Monster Truck Sightings in Charlotte
Two of the world's most famous Monster Trucks, Avenger and Nitemare, will be on the prowl in the Charlotte area this week, leading up to Saturday night's Circle K Monster Truck Bash at The Dirt Track @ Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Nitemare will appear at the Circle K store on Davidson Highway in Concord on Thursday while Avenger, the 2003 World Freestyle champion, will be at the Circle K in the University City area on Friday. The appearances offer outstanding picture or video opportunities as fans observe the gargantuan machines. The drivers will also be available for interviews during each appearance.
Thursday, Aug. 17:
Nitemare will be at the Circle K store at 4930 Davidson Highway in Concord from 4 to 6 p.m. Driver Andy Hoffman will be on hand to sign autographs and picture opportunities will be available. Free Monster energy drink samples will also be distributed.
Friday, Aug. 18:
Avenger will be at the Circle K store at 9501 University Blvd. in Charlotte from 4 to 6 p.m. Jim Kohler, Avenger's owner and driver, will sign autographs and picture opportunities will be available. Free Monster energy drink samples will also be distributed.
Saturday, Aug. 19:
Eight Monster Trucks, including Avenger, Nitemare, Brutus, Equalizer, Eradicator, Predator, Hot Tamale and Backdraft, will battle in obstacle course, long jump and freestyle competitions during the Circle K Monster Truck Bash at The Dirt Track @ Charlotte Motor Speedway. Ticket holders presenting an empty 16-ounce Monster energy drink container will be admitted to the Circle K Pre-Race Pit Party beginning at 4 p.m. Spectator gates open at 5 p.m. and on-track activities begin at 7:30 p.m. Reserved seats are $20 in advance for adults and $10 for children ages 12 and under. All tickets are $5 more the day of the show. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Charlotte Motor Speedway ticket office at 1-800-455-FANS.