Driver: Jim Koehler
Engine: Blown 575 Chevrolet Big Block
Transmission: Coan/Bewick Turbo 400
Boyce Equipment and Parts Company, WYATT Racing, Coan Torque Converters, PTM Corp, Green Grease, VIS, SATA, Burkard, VFN Fiberglass, Kinsler, Bewick Transmission, S and S Sand Blasting, Smullen, Lucas Oil, ISP Innovative Safety Products, NGK Spark Plugs, Six B Apparel, Garner's Towing, MSD Ignitions
In 1997, Avenger was created with a hot rod in mind, and S-10 body. There was only one person capable of handling its violent nature - Jim Koehler. The body was updated in 2002 to become a '57 Bel Air. As part of "Team Scream", Jim and Avenger have been to every Monster Jam World Finals. Jim acknowledges the fans in helping him make it to the Monster Jam World Finals because Avenger was often voted “Fan Favorite.” Avenger has two Monster Jam World Finals Freestyle Championship (2003, 2011).
This year, the team is celebrating its 20th anniversary by abandoning the '57 Chevy look (for now) to go with a Chevy pick-up body. The truck started life as an S-10 and Team Scream figured this would be an appropriate tribute. Each year in the recent past, Avenger has had a body change unveiled at Monster Jam World Finals during the Pit Party. Let's see what's in store this year...