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Colton Eichelberger in Max-D

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Colton Eichelberger

2024 Truck

Max-D

2024 Tour

Stadium East

Hometown

Paxton, IL

Birthday

March 2

Began Competing

2014

Tom Meents will hand over the driving responsibilities of Max-D on Stadium Championship Series East to his son, Colton Eichelberger, for the remainder of the 2024 season.

career highlights

  • 2015 Rookie of the Year
  • 2020 Triple Threat Series Central Champion

about

  • What are some of your interests/hobbies/favorite pastimes?
    I am an outdoor enthusiast and I enjoy riding motocross and lifting weights.
  • Who are your role models?
    My dad, Tom Meents and my brother, Jared Eichelberger.
  • Do you have any ‘pre-show’ rituals you run through?
    I always go over my truck myself and stand alone to get my mind right.
  • What is your favorite memory on or off the racetrack?
    My favorite memory was getting invited to the Monster Jam World Finals my first year driving and receiving the Rookie of the Year Award!
  • What is your most prized possession?
    My family.

life on the road

  • What is the best thing about being on the road every weekend with Monster Jam?
    Best thing is seeing all new fans and all of the new places along the tour and creating some Maximum Destruction in my truck.
  • While on the road, what is your favorite thing to do during your free time?
    My favorite thing is to work on my truck with my crew. Nothing feels better then knowing from yourself that the truck is at 100%.
  • How do you keep fit?
    I work out every day. I work hard at it to give myself an advantage over everyone else!
  • What item(s) can you not live without while traveling on the road with Monster Jam?
    My helmet, fire suit and driving shoes.
  • What is your favorite city to travel to? Why?
    Utah. I love the mountains and the outdoors stores there!
  • How did you get started competing in Monster Jam?
    I started off riding freestyle motocross. I have always been a big air adrenaline junkie and knew Monster Jam was my ‘next level.’ I tested at Monster Jam University and passed and started my training process!
  • What is your favorite part about competing in Monster Jam?
    The fans are amazing, the competition is intense and I love to go big!
  • How would you describe your driving style?
    I would say, fearless, creative and willing to do anything to win.
  • What advice would you give to kids who want to become a Monster Jam driver?
    Follow your dreams because there is never a dream too big!
  • What is your greatest memory as a Monster Jam driver?
    My greatest memory is probably competing against my dad my first year and beating him in two out of three shows!
  • Who in Monster Jam do you look up to for inspiration?
    My dad is by far the go to man for me. He is the only 11-time Monster Jam World Finals champion so I have big shoes to fill and he is always inspiring by brother and I to do new creative trucks!

fun facts

  • Do you have any nicknames?
    Ike
  • What’s your favorite movie?
    Never Back Down
  • What’s your favorite television show?
    Monster Jam
  • What’s your favorite color?
    Green
  • What’s your favorite thing to eat?
    Steak
  • What’s your favorite restaurant on the road?
    Texas Roadhouse
  • How would your friends and family describe you?
    Wild, outgoing and good ole’ boy

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