More Qualifiers Announced
Some past champions dominate the next round of qualifiers for Monster Jam World Finals® as the field of 31 competitors is growing.
Four-time World Champion Adam Anderson becomes the first to represent Team Grave Digger®. The defending Freestyle champion, Anderson captured his first championship with a Freestyle win in 2008, adding Racing Championships in 2013 and 2014. Anderson is making his 12th appearance with a career World Finals racing record of 19-8 and a Freestyle average of 24.5
Defending World Racing Champion Morgan Kane will bring another Grave Digger to the show. Making his third appearance at the Monster Jam World Finals, Kane competed in the FS1 East Series, finishing second to champion Linsey Weenk. Kane carries a 5-1 racing record and Freestyle average of 26.5 into this year’s competition.
Jim Koehler and Avenger have made every past Monster Jam World Finals and this year will be no different. The two-time Freestyle champion (2003, 2011) will be in pursuit of his third title.
The 2012 Freestyle winning combo of Cam McQueen and Northern Nightmare® will be out for redemption in 2017. McQueen, making his 10th World Finals appearance, has competed on Arena Tour 5 this season. He has a World Finals racing record of 5-9 and a solid Freestyle average of 23.44 that could be increased with this year’s effort.
Jim Creten and Bounty Hunter will be in hot pursuit of a 30th Monster Jam World Finals Racing victory. The 2005 Freestyle Champion has a 28-16 record and his 16th appearance could put him into position for the milestone win.
Mike Vaters II returns for 2017 in hopes of rebounding from last year’s disappointment when he was unable to participate in Racing. Vaters and Overkill Evolution will make a fourth appearance in World Finals action, looking for a first racing round win. The Freestyle average of 28.17 is second among active competitors.
Watch www.monsterjam.com for additional announcements as the field of competitors for all events will be announced in the days ahead.