The Guernsey County Fair has cancelled its Tuesday, September 11 NTPA event. The already-soaked grounds experienced additional light rains Tuesday morning, making the wet conditions too much to overcome.
Because the event was cancelled more than eight hours before the scheduled start time, competitors need not report. Entry will not open, and no points will be awarded.
Worthington, Ohio---Old Washington, Ohio: Get ready to hear the power and feel the noise!
In conjunction with the Guernsey County Ag Society, the National Tractor Pullers Association will present the Guernsey County Fair Pull on Tuesday, September 11 at the Guernsey County Fairgrounds. The four-class session will begin at 6 p.m.
In truck and tractor pulling, vehicles drag a 20-ton weight transfer sled along a straight, dirt track as the sled's resistance increases. Within a class of similar vehicles, the puller that achieves the greatest distance is victorious. The NTPA is the world's number-one sanctioning organization for premier-level events that feature highly specialized machines resembling farm tractors, trucks, and dragsters and dedicated competitors that battle for purse money and end-of-season championships. No other motorsport offers the diversity of vehicle types, variety of engine combinations, intensity of brand rivalries, and accessibility of competitors. If you're looking for fierce, fair competition in a family-friendly, patriotic atmosphere, give truck and tractor pulling a try in Old Washington.
Divisions competing at the Guernsey County Fair Pull include Regional National Light Pro Stock Tractors, Two-Wheel-Drive and StainlessDiesel.com Pro Stock Diesel 4x4 3.0 Trucks, and Multi-Engine Modifieds. All of the classes will compete for points toward championships in NTPA's Region II (Light Pros and Two Wheel Drives: II East) and berths in the 2019 all-star invitational Enderle Pull-Off in Urbana, Ohio.
Winners at Old Washington in 2017 were Matthew Cosler of Wilmington, Ohio ("All In" LT PS), Jeff Writsel of Orient, Ohio ("At It Again" TWD), Adam Hallien of Fort Wayne, Indiana ("Wrecker" PSD 4x4), and Alan Judy of Germantown, Ohio ("Raptor" MOD).
Expected to compete in Old Washington in defense of their 2017 championships are Kendall Houk of Lynchburg, Ohio ("Nothing Special" LT PS-E), Writsel, Rob Wright of McArthur, Ohio ("All Attitude" PSD 4x4), and Ryan Writsel of Orient, Ohio ("Lucky Stryke" MOD).
For more information about the Guernsey County Fair pull, visit the event's website, www.GuernseyCountyFairgrounds.org. To learn more about NTPA Championship Pulling, check out www.NTPAPULL.com for up-to-date event schedules (including maps and local weather), point standings, and event results.
About National Tractor Pullers Association
The NTPA is the sport’s oldest and most respected truck and tractor pulling sanctioning organization. Governed by a board of directors, the NTPA is managed by World Pulling International (WPI), an independently owned entity. Headquartered in Worthington, Ohio, the NTPA provides rules and regulations and the infrastructures required for organizations throughout the country to arrange truck and tractor pulls. The 2018 NTPA Championship Pulling Circuit was sponsored in part by Case IH, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Alliance Tire, Enderle Fuel Injection, MAC Trailer, Ag Protect 1, Shell Rotella, STOP-FYRE®, Cen-Pe-Co Lubricants, Columbus Diesel Supply, Heritage Iron, Stainless Diesel, Midwest Wheel Inc., the National Tractor Pulling Championships in Bowling Green, Ohio, PowerBore Cylinder Sleeves, Profab Machine Inc., the Budweiser Dairyland Super Nationals in Tomah, Wisconsin, and Riverside Engine Inc.
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