Blue Thunder® debuted on January 6, 2001 at the Houston Astrodome in Houston, Texas. The Monster Jam® truck, with its classic dark blue pickup style frame, has been a fan favorite at Monster Jam events around the world. Blue Thunder has competed regularly at the Monster Jam World Finals® including an appearance in the Racing finals in 2001. Blue Thunder also made the Racing finals in the 2016 Young Guns Shootout during Monster Jam World Finals. In 2013, the Blue Thunder showcased a new body and paint job.