New August Date for Three-Class Elizabeth City 300

ElizabethCityNCWorthington, Ohio---On Friday and Saturday, August 4 and 5, the National Tractor Pullers Association teams with the Perq Masonic Lodge #106 in Elizabeth City, North Carolina to present the Elizabeth City 300 Truck and Tractor Pull at Morgan's Corner Pulling Park. Part of the NTPA Championship Pulling Series, the event will include three Regional National classes each night beginning at 7 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. With superchargers emitting an ear-splitting whine, massive tires churning clay at 100-mph wheelspeeds, turbochargers pumping columns of diesel smoke into the sky, and engine combinations exceeding 10,000 horsepower, high-performance pulling offers fans a multitude of thrills unmatched by any other motorsport.

On the card for the Elizabeth City 300 Truck and Tractor Pull each night include Light Pro Stock Tractors and Two-Wheel-Drive and Four-Wheel-Drive Trucks. Participants in these classes will compete for points toward championships in NTPA's Region IV (North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia) and berths in the 31st Enderle Memorial Pull-Off all-star invitational in Urbana, Ohio on Saturday, September 16.

Class winners from the 2016 Elizabeth City 300 included Ron Beasley of Moncure, North Carolina ("Farmall Fever" LT PS), Steve Willson of Prince Frederick, Maryland ("Running Bear" TWD), and David Garrett of Sunbury, North Carolina ("One More Time" FWD). Expected to defend their 2016 Region IV championships are Beasley, Willson, and Kevin Schools of St. Stephens Church, Virginia ("Jus' Rutt'n" FWD). The Elizabeth City 300 marks the final appearance of the season for the Region IV Two Wheel Drives and Four Wheel Drives, and the champions of each of these classes will be crowned.

For more information about the Elizabeth City 300, visit the facilty's website, www.MCTTP.com, or its Facebook page, Morgan's Corner Pulling Park MCTTP. 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.

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 2017 NTPA Championship Pulling Circuit is sponsored in part by Case IH, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Alliance Tire, Enderle Fuel Injection, MAC Trailer, Cow Tales, 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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