Mountaineer Motorsports Welcomes Jon Zimmer & Excaliber

(Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia – Mountaineer Motorsports PR) – The Mountaineer Motorsports group is ready for a big summer season and is ready to turn heads in 2012. After a great winter season on the Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam tour with the West Virginia Mountaineer and XXX State of Destruction monster trucks, the team would like to thank all of the great fans and Feld Motorsports for their support. Mountaineer Motorsports had strong showings across the United States and met some great fans along the way! Now, with the Summer season approaching, the team is ready to rise to the next level and has teamed up with the New Boston, Michigan based Excaliber 4×4 team of Jon Zimmer and Tim Bush.

“For years, Jon has been a top contender in monster trucks and we are very happy to welcome him to our team. We look forward to a great summer and having lots of fun,” stated RB Moler.

The Excaliber and West Virginia Mountaineer trucks will launch a 28 show schedule starting in May and ending in September.

“We can’t wait to see all of our great fans come out and support us, you are truly the best fans in the world and we can’t thank you enough!” said Excaliber driver Jon Zimmer. “I’m excited to be a part of Mountaineer Motorsports but would like to thank everyone who has supported me throughout my career, this will be a great step and a great new home for myself and Excaliber,” he continued.

A schedule will be released soon at

A special thanks to the great sponsors who keep Mountaineer Motorsports running, North Star Contract Carriers of Howell, Michigan, and VP Racing Fuels.

To learn more about Mountaineer Motorsports and the Excaliber and West Virginia Mountaineer monster trucks, visit and “like” them on Facebook at!

Monster Truck Madness – Monroe, MI – 08/06/10

Event: Monster Truck Madness
Venue: Monroe County Fairgrounds
Location: Monroe, MI
Date: August 6th, 2010
Photographer: Paul M. Harry

Lineup:  Amsoil Shock Therapy (Jon Zimmer), Avenger (Jim Koehler), Brutus (Chris Bergeron), Excaliber (Chris Ryan), High Maintenance (Jocelyn Perrin), Spike (Rich Hilgendorf), Wrecking Crew (Steve Koehler) [Read more…]

Monster Trucks Set to Rumble In Monroe

(Monroe, MI) Monster trucks return to the 2010 Monroe County Fair after a packed grandstand saw some of the best action in Michigan last year. 2009 Racing Winner Jon Zimmer will drive his Amsoil Shock Therapy monster truck against a stacked field of trucks including 2009 Freestyle Winners Jocelyn Perrin in High Maintenance and Jim Koehler in Avenger. “Its going to be a big show, big crowds, the big names of the sport going at it,” said Zimmer. “We’re all based from Michigan so that makes us want to win and run even harder for the fans,” he added. The action starts at 7 PM on Friday night, August 6th.

This year the Midwest Monster Truck Events group has compiled the largest and best lineup of trucks with names like Avenger, Brutus, High Maintenance, Amsoil Shock Therapy, Excaliber, Spike, and Wrecking Crew! Race fans can expect to see these mechanical beasts go vertical in a tailgate ripping wheelie contest and then go head to head in Chicago-Style bracket racing until the winner is crowned. But that’s not all, last is freestyle! These 10,000lb trucks will unleash their 1500 horsepower engines in an all out freestyle spectacle flying over everything in sight.

Tickets are now available at the Monroe County Fair box office. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for kids 12 and under. So come check out one of the biggest summer events in Michigan! Head on over August 6th to Monroe for Monster Truck Madness! Come join us for a pre show pit party and meet the drivers! More information and directions available at!!