was Grave Digger country, but many fans left as supporters of all of those who performed well. Brandon Vinson (Grave Digger) captured three of the four Racing titles with a pair of Freestyle victories in the mix. Event Championships went to Vinson, Jared Eichelberger (Max-D) and Justin Sipes (Megalodon®) as Sipes finished strong to get the last two wins. Sipes swept ATV action again and he has now won 7 of the 8 ATV competitions on the season. (East Results) (East Points)

Next Stop: Washington, DC – Jan. 27-28

Triple Threat Series West

Tristan England (EarthShaker®) claimed seven wins in competition on the weekend in Sacramento, California, to lead all athletes in the quest for the series championship. Armando Castro (El Toro Loco) performed well in his home state, with six wins including a Racing title and an Event Championship. Bernard Lyght (Alien Invasion™) made a jump in the point standings and Krysten Anderson (Grave Digger) was a two-time Freestyle winner. (West Results) (West Points)

Next Stop: Spokane, WA – Jan. 26-28

Arena Championship Series

It is becoming a tight race at the top as the talents of Monster Jam was showcased for the first time at the Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi. Cam McQueen (Northern Nightmare®) swept Racing and added a pair of Two Wheel Skills to keep his slim point lead over Pablo Huffaker (Grave Digger). Linsey Read (Scooby-Doo™) was a two-time winner in Freestyle. Kevin Crocker (Monster Mutt®) added his second Event Championship of the season. Zane Rettew (Stinger Unleashed) opened the weekend with his first Event Championship of 2018. (Arena Results) (Arena Points)

Next Stop: Greenville, SC – Jan. 26-27