Driver of Boogie Van monster truck.
Pamela is the first and only female monster truck
driver to qualify for the Penda Point Series. Born:
March 25, 1965
Hometown: Hagerstown, MD
Career Highlights: Pamela is the first
and only female monster truck driver to qualify for
the Penda Point Series.
Sponsors: M-30 Hand Cleaner, Valco
Truck: '94 Aerostar, 572 CID Ford engine,
1500 HP, Ford C-6 trans, Profab transfer case,
66x43x25 Goodyear tires, 11'5" tall, $100,000
building cost, 24 months building time.
Personal: Pamela Vaters would like to be
known as the "Shirley Muldowney of monster truck
racing." Pamela is the first and only female
competing in the Penda Point Series and her sights
are high. She finished 5th in 1995. When asked how
she got started as a monster truck driver, Pamela
said, "My husband, Mike, got into racing first. The
new truck we were building was supposed to be for
him, but I really wanted to race, so it became
mine. He waited eight years for that truck."
Pamela now races against the best. "The cheering
of the fans, the great feeling of winning, and the
tough competition are what I enjoy the most. I
think more women will be racing in the future, and
I hope I can be a model for them. It's really
competitive, but I like the pressure."
Crew Chief: Mike Vaters
Team Address: Black Stallion/Boogey Van,
9950 Downsville Pike, Hagerstown, MD 21740,
301-582-2297 (fax), E-Mail
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