Ram Truck Breaks Guinness World Record

The Ram brand continues to make itself known as a force to reckoned with, and has broken the the Guinness World Record for "Fastest Speed for a Monster Truck" on December 15, 2014 at 8:44 A.M. The Raminator, Ram's sponsored truck, broke the record at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas. By hitting the newest and highest record, with a speed of 99.10 miles per hour, the Raminator and its driver, Mark Hall, earned the top spot in the record book, beating the previous 96.8 mph record.

The Circuit of The Americas site in Austin, Texas where the record was broken is a 3.4-mile race track, on a 1000 acre lot. The track was designed for all classes of racing, and hosts many different events, including Formula 1 and the X Games. It is a familiar venue for Ram monster trucks, though they compete in freestyle events and races across the country, year-round.

Ram continues to be the fastest growing truck brand in America, and is a long time sponsor of the Raminator, the fastest monster truck. Since 2002 Ram has sponsored multiple monster trucks, including the 2014 Monster Truck National Champions, the Raminator and Rammunition. In addition, Mopar introduced the Mopar Muscle in 2014, an additionally sponsored truck.

The Hall Brothers Racing Team, based out of Champaign, Illinois, own and operate the entire line of Ram sponsored monster trucks. The Hall's Raminator has been named the "Truck of the Year" by the Monster Truck Racing Association's (MRA" eight times. In addition, Mark Hall, who drives the Raminator, has been named the MRTA's "Driver of the Year" nine times, and Crew Chief Time Hall was named ""Mechanic of the Year" by the MRTA five times in eight years.

Tim Hall, the Hall Brothers Racing President and Crew Chief, spoke about the experience and exhilaration of breaking the world record. Citing it as a moment they will never forget, Hall thanked the Ram and Mopar brands, and their continued support.

Since becoming a stand-alone division in 2009, the Ram Truck Brand has continually climbed to the top of the pack to become an industry leader. With one goal in mind, to build the best commercial vehicles and pickup trucks in the industry, Ram has marked itself as a force within the automotive industry. Ram continues to lead its various segments by committing itself to making innovative trucks that offer efficiency, durability and capability all at a great value. No matter what you will use your truck for, Ram customers can be sure that it will exceed your expectations.

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