5 trucks to watch at Monster Jam

Grave Digger, Nitro Circus among the most notable

  • Grave Digger is one of the trucks to watch at Monster Jam
Grave Digger is one of the trucks to watch at Monster Jam (Amy Davis, Baltimore Sun )
July 07, 2011

1.Grave Digger: Most popular monster truck. Created in 1981, there have been 24 different Grave Diggers used. Monster truck legend Dennis Anderson will drive.

2.Maximum Destruction: Nine-time world champion Tom Meents will drive this truck in the star-studded show.

3.Monster Mutt Dalmatian: Driven by Candace Jolly, the only female driver in the show.

4.Grave Digger the Legend: This will be helmed by Anderson's son, Adam. Dennis' other son, Ryan, will also be racing the event. The Andersons are considered the "First Family" of monster trucks.

5.Nitro Circus: Annapolis native Travis Pastrana will be driving the truck that bears the name of his MTV show, which aired for two seasons in 2008-09.

—Chris Branch

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