/R E P E A T -- Monster Jam legends return to Rogers Centre for action filled tour stop/


    TORONTO, Jan. 14 /CNW/ - MONSTER JAM rolls into ROGERS CENTRE on
SATURDAY, JANUARY 17 and SUNDAY, JANUARY 18, 2009 with two smashing shows and
10 of the world's most famous monster trucks including, GRAVE DIGGER, MAXIMUM
DESTRUCTION and 2008 freestyle winner BULLDOZER! Also recently confirmed to be
in attendance is one of the only female trucks on the circuit MADUSA.
    The Monster Jam circuit brings showmanship, thrills and spills to the
over 75,000 excited fans that cheer them on during the course of two days.
This year, Rogers Centre marks the triumphant return of legends DENNIS
ANDERSON (GRAVE DIGGER) and DEBRAH MICELI (MADUSA).
    ANDERSON, on the tour since 1982 and the founding father behind the wheel
of the world-renowned truck GRAVE DIGGER, returns to impress Toronto fans for
the first time in over a decade. Winner of multiple titles including Monster
Jam World Finals Championship in 2000 (Freestyle), 2004 (Racing) and 2006
(Racing), and all-around fan favourite, Anderson is sure to heat up the track.
MICELI is making her return to the circuit for the first time since 2005 when
she was crowned Monster Jam Racing Champion. She was the first woman to ever
earn a Monster Jam World Finals racing championship is remains one of the few
female drivers to take home a championship in any major motorsport series.
    Prepare yourself for a weekend of skilful driving and heart-stopping
competition that will have you sitting on the edge of your seat.PRE-EVENT MEDIA CALL:

    When:        Friday, January 16, 2009
    Where:       Rogers Centre - Gate 9 (accreditation will be supplied upon
                 arrival)
    Time:        10:00 - 10:45 a.m.(*)
                 Walk official course; interview drivers; see trucks up close
                 Tape segments from within stationary truck

                 10:45 - 11:00 a.m.(*)
                 Watch trucks as they take to the course
                 Informal demonstration and show preview
                 Capture action footage (from safe distance)

    (*) time and line-up subject to change at discretion of promoter; line-up
        to include Dustin Brown (Chief Mechanic, Grave Digger); Debrah Miceli
        (driver, Madusa); Chuck Werner (driver, Bulldozer)

    EVENT NIGHT MEDIA:

    When:        Saturday, January 18, 2009
    Where:       Rogers Centre - Gate 9 (accreditation will be supplied upon
                 arrival)
    Time:        7:15 pm
    What:        Photo / video opportunities from 400L broadcast booth
                 Watch event from press box

    IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that all media seeking photo or video
    images must contact the Rogers Centre Communications Office to receive
    the Feld Motor Sports Media Release Form which is to be signed prior to
    being issued a credential.

    All media interested in covering the event must RSVP in advance.
For further information: IMAGES, B-ROLL FOOTAGE AND CREDENTIAL REQUESTS,
CONTACT: Nadia Flaim, Manager, Rogers Centre Communications, (416) 341-1119
(direct), nadia.flaim@rogerscentre.com; Kendra Hunter, Coordinator, Rogers
Centre Communications, (416) 341-1237 (direct),
kendra.hunter@rogerscentre.com