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Nitro Circus
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Nitro Circus circa 2009

Owner

FELD Motorsports

Driver

Cam McQueen and Travis Pastrana

Body Style

Ford f150

Engine

540ci Merlin

Transmission

Coan 2-Speed

Tires

66" Terra

Debuted

2008

Discontinuation

2011

Nitro Circus was a Ford Superduty monster truck driven by Travis Pastrana and Cam McQueen. The truck, although short life wise, accomplished some major achievements throughout its career.

History

  • 2008- Travis Pastrana unsuccessfully attempts a backflip with the truck (Note: This was before the truck's official debut)
  • 2009- Nitro Circus debuts in freestyle of World Finals X with Pastrana behind the wheel. Lee O'Donnell drives Nitro Circus in Arnhem Holland, winning one of the racing competitions.
  • 2010- Cam McQueen, the full time driver, competes with Nitro Circus in Monster Jam Live.
  • 2010- Nitro Circus becomes the first truck to complete a backflip in competition, doing it in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 2011- Nitro Circus and Cam become the first team to complete a backflip at the World Finals, and McQueen holds onto the lead from being the first truck right until the end, losing by one point to Jim Koehler and Avenger in the tie breaker
  • 2011- Nitro Circus competes in its final show in Baltimore, Maryland with Pastrana driving before converting into Northern Nightmare.

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