Monster Jam World Finals® XVII Young Guns Shootout

Authored by Admin on March 8, 2016


Check back frequently for additional announcements

Tyler Menninga Driving Blue Thunder™

"I'm truly honored to be considered one of of the 16 Young Guns this year. We've had a good year and we're looking to carry that momentum in to the Young Guns Shootout!"-- Tyler Menninga


Cynthia Gauthier Driving Monster Mutt® Dalmatian

"I am really honored to be invited back again to the biggest event of the year and to compete in the Young Guns Shootout. My team got stronger every weekend during the East Coast Monster Jam featuring the AMSOIL Series and we can't wait to show what we can do on the track!"-- Cynthia Gauthier


Kayla Blood Driving El Toro Loco®

"Words can't express how excited and grateful I am to have the chance at a run in the Young Guns Shootout! I've learned so much from all of my talented teammates on the West Coast Monster Jam featuring the AMSOIL Series tour in my rookie year and now I'm ready to have some fun in Las Vegas and represent for Team El Toro Loco! ‪#‎toughasnails‬."-- Kayla Blood


Tyler Groth Driving Zombie™

"I'm excited to compete in the Young Guns Shootout for Team Zombie. Now I can finally prove to the Monster Jam fans which twin is the better racer!"-- Tyler Groth


Bailey Shea Driving Scooby-Doo™

"Being invited back to the Monster Jam World Finals for the second year in a row is more than a dream come true. I couldn't be more excited to see how far I can make it this year! This is true competition and no fan judging to determine who ends up on top. You have to have skill, drive and determination to win this. Bring it on Monster Jam World Finals XVII, Team Scooby-Doo is ready to rock!"-- Bailey Shea


Steven Sims Driving Pirate's Curse™

"2016 has been amazing. I feel confident in my brand new ride and I've been racing with some of the greatest drivers in the world on the Monster Jam FS1 Championship Series which has made me step up my game. I can't wait to get out there and represent the ‪#‎PirateNation‬ and try to earn that 32nd spot!"-- Steven Sims


Travis Groth Driving NEA™

"I'm excited to be back racing in the Young Guns Shootout. My truck was fast last year and I can't wait to compete for Team New Earth Authority!"-- Travis Groth


Jared Eichelberger Driving Max-D™

"My Monster Jam career started off with a dream. By my faith, it became an opportunity. Adding action and perseverance, it became a goal I could envision. Adding patience and dedication, and it's ended with a dream come true to compete in the Young Guns Shootout at Monster Jam World Finals" -- Jared Eichelberger


Becky McDonough Driving El Toro Loco®

Ryan Disharoon Driving Saigon Shaker™

"It's both my dream and my father's dream for me to race for Monster Jam! To be invited to the Young Guns Shootout is an honor and a dream come true for the Metal Shop Race Team. I can't wait to let the Saigon Shaker loose for all of my fans!" -- Ryan Disharoon


Buddy Tompkins Driving Razin Kane™

"It's an awesome feeling being invited to compete in the Young Guns Shootout. This has been a dream of mine since I first stepped foot into Monster Jam!" -- Buddy Tompkins


Steven Thompson Driving Hurricane Force™

"I am excited to be invited back to the Monster Jam World Finals Young Guns Shootout for the second year. Thanks to the great team behind me this year who gave me an awesome truck. I am looking forward to returning to Las Vegas!" -- Steven Thompson


Eric Swanson Driving Obsessed™

"It's an honor to be invited back to Monster Jam World Finals to compete in the Young Guns Shootout competition with the up and coming stars of Monster Jam. I can't wait to show the Monster Jam fans what the Obsessed Monster Jam truck can do!" -- Eric Swanson


Rosalee Ramer Driving Wild Flower™

"Thank you for the endless support I've received in juggling a full class load at Georgia Tech and an awesome first season with Monster Jam. I am honored to be invited to this year's Monster Jam World Finals Young Guns Shootout!" -- Rosalee Ramer


Tony Ochs Driving Soldier Fortune Black Ops™

"It is truly an honor to be invited to compete at the Monster Jam World Finals Young Guns Shootout! Team Soldier Fortune Black Ops has had a phenomenal rookie debut and we hope to further our success by taking a Young Guns Shootout championship and securing our spot in the big show!" -- Tony Ochs


Scott Liddycoat Driving Dragon™

"2016 has been a breakout year for me and i'm very excited to be going back to Monster Jam World Finals with Dragon! Thanks to all of the great Dragon Monster Jam fans for helping me get here." -- Scott Liddycoat