The first "official" Monster Jam World Finals was held on March 25th, 2000. The event featured a sixteen truck lineup. This event was broadcasted on pay per view the day after the event.

Tom Meents, driving Goldberg, won the first Racing title over Scott Hartsock in Gunslinger.

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Dennis Anderson, driving Grave Digger, won the first Freestyle title with a perfect score of 40.

Despite the fact that only Airborne Ranger and King Krunch pulled out, WCW Nitro Machine, Prowler, and Reptoid's freestyles were not shown on the recordings.

Track Layout


World Finals 1 Track

The track layout was basic compared to modern standards, but many consider it to be a great track for its age.

The track had two trucks starting beside each other behind the stadium. They drove down the length of the stadium, made a U-turn and hit a car stack, crossing the finish line in the process.


Airborne Ranger - Joe Cypher


Avenger - Jim Koehler

Bulldozer - Guy Wood

Goldberg - Tom Meents

Grave Digger 7 - Dennis Anderson

Gunslinger - Scott Hartsock

King Krunch - Scott Stephens

Madusa - Madusa

WCW Nitro Machine - Charlie Pauken

nWo - Rob Knell

Predator - Allen Pezo

Prowler - Dave Pezo

Reptoid - Jim Jack

Sting - Sky Hartley


Sudden Impact - John Seasock - Lyle Hancock

Round 1 Racing

Goldberg vs. WCW Nitro Machine


Bulldozer vs. Predator

Sudden Impact vs.

nWo vs. Sting

Madusa vs. Airborne Ranger (Crashes)

Reptoid vs. Gunslinger


King Krunch vs. Avenger

Grave Digger vs, Prowler

Round 2 Racing

Goldberg vs. Predator

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Madusa vs. Gunslinger

King Krunch vs. Grave Digger


Goldberg vs.

Gunslinger vs. King Krunch

Championship Race

Goldberg vs. Gunslinger


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Grave Digger: 40 (crash) 39

nWo: 37 (crash)

Goldberg: 37 (crash)

Madusa: 34 (crash)


Goldberg Breaks Wheel Off

Gunslinger: 34

Predator: 29

Sting: 26

Sudden Impact: 26


Wrenchhead's Reverse Skywheele

Avenger: 26

Bulldozer: 26

WCW Nitro Machine: 19 (crash) (Freestyle Never Shown On TV)


The aftermath of WCW Nitro Machine's Unseen freestyle

Prowler: 16 (Freestyle Never Shown On TV)

Reptoid: 4 (Freestyle Never Shown On TV)

Airborne Ranger: DNF

King Krunch: DNF

Pit Party Trucks


  • This would be the only World Finals appearance of Reptoid (though he did
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    Unseen Reptoid Freestyle

    compete at the World Finals 0), Prowler, nWo, WCW Nitro Machine, and Airborne Ranger.
  • Prowler, Reptoid, and Nitro Machine's Freestyles were not seen
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    Prowler's Unseen freestyle

    on TV.
  • This event also featured freestyle motocross with Mike Metzger and Brian Deegan. Mike would win the three rounds of competition. This was only seen on the PPV broadcast.
  • Supercross' Robbie Floyd was in attendance, broadcasting the freestyle motocross portion of the show.
  • Bill Goldberg was in attendance, watching Tom Meents drive his truck. He also joined the broadcast booth twice during racing.
  • Lyle Hancock said in his interview during the first Minneapolis freestyle stop on the 2001 season that his original plans were to hit the container in reverse and do a 360, possibly meaning a reverse backflip situation.

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