Rookie Athlete Tyler Menninga Racks Up Points in Tacoma
Authored by Admin on January 18, 2016
The spotlight was on rookie Tyler Menninga this past weekend at Monster Jam® featuring the AMSOIL Series west tour in Tacoma, WA. This season is Team Blue Thunder athlete’s first year behind the wheel with Monster Jam.
Taking the top spot in Monster Jam Racing twice, Team Blue Thunder crossed the finish line before Team Max-D on Saturday afternoon and Young Guns Shootout Champion Coty Saucier on Saturday evening. Team Blue Thunder and Menninga racked up three points in Monster Jam Racing and Speedster racing at the Tacoma Dome, bumping him up to a total of 5 points for the series.
Meanwhile, Team Max-D and Team Grave Digger are forces to be reckoned with, taking the top two spots in the point standings. Colton Eichelberger holds the lead with 25 points, while Morgan Kane is close behind with 19 points. These two athletes will continue to battle it out throughout the tour to secure their spot at Monster Jam World Finals XVII.
|Monster Jam Featuring THE AMSOIL Series - West - Point Standings|
|2||Grave Digger||Morgan Kane||22.5|
|3||Monster Energy||Coty Saucier||9|
|4||Blue Thunder||Tyler Menninga||7|
|7||El Toro Loco||Kayla Blood||4|