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Equalizer
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Equalizer circa 2019

Owner

Monster X Tour

Driver

Brian Harwood

Body Style

2012 Chevy Silverado

Engine

572ci Chevy

Transmission

2 Speed Powerglide

Tires

66" Terra Sudden Impact Racing Tires

Debut

1988

Discontinuation

2021

Theme Song

"Superbad" by Travie McCoy (Houston and Uniondale 2012) "Unglued" by Stone Temple Pilots (Indianapolis 2010)

Equalizer (Formerly Lucas Oil Equalizer) was a Chevy Silverado monster truck driven by Brian Harwood out of Virginia. The name however has been through several iterations dating back to 1988. From 2002-2018, Hawkins has been the main pilot of Equalizer.

History

  • 1988 - Equalizer debuts under Gary Cook and David Morris.
  • 1989 - David Morris wins the TNT Racing Championship.
  • 1990 - David Morris steps away from driving and is replaced by Greg Holbrook.
  • 1991 - Greg Holbrook steps away and is replaced by Mike Wine for a short time. David Morris soon after returns to the seat.
  • 1997 - David Morris wins the USA Motorsports championship.
  • 2002 - David Morris sells the operation to Mike Hawkins.
  • 2006 - Equalizer receives a new PEI Chassis.
  • 2009 - Equalizer recieves a new paint scheme.
  • 2010 - Equalizer is run on Ragin Rebel for one show.
  • 2011 - Equalizer changes to the chassis it currently has today.
  • 2013 - Equalizer is run on Hurricane Force for a show.
  • 2015 - Equalizer recieves a new paint scheme, transitioning from white, to blue, to orange, to black.
  • 2016 - Equalizer runs various spare parts for the Wildwood, NJ show due to extensive damage at the show before. Parts include an old Storm Damage hood, two Storm Damage Goodyear tires, one Team Scream Firestone tire to replace a SIR tire that went to Red Solo Truck after it's crash with Snake Bite, and a starter from the displaying Walking Tall.
  • 2019 - Another new design is revealed in Honolulu, Hawaii. The truck is now being driven by Brian Harwood, and Hawkin's team has been sold to Monster X Tour.[1]
  • 2020 - This truck is put up for sale in February on Racingjunk.com, costing $85,000.
  • 2021 - The truck is sold to Rod Schmidt and becomes Thrill Billy.

World Finals Appearances

  • 1999 - David Morris

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