What You Need to Know About Monster Jam at Nissan Stadium

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Monster Jam is returning to Nashville for an adrenaline-charged weekend at Nissan Stadium on Saturday, June 22.  A few tickets remain, find them here.

Here’s some interesting things to know about Monster Jam.

  • The Monster Jam show is about two hours featuring world-class athletes locked in intense competitions of speed and skill.
  • At Nissan, this will be the debut of Sparkle Smasho Monster Truck, the all-new six-ton unicorn with colorful charisma and a bold attitude, recently revealed at Monster Jam World Finals® XXIII in May.
  • One of the most popular trucks, Grave Digger, will be in Nashville along with El Toro Loco, Scooby Doo, Monster Mutt Dalmatian, and more.
  • The 12,000-pound Monster Jam trucks push all limits in Freestyle, Skills, Donuts and Racing competitions.
  • Each truck is 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.
  • There will be a Monster Jam Pit Party fan experience where fans can see the massive trucks up close, meet their favorite drivers and crews, take pictures and enjoy other family-friendly fun.
  • It’s loud, so bring your protective ear gear. You must purchase a ticket for everyone over the age of 2.
  • The BKT tires are 66 inches in diameter and 43 inches wide, inflated to 23 psi pressure, and weigh 645 pounds each (with wheel).
  • The driver’s compartment is a steel safety structure built from tubing and mounted to the truck frame.
  • The truck bodies are custom-built and constructed of fiberglass.
  • Each truck is transported in specially prepared trailers, which can include spare parts and as many as two trucks.

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