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Lucas Oil's Bigfoot Reclaims Guinness Record Monster Truck Long Jump
It's a NEW WORLD RECORD of 214.8 feet as Dan Runte reclaims the Guinness Record Monster Truck Long Jump in Bigfoot #18 at the O'Reilly Auto Parts Fall 4-Wheel Jamboree Nationals in Indianapolis.
(Indianapolis, IN 9/17/2012) The legendary Bigfoot Monster Truck shattered the Guinness World Records Monster Truck Long Jump record Sunday, September 16th at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. BIGFOOT driver Dan Runte first set the record in 1999 with a jump of 202 feet in Nashville, TN during the Tennessee Aviation Day over a 727 jetliner. According to Guinness World Records, Bigfoot's record was broken in 2010 in Columbia, PA with a 208 ft long jump achieved by Joe Sylvester's Bad Habit Monster Truck.
The new long jump record, achieved once again by Bigfoot driver, Dan Runte, was set yesterday at 214.8 ft. The record-breaking jump was staged as part of the O'Reilly Auto Parts 4-Wheel Jamboree Nationals, an annual gathering of over 4,500 truck and jeep enthusiasts from all over the country.Follow @Lucas_Oil