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Ryan Anderson

2024 Truck

Son-uva Digger

2024 Tour

Stadium Championship Series West

Hometown

Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina

Birthday

November 16

Son of Monster Jam Hall of Famer Dennis Anderson, Ryan Anderson has been the primary driver of Son-uva Digger since the truck debuted at the 2011 Monster Jam World Finals. Since then, he has gone on to have a storied Monster Jam career. In 2023, he tied his father Dennis Anderson with four World Finals championships.

career highlights

  • 2010 Rookie of the Year
  • 2014 Save of the Year
  • 2014 Stadium Freestyle of the Year
  • 2015 Stadium Freestyle of the Year
  • 2016 WOW Factor of the Year
  • 2017 Monster Jam World Finals Racing Champion
  • 2017 Stadium Tour 3 Champion
  • 2018 Monster Jam World Finals Freestyle Champion
  • 2018 WOW Factor of the Year
  • 2018 Stadium Freestyle of the Year
  • 2019 Stadium Championship Series 2 Champion
  • 2019 All-Star Challenge Freestyle Champion
  • 2019 All-Star Challenge Friday Racing Champion
  • 2019 Stadium 2-Wheel Skills of the Year
  • 2019 Stadium Freestyle of the Year
  • 2021 Stadium Championship Series Champion
  • 2021 WOW Factor of the Year
  • 2021 Crash Madness of the Year
  • 2021 Fan Favorite Driver of the Year
  • 2022 Stadium Series Yellow Champion
  • 2022 Stadium 2-Wheel Skills of the Year
  • 2022 Monster Jam World Finals High Jump Champion
  • 2023 Monster Jam World Finals High Jump Champion
  • 2023 WOW Factor of the Year
  • 2023 Fan Favorite Driver
  • 2024 Stadium Championship Series West Champion
  • 2024 JCB Stadium Racer of the Year

about

  • What are some of your interests/hobbies/favorite pastimes?
    Spending time with my son Race and doing fun things with him that include motorsports and riding ATVs.
  • Who are your role models?
    My dad, Dennis Anderson.
  • Do you have any ‘pre-show’ rituals you run through?
    No real rituals but to do tend to get very tired just before a show. I think it’s more my body saving energy for the beating it’s about to take.
  • What is your favorite memory on or off the racetrack?
    My debut run in Son-uva Digger at Monster Jam World Finals in 2011.
  • What is your most prized possession?
    My house.

life on the road

  • What is the best and worst thing about being on the road every weekend with Monster Jam?
    Best thing is traveling with friends and being able to see the world! The worst is being away from my son.
  • While on the road, what is your favorite thing to do during your free time?
    I like to go see the sights and I love trying to find cool things that you wouldn’t normally see.
  • What item(s) can you not live without while traveling on the road with Monster Jam?
    A rental car to be able to get around to all of the places we go.
  • What is your favorite city to travel to? Why?
    Orlando. I have a bunch of friends in the area!

career

  • How did you get started competing in Monster Jam?
    My dad, Dennis Anderson!
  • What is your favorite part about competing in Monster Jam?
    Being able to make a whole stadium full of people stand up and yell after I put in a crazy freestyle run!
  • How would you describe your driving style?
    Technically out of control.
  • What advice would you give to kids who want to become a Monster Jam driver?
    Ride ATVs, dirt bikes, or anything else you can get your hands on to become a good driver.
  • What is your greatest memory as a Monster Jam driver?
    Debuting my truck.
  • Who in Monster Jam do you look up to for inspiration?
    My dad, Dennis Anderson and my brother, Adam Anderson.

fun facts

  • Do you have any nicknames?
    Nope
  • What’s your favorite movie?
    Minions
  • What’s your favorite television show?
    How it’s Made
  • What’s your favorite color?
    Blue
  • What’s your favorite thing to eat?
    Seafood
  • How would your friends and family describe you?
    Wild

STADIUM SERIES EAST

Champion: Tyler Menninga

POINTS THROUGH April 27, 2024

Position
Name
Truck
Points
Behind
Position 1
name Tyler Menninga /
truck Grave Digger /
points 660
behind
Position 2
name Tristan England /
truck JCB DIGatron /
points 578
behind -82
Position 3
name Todd LeDuc /
truck Megalodon /
points 551
behind -109
Position 4
name Bryce Kenny /
truck Great Clips Mohawk Warrior /
points 511
behind -149
Position 5
name Tom Meents / Blake Granger / Coty Saucier /
truck Max-D /
points 483
behind -177
Position 6
name John Gordon /
truck Bad Company /
points 439
behind -221
Position 7
name Cole Venard / Mike Pagliarulo /
truck Black Pearl /
points 385
behind -275
Position 8
name Linsey Read / Charlie Pauken / Jamie Sullivan /
truck Lucas Stabilizer /
points 342
behind -318
Position 9
name Jamey Garner /
truck El Toro Loco /
points 315
behind -345
Position 10
name Ryan Disharoon /
truck Shaker /
points 306
behind -354
Position 11
name Matt Pagliarulo / Mike Pagliarulo /
truck Jester /
points 263
behind -397
Position 12
name Mike Pagliarulo / Nick Pagliarulo /
truck Kraken /
points 214
behind -446

STADIUM SERIES WEST

Champion: Ryan Anderson

Ryan Anderson in Son-uva Digger

POINTS THROUGH April 30, 2024

Position
Name
Truck
Points
Behind
Position 1
name Ryan Anderson /
truck Son-uva Digger /
points 635
behind -0
Position 2
name Adam Anderson / Charlie Pauken / Tyler Menninga /
truck Grave Digger /
points 561
behind -74
Position 3
name Camden Murphy /
truck Bakugan Dragonoid /
points 533
behind -102
Position 4
name Bari Musawwir / Todd LeDuc /
truck Zombie /
points 492
behind -143
Position 5
name Colt Stephens /
truck ThunderROARus /
points 453
behind -182
Position 6
name Cory Rummell /
truck Megalodon /
points 452
behind -183
Position 7
name Chris Koehler /
truck Monster Mutt / Northern Nightmare /
points 361
behind -274
Position 8
name Joe Foley /
truck El Toro Loco /
points 361
behind -274
Position 9
name Kayla Blood /
truck Soldier Fortune /
points 348
behind -287
Position 10
name David Olfert /
truck Velociraptor / Rod Ryan Show /
points 343
behind -292
Position 11
name Jim Koehler /
truck Avenger /
points 286
behind -349
Position 12
name Mike Christensen /
truck Vendetta /
points 240
behind -395

ARENA SERIES CENTRAL

Champion: Weston Anderson

Weston Anderson in Grave Digger

POINTS THROUGH April 30, 2024

Position
Name
Truck
Points
Behind
Position 1
name Weston Anderson /
truck Grave Digger /
points 1568
behind
Position 2
name Fernando Martinez /
truck El Toro Loco /
points 1207
behind -361
Position 3
name Brianna Mahon /
truck Scooby-Doo /
points 1179
behind -389
Position 4
name Jamie Sullivan / Joe Dennis /
truck Monster Mutt Dalmatian /
points 1165
behind -403
Position 5
name Brandan Tulachka /
truck Just Get Er Done /
points 1054
behind -514
Position 6
name Alex Bardin /
truck Stone Crusher /
points 717
behind -851
Position 7
name Mikayla Tulachka /
truck Megalodon /
points 666
behind -902
Position 8
name Frank Krmel /
truck Zombie /
points 544
behind -1024

ARENA SERIES EAST

Champion: Armando Castro

POINTS THROUGH April 28, 2024

Position
Name
Truck
Points
Behind
Position 1
name Armando Castro /
truck El Toro Loco /
points 1239
behind
Position 2
name Krysten Anderson /
truck Grave Digger /
points 1213
behind -26
Position 3
name Zack Garner /
truck Wild Side /
points 1088
behind -151
Position 4
name Coty Saucier / Chelsea Vancleave / Joe Dennis / Tony Ochs /
truck Dragon /
points 921
behind -318
Position 5
name Chad Tingler /
truck Over Bored /
points 746
behind -493
Position 6
name Angelina Nock /
truck Megalodon /
points 642
behind -597
Position 7
name Mark Hall /
truck Raminator /
points 617
behind -622
Position 8
name Kurt Kraehmer /
truck Rammunition / Hotsy /
points 425
behind -814

ARENA SERIES WEST

Champion: Matt Cody

POINTS THROUGH April 7, 2024

Position
Name
Truck
Points
Behind
Position 1
name Matt Cody / Tyler Menninga / Coty Saucier /
truck Grave Digger /
points 1367
behind
Position 2
name Dalton Widner /
truck Jurassic Attack /
points 1330
behind -37
Position 3
name Tony Ochs /
truck ThunderROARus /
points 1275
behind -92
Position 4
name MJ Solorio /
truck El Toro Loco /
points 992
behind -375
Position 5
name Ashley Sanford / Loghan Ashline / Bernard Lyght /
truck Megalodon /
points 898
behind -469
Position 6
name Berto Treviño /
truck Monster Mutt Rottweiler /
points 753
behind -614
Position 7
name Joe Urie / James Calhoun / David Olfert /
truck Earth Shaker /
points 628
behind -739
Position 8
name Devin Winfield / Jeff Souza /
truck Velociraptor /
points 622
behind -745