Worthington, Ohio---Zanesville, Ohio: Get ready to hear the power and feel the noise!
In conjunction with the Muskingum County Ag Society, the National Tractor Pullers Association will present the Muskingum County Fair Pull on Sunday, August 12. The four-class session will begin at 7 p.m. at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds.
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. No other motorsport offers the diversity of vehicle types, variety of engine combinations, intensity of brand rivalries, and accessibility of competitors. If you're looking for fierce, fair competition in a family-friendly, patriotic atmosphere, give truck and tractor pulling a try in Zanesville.
Divisions competing at the Muskingum County Fair Pull include Pro Stock and Light Pro Stock Tractors, Two-Wheel-Drive Trucks, and Multi-Engine Modifieds. All will compete for points toward NTPA's Region II (Light Pros and Two Wheel Drives: II-East) and berths in the end-of-season all-star invitational Enderle Pull-Off on Saturday, September 15 in Urbana, Ohio.
Winners at Zanesville in 2017 were Tom Shafer of Glenford, Ohio ("The Boss" LT PS), Don Williams of Croton, Ohio ("Out'a Control" TWD), and Ryan Writsel of Orient, Ohio ("Lucky Stryke" MOD).
Expected to defend their 2017 Region II championships are Ryan Walters of Wharton, Ohio ("Chasin' Tail" PS), Kendall Houk of Lynchburg, Ohio ("Nothing Special" LT PS-E), Jeff Writsel of Orient, Ohio ("At It Again" TWD), and Writsel.
For more information about the Muskingum County Fair pull, visit the event's website, www.MuskingumCoFair.com. 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.
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 2018 NTPA Championship Pulling Circuit was sponsored in part by Case IH, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Alliance Tire, Enderle Fuel Injection, MAC Trailer, 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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