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Photos: The Russ Gearhart Collection

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The photos in this collection were donated by Russ Gearhart, former owner/driver of the Mud Hog monster truck. Be sure to check our Gearhart Engineering online at http://www.gearharteng.com. Many thanks to Russ for allowing us to use these photos as part of the IMTM history preservation project! All photos are copyright to their respective contributors …

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Photos: The Fil Tristan Collection

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Fil Tristan of (Moline, IL) is a retired ALCOA maintenance worker of 30 years. Fil has travelled to a number of monster truck events from the very beginning. His first event was at Union Grove Wisconsin in 1982, and he was hooked. Fil is also the owner of a beautiful 1979 Monster Truck known as TITAN, which …

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Photos: The Matt Ison Collection

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Matt Ison from Lake Charles LA. has been a die hard monster truck fan since the mid 1980′s. Matt attended many monster truck shows in the southern Louisiana area. He grew up in the same area as Mart Williams of Southern Sunshine and Cajun King fame. For years Matt had tried to locate these local …

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IMTM Announces Hall of Fame Selection Process, Nominating Committee

(Auburn, Indiana – IMTM PR) – The International Monster Truck Museum is proud to announce the 2012 Hall of Fame Selection Process and the members of a new official Nominating Committee. When inducting the first ever Hall of Fame class in 2011, the Board of Directors felt it the only proper course, to honor those …

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Jake Henke, Aces High

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Owner: Jake Henke Hometown: Bulger, PA Vehicle: Aces High   Back in 1981 Jake purchased a tired out 1972 El Camino for some reliable work transportation. In the next coming months with the help of Ron Lyons the original plan shifted and the El Camino was transformed into a class winning show vehicle. The following year Jake hit the …

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Photos: The Jim Locke Collection

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Jim Locke is a old school fan, and 4×4 builder from Mid Michigan. Jim has traveled to every Jamboree in the midwest, and has never missed a show to date since show #1. All photos are copyright to their respective contributors and are used with permission by IMTM.

Photos: The George Carpenter Collection

The photos in this collection were acquired by legendary monster truck figure George Carpenter over his many years in the industry. George’s entire collection was purchased by Ross Z. Bonar of TheMonsterBlog.com in 2010 and is the first to be digitized as part of the IMTM history preservation project. Enjoy the photos! UPDATED 1/12/12 – …

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Photos: The Leon Booth Collection

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This photo collection is from long time Indiana monster truck fan Leon Booth. All photos are copyright to their respective contributors and are used with permission by IMTM.

Mart Williams, Southern Sunshine

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Our latest photo collection comes from the family of Mart Williams. Mart Williams’ (of Sulphur, Louisiana) early teens years were spent racing anything that had wheels on it, he had a great interest in speed. After a short period of time, he found ways to make machines go faster, without realizing he had now entered …

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Official IMTM Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Video Coverage

The IMTM is proud to unveil our official coverage of the 1st Annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Reunion. This coverage was put together by our friends at TheMonsterBlog.com and features behind the scenes footage from the weekend, from display trucks arriving to highlights from the history discussion and of course, highlights from the …

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