Worthington, Ohio---The C-Bar-C Expo Center will host the second annual NTPA Winter Nationals on Friday and Saturday, January 22-23, 2016. The event has been expanded to three sessions and includes five Grand National divisions and one Regional National division.
The following is a tentative list of invited competitors.
Modified Mini (Fri. 7p & Sat. 7p)
Jason Hathaway (Honkin’ Donkey Black and Honkin’ Donkey Red), Adam Koester (Beast of Burden), Larry Koester (Footloose), Chris Martin (Small Change), Bret Berg (Roundup Ready 2), the Webbs (Evil Twin Too), Adam Bauer (Cowboy Up and Iron Toy), Jerry Thompson (Hellraiser), Bill Leischner (Bobcat Jr.), and Ross Herr (Boot Scootin’ Boogie).
Pro Stock (Sat. 1p & 7p)
Robby Lemke (New Generation Plus), Danny Schmucker (Rampage), Kevin Schmucker (Git-Er-Dun Deere), Tim Cain (Red Gambler), Nick McCormick (Nasty Stuff), Mike Conny (MAC Nasty), Chris Cain (Aces Wild), the Campbells (Soup Line Express), Lance Little (True Grit), Joel Kingen (Full Metal Jacket), Tim Shipley (Mr. MAC Daddy), Darrin Hunt (D2 Pro Stock Edition), and Carlton Cope (Warpath).
Super Stock Diesel (Fri. 7p & Sat. 1p)
Steve Burge (Lock-N-Load), Esdon Lehn (Red Line Fever), the Shrameks (The Legacy and Young Blood), the Rosses (Triple Bypass), Jeff Demers (Smokin’ Hot Deere), Travis Schlabach (Bone Twister), Brandon Hunt (Liv’n a Dream), Kent Payne (Super Rooster), the Degenhardts (Diggin’ Hard), Henry Everman (Final Decision), and John Pfeiffer (Pfeiffermax).
Super Stock Diesel 4x4 (Fri. 7p)
Carl Atley (Lethal Weapon), Van Haisley (Rock Hard Ram), Don Bowling (Pulling for a Cure), Kent Crowder (Scheid Diesel), Brion Withrow (Too Far Gone), Curt Haisley (Off Constantly), Kyle Michael (Climax), Susan Ingram (Scheid Diesel), Wesley Kusilek (Cummins Killer II), and Jeremy Tedrow (Gunsmoke).
Light Super Stock (Sat. 7p)
Brian Korth (Considered Armed & Dangerous and Excessive Force), Marcus Wettleson (Gunpowder & Lead), Larry Phillips (Extremely Insane), Kyle Karlen (Bad Blood Double Take), Brandon Phillips (Insanity), Jason Irvin (Drunkin’ Punkin’), Rex Kuhn (Git-R-Done), Bob Barbee (Stormy), Robert Jones (Field Sobriety), Henry Everman (Forced Decision), and Matt Rausch (The Terrible Thing).
Two Wheel Drive (Sat. 1p)
Jessie Petro (Buckeye Hauler and 2 Timin’), Renee Theobald (Pretty Wicked), Randy Petro (Kathy’s Komplaint), Joey Frasur (Runnin’ Block), Doug Theobald (Wicked), Craig Corzine (Burn Notice), Ashley Corzine (Second Degree), Brent Secrest (Nuthin’ EZ ‘bout It), Jeff Shafer (Win, Lose or Draw), Morgan Bartley (Blade Gone Sweet), and Jeffrey Bartley (Lumberjack).
Discount advance tickets are available on the NTPA Webmall (ShopNTPA.com) and at O’Reilly Auto Parts Stores nationwide.
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 2015 NTPA Championship Pulling Circuit is sponsored in part by Case IH, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Power Service Products, Alliance Tire, Enderle Fuel Injection, MAC Trailer, Cow Tales, International Truck, Ag Protect 1, Shell Rotella, STOP-FYRE®, Cen-Pe-Co Lubricants, Columbus Diesel Supply, Heritage Iron, Hypermax Engineering, Midwest Wheel Inc., the National Tractor Pulling Championships in Bowling Green, Ohio, PowerBore Cylinder Sleeves, Profab Machine Inc., and Riverside Engine Inc.
Season 11 of NTPA Championship Pulling presented by Case IH airs three times weekly on RFD-TV: Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. EST, Wednesdays at 5 a.m. EST, and Mondays at 12:30 a.m. EST. RFD-TV is available through DirecTV (345), Dish Network (231), AT&T 568 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.
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