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​Crushed Cars and Twisted Metal Take Center Stage at the Carlisle Truck Nationals - Over Bored, Miss Over Bored and Transauras Join the Virginia Giant Ride Truck in 2019

June, 2019

Carlisle, PA… A staple of the Carlisle Truck Nationals, presented by A&A Auto Stores is monster truck action! Annually, a pair of trucks, plus some additional thrill-based action comes to the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds and offers guests edge of their seat excitement. Those trucks and whatever is accompanying them, join forces with the Virginia Giant ride truck to give Truck Nationals guests the thrill of a lifetime. In 2019, the fun includes Over Bored, Miss Over Bored and Transaurus

The show itself starts early on Friday, August 2, with Monster truck shows taking place Friday, twice Saturday and once more Sunday. Hosted by Diehl Wilson, owner of the on-site Virginia Giant ride truck, Over Bored and Miss Over Bored will square off to the delight of enthusiasts of all ages. Since year one of the truck show in 1991, trucks have been THE form of entertainment and with these monster truck shows, event excitement is taken to a whole new level. So…let’s meet the participants!

Over Bored & Miss Over Bored: Monster Jam trucks Over Bored and Miss Over Bored come to Carlisle for the first time ever. These mid-western based trucks are a husband and wife team. Their time at Carlisle is either entertainment for guests or matrimonial bragging rights for them…not sure which yet. 

Virginia Giant Ride Truck: As mentioned above, this truck is owned by former Monster Jam regular Diehl Wilson. It’s cool because it’s interactive. It’s interactive because guests can climb aboard the iconic truck and go for a heart pounding, car crushing, no holds barred edge of their seat ride. Ride, crush, enjoy and repeat!

Additional fun features include the return of the metal eating, car crushing, fire breathing Transaurus. Transaurus is the world’s ONLY jet powered, transforming, car eating dinosaur. This beast is hungry and needs fed and that will happen on Saturday ONLY of truck weekend. The problem is, it’s only powered by a steady diet of sub-compact cars. We plan on having a full buffet available so as to appease this monster! Before, during and after its feast, it just might belch fire too! Transaurus will perform twice on Saturday only of the show, so don’t miss out!

A ticket for the Carlisle Truck Nationals is just $15 with kids 12 and under free. All monster truck shows are FREE with an admission to the grounds, though a nominal fee does apply for rides on the Virginia Giant. Seating goes quickly for each show, so guests are encouraged to arrive early, enjoy all that the truck show has to offer and then find a spot. Complete details on truck weekend including how to show a truck or BUY TICKETS can also be found at or by calling 717-243-7855.