Monster’s ball at Showground

Monster truck Extreme flies over a jump at Wayville Showgrounds. Picture: AAP/Mark Brake

International monster truck drivers Don Frankish and Kim Carter Bard will headline another edition of the Monster Truck Rumble at the Adelaide Showgrounds on Saturday night.

 

 

The drivers tuned up their cars and got used to the track on Thursday and organisers are expecting a bumper crowd.

Kim Carter Bard, driver of monster truck Miss Mayhem at Wayville Showgrounds this week. Picture: AAP/Mark Brake

 

Kim Carter Bard, driver of monster truck Miss Mayhem at Wayville Showgrounds this week. Picture: AAP/Mark BrakeSource:News Limited

Canadian Frankish, who started out his motorsport career in the mid 1980s, was chuffed to conquer another continent.

 

“I have travelled many parts of the world with my involvement in Monster Trucks and

 

Australia was always on the bucket list, now it is coming true. We are proud to have been invited.”

 

 

Monster truck Extreme flies over a jump at Wayville Showgrounds. Picture: AAP/Mark Brake

 

Monster truck Extreme flies over a jump at Wayville Showgrounds. Picture: AAP/Mark BrakeSource:News Limited

 

 

Carter Bard, who returns in her Miss Mayhem truck, loved the event last year and is expected again to be a crowd darling.

 

She has an impressive resume, having previously been a NASCAR driver, racing instructor and NHRA drag racing series track champion.

 

The night will also include freestyle motocross, quad racing, a double decker car challenge and fireworks.

 

Gates open at 4.30pm and the main event starts at 7pm.

 

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