1997 – R/C Monster Motorsports débuts in
Florida: R/C Monster Motorsports débuted at the Florida State Fairgrounds
in 1997 at an Indoor Sports Monster Truck event. At this event, R/C Monster Motorsports established its relationships with Kirk Dabney, driver of the
Extreme Overkill monster truck and Scott Hartsock driver of the Gunslinger
2003 - R/C Monster Motorsports holds events
in the Tampa Bay area: Initially, R/C Monster Motorsports was just a hobby for a small
group of drivers in central Florida. In 2003, R/C Monster Motorsports
witnessed a significant increase in interest for the hobby and partnered
with Hobbies 24 Seven to run R/C monster truck races.
2004 - R/C Monster Motorsports in Corporates: R/C Monster Motorsports becomes a Corporation. R/C Monster Motorsports, Inc.
2004 - March 13th-14th, 2004: R/C Monster Motorsports started working with
Race Rock the Supercharged Restaurant, in Orlando to offer radio controlled
monster truck races twice a year.
2004 - August: R/C Monster Motorsports and Superior Hobbies performed a
special presentation for Hooters Point Orlando, Florida. This event was
taped and still runs on Tampa Bay’s first web television station. “The Eye”.
2005 - January 8th, 2005: Twenty R/C Monster Motorsports drivers were
invited for a static display a pre and halftime shows at the USHRA Superbowl
of Motorsports at Raymond James Stadium.
2005 - January 29th, 2005: Pre-show at the USHRA Superbowl of Motorsports
Citrus Bowl, Orlando. John Seasock , Traxxas, Superior Hobbies, R/C Monster
Motorsports presented Justin Haugland with a brand new T-Maxx for his
services in the United States Navy. This event established our relationship
with John Seasock driver of the Traxxas T-Maxx monster truck.
2005 - February 12th, 2005: R/C Monster Motorsports held it’s first all
day racing event at Paul Shafer Motorsports Rock-N-Motorsports Monster Truck
Fest 5 Ocala, Florida. This event was taped for the Outdoor Channel’s
Monsters of Destruction Behind the Scenes, R/C Monster Motorsports was
honored to have a segment aired which established our relations with the
2005 - April 22nd, 2005: R/C Monster Motorsports taped an episode for the
Outdoor Channel’s Inside R/C. This event took place at the Grand Opening of
Ronnie Setser’s S.S Raceway in Tampa, Florida. R/C Monster Motorsports
teamed up with long time friend Kirk Dabney behind the wheel of Monster
Patrol to make a spectacular episode. Behind the scenes footage was taped
and still airs on Tampa Bay’s first web television station “The Eye”.
2005 - June 18th, 2005: R/C Monster Motorsports takes its first long
distance road trip back home to Long Island NY. R/C Monster Motorsports
holds a 10 year reunion race with the owners of South Shore Hobby, Benny and
2005 - November 5th-6th, 2005: R/C Monster Motorsports crowns its first National
Champion Tommy Feichtel. Race Rock Orlando, Florida.
2005 - November 19th-20th, 2005: R/C Monster Motorsports holds its first two day
event at the “Extreme Motor Sport Extravaganza” Samsula, Florida. This event
featured the “Paul Shafer Motorsports World Finals.” R/C Monster Motorsports
crowned Tommy Feichtel 2005 R/C Monster Motorsports World Champion and
announced the sponsorship of Peter Spragg who made the trip from New Jersey.
2005 - December 3rd, 2005: Tommy Feichtel’s World Champion Traxxas T-Maxx
monster truck is put on permanent display at Race Rock the supercharged
restaurant Orlando, Florida.
2005 - December 3rd, 2005: Race Rock extends an invitation to hold the R/C
Monster Motorsports racing events four times a year; Spring, Summer, Fall,
2005 - December 11th, 2005: “Trucks Gone Wild,” Lakeland Motorsports Park
Lakeland, Florida. R/C Monster Motorsports establishes relationship with Mac
and Liz Plecker owners of the HPI Savage Ride Monster Truck.
2005 - December 2005: “Southern Monster Truck Showdown” Inverness,
Florida. R/C Monster Motorsports establishes relationship with 29 year
veteran monster truck racing Bennett Clark driver of the Clydsdale Monster
2006 - January 7th, 2006: Traxxas, John Seacock T-Maxx, Superior Hobbies,
R/C Monster Motorsports present Tommy Feichtel with a brand new T-Maxx for
his 2005 racing season racing achievements.
2006 - January 28th, 2006: Superior
Hobbies and R/C Monster Motorsports present Scott Hartsock with a brand new
T-Maxx at the Superbowl of Motorsports Orlando, Florida.
2006 - May 27th, 2006 Monster Truck Racing at
Digger's Dungeon: R/C Monster Motorsports holds first ever R/C Monster
Monster truck racing event at Dennis Anderson's Digger Dungeon Poplar Branch
2006 - July 26th, 2006 Bear Foot and Amsoil
Shock Therapy Monster Trucks Sponsor Chase for the Championship Point
Series: R/C Monster Motorsports is proud to announce that the 2006-2007
Chase for the Championship Point Series will be sponsored by the Bear Foot
and Amsoil Shock Therapy Monster Truck racing teams. Both of these Monster
truck teams are owned by Paul Shafer Motorsports.
2006 - July 26th, 2006: James Tigue II,
driver of "Bear Foot" will be sponsoring the 2006-2007 Chase for the
Championship Points Series. Bear Foot is owned by Paul Shafer Motorsports.
2006 - July 26th, 2006: Wayne Tigue,
driver of the Amsoil "Shock Therapy" will be sponsoring the 2006-2007 Chase
for the Championship Points Series. Amsoil "Shock Therapy" is owned by Paul
November 25-26, 2007:
R/C Monster Motorsports displays, races and provides audience demonstrations
at "The Man Expo" with Kirk Dabney's Monster Patrol and Wild Thang.
January 17, 2007: R/C
Monster Motorsports President, Fred Reep and Kirk Dabney, Monster Patrol
develop the Monster of Motorsports.
January 27, 2007: R/C
Monster Motorsports, displays, races and provides audience demonstrations at
the 2007 Monster Jam at Citrus Bowl.
February 2007: R/C
Monster Motorsports develops marketing promotion for Sassafras Marketing for
their "Full Throttle Man-Ergy Tour".
April 2007: R/C Monster
Motorsports design and development custom Race Management Software to
be used at the 2007 R/C Monster Jam World Finals.
May 25-27, 2007:
Dennis Anderson and R/C Monster Motorsports hold the largest R/C monster
truck event to date! "Dennis Anderson and RC Monster Motorsports Presents
the 2007 R/C Monster Jam World Finals", Digger's Dungeon, Poplar Branch,
were 91 drivers with 214 trucks from 12 states at the race. Over the 3 days of
racing there were over 275 side-by-side races.