BIGFOOT NEWS - 2006


Team BIGFOOT #17 Travels to the USA
Nigel Morris and the BIGFOOT #17 team are travelling to the MTRA conference in StLouis. This has become an annual trip for the BIGFOOT #17 team. and is one which they all look forward to.

Ingrid Tarrant rolls BIGFOOT® #17 live on TV
On Tuesday the 7th of November Ingrid Tarrant rolled the BIGFOOT® monster truck during the making of the Sky One TV show The Race. Ingrid who had successfully crossed both the two car and the four car jumps got a little sideways on the approach to the final six car jump and BIGFOOT® twisted in the air landing heavily on the left front tyre. The resulting roll hit every body panel on the truck.

Home Town Acknowledges European Champion
Daventry Northamptonshire. The BIGFOOT® #17 monster truck racing team have been featured in the Daventry Express in recognition of there winning the 2006 European Monster Truck Racing Championships.

Bigfoot Wins in Latvia!
After engine problems in Estonia and the bitter disappointment of not competing the Bigfoot Racing Team are celebrating their win in Riga, Latvia.

Norfolk Stadium and Truckfest Haydock Park
Bigfoot unfortunately smashed a planetary at Norfolk Area on Friday September 1st and was unable to complete racing. But, with some fast work from the Bigfoot Team Nigel was back out for Freestyle and the Wheelie competition thus not disappointing all the Bigfoot fans! Check out the pictures in our gallery.

Nigel Morris and BIGFOOT #17 ranked 4th in the WMTRL
With 10 races run on the EMTRC circuit, four English drivers were finally qualified for the WMTRL World Standings. Despite the limitations of schedule length and field size on the European circuit, two drivers were able to break into the Top 100 (of 133 currently ranked drivers) in the world.

EMTRC Round Ten Norfolk Arena
The return of BIGFOOT® to the Norfolk Arena for the final time in 2006 was met with eager anticipation from the local monster truck fans. Once again they were going to see the biggest name in monster trucks in action in Europe, and it was right on there doorstep

Team BIGFOOT® Racing 2006 European Monster Truck Racing Champions
TOP HONOURS ONCE AGAIN GO TO NIGEL MORRIS AND BIGFOOT® #17

EMTRC Round Eight Hop Farm Kent
BIGFOOT® #17 continues its winning ways! The Hop Farm In Kent has fast become the spiritual home of Monster truck Racing in the UK. The entire Hop Farm team get totally behind this event each year, and its clear to all that they LOVE having the Monster Mania crew on site.

EMTRC Round Nine Hop Farm kent
Day two at The Hop Farm saw just plain stunning weather. Brilliant sunshine played down onto the guests at the VIP Party in the Pits for more than an hour. Then just as the drivers were walking to the trucks to begin the parade lap the heavens opened. Torrential rain for no more than five minutes and then….. Sunshine for the rest of the day, go figure the English weather!!

BIGFOOT in Kent this weekend!
BIGFOOT® will be racing at the Hop Farm In Kent this weekend, competing in rounds 8 & 9 of the European Monster Truck Racing Championship.

Biggest Baddest Boldest Fastest!
The top team of audio installers from Source Sounds www.sourcesounds.com in Sheffield have just finished the installation of some amazing MTX audio kit into the BIGFOOT® hauler.

New Photo's added
Lisa has just added some fantastic photo's from the recent Monster Mania EMTRC events. Just click on photo gallery and enjoy!

Sponsor Support
Team BIGFOOT® Racing is on display at the Land Rover Enthusiast Show at Billing Aquadome for the next three days in support of long term product sponsor LUCAS OILS.

Hard work but all worth it!

The entire BIGFOOT® #17 team was called into action in the last week running up to round seven of the EMTRC held at the Norfolk Arena on Friday night the 14th of July. Driver Nigel and crew chief Paul had torn down the motor after round six to find a badly damaged crankshaft. New bearings were ordered from America and local the engineering experts, at Wards in Rugby were asked to re-grind the Ford racing V8 crankshaft to suite the new bearings.


EMTRC Round Seven Norfolk Arena

The EMTRC went to the Norfolk Arena on Friday night, which proved to be a new and exciting experience for all involved. In recent years the EMTRC has been racing in big county showground style venues, but during its first season a number of events were hosted in Stadiums. The 14th of July saw a return to the stadiums for one night of terrific action.


BIGFOOT® #17 to visit Estonia
L.A. Supertrux Ltd is delighted to announce that BIGFOOT® #17 will be joining the European Monster Truck invasion of Estonia on the 30th of September 2006.

EMTRC Round Six ORSETT
Fastest qualifier was once again Nigel in the BIGFOOT ® #17 truck with Rob in Red Dragon just .50 of a second behind and a further half second for Drew in Monstrous and Tony getting used to the new sway bar in Swamp Thing.

EMTRC Round Five ORSETT
Summer sunshine failed to draw the huge crowds seen at last years Orsett racing rounds, England’s first match in the World Cup must have been a factor, but those who did make the trip to the popular Essex showground were treated to some of the best racing ever at Monster Mania events.

EMTRC Round Four THAME
Day two saw much better weather, but still with conditions greasy to say the least. BIGFOOT driver Nigel Morris seemed to cope with the conditions best, but Ian Batey in Lil Devil is clearly getting his new truck set up how he wants it, shown most clearly by the 14 one hundredths of a second between BIGFOOT and Lil Devil in their heat race.

EMTRC Round Three THAME
Constant rain in the week leading up to round three meant that racing conditions were far from ideal. But as usual the Monster Mania team presented the racing course in tip top condition.

EMTRC Round Two CARMARTHEN
Fastest qualifying time of the day went to Rob In Red Dragon with a time of 21.02 just 7 tenths ahead of BIGFOOT® 17 and Ian in the new Lil Devil posted the slowest time of 23.71, now only 2 seconds covering the whole field!

EMTRC Round One CARMARTHEN
The new 2006 EMTRC season started with a bang down in Carmarthen. All of the best trucks in Europe were there. Three days of Welsh rain prior to the event meant that the conditions were slick to say the least. Fastest qualifying time of the day went to Nigel Morris in BIGFOOT® #17 with a time of 20.96 and Ian in the new Lil Devil posted the slowest time of 24.07, just 3 seconds covering the whole field, Wow!