Advance Auto Parts Grinder

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The Advance Auto Parts Grinder was a monster truck touring on the Monster Jam Circuit. It debuted in 2009 along with Advance Auto Parts title sponsorship. It was driven by Lupe Soza, John Seasock And Frank Krmel Jr.

Owner FELD Motorsports
Drivers Lupe Soza, Frank Krmel, John Seasock, and Nicole Johnson
Body Style Ford F-150
Engine 540ci Merlin
Transmission 2-Speed Coan
Tires 66" Terra
Debuted 2009
Discontinued 2013


AAP Grinder debuted in Minneapolis on December 5, 2009, shortly after Advance Auto announced it would become the title sponsorship. It was driven only by Lupe Soza at the time. In 2013, the Advanced Auto Parts Grinder performed at its last show at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on December 7. Soza now drives El Toro Loco. John Seasock now drives Batman. Frank Krmel Jr. now drives the Fox Sports 1-sponsored Cleatus.