This. Is. Monster Jam™! The most action-packed motorsports experience for families in the world today returns to Hartford for an adrenaline-charged weekend at XL Center on Saturday, February 25 – Sunday, February 26. Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, Monster Jam® features world-class athletes locked in intense competitions of speed and skill.
The excitement begins at the Monster Jam Pit Party held in Hartford on Saturday and Sunday. Fans can see the massive trucks up close, meet their favorite drivers and crews, get autographs, take pictures and enjoy other family-friendly activities. This fun-filled 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.
Hartford fans will be on the edge of their seats as world-class drivers show off crazy skills and all-out racing in 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 East Champion will receive a highly coveted automatic bid to the prestigious Monster Jam World Finals® to compete for the title of World Champion. The 2023 Monster Jam World Finals will be held in Nashville on July 1.
The Arena Championship Series East features eight skilled athletes fighting for the championship while putting on a spectacle, constantly innovating and always entertaining. 2022 Rookie of the Year Weston Anderson in the legendary Grave Digger as series champion. Armando Castro grabs the bull by the horns in El Toro Loco®. Linsey Read returns to full time competition behind the wheel of Monster Mutt® Dalmatian.
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.
Grave Digger® driven by Weston Anderson; Monster Mutt® Dalmatian driven by Linsey Read; El Toro Loco® driven by Armando Castro; Velociraptor driven by Travis Mowery; 4 trucks/drivers TBA.
**Truck and driver line-up subject to change
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The fun begins at the Monster Jam® Pit Party where you can see the massive trucks up close, meet your favorite drivers and crews, take pictures and enjoy many other family-friendly activities. This unique experience is the only place where you can get up-close access to the Monster Jam teams. Plus, get an insider’s look at how these trucks are built to stand up to the competition. This. Is. Monster Jam. TM. Tickets must be purchased separately from the event ticket. A ticket is required for each member attending. A ticket must be purchased for the 1 PM event to attend the Monster Jam Pit Party. Tickets are $20.
Looking for a way to gather friends, co-workers, colleagues, or club members for an upcoming XL Center Event? Group tickets are on sale now! Contact our Group Sales Department by phone at (860) 548-2000 or by email at GroupSales@XLCenter.com. For more information about group opportunities, visit our Group Sales page.