Mega monster truck tour Monster Jam roars into Singapore on Aug 19

Monster trucks performing at the Monster Jam show in Riyadh, Saudi, on March 17, 2017.
Monster trucks performing at the Monster Jam show in Riyadh, Saudi, on March 17, 2017.PHOTO: AFP

SINGAPORE - Monster Jam, said to be the world's biggest monster truck tour, roars into town for the first time, on Aug 19.

The mega motorsport event from the United States will take place at the National Stadium and feature high-octane performances by drivers as they execute gravity-defying stunts in their behemoth vehicles.

It will feature of 10 of the most high-profile trucks in the scene, including four-time Monster Jam World Finals champion Grave Digger, 11-time world champion Max-DTM, El Toro Loco and Monster Mutt Dalmatian.

According to the event's official website, a Monster Jam truck is approximately 10.5-feet tall, 12-feet wide, 17-feet long and weighs 10,000 pounds.

The event will kick off at 2pm with the Pit Party, where fans will get to meet the drivers, sign autographs and get up-close with the vehicles.

Tickets, from $25 to $120, are available from May 29 on the Sports Hub website.

gurveenk@sph.com.sg

More details at www.monsterjam.com/en-US/events/singapore