News & Updates

The Bandit Big Rig Series racing events represent the grass roots of the trucking industry. It’s entertainment for the entire family as the big rig tractor trucks take to the short track. The race series focuses on delivering this affordable racing opportunity to local speedways and in front of race fans and the trucking industry. The trucks are kept basic and simple which limits costs and increases accessibility. We do whatever it takes to maximize competition and deliver an exciting product with world-class trucks & drivers.

The Bandit Big Rig Series, after a 2016 test run of several races, launched the inaugural season in 2017 with an Eastern Division. Race events are held within 400 miles of Nashville, Tennessee.

News & Articles


2019 Press Release

September, 2019, Blooming Prairie, MN – BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN – Hawkeye Downs Speedway – Race Number Ten for the 2019 Bandit Big Rig Series

August, 2019, Blooming Prairie, MN – BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN – Five Flags Speedway – Race Number Nine for the 2019 Bandit Big Rig Series

August, 2019, Blooming Prairie, MN – BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN – “Indomitus” making its final appearance at Bandit Big Rig Series

August, 2019, Blooming Prairie, MN – BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN – “Iron Giants of Asphalt” Debut at Kalamazoo Speedway!

July, 2019, Blooming Prairie, MN – BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN – “Iron Giants of The Asphalt” invade Lake Erie Speedway!

June, 2019, Blooming Prairie, MN – BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN – SALEM SPEEDWAY SEES THE RETURN OF THE BANDIT BIG RIG SERIES

May, 2019, Blooming Prairie, MN – MADISON INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY – BANDITS HEAD TO WISCONSINS FASTEST HALF MILE

April, 2019, Blooming Prairie, MN – Myrtle Beach Speedway – Bandit Beach Battle 2019

March, 2019, Blooming Prairie, MN – Bristol Motor Speedway Welcomes the Bandit Big Rig Series

March, 2019, Blooming Prairie, MN – Mobile International Speedway Madness – Bandit Big Rig Series Style

February, 2019, Blooming Prairie, MN – Bandit Big Rig Series Announces partnership with AirDog® Diesel Fuel Systems by PureFlow Technologies, Inc.

January, 2019, Blooming Prairie, MN –  Bandit Big Rig Series Announces 2019 Schedule


2018 Press Release

September, 2018, Blooming Prairie, MN – Hurricane Florence forces Bandits to cancel Anderson event 

August, 2018, Blooming Prairie, MN – Rude wins second straight Bandit race in front of sold-out crowd ‘Diesel Brothers’ reality star Heavy D makes truck racing debut

August, 2018, Blooming Prairie, MN – Bandit Rude completes perfect night at historic Hickory

July, 2018, Blooming Prairie, MN – Busy Bandits wow fans at La Crosse & Hawkeye Downs Speedways

July, 2018, Blooming Prairie, MN – Bandits return to Hickory Motor Speedway August 11th

June, 2018, Blooming Prairie, MN – Bandits set to make their Penn. debut at Lake Erie Speedway

June, 2018, Blooming Prairie, MN – Bandit Series event in Cedar Rapids postponed until July 29th

May, 2018, Blooming Prairie, MN – Rude in control as Bandits head to Cedar Rapids

May, 2018, Blooming Prairie, MN – Ricky Rude holds off rest of Bandit posse at Concord Speedway 

April, 2018, Blooming Prairie, MN – Boles goes back-to-back with another Bandit win in Virginia 

April, 2018, Blooming Prairie, MN – Bandits hope weather doesn’t impact April 21st event at Motor Mile 

April, 2018, Blooming Prairie, MN – Bandit race at Hickory postponed until August 11th 

March, 2018, Blooming Prairie, MN – Veteran Boles pulls out win in Bandit season opener 

March, 2018, Blooming Prairie, MN – Bandit Series secures Minimizer sponsorship for 2018 season 

March, 2018, Blooming Prairie, MN – Bandit Big Rig Series partners with Wyakin Foundation 

March, 2018, Blooming Prairie, MN – Bandit race in Mobile postponed until March 24th 

March, 2018, Blooming Prairie, MN – Minimizer sponsoring Bandits for second straight year 

March, 2018, Blooming Prairie, MN – Bandit Big Rig Series kicks off 2018 season in Mobile

December 26, 2017 – Bandit Series adds Wisconsin, Minnesota dates to round out 2018 schedule


2017 Press Release

October, 2017, Blooming Prairie, MN First Bandit champion to be crowned at Crisp Motorsports Park

October, 2017, Blooming Prairie, MNRude’s last second charge pays off, steals Bandit win at Hickory

October, 2017, Blooming Prairie, MN – Crazy Bandit finish leads to Rude win at Florence

October, 2017, Blooming Prairie, MNBandit Big Rig Series returns to Hickory Oct 14th

September, 2017, Blooming Prairie, MN – Sell-out crowd sees huge Bandit wreck at Highland Rim

September, 2017, Lebanon, MOBoileau wins third straight $10,000 check as Bandits rock Lebanon

August 2017, Blooming Prairie, MN – Minimizer Bandit Big Rig Series rescheduled for Sept. 2nd at Lebanon

July, 2017, Blooming Prairie, MN – Minimizer Bandit Big Rig Series heads to Missouri August 5th

July, 2017, Madison, WI July 2017 – Boileau wins another $10,000 check as Bandits rock Madison

July, 2017, Blooming Prairie, MN – Minimizer Bandit Big Rig Series heads to Madison July 28th

July, 2017, Blooming Prairie, MN – Boileau holds off Ball, Morgan at packed Hawkeye Downs to take $10,000 home from the $50,000 purse

July, 2017, Greenbriar, TN – Bandit’s Morgan holds off Rude, Ball at packed Highland Rim

July, 2017, Blooming Prairie, MN – Minimizer Bandit Big Rig Series heads to Hawkeye Downs July 15th

June, 2017, Blooming Prairie, MN – Bandit Big Rig Series heads to Highland Rim July 1st

June, 2017, Easley, SC – Bandit’s Morgan holds off Boileau, Rude at packed G-P Speedway

June, 2017, Blooming Prairie, MN – Bandit Big Rig Series heads to Greenville-Pickens June 10th

May, 2017, Timmonsville, SC – Packed house sees Rude increase Bandit points lead

May 20, 2017, Blooming Prairie, MN – Bandit Big Rig Series heads to Florence Motor Speedway May 20th

May 3, 2017, Blooming Prairie, MN – Minimizer Bandit Big Rig Series Race Season Delivering Significant Trucking Industry Exposure

April 27, 2017, Blooming Prairie, MN – 2017 Minimizer Bandit Big Rig Series Race Season Delivering Significant Trucking Industry Exposure

February 2, 2017, Blooming Prairie, MN – Big Money Promised for Winners of Bandit Big Rig Series

January 25, 2017, Las Vegas, NV – Inaugural Season of Bandit Big Rig Series Launches at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week