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Lucas Oil Crusader
Crusader
Lucas Oil Crusader circa 2017

Owner

FELD Motorsports (truck), Lucas Oil (name)

Driver

Linsey Weenk

Body Style

Cadillac Escalade

Engine

540ci Merlin

Transmission

Coan 2-Speed

Tires

66" Terra / BKT

Debuted

2011

Discontinuation

December 2018

Lucas Oil Crusader (also called just Crusader) was a Cadillac Escalade monster truck driven by Linsey Weenk from 2011-2018. It has appeared in every World Finals since its debut and also took part in every Fox Sports 1 Series.

History

  • late 2010- Lucas Oil Crusader debuts with former Blue Thunder driver, Linsey Weenk, behind the wheel.
  • 2011 - Lucas Oil Crusader debuted in Houston, Texas. For the truck's first shows, a knight design was seen on the trucks roof. Later that year, the design was changed from a knight to a simple Lucas Oil logo which is run this day.
  • 2012 - The truck started using red beadlocks. The truck debuted its red beadlocks at the Metrodome on December 10, 2011.
  • 2015 - Linsey and the truck competes in the Fox Sports 1 Series winning multiple events.
  • 2016 - The truck once again competed in the Fox Sports 1 Series.
  • 2017 - Linsey ran on the East Coast Fox Sports 1 Series which he would eventually win.
  • 2018 - The truck debuts a brand new chassis and is run on one of Monster Jam's Stadium Tours. Lucas Oil Crusader had it's final show at Minneapolis in December 2018.
  • 2019 - Linsey moves to another ride, Lucas Oil Crusader is retired.

World Finals Appearances

  • 2011 - Linsey Weenk
  • 2012 - Linsey Weenk
  • 2013 - Linsey Weenk
  • 2014 - Linsey Weenk
  • 2015 - Linsey Weenk
  • 2016 - Linsey Weenk
  • 2017 - Linsey Weenk
  • 2018 - Linsey Weenk

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