Monster Truck Sightings in Charlotte Area, Scarlet Bandit on the Prowl!

Scarlet Bandit, one of the world's most popular Monster Trucks, 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 @ Lowe's Motor Speedway.

The gargantuan Monster Truck will be on display Thursday and Friday at Circle K stores in Charlotte and Concord. The appearances offer media outlets outstanding photo or video opportunities as fans observe the amazing machine.

Thursday, Aug. 16
Scarlet Bandit will be on display at the Circle K store at 1809 East Arbors Drive in Charlotte from 5 to 6 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 17
Scarlet Bandit will be on display at the Circle K store at 4930 Davidson Highway in Concord from 4 to 6 p.m. Scarlet Bandit driver Dawn Creten, the world's top female Monster Truck competitor, will greet fans and sign autographs during the two-hour event.

Saturday, Aug. 18
Twelve Monster Trucks-Bigfoot, Avenger, Equalizer, Brutus, El Matador, Hot Tamale, King Krunch, Nitemare, Raminator, Samson, Scarlet Bandit and T-Maxx-will battle in obstacle course, long jump and freestyle competitions during the Circle K Monster Truck Bash at The Dirt Track @ Lowe's Motor Speedway. Ticket holders presenting an empty Full Throttle 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. Adult tickets are $5 more the day of the show. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Lowe's Motor Speedway ticket office at 1-800-455-FANS.