August marks an awesome time for fanatics of jarring motorsports action in the Altamont area when JM Motorsport Productions invades the Altamont Fair on Tuesday, August 14th at 7:00pm with a Monster Truck freestyle show featuring two of the more highly decorated trucks in the industry, as well as a kid’s 12-volt power wheels demolition derby event.
Headlining will be Mike Vaters Jr. and his “Overkill Evolution” monster truck. In 2014 Vaters Jr. won Monster Jam Young Guns championship and last year captured the Monster Jam World Freestyle championship in Las Vegas. In doing so, Vaters and his Overkill Evolution became the first driver and truck to ever win Young Guns one year and the World Finals the next.
Not to be outdone is the Higher Education Monster Truck. A staple at national Monster Jam events since 2011, Higher Education features a special concept uniquely designed as a flat-nosed school bus.
For rabid monster truck fans, there’s a “Party in the Pit” before the show. You can meet the drivers, get their autographs and take close-up pictures of the trucks. The Power Wheels Demolition Derby for kids ages 4-9 with the cost only $5.00 and each kid receiving a trophy. For grandstand ticket information call the Jefferson County Fair at (518) 861-66761 or visit their website at www.altamontfair.com.