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Bearfoot Monster Truck
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Owner     Paul Shafer Motorsports
Drivers   Todd Frolik, Brian Womack
Norman Miller
Style Dodge Ram Pickup
Engine   Keith Black Hemi
Home city Portage, Indiana
Year created   1979

Fred Shafer originally owned the Bear Foot monster truck up until September of 1997. He was one of the first monster truck drivers, with his Chevy Silverado truck. Fred, who also took part in pro-stock drag racing, got the name for his truck back in the early days, when he used to be seen driving around with his two pet American black bears, Sugar & Spice, in the truck bed. Fans seeing the two bears, started calling the truck Bear Foot, & the name seemed to stick.
Fred drove Chevrolet for 12 years before moving over to a Dodge for the past 6 years. Fred won the world championships three times, along with numerous elapsed time records, the indoor jumping distance record & held the long distance jump record for !

Fred sold the truck & name to Paul Shafer of Monster Patrol Inc. (who is no relation) & a 2-year lease on the shop and garage that Fred used to house Bear Foot.

The original Bear foot truck was one of the first trucks to use the now standard size 66-inch Goodyear Terra tires. Bear Foot was also the first monster truck to ever roll over. It was the first time Fred had let somone else have ago at driving the beast. He had let friend Paula Harbud (a women!) drive over some cars, but too much throttle sent the truck up into a wheelie, the truck went back onto the two wheelie bars, which Fred had on the back of the truck to stop it from rolling over, but one broke which sent the truck toppling backwards & the truck landed on it it's roof.

Fred has had 5 Bearfoot trucks in total, one which is a active display truck.
Bear Foots exploits include an appearance on the "Knight Rider" TV series with David Hasselhoff., in ZZ Tops "Sleeping Bag" music video, & as the cover model for a popular children's coloring book. The Bear Foot trucks other achievements include being the USHRA (United States Hot Rod Association) Monster Truck Racing Championship three times. In 1990, 1992 & 1993. Fred Shafer is also the oldest monster truck racer still in competition.

recently Dodge decided not to renew it's sponsorship of the truck, sponsors play an important roll in the financial running of any monster truck racing team. At the 1997 Truck Fest, Fred took a win on the second day of the event. I had the pleasure of meeting Fred at the 1997 Truck Fest. He even let me sit in the truck, while it was sat on top of some crushed cars. He will be missed from the sport. Paul Shafer who also owns Monster Patrol, will surely race the truck real hard !   Source: Monster Trucks UK

 
 
 
 
 

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Paul Shafer Motorsports
Bearfoot, Monster Patrol, Taurus, Boogey Van,
Kid Rock, and more, are all owned by Shafer Motorsports.

 
   

 

 

Monster Jam Monster Truck Games by Activision

Battle through stadium races, freestyle competitions and outdoor circuit tracks on your way to becoming the Monster Jam world champion!  Read More

 

Mountain Rush ... In Search of Cache - Several topics of interest dominated this winter's trip that seemed to have themed the weekend into a trip to remember.  Wheeling for Cache
 
2007 All Breeds Jeep Show, York PA - Bigger and Better than Ever, the 12th annual All Breeds Jeep Show in York PA proved to be the best yet in it's 12 years with an incredible number of Jeeps, vendors, activities, and action on the course.  Enough to get any Jeep fanatic's blood pumping.  The show was July 21, 22, 2007 Saturday & Sunday and took place at the York Expo Center - York, PA.  Scenes from the Event.
 

 

Dave Leasure's
Twisted Willys

As we watched this beast crawl up the RTI Ramp, observed the pivot point just behind the cab of the truck as it worked it's extra flex into a great score for a 118 inch wheelbase vehicle, we knew we would have to do a page on this beast
  


Jeep Wrangler JK Rubicon On-Road Review

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Wheeling in the Shmootz
Freakishly warm, wet Mid-January weather brings with it fun, breakage, recoveries, football and beer. Our Winter Trip in the bag
    
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The 10 Annual PA Jeeps Jeep Show in York PA is something for the Jeep Fan to See.  A Jeep Exclusive Show-n-Shine, Trail Readiness Event.  


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