A MONSTER of a show!

Check back to see which trucks will be coming to the 2019 Summer Smash!

CONFIRMED LINE-UP

 

• AVENGER

• SCARLET BANDIT

• RAMINATOR

• SMASH-O-SAURUS

• TRANSAURUS

• AXE

• HIGHER EDUCATION

• TAURUS

• SERGEANT SMASH RIDE TRUCK

 

The MOST AWESOME Monster Truck
Show of the Summer!

July 12th & 13th, 2019

Meet the MONSTER Trucks!

Avenger

Avenger

Driver: Jim Koehler

Year Created: 1997
Engine: 540 cubic inch Merlin big block

The Avenger monster truck, piloted by Columbus, Michigan native Jim Koehler, was created in 1997 The original truck sported a forest green Chevrolet S10 body style and a teal chassis and rims.

Scarlet Bandit

Scarlet Bandit

Driver: Dawn Creten

Year Created: 2000
Engine: 555 cubic inch Blown Alcohol

Scarlet Bandit is a Ford Expedition monster truck driven by Dawn Creten, team mate and wife to Jimmy Creten of the Bounty Hunter. Since 2000, Dawn has become one of the most famous female monster truck drivers, with her truck being in three Monster Jam World Finals.

Raminator

Raminator

Driver(s): Mark Hall, Geremie Dishman, Kurt Kraehmer, Mat Dishman, Tim Hall

Year Created: 2002
Engine: 565 cubic inch BAE Supercharged Hemi

Raminator Rammunition and Hotsy Raminator are monster trucks that race on the Special Events, Monster Nationals, and Monster Jam tours. They are primarily driven by Mark Hall and Mat Dishman. The team is sponsored by RAM

Smash-O-Saurus

Smash-O-Saurus

Driver: Dale Gerding

Year Created: 2013
Engine:

Smashosaurus is a custom monster truck driven by Dale Gerding out of Missouri. The truck debuted in 2013 as the teammate to Doug Noelke’s Tailgator and replaced the original team truck Big Dawg. The mold is a mix of the Tailgator front clip and the backside was left over from the Humungousaur truck from the Ben 10 Monster Truck Show Noelke did in 2011.

Transaurus

Transaurus

Transaurus is a Metal Fire Breathing Jerassic Dinosaur that has a craving for eating anything it can get his claws on.

Axe

Axe

Driver: Chris Kohler

Year Created: 2017
Engine: Blown 575 Chevrolet Big Block

Smashosaurus is a custom monster truck driven by Dale Gerding out of Missouri. The truck debuted in 2013 as the teammate to Doug Noelke’s Tailgator and replaced the original team truck Big Dawg. The mold is a mix of the Tailgator front clip and the backside was left over from the Humungousaur truck from the Ben 10 Monster Truck Show Noelke did in 2011.

Higher Education

Higher Education

Driver: Mike Thompson

Year Created: 2011
Engine: 557 C.I. Ford Performance built by A&C Racing Engines w/ Edelbrock 429/460 Ford aluminum cylinder heads (big block, blown, fuel injected, runs on methanol)

Higher Education is the only monster school bus in the world in competition, and is known internationally from its wild performances in the US, Canada, and Mexico.

Taurus

Taurus

Driver: Eldon DePew & his son Jack Willman Jr.

Year Created: 1984
Engine: Chevy 572 cu.in

Third Monster Truck to ever be created back in the 1970’s. Jack Willman Sr. was the first person to take his Taurus truck and drive over 2 full size school busses. Jack broke his back while racing in 1993, and after rehabilitation successfully came back and raced again for several months before re-fracturing it, forcing him into retirement.

Sergeant Smash Ride Truck

Sergeant Smash Ride Truck

Driver: Jeff Brock

Cruise-In

Show off your rides!

Saturday, July 13th | 1-4 pm Check In | FREE Registration

Muscle • Vintage • Classic • Street Rods • Antiques • Trucks

Awards at 5 pm

The Monster Truck Summer Smash would like to thank YOU for attending our 2019 Event. We hope you had fun, and we look forward to seeing you in July!

Proceeds support Vanderburgh 4H Center