BIGFOOT NEWS - 2008


BIGFOOT returns to TRUCKFEST
The entire BIGFOOT monster truck team are delighted to be able to announce that we will be appearing at all of the TRUCKFEST events in 2009. Yes, that's right you can now see the worlds #1 monster truck at Europe's #1 Truck Festivals.

New Merchandise Coming Soon!
In the next week or so we will be launching new merchandise items in our web store.

EMTRC The Finals!
BIGFOOT #17’s 2008 European Monster Truck Racing Championship came to a close at Santa Pod Raceway on Sunday. The event was billed as the finals, and the finals it was, with just two trucks in contention for the series win. Santa Pod’s own truck Podzilla with former BIGFOOT® team driver Drew Thornton at the wheel and three time EMTRC Champions BIGFOOT® #17 and Nigel Morris.

Hop Farm EMTRC
BIGFOOT®#17 rolled up for round two of the 2008 EMTRC series arrived at the Hop Farm in Paddock Wood, Kent to find brilliant sunshine after a week of rain!

Truck Attack Donington Park - Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot!!
Team BIGFOOT® felt the heat at the Truck Attack during the weekend, both from the scorching temperatures, and from jump off rival Karl Swallow and his Slingshot truck.

EMTRC News!
The EMTRC is delighted to announce the appointment of two new non-executive directors to the board. Karl Swallow (Slingshot) and Sally Smith (Supercharger). The addition of these two key people adds new depth to the organisation & structure of the EMTRC, widening its appeal beyond that envisaged by its originators Ian Batey and Nigel Morris.

Truck Attack
July 27th will see BIGFOOT® #17 and driver Nigel Morris take on one of his oldest foes in the form of Slingshot driver Karl Swallow. From the first race that these two had it was clear that the two who are firm friends off the track are archrivals on it!!

European Monster Truck Racing Championship News…
Monster Nationals @ Santa Pod to close the 2008 EMTRC series.

With the Luck of the Irish..
Team BIGFOOT® made the trip across the Irish Sea for the first time in a couple of years, and were met with the most amazing welcome. We all felt like long lost family members returning home after a long time away.

EMTRC Up-date
Driver of BIGFOOT® #17 Nigel Morris had a frustrating start to the EMTRC season at the series opener held on May 3rd at Santa Pod Raceway.

Bigfoot® Appears On BBC1's 'The One Show'
On Wednesday 16th April, 2008 Bigfoot® appeared on BBC1's 'The One Show'.

Welding specialists Lincoln Electric joins forces with Monster Truck Racing Team
BIGFOOT® - the “Worlds Original Monster Truck! Lincoln Electric is delighted to announce the launch of a new partnership bringing together Monster Truck Racing Team BIGFOOT® - the “Worlds Original Monster Truck” with the leading manufacturer of welding equipment and consumables.

Lucas Oil and BIGFOOT®#17 together again for 2008
Long term Team BIGFOOT®#17 sponsor Lucas Oils has just inked a new deal for 2008 providing more support than ever before. BIGFOOT® is delighted to be renewing this partnership as Lucas Oils have helped us to win every European Racing Championship we have won, said BIGFOOT® owner and driver Nigel Morris.

BIGFOOT® “The Worlds Original Monster Truck” now working with VP Racing Fuels.
The BIGFOOT® #17 Monster Truck Racing Team are delighted to announce a partnership with VP Racing Fuels and the guys at Motor Shack.

Powervamp Racing Partner BIGFOOT®#17 Monster Truck
BIGFOOT® the “Worlds Original Monster Truck” is delighted to be working with POWERVAMP RACING for the 2008 season. Motor sports do not come much tougher than Monster Truck Racing, and Team BIGFOOT® are the most successful team in the history of Monster Truck Racing in Europe.

European Monster Truck Racing Championship News…
Team BIGFOOT® are delighted to announce that following the conclusion of lengthy discussions between the EMTRC organisers and the Monster Nationals promotional team an agreement has been reached for Reigning European Monster Truck Racing Champion Nigel Morris in BIGFOOT® #17 to join the Monster Nationals entry list.

BIGFOOT#17 wows the crowds at this years AUTOSPORT!
BIGFOOT® #17 thrilled the crowds from the 10th to the 13th of January at the Autosport International at the NEC in Birmingham.