Rev Your Engines

By: Amanda Narcisi

Consol Energy is going to be filled with dirt and loud trucks this weekend in preparation for the annual Monster Truck Jam that takes place over Valentine’s Day weekend.

Seats starting $25 for adults and $12 for kids.

Trucks are custom designed 12 feet tall and 12 feet wide; they sit on 66-inch tires and weigh roughly 10,000 pounds. The Monster Trucks are built for small bursts of speed of 1,500 to 2,000 horsepower and reach up to 100 miles per hour. When they hit the ramps they can fly from 125 to 130 feet and up to 35 feet in the air.

This upcoming weekend includesBackwards Bob, Backdraft, Bad News Travels Fast driven by Brandon Derrow, Grave Digger driven by Pablo Huffaker, Instigator driven by Paul Breaud, Raminator driven by Mark Hall, Rammunition driven by Mat Dishman, Stinger driven by Zane Rettew.

Friday, February 12, 2016 at 7:30 PM

Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 7:30 PM

Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 2:00 PM

This is a great family adventure and an unconventional date night for Valentine’s Day. Tickets can be purchased at  Dick’s Sporting Goods Box Office at CONSOL Energy Center, all Ticketmaster locations including select Giant Eagle locations, and Ticketmaster Charge-By-Phone at 1-888-745-3000. MasterCard, Visa, American Express andDiscover are accepted.