Hampton, VA - Jan. 18-20 - Hampton Coliseum

Authored by Samuel Reiman on January 19, 2019

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Hosts: Kimberly Cantoni and Bobby Millikin

 

Tour: Arena Championship Series

 

Truck Line-up: Grave Digger® (Randy Brown), Scooby-Doo! (Linsey Read), Monster Mutt® Dalmatian (Kaylyn Migues), Dragon (Darren Migues), Stinger Unleashed (Zane Rettew), Pretty Wicked (Linsey Rettew), Bad News Travels Fast (Brandon Derrow), Barbarian (Devin Jones).

 

Sunday Afternoon 

 

SEASON STANDINGS

Grave Digger 249

Stinger Unleashed 231

Scooby-Doo! 217

Dragon 164

Monster Mutt Dalmatian 161

Bad News Travels Fast 131

Barbarian 128

Pretty Wicked 127

 

 

EVENT POINTS

Grave Digger 34

Bad News Travels Fast 31

Monster Mutt Dalmatian 29

Stinger Unleashed 28

Scooby-Doo! 25

Pretty Wicked 25

Barbarian 16

Dragon 16

 

 

RACING

Round 1

Barbarian defeated Grave Digger

Scooby-Doo! defeated Monster Mutt Dalmatian

Pretty Wicked defeated Dragon

Bad News Travels Fast defeated Stinger Unleashed

 

Semi-Finals

Barbarian defeated Scooby-Doo

Bad News Travels Fast defeated Pretty Wicked

 

Finals

Bad News Travels Fast defeated Barbarian

 

 

2-WHEEL SKILLS CHALLENGE™

Stinger Unleashed 9.068

Monster Mutt Dalmatian 8.661

Scooby-Doo! 8.408

Grave Digger 7.414

Pretty Wicked 5.707

Barbarian 5.212

Bad News Travels Fast 4.264

Dragon 4.108

 

 

DONUTS

Grave Digger 9.036

Scooby-Doo! 8.571

Stinger Unleashed 8.288

Bad News Travels Fast 7.128

Dragon 7.030

Monster Mutt Dalmatian 6.292

Pretty Wicked 5.924

Barbarian 5.144

 

 

FREESTYLE

Grave Digger 9.648

Stinger Unleashed 8.458

Monster Mutt Dalmatian 8.100

Scooby-Doo! 7.756

Bad News Travels Fast 6.814

Pretty Wicked 6.017

Barbarian 5.982

Dragon 4.576

 

 

 

EVENT NOTES

The battle for the last Overall Event Championship in Hampton was on as the top three contenders tried to increase their points in the season standings. Grave Digger, Stinger Unleashed, and Scooby-Doo! each earned an Overall Event Championship at the Hampton Coliseum. All eyes were on the track to see which team would break the three way tie. However, bad news was nearly delivered as Brandon Derrow and Team Bad News Travels Fast made a huge statement from the very beginning. Brandon Derrow proved to his hometown fans that he was the fastest on the track by taking the Monster Jam Racing win. This was a special moment because this was Brandon’s first Racing win of the 2019 season. Going into Freestyle, Team Bad News Travels Fast tried to upset Team Grave Digger as they stood only one point behind them. But in true Grave Digger fashion, Randy Brown and Team Grave Digger were able to put down a spectacular Freestyle that granted them the final Overall Event Championship in Hampton.

 

Saturday Evening 

 

SEASON STANDINGS

Grave Digger 215

Stinger Unleashed 203

Scooby-Doo! 192

Dragon 148

Monster Mutt Dalmatian 132

Barbarian 112

Pretty Wicked 102

Bad News Travels Fast 100

 

EVENT POINTS

Grave Digger 42

Scooby-Doo! 35

Dragon 29

Stinger Unleashed 22

Monster Mutt Dalmatian 22

Pretty Wicked 22

Barbarian 19

Bad News Travels Fast 8

 

RACING

Round 1

Scooby-Doo! defeated Stinger Unleashed

Monster Mutt Dalmatian defeated Pretty Wicked

Barbarian defeated Dragon

*Grave Digger automatically drew into Semi-Finals.

Semi-Finals

Grave Digger defeated Scooby-Doo!

Barbarian defeated Monster Mutt Dalmatian

Finals

Grave Digger defeated Barbarian

 

2-WHEEL SKILLS CHALLENGE™

Scooby-Doo! 8.193

Grave Digger 8.149

Dragon 7.896

Monster Mutt Dalmatian 6.416

Stinger Unleashed 6.239

Pretty Wicked 5.216

Barbarian 4.445

Bad News Travels Fast DNC

 

DONUTS

Grave Digger 9.072

Dragon 8.849

Monster Mutt Dalmatian 8.044

Scooby-Doo! 7.986

Barbarian 6.242

Pretty Wicked 5.145

Stinger Unleashed 5.057

Bad News Travels Fast DNC

 

FREESTYLE

Grave Digger 9.765

Stinger Unleashed 9.064

Scooby-Doo! 8.862

Dragon 6.800

Barbarian 6.195

Monster Mutt Dalmatian 4.613

Pretty Wicked 4.154

Bad News Travels Fast DNC

 

EVENT NOTES

Saturday evening in Hampton could be described in two words: Grave Digger. The hometown favorite was the star of the event as he put down one of the best Freestyle performances of his career! Everyone was on the edge of their seats as we all watched that black and green wrecking machine cartwheel over the pod and land perfect on all four BKT tires. The coliseum erupted! Everyone was on their feet cheering for the hometown hero. It’s moments like Randy Brown’s Freestyle that reminds us exactly why we became Monster Jam fans in the first place. It is truly an unforgettable experience!  

 

Saturday Afternoon 

EVENT POINTS

Stinger Unleashed 41

Grave Digger 36

Monster Mutt Dalmatian 27

Scooby-Doo! 26

Dragon 24

Pretty Wicked 20

Barbarian 19

Bad News Travels Fast 6

 

 

RACING

Round 1

Dragon defeated Scooby-Doo!

Stinger Unleashed defeated Pretty Wicked

Barbarian defeated Monster Mutt Dalmatian

*Grave Digger automatically drew into Semi-Finals

Semi-Finals

Stinger Unleashed defeated Dragon

Barbarian defeated Grave Digger

Finals

Stinger Unleashed defeated Barbarian

 

2-WHEEL SKILLS CHALLENGE™

Scooby-Doo! 8.545

Stinger Unleashed 8.085

Grave Digger 7.945

Monster Mutt Dalmatian 7.613

Barbarian 6.128

Pretty Wicked 6.019

Dragon 5.781

Bad News Travels Fast DNC

 

DONUTS

Stinger Unleashed 8.276

Dragon 7.921

Scooby-Doo! 7.411

Monster Mutt Dalmatian 7.070

Grave Digger 6.729

Barbarian 6.242

Pretty Wicked 6.121

Bad News Travels Fast DNC

 

FREESTYLE

Stinger Unleashed 9.141

Grave Digger 9.112

Scooby-Doo! 9.091

Monster Mutt Dalmatian 8.251

Dragon 7.249

Barbarian 6.623

Pretty Wicked 6.072

Bad News Travels Fast DNC

 

Friday Evening 

 

EVENT POINTS

Scooby-Doo! 39

Grave Digger 37

Stinger Unleashed 30

Bad News Travels Fast 27

Monster Mutt Dalmatian 20

Dragon 20

Barbarian 18

Pretty Wicked 13

 

 

RACING

Round 1

Bad News Travels Fast defeated Stinger Unleashed

Barbarian defeated Pretty Wicked

Scooby-Doo! defeated Dragon

Grave Digger defeated Monster Mutt Dalmatian

 

Semi-Finals

Bad News Travels Fast defeated Barbarian

Scooby-Doo! defeated Grave Digger

 

Finals

Scooby-Doo! defeated Bad News Travels Fast

 

2-WHEEL SKILLS CHALLENGE™

Grave Digger 9.338

Stinger Unleashed 8.873

Scooby-Doo! 7.397

Barbarian 7.095

Bad News Travel Fast 6.400

Monster Mutt Dalmatian 5.502

Dragon 4.848

Pretty Wicked 4.701

 

DONUTS

Grave Digger 9.312

Dragon 8.393

Stinger Unleashed 7.804

Scooby-Doo! 7.454

Bad News Travels Fast 7.257

Barbarian 6.471

Pretty Wicked 5.745

Monster Mutt Dalmatian 4.414

 

FREESTYLE

Grave Digger 8.914

Stinger Unleashed 8.746

Scooby-Doo! 8.437

Monster Mutt Dalmatian 7.950

Dragon 6.865

Barbarian 6.453

Pretty Wicked 5.530

Bad News Travels Fast 5.001

 

 

EVENT NOTES

It was a memorable Friday evening as this four day competition kicked off in Hampton. Randy Brown in Grave Digger reminded us that he would not give up the berth to World Finals XX without a fight, taking wins in the 2-Wheel Skills Challenge, the Donut Competition and Freestyle. However, the Overall Event Championship would go to someone who made history for herself during the first competition. Scooby-Doo!’s Linsey Read dazzled on the track as she took home her first America’s Best Contacts and Eyeglasses Monster Jam Racing win in her career! Adding on a win in ATV Racing and maintaining consistency throughout the competitions, it was no doubt that the night belonged to Linsey Read and Team Scooby-Doo!.

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