El Toro Loco ("The Crazy Bull" in Spanish) is a Monster Truck currently
racing in the USHRA Monster Jam series. El Toro Loco is currently driven by Lupe
Soza, and is owned by Live Nation. El Toro Loco features one of the first
3-D body shells, with horns sticking out the front. This body was originally
designed for Bulldozer, and was found a second use for El Toro Loco. As El Toro
Loco has increased in popularity, it has become the primary truck for the body
style. In 2004, El Toro Loco was a Monster Jam World Finals Freestyle
Co-Champion with Madusa and Maximum Destruction.
Live Nation NYSE: LYV is a
live events company based in Beverly Hills, CA. Live Nation, formed in 2005 by a
spin-off from Clear Channel Communications. The present CEO of the company is
Michael Rapino and its headquarters is located in Beverly Hills, CA.
In 2005, Live Nation promoted or produced over 28,500 events, including music
concerts, theatrical shows, specialized motor sports and other events, with
total attendance exceeding 61 million. As of September 30, 2005, Live Nation
owned or operated 117 venues, consisting of 75 domestic and 42 international
venues. These venues include 39 amphitheaters, 58 theaters, 14 clubs, four
arenas and two festival sites. In addition, through equity, booking or similar
arrangements Live Nation has the right to book events at 33 additional venues.
El Toro Loco Truck Information and Truck History
El Toro Loco is born of the same bad-blooded breed as Bulldozer. Lupe Soza
piloted El Toro in its' first competition in Lafayette, Louisiana, during
January of 2001. The bilingual (Spanish and English) driver and his brazen red
bull were a sensation from the start. Before his first roll-over in May of 2001,
the legion of fans started to swell in numbers.
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.
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