Points Races Heat Up

Authored by Admin on February 7, 2018


Stadium Championship Series 1

Adam Anderson (Grave Digger®) finally broke through to claim his first Freestyle win of the season, but his hopes of expanding the points lead with that win did not materialize. Anderson still has a seven-point gap, but his new challenger is Todd LeDuc (Mutant™). LeDuc captured Racing and Two-Wheel Skills to lock down the Event Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. (Points) (Results)

Next Stop: Houston, TX - Feb. 10-11

Stadium Championship Series 2

After a week off, this tour resumed action at Petco Park in San Diego, California, for the start of a western swing. Charlie Pauken (Grave Digger) broke through for his first Racing win of the season. Candice Jolly (Monster Mutt® Dalmatian) was the class of competition in winning the Two-Wheel Skills element. 11-time Monster Jam World Champion Tom Meents (Max-D™) gave SoCal fans a hint of the type of action expected at Monster Jam World Finals XIX in March with his strong winning effort in Freestyle. (Points) (Results)

Next Stop: Anaheim, CA – Feb. 10

Stadium Championship Series 3

Current Dade City, Florida, resident Coty Saucier (Mutant) fired up his adopted hometown crowd in Tampa by claiming his second Racing win of the season. Two Wheel Skills saw Chad Fortune (Soldier Fortune™) on top of the leaderboard at the end of the competition. Marc McDonald (FS1 Cleatus™) was victorious in Freestyle, thanks in large part to the crew who repaired the truck after a mechanical issue in Racing. (Points) (Results)

Next Stop: Indianapolis, IN – Feb. 10

Stadium Championship Series 4

Randy Brown (Grave Digger) avenged an early exit in Racing by sweeping Two-Wheel Skills and Freestyle at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. The two wins gave Brown his first event championship of the year. Mat Dishman (Rammunition) scored his second Racing championship of the season, knocking out Steven Sims (Scooby-Doo™) in the finals. Lee O’Donnell (VP Mad Scientist™) holds onto the point lead. (Points) (Results)

Next Stop: Arlington, TX – Feb. 10

Triple Threat Series Central

The tour moved to Uniondale on Long Island in New York as the halfway stop on the 2018 season. Tyler Menninga (Grave Digger) scored 19 competition wins including three Event championships to boost his points lead.  Colton Eichelberger (Max-D) had a respectable eight wins. The duo was denied a clean sweep thanks to Trent Montgomery (Megalodon®), who scored the opening night win in the Speedster Obstacle Course. (Points) (Results)

Next Stop: Pittsburgh, PA – Feb. 9-11

Triple Threat Series East

Justin Sipes (Megalodon) and Jared Eichelberger (Max-D) are locked in duel for supremacy as the series pushed down the Road to Monster Jam World Finals, visiting the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, West Virginia. Eichelberger was 8-1 in Racing while Sipes stood 7-2, losing only to each other on the weekend. Brandon Vinson (Grave Digger) was a two-time Freestyle winner, adding a pair of Donut wins as well. (Points) (Results)

Next Stop: Wilkes-Barre, PA – Feb. 9-11

Triple Threat Series West

Fargo fans braved the chilly weather to witness the thrilling action in the Fargodome. A regular stop on Monster Jam tours, this marked the first time that a Triple Threat Series had come to North Dakota. No athlete could dominate as Krysten Anderson (Grave Digger) and Armando Castro (El Toro Loco®) were Event Champions. Each won a Freestyle competition for a good weekend of action. Point leader Tristan England (EarthShaker®) and Camden Murphy (Pirate’s Curse™) won multiple competitions. (Points) (Results)

Next Stop: Denver, CO – Feb. 9-11

Arena Championship Series

Cam McQueen (Northern Nightmare®) and Pablo Huffaker (Grave Digger) came into Colonial Life Center in Columbia, South Carolina, in a tight point battle. When the weekend was done, the two were tied at the top of the standings after a dominant weekend. McQueen and Huffaker won all but two of the competitions. Zane Rettew (Stinger Unleashed) scored a well-deserved Two Wheel win and backed it up with a Freestyle victory. (Points) (Results)

Next Stop: Wichita, KS – Feb. 10-11