Chris Arel - Motorsports

Chris Arel - Motorsports

April 13, 2011 10:55 ET

Media Advisory: Bad Habit to Preview Saturday's Monster Spectacular

Monster Trucks to crush cars Thursday at Scotiabank Place

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 13, 2011) -Monster Spectacular invites media representatives to attend a preview of this Saturday's Monster Spectacular show at Scotiabank Place. On Thursday, April 14, monster truck Bad Habit will crush cars in a display of power in Lot 9 at Scotiabank Place in Ottawa.

The monster truck will put on a car-crushing exhibition in a demonstration of events to come when Chris Arel Motorsports' Monster Spectacular visits Scotiabank Place this Saturday at 7 p.m.

Bah Habit's driver, Joe Sylvester, will also be on hand to pose for pictures with this giant 10,000-pound, 4 X 4 truck. Sylvester, 26, is the youngest independent professional monster truck driver and team owner in the Monster Spectacular series.

What: Photo and interview opportunities with world-record holder Joe Sylvester following a car-crushing demonstration with Monster Spectacular's Bad Habit.

When: Thursday, April 14, at 1 p.m. (availability follows demonstration)

Where: Scotiabank Place Lot 9 – 1000 Palladium Drive, Ottawa.

The mechanical monsters are back as Monster Spectacular returns to Scotiabank Place in 2011, featuring a 2-1/2-hour plus show with no timeouts and constant high-speed action. The biggest names on the circuit will be present, including former world champion Avenger driven by Jim Kohler. There will also be ATV races, pro street bike stunts and freestyle motocross with back flips.

Tickets prices are $22.50, $25.50, $29.50 and Gold Circle Seats are $36.50; kids (12 years old and under) save $6 off all $29.50 tickets and $8 off all $25.50 and $22.50 seats. Ticket prices exclude CRF and convenience charges.

Tickets can be purchased by visiting, by phone at 613-599-FANS (3267) or 1-877-788-FANS (3267); in person at The Sens Store at Rideau Centre and Place d'Orléans, any Ottawa Sports Experts location, Les Galeries de Hull and at the Scotiabank Place box office.

Contact Information

  • Chris Arel, Monster Spectacular, 819-816-8880
    Chris Moore, Scotiabank Place, 613-599-0326