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Ashley Sanford

2024 Truck

Megalodon

2024 Tour

Arena Championship Series West

Hometown

Fullerton, California

Birthday

January 14

Ashley Sanford is no stranger to speed, having competed behind the wheel of top fuel dragsters at 300+ mph! She tried to audition for Monster Jam prior to the COVID pandemic. In 2022, she got a call back and was finally able to attend Monster Jam University. 2023 was Sanford’s first full Monster Jam season behind the wheel of Megalodon, and she ended up winning co-Rookie of the Year honors!

career highlights

  • 2023 Rookie of the Year

about

  • What are some of your interests/hobbies/favorite pastimes?
    I love working with animals as a dog trainer and hitting the off-road trails in my Toyota 4Runner! But nothing beats quality time with family and friends!
  • Who are your role models?
    My Grandpa and Dad
  • What’s something a lot of people don’t know about you?
    I used to compete in Top Fuel Dragsters, the fastest I’ve that been is 323mph!
  • What is your most prized possession?
    My dog, Sophie

career

  • How did you get started competing in Monster Jam?
    I’ve always been a fan, going to Anaheim stadium, my home track, to watch some of the best growing up! I reached out to former Monster Jam driver Becca McDonough a few years back and asked how she got started because I just knew I needed to find a way behind the wheel. She led me in the right direction to fill out an application that got me on a call with Keith Speller. I tried out right before the pandemic. Unfortunately, I never heard back, until this summer and was given a second chance to try out and prove I was meant to be a Monster Jam driver. Now I’m starting my very first season in Megalodon!! Dreams do come true as long as you don’t give up on them!
  • What advice would you give to kids who want to become a Monster Jam driver?
    Go for it!! Stay persistent, believe in yourself and put in the work. You can do anything you set your mind to!
  • Who in Monster Jam do you look up to for inspiration?
    Tom Meents and Krysten Anderson

fun facts

  • What’s your favorite movie?
    Any Disney Movie!
  • What’s your favorite television show?
    The Office and Diners, Drive Ins and Dives!
  • What’s your favorite color?
    Blue!
  • What’s your favorite thing to eat?
    Mexican!
  • What’s your favorite restaurant on the road?
    In N Out!
  • How would your friends and family describe you?
    A whole lot of crazy with a big heart!

STADIUM SERIES EAST

POINTS THROUGH February 25, 2024

Position
Name
Truck
Points
Behind
Position 1
name Tyler Menninga /
truck Grave Digger /
points 410
behind
Position 2
name Tristan England /
truck JCB DIGatron /
points 387
behind -23
Position 3
name Todd LeDuc /
truck Megalodon /
points 327
behind -83
Position 4
name Bryce Kenny /
truck Great Clips Mohawk Warrior /
points 325
behind -85
Position 5
name Tom Meents / Colton Eichelberger /
truck Max-D /
points 324
behind -86
Position 6
name John Gordon /
truck Bad Company /
points 296
behind -114
Position 7
name Cole Venard / Mike Pagliarulo /
truck Black Pearl /
points 246
behind -164
Position 8
name Ryan Disharoon /
truck Shaker /
points 209
behind -201
Position 9
name Jamey Garner /
truck El Toro Loco /
points 202
behind -208
Position 10
name Linsey Read / Charlie Pauken /
truck Lucas Stabilizer /
points 201
behind -209
Position 11
name Matt Pagliarulo /
truck Jester /
points 162
behind -248
Position 12
name Mike Pagliarulo / Nick Pagliarulo /
truck Kraken /
points 119
behind -291

STADIUM SERIES WEST

POINTS THROUGH February 25, 2024

Position
Name
Truck
Points
Behind
Position 1
name Ryan Anderson /
truck Son-uva Digger /
points 438
behind -0
Position 2
name Adam Anderson /
truck Grave Digger /
points 396
behind -42
Position 3
name Camden Murphy /
truck Bakugan Dragonoid /
points 367
behind -71
Position 4
name Bari Musawwir /
truck Zombie /
points 333
behind -105
Position 5
name Cory Rummell /
truck Megalodon /
points 321
behind -117
Position 6
name Colt Stephens /
truck ThunderROARus /
points 308
behind -130
Position 7
name David Olfert /
truck Velociraptor / Rod Ryan Show /
points 260
behind -178
Position 8
name Joe Foley /
truck El Toro Loco /
points 245
behind -193
Position 9
name Chris Koehler /
truck Monster Mutt / Northern Nightmare /
points 238
behind -200
Position 10
name Kayla Blood /
truck Soldier Fortune /
points 227
behind -211
Position 11
name Mike Christensen /
truck Vendetta /
points 160
behind -278
Position 12
name Jim Koehler /
truck Avenger /
points 156
behind -282

ARENA SERIES CENTRAL

Weston Anderson in Grave Digger

POINTS THROUGH February 18, 2024

Position
Name
Truck
Points
Behind
Position 1
name Weston Anderson /
truck Grave Digger /
points 711
behind
Position 2
name Fernando Martinez /
truck El Toro Loco /
points 532
behind -179
Position 3
name Brianna Mahon /
truck Scooby-Doo /
points 500
behind -211
Position 4
name Brandan Tulachka /
truck Just Get Er Done /
points 487
behind -224
Position 5
name Jamie Sullivan / Joe Dennis /
truck Monster Mutt Dalmatian /
points 430
behind -281
Position 6
name Alex Bardin /
truck Stone Crusher /
points 311
behind -400
Position 7
name Mikayla Tulachka /
truck Megalodon /
points 305
behind -406
Position 8
name Frank Krmel /
truck Zombie /
points 240
behind -471

ARENA SERIES EAST

Krysten Anderson in Grave Digger

POINTS THROUGH February 25, 2024

Position
Name
Truck
Points
Behind
Position 1
name Krysten Anderson /
truck Grave Digger /
points 649
behind
Position 2
name Armando Castro /
truck El Toro Loco /
points 630
behind -19
Position 3
name Zack Garner /
truck Wild Side /
points 553
behind -96
Position 4
name Coty Saucier / Chelsea Vancleave /
truck Dragon /
points 550
behind -99
Position 5
name Chad Tingler /
truck Over Bored /
points 383
behind -266
Position 6
name Mark Hall /
truck Raminator /
points 357
behind -292
Position 7
name Angelina Nock /
truck Megalodon /
points 339
behind -310
Position 8
name Kurt Kraehmer /
truck Rammunition /
points 212
behind -437

ARENA SERIES WEST

Brandon Vinson in Grave Digger

POINTS THROUGH February 25, 2024

Position
Name
Truck
Points
Behind
Position 1
name Brandon Vinson / Matt Cody /
truck Grave Digger /
points 770
behind
Position 2
name Tony Ochs /
truck ThunderROARus /
points 668
behind -102
Position 3
name Dalton Widner /
truck Jurassic Attack /
points 638
behind -132
Position 4
name MJ Solorio /
truck El Toro Loco /
points 516
behind -254
Position 5
name Ashley Sanford / Loghan Ashline /
truck Megalodon /
points 474
behind -296
Position 6
name James Calhoun / Joe Urie /
truck Earth Shaker /
points 379
behind -391
Position 7
name Berto Treviño /
truck Monster Mutt Rottweiler /
points 375
behind -395
Position 8
name Devin Winfield / Jeff Souza /
truck Velociraptor /
points 309
behind -461