Raminator, the multi-time national champion Ram monster truck, will tour Texas during the month of March, making 30 scheduled appearances, including Chrysler Jeep Dodge City of McKinney on Thursday, March 20.
Fans will have a chance to get up close and check out the monster truck’s all-new design for 2014, meet the team behind the truck, and in select communities, witness car-crushing action at local Ram dealerships in San Antonio, Houston, Dallas and surrounding areas.
The Ram Truck brand is utilizing Raminator on the month-long tour of Texas to celebrate the Ram 1500 being recognized by the Texas Auto Writers Association as the official Truck of Texas™ for the second straight year at the annual Texas Truck Rodeo in San Antonio. Throughout the tour, Raminator will visit select local Ram Truck dealerships in three major metropolitan areas, including San Antonio, Houston, and Dallas-Fort Worth, as well as surrounding communities. The Dallas-Fort Worth leg of the tour will be comprised of stops in McKinney, Arlington Lewisville, Dallas, Denton, Rockwall, and Fairfield, TX. For a full schedule of events and details, visit Raminator.com.
The Ram Truck brand monster truck lineup includes Raminator and Rammunition, sponsored since 2002, as well as Mopar Muscle, introduced in 2014. The entire line of Ram monster trucks are owned and operated by the Hall Brothers Racing Team based out of Champaign, Ill. Raminator has been named Monster Truck Racing Association’s (MTRA) “Truck of the Year” a record seven times, while Mark Hall, driver of Raminator, has been named MTRA “Driver of the Year” eight times since 1996, and Crew Chief Tim Hall has been named MTRA “Mechanic of the Year” five times since 2006.
“No matter where monster truck racing takes us, visiting Texas is always a highlight of our travels,” said Hall Brothers Racing President and Crew Chief Tim Hall. “Throughout the Tour of Texas, we’re able to connect with the fans of the Ram monster trucks, and give fans a behind-the-scenes look at what makes the Ram Trucks so powerful.”
Throughout the year, the Ram monster trucks compete in races including Monster Jam and tour the country, making appearances at dealerships to offer ride-alongs and car-crushing spectacles for fans of all ages. When they’re not competing, Raminator and Rammunition along with the Hall Brothers Racing team appear at trade shows, farm shows and many other local events.
Story submitted by Linda Ribakusky