Grand Rapids, MI 10/26/2021 – This. Is. Monster Jam™! The most action-packed motorsports experience for families in the world today returns to Grand Rapids for a high-octane weekend at Van Andel Arena on Friday, March 25 through Sunday, March 27. Monster Jam®, celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, features world-class athletes locked in intense competitions of speed and skill. Tickets are available on Ticketmaster.com with Monster Jam Preferred Customers able to purchase advance tickets starting today, Tuesday, October 26, before tickets go on-sale to the general public on Tuesday, November 2. Fans can still sign up for free to become a Monster Jam Preferred Customer and get exclusive access to the pre-sale offer code.
The Monster Jam Pit Party will be held in Grand Rapids on Saturday and Sunday. At the Monster Jam Pit Party, fans can see the massive trucks up close, meet their favorite drivers and crews, take pictures and enjoy other family-friendly fun. This unique experience is the only place that allows people to get up close access to the Monster Jam teams and get an insider’s look at how these trucks are built to stand up to the competition.
Grand Rapids fans will witness heated rivalries, high-flying stunts and fierce head-to-head battles for the Event Championship. Engineered to perfection, the 12,000-pound Monster Jam trucks push all limits in Freestyle, Skills, Donuts and Racing competitions. The Arena Series Central Champion will receive a highly coveted automatic bid to the prestigious Monster Jam World Finals® to compete for the title of World Champion. The 2022 Monster Jam World Finals will be held in Orlando on May 21 and 22.
The Arena Championship Series Central features eight skilled athletes fighting for the championship while putting on a spectacle, constantly innovating and always entertaining. Krysten Anderson gets behind the wheel of the black and green wrecking machine, the legendary Grave Digger®, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. Fan-favorite Bari Musawwir returns to the arena in Zombie™ while Elvis Lainez gets back behind the wheel of El Toro Loco®. Soldier Fortune Black Ops™ will be driven by United States Army veteran Tony Ochs.
Monster Jam drivers are trained, world-class male and female athletes who have mastered not only the physical strength and mental stamina needed to compete, but the vital dexterity to control 12,000-pound machines capable of doing backflips, vertical two-wheel skills and racing at speeds up to 70 miles-per-hour to produce jaw-dropping, live motorsports action seen around the world.
Friday, March 25 – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 26 – 1:00 p.m. | Pit Party 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 26 – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 27 – 1:00 p.m. | Pit Party 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 27 – 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Van Andel Arena | 130 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
TRUCK LINEUP: Grave Digger® driven by Krysten Anderson; Zombie™ driven by Bari Musawwir; El Toro Loco® driven by Elvis Lainez; Soldier Fortune Black Ops™ driven by Tony Ochs List; Wild Side driven by Zack Garner; and Terminal Velocity driven by Jon Zimmer Jr.
**Truck and driver line-up subject to change
Tickets will be available for purchase online at ticketmaster.com
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