2018 NTPA Winter Nationals Competitor List and Lineups: Updated 1/18/18

Worthington, Ohio---The 2018 NTPA Winter Nationals Presented by Bane-Welker will welcome eight divisions to the C-Bar-C Expo Center.

Located halfway between Indianapolis and Terre Haute just off Exit 41 of Interstate 70, the colossal horse arena will be transformed for the fourth straight year into a full-service pulling facility. Under the roof are a 320’ track, open pit areas, and exhibitors and vendors (including beer gardens and food stands).

The following competitors (listed in alphabetical order) have accepted invitations as of January 18, 2018. Update: Lineups for all three sessions have been posted to NTPAPULL.com/lineups.

2018 Cloverdale tickets 728 90

Modified Mini (Fri. 7p & Sat. noon)

  • Adam Bauer (Iron Toy and Cowboy Up)
  • Joe Eder (Polar Air)
  • Reno Fehn (former LG Seeds)
  • Jason Hathaway (Honkin’ Donkey Gray)
  • Adam Koester (Beast of Burden)
  • Larry Koester (Footloose)
  • The Sheltons (Sawed Off and Cuttin' Up)
  • Tyler Slagh (Have No Mercy)
  • Jerry Thompson (Hellraiser)
  • Chad Timmerman (Wild Fire)
  • Zach Zimmer (Well Oiled Machine)

SS Diesel 4x4 (Fri. 7p & Sat. 7p)

  • Carl Atley (Lethal Weapon)
  • Jon Bair (Grin-N-Bair It)
  • Don Bowling (Pulling for the Cure)
  • Kent Crowder (Scheid Diesel)
  • Brad Deeter (Oversize Load)
  • Josh Deeter (Up in Smoke)
  • Craig Dickey (Cummins Killer II)
  • Chase Eller (Caretaker)
  • Curt Haisley (Off Constantly)
  • Van Haisley (Rock Hard Ram)
  • Susan Ingram (Scheid Diesel)
  • Brion Withrow (The Nut Job)

Light Pro Stock (Fri. 7p & Sat. 7p)

  • Kevin Banion (Forgiven)
  • Larry Black (Endless Torment)
  • Alan Cook (Black Thunder)
  • Matt Cosler (All In)
  • Matt and Luke Durbin (Sidewinder)
  • Jason Fliehman (Second Chances)
  • Mark Garrett (Southern Smoke)
  • Kendall Houk (Nothing Special)
  • Brice Howell (New Holland T8020)
  • Mike Palmer (Red Avenger and Red Avenger Classic)
  • Kevin Smith (Flirtin’ with Deerezaster)
  • Shaun Thornhill (Missy’s Pissy)
  • Mark Wiederhold (Bare Necessities)

Semi Exhibition (Fri. 7p & Sat. 7p)

  • Sonny Graese (Stacks)
  • W.T. Miller (Bad Addiction)

Four Wheel Drive (Sat. noon)

  • Tyler Cobb (Bandit)
  • Steve Elchinger (Jus’ Passin’ Thru)
  • Ben Ellis (Benjammin)
  • Carmen Foster (Foster Child)
  • Rob Foster (Simply Red)
  • Patrick Paul (Dustex Cyclone)
  • Larry Peterson (Profab Geared Up)
  • Ted Skelton (The Rock)
  • Graham Young (Renegade)
  • Isaac Zaring (Bucket List)
  • Jake Zaring (Dixie Chopper and Fatheadz Eyewear).

Two Wheel Drive (Sat. noon)

  • Sean Blagrave (Wild Horse)
  • Marty Clock (Just Like Clockwork)
  • Ashley Corzine (Second Degree)
  • Craig Corzine (Burn Notice)
  • Joey Frasur (Runnin’ Block)
  • Chad Mayhill (2 Timin’)
  • Russ Nichols (On the Edge)
  • Jessie Petro (Buckeye Hauler)
  • Randy Petro (Kathy’s Komplaint)
  • Doug Theobald (Wicked)
  • Renee Theobald (Pretty Wicked)
  • LeAnn Tormoehlen-May (Thriller)

Pro Stock (Sat. noon & 7p)

  • Tim Ammons (Ultimate Harvester)
  • Mike Boyd (Green Streak X)
  • Chris Cain (Aces Wild)
  • Tim Cain (Red Gambler)
  • Mike Conny (MAC Nasty)
  • Darrin Hunt (D2 Pro Stock Edition)
  • Mark Lawyer (Rapped Up!)
  • Chance McGrath (Last Chance II)
  • Don Masterson (Tinker Toy)
  • Philip Parish (El Nino)
  • Kevin Schmucker (Git-Er-Dun Deere)
  • Tim Stone (Rollin' Stone)
  • Steve Wischmeier (Barely Gettin’ By)

Super Stock Diesel (Sat. 7p)

  • Stan and Steve Blagrave (Red Horse)
  • Steve Burge (Lock-N-Load)
  • the Degenhardts (Diggin’ Hard)
  • Henry Everman (Final Decision)
  • Kent Payne (Super Rooster)
  • Jody and Colin Ross (Triple Bypass)
  • Travis Schabach (Bone Twister)

Discount tickets are available at O’Reilly Auto Parts Stores. Tickets are still avilable at the door too. Can’t make it all weekend? Catch the NTPA’s Live Streaming of the event at WatchNTPA.com.

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