New Castle's Father's Day Nationals Feature GN TWD, Three Region II Divisions

NewCastleWorthington, Ohio---Gold standard. Golden anniversary.

On Saturday, June 15, the Lawrence County Fairgrounds in New Castle, Pennsylvania will host the Father's Day Nationals as part of the 50th season of National Tractor Pullers Association Championship Pulling. The brand new Pro National event will be conducted in one session to begin at 7 p.m. and is sponsored by Martin Contracting & Design.

Read the promoter's welcome letter here. Buy your tickets online today from the Tickets page at!

In NTPA Championship 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 who achieves the greatest distance is victorious. At events across the United States, elite competitors campaign their specialized machines---which resemble farm tractors, trucks, and dragsters---for chances at purse money and precious points toward end-of-season championships.

In 2019, the Association is proud to complete its first half century as the world's original and number-one sanctioning organization for premier-level truck and tractor pulling contests. Fierce, fair pulling competition and a family-friendly, patriotic atmosphere are hallmarks of NTPA Championship Pulling. If you haven't experienced the rumbles, roars, and rivalries of the heaviest sport on wheels, why not give it a try in New Castle?

The Lawrence County Father's Day Nationals will feature Grand National Two-Wheel-Drive Trucks and Regional National Light Pro Stock Tractors, Super Stock Four Wheel Drive Trucks, and Modified Minis. All will compete for NTPA national titles (Super Stock 4x4s and Minis in Region II, Light Pros in Region II East) and berths in the 33rd Enderle Memorial Pull-Off on Saturday, September 14 in Urbana, Ohio.

2018 champions expected in New Castle to defend their titles include Randy Petro of Camden, Ohio and his "Kathy's Komplaint" Two Wheel Drive, Kendall Houk of Lynchburg, Ohio and his "Nothing Special" Light Pro, and David Lacey of Thedford, Ontario and his "Triple Play: Double or Nothing" Mini. The Super Stock 4x4s are making their return to Region II competition after a 20-year absence.

Tickets for the Father's Day Nationals are $20 for adults (ages 11 and over) and $10 for children 10 and under. VIP Trackside seats are $30. All are available right now at

For more information about the Father's Day Nationals, visit the Lawrence County Fair's website,, or its Facebook page, or contact the event organizers at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The Association's Schedule page at has links to event details, maps, and local weather reports for the Father's Day Nationals and over 80 other events that constitute the Association's historic 50th season.

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 2020 NTPA Championship Pulling Circuit is sponsored in part by Case IH, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Angry Farmer Products, Hot Shot's Secret, the Enderle Memorial Pull-Off, MAC Trailer, Ag Protect 1, Shell Rotella, STOP-FYRE®, Cen-Pe-Co Lubricants, Columbus Diesel Supply, Heritage Iron Magazine, 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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