FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam® Returns to New Orleans Following Completion of Superdome Renovations, Jan. 28
Tickets Available Oct. 31 for Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam® at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome
(New Orleans, La.) - Oct. 24, 2011 - Feld Motor Sports? announced today that tickets for Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam®, the world's premier monster truck series, will be available Oct. 31. Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam® returns to New Orleans, Jan. 28, 2012 at 7 p.m. following a one-year hiatus due to renovations to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam® events are affordably priced for the whole family with Kids Supervalue Seats available for just $10. Advance tickets are available at the New Orleans Arena Box office and all Ticketmaster outlets by calling 800-745-3000 or visiting at http://www.ticketmaster.com/.
The event will feature 14 trucks, including Grave Digger, Maximum Destruction, Grinder, Ironman, Avenger and more!
Approximately 12 feet tall and about 12 feet wide, monster 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 trucks generate 1,500 to 2,000 horsepower and are capable of speeds of up to 100 miles per hour. Monster trucks can fly up to125 to 130 feet (a distance greater than 14 cars side by side) and up to 35 feet in the air.
Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam®, sanctioned by the United States Hot Rod Association®, is the most popular monster truck tour, performing to over 4 million fans annually at the most prestigious arenas and stadiums throughout the world. Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam® shows consist of three main fan-favorite elements - the pit party, racing and freestyle. The pit party gives all fans a chance to meet the stars of Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam® up-close while taking pictures and getting autographs.
About Feld Motor Sports, Inc.
Feld Motor Sports, Inc. is the world leader in specialized arena and stadium-based motor sports entertainment. Feld Motor Sports, Inc. productions include Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam®, Monster Energy® Supercross, AMA Arenacross Series, Nuclear Cowboyz?, and IHRA® Nitro Jam®. Feld Motor Sports, Inc. is a division of Feld Entertainment, the world's largest producer of live family entertainment. For more information on Feld Entertainment, visit http://www.feldentertainment.com/.
About the United States Hot Rod Association®
The United States Hot Rod Association® originated in 1978 as a sanctioning body for truck and tractor pulling events, later expanding to produce mud and sand drag racing. The USHRA® grew steadily and within its first decade emerged as the premier Monster Truck racing organization. Today the USHRA®, together with Feld Motor Sports, produces quality events and involves coordinating competition, defining regulations and technical requirements, setting safety standards and officiating at each event. Whether the USHRA® event entails Pro Race Trucks, QUAD WARSTM, or Monster Trucks, you can be sure the event will be the highest quality show motor sports has to offer, creating unmatched excitement and spectacular memories.