Worthington, Ohio---On Saturday, July 15, the National Tractor Pullers Association teams with the Cass County 4-H Fair in Logansport, Indiana to present the Cass County 4-H Truck and Tractor Pull. Part of the NTPA Championship Pulling Series, the event will include five Regional National classes 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 Cass County 4-H Fair Pull are Light Super Stock, Super Farm, and Limited Pro Stock Tractors and Four-Wheel-Drive and Pro Stock Semi Trucks. Licensed competitors will earn points toward championships in Region II (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio), and Light Supers, Super Farms, Limited Pros, and Four Wheel Drives will additionally battle for berths in the 31st Enderle Memorial Pull-Off all-star invitational in Urbana, Ohio on Saturday, September 16. The Light Super Stock class will also have its final event in the Franklin Equipment Summer Showdown. The three-event series for this class began in South Bend and continued in LaPorte.
Class winners from the 2016 Cass County 4-H Fair Pull included Rex Kuhn of Morristown, Indiana ("Git-R-Done" LSS), Stan Warda of Berrien Springs, Michigan ("Hammerin' Hank" SF), Doug McKinley of Winamac, Indiana ("Knight Train" LI PS), Jim Holman of Wauseon, Ohio ("4 Play" FWD), and Chad Mayhill of Reynolds, Indiana ("Bad Attitude" PS-SEMI). Region II class champions from last season were Kuhn, Warda, McKinley, and Taylor & Taylor of Eaton, Indiana ("Grain Hollers Mafia" FWD). The Cass County Fair Pull marks the final appearance of the season for the Region II Light Super Stocks, and the champion of this class will be crowned.
For more information about the Cass County 4-H Fair Pull, visit the event's website: www.4hcasscounty.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.
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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