One of the world's most famous monster truck brands, BIGFOOT®, has joined the highlighted entertainment list for the April 26-27 Summit Racing Equipment Atlanta Motorama presented by Classic Collectors Insurance & zMAX.
Car-crushing exhibitions by BIGFOOT® presented by Summit Racing Equipment are scheduled twice daily for each day to take place near turn three of the Speedway Saturday at 10:45 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. and at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Sunday.
Two different BIGFOOT® monster trucks will be at the event, Summit Racing Equipment BIGFOOT® and Trick Flow BIGFOOT®. Both trucks are an impressive sight. Built in 2011, the Summit Racing truck weighs approximately 11,000 pounds, and has a 565 cubic inch engine. The Trick Flow truck houses an engine of 540 cubic inches, while both have enormous 66 inches tires.
By comparison, the average size of an everyday pick-up truck engine is around 360 cubic inches with the typical tire size being 17 inches.
The drivers of the BIGFOOT® truck at Motorama will be two of the world's most well-known monster truck drivers, Dan Runte and Larry Swim. Runte is celebrating his 25th year driving a BIGFOOT® truck in 2014 and has won 11 national championships. While driving for BIGFOOT®, Swim has won a total of three championships all since 2009.
BIGFOOT® merchandise will be available at Motorama and both drivers are scheduled to greet event attendees.
Motorama spectator admission is $12 per day. Kids ages 6 through 11 will be admitted for $5, with kids 5 and under being admitted free. The show runs Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For additional event information, visit www.atlantamotorama.com or contact the Atlanta Motor Speedway Ticket Office at (770) 946-4211, (877) 9-AMS-TIX or visit www.atlantamotorspeedway.com.