Whittier, Calif. (August, 2017) – It is impossible to tell the story of the Monster Truck and monster truck racing without mentioning the BIGFOOT® Monster Truck. From stadium shows to the big screen (Roadhouse, Cannonball Run), no other monster truck has a worldwide following as vast as the BIGFOOT Monster Truck. And although Bob Chandler’s BIGFOOT Team is working on BIGFOOT #22, there will never be another BIGFOOT #1.
Hedman Hedders has been part of the BIGFOOT phenomenon since its start back in the mid-70’s, and every BIGFOOT truck has been Hedman equipped. To celebrate its nearly 40-year partnership with BIGFOOT, Hedman Hedders is proud, and very honored to have both Bob Chandler, the creator and godfather of the Monster Truck industry, and The Original Monster Truck®, BIGFOOT #1, in its SEMA 2017 display. The 1974 Ford F250 will be in full race trim, including 48” race tires, for the entirety of the show. You can check out the iconic truck up close and personal in the Hedman Performance Group booth (#22343), just downstairs from Ford in the main hall.

In addition to the truck being on display during SEMA week, the truck’s legendary creator, Bob Chandler, will make a rare personal appearance in the Hedman booth for photos and autographs from 2pm – 4pm on Tuesday afternoon.

Finally, if you wish you had a BIGFOOT truck of your own, Hedman Hedders will be raffling off 1/10 scale BIGFOOT RC Trucks from Traxxas. A BIGFOOT #1 RC truck will be awarded to one lucky person at the end of the show day on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. To enter, register at the kiosk located in the Hedman Performance Group booth between 9am-3:30pm Tuesday-Thursday (drawing @ 4pm).
For additional information about the BIGFOOT appearance, or to request a tour of our SEMA booth and new products, please contact Marc Lewis at or 562-921-0404 x202.

About Hedman Hedders
Hedman Hedders began as a one-man shop in 1954. Bob Hedman, founder of Hedman Hedders, sold his highly sought-after exhaust tubes to fellow racers on the dry lakes of the Mojave Desert. In the years since, the Hedman Performance Group has constantly reshaped itself to meet environmental requirements and incorporate computer technology to ensure that its products offer the best performance improvement possible for street, race and off-road vehicles. With the addition of Hamburger’s Performance Products, Trans-Dapt Performance Products and Hedman Husler Hedders, the Hedman Performance Group continues to develop the best performance proven parts in the industry with a focus on making parts in the USA. For more information please visit

About BIGFOOT 4X4, Inc.
BIGFOOT has been named one of the “Top 5 Marketing Vehicles of All Time,” and its worldwide notoriety led to the creation of the entire Monster Truck industry. Since 1975, the BIGFOOT fleet has captured 45 National Championships, set numerous world records, and travelled to more than 26 countries. Today the team campaigns 9 full-time trucks, mostly in North America, and sees more than 4 million fans live at its 700 to 800 appearance days per year. 3 million BIGFOOT toys were sold in 2014 and 2015. In late 2016, BIGFOOT appeared in probably its most exciting and inspirational events yet – 2 set of Car Crushes in Kuwait at a US military base for the troops as part of the Armed Forces Entertainment/Summit Racing Equipment/NHRA Exhibition BIGFOOT Tour. Visit the team online at

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