Worthington, Ohio – The National Tractor Pullers Association (NTPA) pulls into the Wood County Fairgrounds for the 48th annual National Tractor Pulling Championships in Bowling Green, Ohio. The National Tractor Pulling Championships is the largest outdoor truck and tractor pulling event in the country and showcases the top competitors in the sport of truck and tractor pulling. Record crowds are anticipated for this spectacular display of motorsports power. Competitors are vying for the coveted Bowling Green Championship Ring and bragging rights after claiming a victory at this NTPA Super National Event.
New for 2014! As a new sponsor of the NTPA, Cow Tales, will be on display with free samples. You can also register for your chance to win a one-year supply of this delightful caramel candy that's wrapped around a cream center. Visit the Cow Tales booth for more information!
Competition takes place Friday, August 15, Saturday, August 16 and Sunday, August 17 with the following classes:
Friday, August 15, 1 p.m.: Grand National Two Wheel Drive Trucks, Super Stock Alcohol Tractors (Open), Super Farm Tractors and Light Super Stock Tractors
Friday, August 15, 7:30 p.m.: Grand National Modified Tractors, Four Wheel Drive Trucks, Modified Mini Tractors, Super Stock Diesel Tractors and Super Semi Trucks
Saturday, August 16, noon: Grand National Modified Tractors, Four Wheel Drive Trucks, Super Farm Tractors and Super Stock Alcohol Tractors (Open)
Saturday, August 16, 6:30 p.m.: Grand National Pro Stock Tractors, Super Stock Diesel Tractors, Two Wheel Drive Trucks, Unlimited Modified Tractors and Region II 4x4 Super Stock Diesel Trucks
Sunday, August 17, noon: Grand National Unlimited Modified Tractors, Pro Stock Tractors, Super Semi Trucks, Modified Mini Tractors, Light Super Stock Tractors and Region II 4x4 Super Stock Diesel Trucks
Can’t make it to the event? Watch it live from the comforts of your home as NTPA streams it on www.ntpapull.com/live. For $25 per session or $110 for an event pass, fans across the world can witness all the heart-pounding action without ever leaving home.
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 2014 NTPA Championship Pulling Circuit is sponsored in part by Case IH, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Alliance Tire, Power Service Products, Shell Rotella, Enderle Fuel Injection, MAC Trailer, Cen-Pe-Co Lubricants, Ag Protect 1, Columbus Diesel Supply, Cow Tales, Heritage Iron, Hypermax Engineering, Midwest Wheel Inc., the National Tractor Pulling Championships in Bowling Green, Ohio, PowerBore Cylinder Sleeves, and STOP-FYRETM.
NTPA Championship Pulling presented by Case IH currently airs three times weekly on RFD-TV: Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. EST, Wednesdays at 4:30 a.m. EST, and Mondays at 12:30 a.m. EST. Season 10 of NTPA Championship Pulling presented by Case IH will premiere on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 and repeat during the scheduled air times listed above. RFD-TV is available through DirecTV (345) and Dish Network (231), along with Time Warner, Comcast, Charter, Suddenlink, Cox and other cable providers. Check your current provider for details or log on to www.rfdtv.com.
Tractor Supply Company (TSC) carries NTPA’s official monthly magazine, The Puller, in each of its 650+ locations. The Puller brings you the best in NTPA news, stories and related pulling information. You will also see the NTPA’s PULL! souvenir program available in TSC stores everywhere.
For more information about the NTPA, visit www.ntpapull.com, www.facebook.com/ntpapulling, www.twitter.com/ntpapull, or call the NTPA office at (614) 436-1761.