Motorsport Mayhem returns to Spring Fair

Tacoma News TribuneFebruary 14, 2014 

The clang-smash-thud of Motorsport Mayhem returns to the Washington State Spring Fair in Puyallup on April 11. The Fair runs April 10-13.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday.  The Monster Truck Show is on Friday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. Slamfest Demolition Derby is on Saturday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m., followed by a fireworks show. The Sunday, April 13 Slamfest at 4 p.m. features big cars and a crane drop by Mike Buse aka “Mr. Dizzy,” one of the “American Daredevils” from the History Channel.

All of these are separate ticketed events. Advance purchase tickets include Spring Fair admission, a $10 value.

Here’s more information on the events from today’s announcement:

To purchase Monster Truck or Slamfest tickets online, visit:
http://www.thefair.com/spring-fair/motorsport-mayhem/.
Tickets are also sold by phone 888-559-3247, 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. daily; or in person at the Washington State Fair’s Box Office at 9thAve SW and Meridian Street on Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. A $1 per ticket service fee will be charged for on-site purchases.

Monster Truck Show:
The Monster Truck Show on Friday night is produced by WGAS Motorsports. Featured trucks and drivers include (trucks subject to change):
•        Bounty Hunter
•        Iron Outlaw
•        Captain USA
•        Wrongway Rick
•        Detour
•        Time Fly’s
•        Scarlet Bandit
•        Mirror Image
•        Obsession
•        Team Survivor

The newest and youngest rising monster truck Super Star, Rosalee will be driving “Detour”. She has been featured on the “Ellen DeGeneres Show” and “Good Morning America,” and featured in the San Francisco Chronicle.

There will be a free Pit Party on Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., where Monster Truck Show ticket holders can see the trucks up close and meet the drivers. Kids of all ages can enjoy taking a ride on a tricked-out monster truck on Friday, April 11 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, April 12 from noon to 4 p.m. for $7 (cash) per ride.

Slamfest Demolition Derby
Slamfest Demolition Derby is produced by Evergreen Speedway/High Road Promotions. Both derbies include Figure 8s, the Derby Heat Races, and Slamfest (the last car standing wins). The Saturday derby features trucks and cars, followed by a fireworks show. A free pit party follows the Sunday show.

Mr. Dizzy, the star of the History Channel’s hit show, “American Daredevils” will be signing autographs after the Saturday and Sunday Demolition Derby performances. He will also do a crane drop at the Sunday Slamfest performance.

Don’t miss Auto Alley, a popular Pacific Raceways showcase. A race car theme will draw all ages of guests, as well as interactive motorsports fun.

The Spring Fair in Puyallup offers fun for all ages and interests, including All Alaskan Racing Pigs, free entertainment, DockDogs, the Northwest Junior Livestock Show and Sale, nearly 350 exhibits, food, rides, and much more. Kids, ages 0-18 years can enjoy BECU’s Kids FREE Gate Admission from 2 pm – 10 pm on Thursday, April 10 only. Non-perishable donations are recommended for the Puyallup Food Bank’s food drive throughout the day on Thursday. Military Appreciation Day, presented by KVI 570 AM and KOMO News Radio 1000AM/97.7 FM will be on Friday, with free gate admission to active, reserve, retired military and their dependents with valid military ID.

Discount gate tickets are available March 17 at participating Fred Meyer stores, Safeway stores, and South Hill Mall for $7.50 (adults), and $5.50 (students 6-18 years).

Adult gate tickets are $10 at the gate, and Students (6-18 years) are $8 at the gate. Children five years and under are free. Parking is free.  Hours are Thursday (4/10) from 2 – 10 pm; Friday and Saturday (4/11-4/12) 10 am – 10 pm; and Sunday (4/13) from 10 am – 8 pm.

The 2014 Spring Fair marks the 25th year the event has been held, drawing over 100,000 guests. Animals, the NW Jr. Livestock Show, free entertainment, kids’ activities, Northwest Living & Garden, Motorsport Mayhem and much more attract large crowds to this celebration of spring each April. For more info about the Spring Fair, April 10-13, 2014, or the Sept. 5-21, 2014 Washington State Fair, visit www.thefair.com, or text “THEFAIR” to 87767.

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