Instant Live 8: Monster trucks, motorcycle jumper roll into Mesquite Arena

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by WYATT GOOLSBY

WFAA

Posted on February 1, 2013 at 4:06 PM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 16 at 10:08 PM

MESQUITE – "The Biggest of the Bad" has arrived in North Texas.

Monster truck fans will see junk-car crushing and a wheelie contest this weekend inside the Mesquite Arena.

On Friday, Instant Live 8 got an early at the “Heart Breaker” monster truck.

Checkered Flag Productions runs the show, which includes a line-up of various Monster Trucks that include the famous" Bigfoot," widely regarded as the first monster truck. In addition, famed motorcycle rider Big Ed Buckley will also be a star attraction at the event as the 300-pound man, the world’s largest motorcycle jumper, attempts a “death jump” at each show.

The Friday and Saturday night events each begin at 7:30 p.m., with gates opening at 6 p.m. and a VIP Pit Party at 6:30 p.m.

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