Worthington, Ohio – The National Tractor Pullers Association (NTPA) is gearing up for Grand National action in Hazel Green, Ala. on Friday and Saturday, May 31- June 1 at 7 p.m. both nights, kicking off the 2013 Grand National Season. Grand National Super Farm tractors and Two Wheel Drive trucks, Region VI Heavy Super Stock and Light Super Stock tractors will be joined by State Limited Pro Stock tractors both evenings.
Billy Hunter Park is located two miles south of the Alabama/Tennessee state line on Highway 231 and 431. Admission is free for children under 6 years, $5 for children ages 6-12, and $15 for ages 13 and up.
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 2013 NTPA Championship Pulling Circuit is sponsored in part by Case IH, Cen-Pe-Co Lubricants, Columbus Diesel Supply, Enderle Fuel Injection, Heritage Iron, Hypermax Engineering, Kentucky Whoopie, MAC Trailer, Midwest Wheel Inc., Mobil Delvac, the National Tractor Pulling Championships in Bowling Green, Ohio, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Polar Air, PROFAB Machine Inc., Riverside Engine Inc., Shell Rotella, STOP-FYRETM, and United Soybean Board.
NTPA Championship Pulling airs three times weekly as follows: Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m., Wednesdays at 4:30 a.m., and Mondays at 12:30 a.m. Each week, a new episode of NTPA Championship Pulling will premiere on Tuesday and repeat during the scheduled air times listed above. RFD-TV is available through DirecTV (345) and Dish Network (231), along with Time Warner, Comcast, Charter, Suddenlink, Cox and other cable providers. Also, two additional airings per week are made available in high definition in certain areas of the country on RFD-TV HD. Check your current provider for details or log on to www.rfdtv.com.
Tractor Supply Company (TSC) carries NTPA’s official monthly magazine, The Puller, in each of its 650+ locations. The Puller brings you the best in NTPA news, stories and related pulling information. You will also see the NTPA’s PULL! souvenir program available in TSC stores everywhere.