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Central Coast Motorsports Spectacular to Feature Truck & Tractor Pulls

Wild Show planned for this Sunday August 11th at Salinas Sports Complex

SALINAS, CA, August 5, 2013 – Gold Star Buick GMC presents the 4th annual Central Coast Motorsports Spectacular this Sunday August 11th. Motocross Jumpers will fly through the air, Monster Trucks will race in figure 8 patterns and the Truck and Tractor Pulls will entertain the crowd at the Salinas Sports Complex starting at 2pm. Gates open at noon and Monster Truck drivers will be available for autographs from 12:30 to 1:30pm before the show starts. This event is family friendly, but bring your ear plugs so the kids can enjoy the roaring engines. Food will be available for purchase on the midway if you want to come early for lunch.

 There are a couple ways that you and your family can get the full Monster Truck and motorsports experience; children and adults alike can pay to ride on one of the Monster Trucks for just $5 per person on Saturday August 10th from 2pm to 5pm and on Sunday August 11th from 12pm until the show ends. Monster Trucks will be on display on the lawn in front of the Salinas Sports Complex starting Wednesday August 7th and available for the public to take photos and get an up close view of the larger than life vehicles at no charge.

Tickets are available weekdays from 10am to 6pm 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, call 800-549-4989 or order your tickets online at

Coors is sponsoring the Monster Truck event with Monster Trucks competing in the arena full of crushed cars, dirt ramps and figure 8 patterns; Obsessed, Patriot, Tropical Thunder, Big Kahuna, Nitro Hornet, and King Krunch will be here. The Motocross Jumpers, sponsored by Drew-Massa Transportation, 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. New this year, the Truck and Tractor Pulls sponsored by the Laurel Inn Motel & Conference Center will feature different classes of trucks and tractors showcasing their horsepower as they pull a two ton sled across the dirt floor. Other sponsors include Always Towing & Recovery, Central Coast Sign Factory, Don Chapin Company, Jenkinson Construction, Neponset Ag, Quinn Rentals, RDO Equipment Co., Star Sanitation and Waste Management.  

About California Rodeo Salinas

The California Rodeo Salinas will take place July 17-20, 2014. The California Rodeo Association is a not-for-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 $350,000 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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