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Brutus
IMG 3828
Brutus circa 2016

Owner

Team Scream

Driver

Brad Allen

Body Style

2004 3d Dog Concept

Engine

Blown 575 Chevrolet Big Block

Transmission

Coan/Bewick Power Glide

Tires

66" Terra/BKT

Debut

2001

Brutus is a custom dog monster truck owned by Team Scream and driven by Brad Allen. The truck is most famous for being driven by Chris Bergeron from 2001-2013 and took the truck to the Monster Jam World Finals 6 times.

History

  • 2001 - Brutus debuts as a Chevrolet S-10 driven by Chris Bergeron. Rather than a dog, the original theme was of the Roman Assassin, Marcus Junius Brutus.
  • 2004 - The custom 3D dog body debuts.
  • 2005 - Brutus competes in its first World Finals.
  • 2006 - Chris takes the truck to its second World Finals.
  • 2007 - Brutus is featured in Monster Jam.
  • 2008 - A new chassis debuts under Brutus.
  • 2011 - A brand new paint scheme debuts at the World Finals.
  • 2013 - Chris Bergeron retires.
  • 2014 - The truck is shelved. Brad Allen drives for a few shows.
  • 2016 - Brutus returns to full time competition with Brad Allen driving in the Fox Sports 1 Series even winning the Donut Competition at Anaheim.
  • 2017 - The truck competes in the East Coast Fox Sports 1 Series.
  • 2018 - A Monster Mutt Rottweiler body is run on the chassis for the Monster Jam Stadium Tour 1 along with teammate Jim Koehler and Avenger. Brad then competed at the same years Double Down Showdown. Though he did not win, his other teammate Cory Rummell driving Pirate's Curse (on the Rage chassis) won the Championship.

Trivia

The original theme of the truck was of the Roman assassin, Brutus. The truck featured the Roman on the hood, clutching two knives. After several fans made comments about their dogs also being named brutus, the truck's theme was comically to match this.

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