Just over one week remains until the final major monster truck show of the season leads into a month-long break until the first quarter of action begins. On that night inside the Minneapolis HHH Metrodome, many unforgettable moments will be made in just a few hours.
The finish of the 2012 calendar year saw a season of new trucks, new drivers, many headlines and controversial moments.
Wins have come by the hauler-full for some of the biggest names in the industry, while new upstarts put their names on the map with incredible races or freestyles. Legends in the industry were honored and rookies kept streaks alive.
Industry leaders such as Monster Jam, Family Events, the Toughest Monster Truck Tour, and others put on thrilling shows across the country and even in Europe and also Aruba. It's been an incredible year with millions of fans being thrilled from the county fairgrounds to the homes of some of the biggest sports teams in the country.
As 2012 comes to a close, every fan reflects on the memories from every show they've attended, every driver they've met, and each autograph obtained.
Here's a look back and the moments this writer feels deserve to be recognized, each with incredible video.