PALMETTO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feld Entertainment Inc. announces that tickets are now on sale in more than 90 cities across the U.S. and Canada for Monster Jam® 2017! The new season will be an action-packed motorsports entertainment experience that delivers edge-of-your seat excitement and is affordable for the entire family. All Monster Jam competitors are challenged with new and complex track designs testing each athletes’ driving ability to deliver more jaw-dropping live motorsports action than ever before!
“Monster Jam 2017 is where motorsports and entertainment collide to create a spontaneous, adrenaline charged entertainment event for the entire family. Feld Entertainment is excited to bring the fans new and expanded Monster Jam tours including the world-class Monster Jam FS1 Championship Series and the fiercely competitive Monster Jam Triple Threat Series presented by AMSOIL,” says Juliette Feld, COO of Feld Entertainment. “Fans will witness the unexpected and unforgettable as the mental and physical skill and stamina of each competitor will be put to the test in ultimate championship racing and gravity-defying freestyle competitions.”
New to the 2017 season is the expansion of the widely popular Monster Jam FS1 Championship Series to include an East and a West series. Intense battles are sure to ensue between 28 of the greatest Monster Jam competitors, including Monster Jam World Champions Tom Meents, Morgan Kane, Adam Anderson, Jim Koehler, Jim Creten and some of the best up-and-coming drivers like Coty Saucier, Brianna Mahon and U.S. Army Veteran Tony Ochs. These competitors are prepared to give it their all and accumulate the most points throughout the Monster Jam FS1 Championship Series to win not only their respective series but the two highly coveted automatic bid for the 2017 Monster Jam World Finals.
The Monster Jam Triple Threat Series presented by AMSOIL takes the skills of Monster Jam competitors to a whole new level of athletic endurance with the survival of the fittest. The Monster Jam Triple Threat Series can only be seen in select cities across the country and features the most versatile athletes of Monster Jam. Fans of all ages will enjoy witnessing each competitor drive three customized high-powered vehicles: Monster Jam Speedsters, Monster Jam ATVs and the famous Monster Jam trucks to face off in battles of strength, ability and perseverance for the ultimate championship and a spot at Monster Jam World Finals.
In 2017 Monster Jam stadium and arena events will bring more unbelievable Monster Jam thrills to fans by challenging the most renowned Monster Jam competitors in its 25-year history. Only those Monster Jam competitors highly proficient in scaling their extraordinary driving skills will push the limits and optimize all types of racing and obstacle courses in venues across the country.
Monster Jam competitors are trained at Monster Jam University in mastering the skills of driving Monster Jam trucks. Approximately 12 feet high and about 12 feet wide, Monster Jam trucks are custom-designed machines that sit atop 66-inch-tall tires and weigh a minimum of 10,000 pounds. Built for short, high-powered bursts of speed, Monster Jam trucks generate 1,500 to 2,000 horsepower and are capable of speeds of up to 100 miles per hour. Monster Jam trucks can fly up to 125 to 130 feet in distance and up to 35 feet in the air.
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About Feld Entertainment
Feld Entertainment is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that lift the human spirit and create indelible memories, with 30 million people in attendance at its shows each year. Feld Entertainment's productions have appeared in more than 75 countries and on six continents to date and include Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®, Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, AMSOIL Arenacross, Disney On Ice, Disney Live! and Marvel Universe LIVE! More information about Feld Entertainment is available online at www.feldentertainment.com.