GMS to Sponsor GN Light Modified Division

GMS Manufacturing & Machine

Columbus, Ohio—The National Tractor Pullers Association and GMS Manufacturing & Machine of Hamilton, Ohio have declared that GMS will join the lineup of NTPA Grand National Divisional Sponsors.

The GMS Manufacturing & Machine Grand National Light Modified Division will make eight appearances across four venues during the 2024 regular season and will advance five twin-engine vehicles to September’s Enderle Pull-Off.

GMS Manufacturing & Machine builds, fabricates, and sells a complete line of performance engine, chassis, and driveline parts for all divisions and levels of pulling. The Butler County, Ohio enterprise also offers design consultation and dyno testing.

“We’ve had the great privilege of serving the needs of NTPA competitors since our company was founded a quarter-century ago,” said Brent Payne, GMS President. “Besides the class sponsorship, we’ll be fielding and maintaining a Light Mod entry this season. We can’t wait to get started.”

The GMS Machine shop specializes in 10- to 100-piece projects for high-stress tractor and truck pulling as well as other motorsport and industrial applications.

“Brent’s roots are in the Super Stock division,” began Gregg Randall, the NTPA’s Executive Director. “But the GMS name comes up early and often when any of our classes gets discussed, and the ground-up competition vehicles his shop turns out are immaculate.”

For more information about GMS Manufacturing & Machine, visit GMS-Parts.com.

About the 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 Columbus, Ohio, the NTPA provides rules and regulations and the infrastructures required for organizations throughout the country to arrange truck and tractor pulls.

The 2024 NTPA Championship Pulling Circuit is sponsored in part by Case IH; Beck’s Hybrids; Hot Shot’s Secret; Enderle Fuel Injection; MAC Trailer; O’Reilly Auto Parts; Cow Tales; Cen-Pe-Co Lubricants; Ag Protect 1; and STOP-FYRE.

Grand National Divisional Sponsors include New Fields Ag (Super Stock Diesel), Hi Torque (Super Farm), Yoder Popcorn (Pro Stock), CM Pulling Tires (Two Wheel Drive), Doctor Preload (Super Semi), and GMS Manufacturing & Machine (Light Modified). Region IV is sponsored by Pro Puller Tires. Point fund sponsors include the National Tractor Pulling Championships in Bowling Green, Ohio; the Budweiser Dairyland Super Nationals in Tomah, Wisconsin; Heritage Iron Magazine; and Midwest Wheel Inc.

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