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Gold Star Buick GMC will present the Central Coast Motorsports Spectacular on Sunday October 2nd. Tickets are on sale now 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. Visit the Box Office Monday-Friday between 10am and 6pm, call 800-549-4989 or order your tickets 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: Big Foot, Raminator, Hooligan, Terminator, Bounty Hunter, Iron Outlaw and Jail Bird. 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. Other sponsors of the event include Always Towing, Holiday Inn Express, Comcast Spotlight, KCBA Fox 35, KION News Channel 46, KLOK Tricolor 99.5 FM, La Preciosa 100.7 FM and Univision KSMS 67.

There will be a pit party on Saturday October 1st from 12 to 5pm. Fans can check out monster trucks up close and get driver autographs between 2 and 4pm. Come hungry on Sunday October 2nd to enjoy the food vendors on the mid-way before you take your seats to take in the show. 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.

Photo by John F. Gay Jr.

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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