Obsessed
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Obsessed circa 2021

Owner

Eric Swanson

Driver

Eric Swanson

Body Style

1968 Ford F-100

Engine

540ci Merlin

Transmission

Powerglide

Tires

66" Terra/BKT

Debut

March 27, 2009

Theme Song

"Obsessed" by Allen Lande

Overall event titles won

1

Obsessed is a Ford monster truck driven by Eric Swanson out of Menifee, California as the team truck to Obsession driven by Eric's father, Rick Swanson.

Eric wasn't allowed to compete in Monster Jam until 2014 due to age restrictions. Rick Swanson, Jeff Jones, and Jim Lehnertz have all driven Obsessed in before Eric began driving it in Monster Jam in 2014.

History

  • 2009 - Obsessed debuts with Eric Swanson driving. Rick Swanson drives the truck on Monster Jam shows due to age restrictions regarding Eric being only 15 years old at the time.
  • 2010 - Big Dummy runs a "LINE-X Obsessed" body at SEMA 2010.
  • 2012 - Jim Lehnertz drives Obsessed for a short period of time.
  • 2014 - Eric begins to drive Obsessed in Monster Jam. 
  • 2016 - Eric wins his first Monster Jam Stadium Freestyle competition in San Diego.
  • 2017 - The truck gets an all new chassis as the old one is converted to the new Obsession. Obsessed competes in the Double Down Showdown with a new body style.
  • 2018 - Obsessed competes on Monster Jam Stadium Tour 2 on another brand new chassis. The 2017 chassis is run on Obsession.
  • 2019 - Eric pilots the truck to Monster Jam Stadium Championship Series 2. The truck is featured in a Lil Pump music video, "Racks on Racks" (WARNING- NOT PG). The truck gets its first racing win in Anaheim Feb 23.
  • 2020 - A new paint scheme debuts, Eric and the truck compete on the Stadium Championship Yellow.
  • 2021 - The truck returns to it's original design. The truck competes in the Salt Lake City arena on January 8-10. In February 2021, the truck received a brand new white design.

World Finals Appearances

  • 2016 - Eric Swanson (Young Guns Shootout)
  • 2017 - Eric Swanson (Double Down Showdown)

Alter Egos

Similar to Obsession, Obsessed has had also many alter egos also, most coming from commercials although some were used for other reasons.

Gallery

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