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Monster Jam roars into the Valley

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The mighty trucks of Monster Jam will be in the Valley this weekend, racing and performing stunts in three shows in Fresno’s Save Mart Center. Monster Jam fans can also see the trucks up close and even meet with their drivers at the Party In The Pits on Saturday.

The two-hour shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The Party In The Pits begins at 11 a.m. Saturday.

Monster Jam begins with a few head-to-head races between trucks — Grave Digger, Wolverine, The Patriot, Tropical Thunder, Shocker and Devastator will be there — followed by a thunderous freestyle competition, said Grave Digger’s driver Pablo Huffaker.

“The freestyle competition is the crowd favorite — and the drivers’ favorite, too,” he said. “You get to see a little bit of everything: the big jumps, wheelies, whatever you can get out of it. There’s no set routine. As a driver you can go as big as you want to and fit in whatever you can.” ...


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