Dirt is down, trucks are ready for Monster Jam at Raymond James Stadium

TAMPA, FL (WFLA) — It’s that time of year when the roar of the crowds at Raymond James stadium is only drowned out by the roar of engines! Monster Jam is coming to town this weekend.

The dirt is down, and the massive trucks are ready to roll. Monster Jam is at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa this weekend. Monster Jam will be performing on Saturday, January 14 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, February 4 at 7 p.m.

Mounds and mounds of dirt. A 10,000 pound truck with a lot of power. And a man with a lot of success in the monster truck sport but he won’t give himself credit.

“As the years have gone on, my family has grown up with me with monster jam trucks and now my whole family is involved now. My oldest son Adam, my middle son Ryan and now my daughter, she started this year and I’m proud of all of them they do an awesome job for the fans,” said Dennis Anderson, driver of the Grave Digger.

The fans and the families that’s what the monster truck jam is all about.

“Go to the pit party. There is all kinds of fun and activities for the kids, for the whole family to do. You get to meet and greet all the drivers up close, touch them, take pictures,” said Anderson.

You’ll see some of the biggest and baddest machines doing some of the toughest tricks!

“Coming out here, strutting your stuff in your monster jam truck over all these big obstacles, big giant mounds of dirt, ramps, cross reds, big massive air, slap wheelies, doughnuts,” said Anderson.

It’s sure to be a loud show. One that’ll draw in nearly 60,000 people. Grave Digger driver Dennis Anderson calls Tampa fans some of the best.

“We feel very welcome here and I got to say that Florida, the whole state of Florida is the best place for me to play monster jam trucks in,” said Anderson.

The big show starts tomorrow night at seven but you can come out and meet the drivers beforehand starting at 2:30 p.m.

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