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Gold Star Buick GMC presents the Central Coast Motorsports Spectacular this Sunday October 11th. Tickets are on sale from 10am-6pm daily at the Salinas Sports Complex Box Office at 1034 N. Main Street in Salinas.  Ticket prices are $10 for children ages 2-12, $20 for adults and $25 for box seats for all ages. To order by phone call 800-549-4989 or online at The Salinas Sports Complex will host this family-friendly event with non-stop motorsports action as Monster Trucks and Motocross Jumpers join the Truck and Tractor Pulls to entertain the crowd. The gates open at noon with motorsports action starting at 2pm that day.

Coors is sponsoring the Monster Truck event with eight Monster Trucks competing in the arena full of crushed cars and dirt ramps. Seven of the eight trucks have been announced: Bounty Hunter, Scarlet Bandit, Iron Outlaw, Knucklehead, Nitro Menace, Freedom Keeper and The Patriot. The eighth truck will be a surprise announced on Sunday October 11th at the show. The Motocross Jumpers will take jumps off of ramps that are over ten feet tall and fly at least 90 feet through the air hitting tricks before they land their jumps. There will be four motorcycle jumpers joining the show again this year. Truck and Tractor Pulls will feature different classes of trucks and tractors showcasing their horsepower as they pull a two-ton sled across the dirt floor; the pulls are sponsored by The Laurel Inn Motel & Conference Center. Other event sponsors include:


Always Towing & Recovery Inc.

A & S Metals

Holiday Inn Express

Don Chapin Co.

Jenkinson Construction

Neponset Ag

Pacific Ag Rentals

Quinn Rentals

RDO Equipment

S & M Motorsports

Star Sanitation

Waste Management


Media Partners:

Comcast Spotlight

KCBA Fox 35

KDON 102.5 FM & KPRC La Preciosa

News Channel 5 KION CBS 46

Univision KSMS 67 & KLOK 99.5FM


There will be a pit party on Saturday October 10th from 12 to 5pm. Fans can check out monster trucks up close and get driver autographs between 2 and 4pm. There will also be a ride truck, Wheels of Freedom, available; rides are $5 each.

Come hungry on Sunday to enjoy the food vendors on the mid-way before you take your seats to take in the show. A Rat Rod show will be open when gates open and is included in your ticket price. There will be an autograph party immediately following the event near the cowboy statue at the south end of the complex on the grassy area.



About California Rodeo Salinas


The 106th California Rodeo Salinas will take place July 21st-24th, 2016. The California Rodeo Association is a non-profit organization that strives to preserve and promote the traditions of the California Rodeo Salinas and the West. We support the community and other non-profit organizations through the staging of the annual California Rodeo Salinas and other year round operations of the Salinas Sports Complex. Through donation of our facility, vending and fundraising opportunities during Rodeo and other events, the California Rodeo Association returns over $300,000 annually to local non-profits. For more information about the California Rodeo Salinas, log on to or call the California Rodeo Office at 831-775.3100. ‘Like’ the California Rodeo on Facebook at or follow us on twitter @CaliforniaRodeo for updates, photos and more.


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