Air Force Afterburner

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Air Force Afterburner
Air Force Afterburner at Alamodome in San Antonio (090110-F-1342E-105).jpg
Owner and driver information
Owner Feld Entertainment
Driver(s)
  • Paul Cohen (2006)
  • Damon Bradshaw (2007-2011)
Truck information
Year created 2006
Body style Cadillac Escalade
Engine Merlin 540

The Air Force Afterburner was a monster truck sponsored by the United States Air Force that raced on the United States Hot Rod Association circuit. It was driven by Damon Bradshaw.

History[edit]

The Afterburner debuted in 2006 and was equipped with 66 inches (1.7 m) tires and a 1,465 horsepower (1,092 kW) Merlin 540 engine.[1] Paul Cohen was driver during the 2006 season, and became crew chief in subsequent seasons. Damon Bradshaw took over driving duties in 2007.[1] Afterburner won the Monster Jam World Finals X freestyle championship on March 28, 2009,[2] the Air Force dropped its sponsorship in 2011, with Bradshaw moving to the Monster Energy team.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lindsey, Jennifer (January 15, 2007). "Air Force Afterburner thrills monster truck fans at Alamodome". U.S. Air Force. Retrieved January 2, 2014. 
  2. ^ "AF Afterburner wins first championship". U.S. Air Force. April 2, 2009. Archived from the original on January 3, 2014. Retrieved January 2, 2014. 

External links[edit]

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