Tuesday, September 20, 2016

FARMERSVILLE OLD TIME SATURDAY HOSTS LSGTPA TRACTOR PULL

The Old Time Saturday festival in Farmersville, Texas will host the Lone Star Garden Tractor Pulling Association teams, on October 1st.  LSGTPA tractor pulling teams from throughout the state and beyond, will converge on the Rike Street Park Pulling Track, for two rounds of tractor pulling action.  Contested on a 200 foot track, drivers and machines will push it to the limit to pull the 8500 pound LSGTPA sled.

Ten classes of tractors, ranging from the entertaining Youth Class to the wild Super Rod Class tractors, will shake the ground with horsepower during the 3 hour show.

The action starts at 12 noon, with opening ceremonies to feature  Texas performing artist Victoria Leigh, with the National Anthem presentation.

Check out the link at OldTimeSaturday  for a complete schedule of events.


Old Time Saturday LSGTPA tractor pulling set for high noon shootout !

LSGTPA tractor pulling action begins at high noon in Farmersville during Old Time Saturday

LSGTPA Tractor Pulling action set for 12 noon at Rike Street Park.

Performing artist Victoria Leigh will perform the National Anthem during LSGTPA opening ceremonies in Farmersville.
Rike Street Park Pulling Track, at 100 South Rike Street, Farmersville, Tx 75442

FARMERSVILLE OLD TIME SATURDAY HOSTS LSGTPA TRACTOR PULL

The Old Time Saturday festival in Farmersville, Texas will host the Lone Star Garden Tractor Pulling Association teams, on October 1st.  LSGTPA tractor pulling teams from throughout the state and beyond, will converge on the Rike Street Park Pulling Track, for two rounds of tractor pulling action.  Contested on a 200 foot track, drivers and machines will push it to the limit to pull the 8500 pound LSGTPA sled.

Ten classes of tractors, ranging from the entertaining Youth Class to the wild Super Rod Class tractors, will shake the ground with horsepower during the 3 hour show.

The action starts at 12 noon, with opening ceremonies to feature  Texas performing artist Victoria Leigh, with the National Anthem presentation.

Check out the link at OldTimeSaturday  for a complete schedule of events.
Old Time Saturday in Farmersville will feature LSGTPA tractor pulling at 12 noon.

LSGTPA tractor pulling action to be featured at Old Time Saturday in Farmersville.
LSGTPA tractor pulling action is set for a 12 noon shootout at Rike Street Park in Farmersville.

Performing artist Victoria Leigh will perform the National Anthem during LSGTPA opening ceremonies in Farmersville.
Rike Street Park Pulling Track is located at 100 South Rike Street, Farmersville, Tx 75442

Monday, September 19, 2016

BARTLETT OLD TOWN FESTIVAL PULL RESULTS

Bartlett, Texas was founded in 1881, as a station stop on the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Company.  Rail service was provided for the regional cotton industry, and the town of Bartlett grew to become a shipping hub for area farmers and ranchers.  The MKT railway stop would become the sixth stop on the Lone Star Garden Tractor Pulling Association tour in 2016.

LSGTPA teams rolled into Bartlett as a feature event of the Old Town Festival weekend, and would compete in two rounds of tractor pulling action at high noon.  Alton Degner prepared a 200 foot track for the pullers, along side the historic railroad tracks leading into downtown.  Rebecca Beam would perform our National Anthem to commence the show.

LSGTPA Youth Class competitors would take to the track first, with Tatom Robinson leading the pack aboard the 'Yes Deere' tractor.  Jared and Kimberlee Stephan would pair up aboard the 'Iron Head' tractor, to place second and third.  Lane Duncan would pilot his 'Texas T-Rex' tractor to a fourth place finish, with Rinn Mayberry scoring a top five finish.  Tatom Robinson would pull to a sixth place finish, with Lane Duncan steering his 'Twisted Kitty' into the seventh place position.  Tatom Robinson would score eighth aboard his 'Lil Digger' machine.

In Stock Class, Claude Lewis would score the victory.  In Hot Stock, Kody Langham would take the top honors for the Longhorn Express Pulling Team.  John Aufdenkamp would take the runnerup position aboard his 'Rusteze' tractor.  Kolby Langham would score third on the podium, aboard the Bonham Servce Center tractor.  Steve Hovind would place fourth aboard his 'Yes Deere' tractor.
Kody Langham pilots his Longhorn Express Pulling Team entry to a victory in Bartlett.

In Big Stock Class action, Jerry Toland would take his 'Triple Deuce' machine to a victory on the day.  Gary Bramlett would post a runnerup finish, aboard the 'A-Muck' tractor.  Kolby Langham would post a third place finish, aboard his Longhorn Express Pulling Team entry.  In Stock Altered, Michael Mayberry would steer his 'Pulling For Peanuts' tractor to the win.   In Super Stock Class, it would be John Aufdenkamp aboard his Outlaw Pulling Team 'Under The Influence' tractor, taking the class title.
Michael Mayberry wheels his 'Pulling For Peanuts' tractor to a class win in Bartlett.

In Stock Diesel Class, Steve Hovind would score the win aboard his Mean Green Pulling Team entry.  Patrick Bramlett would place his 'Warthog' tractor in the runnerup position, with Jeff Robinson scoring a podium finish in third place.  In Outlaw Class competition, Paul Smith would take the victory aboard his 'Texan' machine.
Steve Hovind pilots his Mean Green Pulling Team entry to a win in Stock Diesel Class competition.

The Mini Rod Class would see Sarah Crowe take the victory, aboard her turbocharged diesel tractor.  David Houchen would score the runnerup position, aboard his 'Back In The Day' machine.  Paul Smith would pilot his 'Texan' to a third place podium finish.  Colby Crowe and his 'Weekend Warrior' tractor suffered driveline damage, limiting the team to a fourth place finish.
Sarah Crowe wheels her '99% Moody' tractor to a win at the Old Town Festival pull in Bartlett.

The Super Rod Class tractors closed the show, with Ken Langham posting two Full Pull passes to take the win aboard his wild 'Psycho' tractor.  Randell Moody would finish a close second place finish, aboard his Moody Pulling Team 'Ridge Runner' tractor.  John Kiemele would score a podium finish in third place, aboard his 'Dodge This' machine.
Ken Langham pilots his 'Psycho' tractor to victory at the Old Town Festival pull in Bartlett.

David Houchen steers his 'Back In The Day' tractor downtrack in Bartlett.

Lane Duncan wheels his 'Texas T-Rex' tractor downtrack during Old Town Festival tractor pulling action.

Gary Bramlett rides 'A-Muck' downtrack during LSGTPA tractor pulling action in Bartlett.

Patrick Bramlett pilots his 'Warthog' machine during LSGTPA action in Bartlett.

Lane Duncan takes his 'Twisted Kitty' tractor downtrack in Bartlett.

John Aufdenkamp launches his alcohol fueled 'Under The Influence' tractor during Old Town Festival tractor pulling action.

Paul Smith pilots the 'Texan' tractor, during LSGTPA action in Bartlett.

Randell Moody wheels the 'Ridge Runner' tractor downtrack during LSGTPA Super Rod Class competition.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

LSGTPA TEAMS SET FOR BARTLETT OLD TOWN FESTIVAL

LSGTPA tractor pulling teams from across the Lone Star state will converge on Bartlett, Texas for two rounds of exciting tractor pulling action on September 17.  The event will be held as a feature of the Old Town Festival, in down town  Bartlett.  Tractor pulling action is scheduled for a 12noon start.

 Visit www.lsgtpa.com for additional event information and directions.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

BILL HALTER MEMORIAL TRACTOR PULL RESULTS

Blue Ridge, Texas was established in 1876, on land provided to Matthis Mowry by the Republic of Texas, for his services during the Texas Revolution.  The town was named for the blue flowering grass in the area.  The Greenville and Whitewright Northern Traction Company provided rail service through Blue Ridge, and served the farmers in the Blackland Prairie community.  Blue Ridge is home to the Blue Ridge Tigers, Cattleman's Cafe, and the Bill Halter Memorial Tractor Pull.

The Lone Star Garden Tractor Pulling Association teams rolled into Blue Ridge, for two rounds of LSGTPA tractor pulling action.  The event was contested on a 200 foot track, with just enough moisture from area rains to provide a sticky blackland surface for pulling.  The track tested many machines throughout the night, and found a few weak links in tractor drivetrains before the end of the event.

The LSGTPA Youth Class competitors opened the show, with Lane Duncan taking the win aboard his 'Twisted Kitty' tractor.  Jared Stephan piloted his 'Iron Head' entry to the runnerup position, with sister Kimberlee Stephan scoring a third place finish for the Moody Pulling Team.  Tatom Robinson placed fourth, aboard the Mean Green Pulling Team 'Yes Deere' tractor, and would pull to a fifth place finish aboard the Bonham Service Center entry.  Lane Duncan would score a sixth place finish aboard his 'Texas T-Rex' machine, with Tatom Robinson placing his 'Little Digger' tractor in seventh place.
Kimberlee Stephan wheels 'Iron Head' downtrack during LSGTPA Youth Class competition.

In Stock Class competition, Claude Lewis would pull to the victory, with Jimmy Helferich scoring the runnerup position.  James Helferich would place third in the class, with Steve McCarley pulling to a fourth place finish.  In Hot Stock Class, John Aufdenkamp would pull to the win, aboard his 'Rusteze' tractor.  Kody Langham would place second, for the Longhorn Express Pulling Team.  Steve Hovind pulled to a third place podium finish aboard his 'Yes Deere' entry, with Jimmy Helferich posting a fourth place finish.  
Steve Hovind pilots 'Yes Deere' downtrack during the Bill Halter Memorial Tractor Pull.

In Stock Diesel Class competition, Patrick Bramlett would take the title, aboard his great looking 'Warthog' tractor.  Steve Hovind would score a second place finish, aboard his Mean Green Pulling Team 'Buckshot' machine.  Jeff Robinson would pull to a third place finish, with James Helferich scoring a fourth place finish in the field.  In Big Stock Class, Jerry Toland would use a Full Pull to take the top spot, aboard his 'Triple Deuce' tractor.  Kolby Langham piloted his 'Texas Thunder' tractor to the runnerup spot, for the Longhorn Express Pulling Team.  Patrick Bramlett scored a third place finish aboard his 'Amuck' tractor, with John Aufdenkamp taking fourth place for the Outlaw Pulling Team.  Jimmy Helferich suffered a broken axle on the sticky track, limiting the team to a fifth place finish.  
Patrick Bramlett wheels his 'Amuck' machine downtrack, during the LSGTPA event in Blue Ridge, Texas.

In Stock Altered Class, Michael Mayberry would score the win, aboard his 'Pulling For Peanuts' tractor.  Mayberry's high-winding, alcohol fueled machine would use a Full Pull in the second round, to secure the win.  In Super Stock Class, it would be John Aufdenkamp aboard his alcohol burning  'Under The Influence' tractor, taking the class title.  Aufdenkamp would also use a Full Pull in the second round, to secure his victory in the class.  
John Aufdenkamp pilots his 'Under The Influence' tractor to a win in Super Stock Class competition.

In Big Bike Class competition, Colby Crowe would use a clutch burning performance to secure the win on the sticky track.   In Outlaw Class, Colby Crowe would double up with the win aboard his wounded entry.  Steve Pierce would also suffer clutch issues on the sticky track, in scoring his runnerup finish aboard the 'Buzzards Roost' tractor.  
David Houchen finishes a pull aboard his 'Back In The Day' tractor at Blue Ridge.

The action heated up with some wild performances in the Mini Rod Class, as Jerry Toland wheeled his fuel injected  'Shinin Time' tractor to the victory.  David Houchen piloted his 'Back In The Day' tractor to the runnerup finish.  Sarah Crowe used her turbocharged diesel tractor '99% Moody', to score a third place podium finish.  Colby Crowe's wild 'Weekend Warrior' tractor suffered a broken transmission input shaft in the first round, which he repaired to return to the second round, to score the fourth place finish in the field.  
Jerry Toland wheels his 'Shinin Time' tractor to a win in Blue Ridge, during LSGTPA competition.

The Super Rod Class tractors closed the show, with Ken Langham piloting his strong running 'Psycho' tractor to the victory, for the Longhorn Express Pulling Team.  Steve McCarley used two good pulls, to place his 'Scat Cat' tractor in the runnerup position.  Randell Moody took the 'Ridge Runner' tractor out of bounds on a wild final pass, scoring a third place podium finish on the night.
Ken Langham prepares to launch 'Psycho', to a winning pull at the Bill Halter Memorial Tractor Pull.

The LSGTPA teams will make repairs and preparations for the next event, and will be returning to the North Texas area on October 1st, for the Old Time Saturday event in Farmersville.  Visit www.lsgtpa.com for the full event schedule.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

BILL HALTER MEMORIAL PULL RESCHEDULED for AUGUST 27

The Bill Halter Memorial Pull in Blue Ridge, Texas has been rescheduled for Saturday, August 27 at 6pm !  Mark your calendars !!!


Monday, July 25, 2016

LINDSAY TRUCK & TRACTOR PULL LSGTPA RESULTS

The Lone Star Garden Tractor Pullers Association teams competed at the Lindsay Truck & Tractor Pull event in Cooke County, providing pulling fans with two rounds of LSGTPA tractor pulling action.  The garden tractor pull was contested on a 200 foot track, alongside the Texas Truck & Tractor Pullers Association track.

During Friday night action, the Youth Class competitors took to the track first, with Lane Duncan taking the win aboard his 'Texas T-Rex' tractor.  Tatom Robinson scored a runnerup finish, with Rinn Mayberry taking third place.  Lane Duncan placed his 'Twisted Kitty' tractor in the fourth place position, with Jared Stephan scoring a top five finish aboard his 'Iron Head' tractor.  Tatom Robinson would take the sixth place spot, with Jared Stephan pulling to a seventh place finish aboard the 'Yes Deere' machine.
Steve and Aidan Hovind prepare to take a hook with 'Yes Deere' at Lindsay Truck & Tractor Pull.

In Stock Class, Claude Lewis would take the title.  Hot Stock Class was won by Kolby Langham aboard his Longhorn Express Pulling Team machine.  Aidan Hovind placed second, aboard his 'Yes Deere' tractor, with Kody Langham pulling to a third place podium finish.  In Stock Diesel, Patrick Bramlett pulled to the victory aboard his 'Warthog' tractor, with Ken Langham posting a runnerup finish.  Aidan Hovind posted a third place finish aboard his Mean Green Pulling Team tractor.
Lane Duncan steers his 'Texas T-Rex' downtrack, during the Lindsay Truck & Tractor Pull.

In Big Stock Class competition, Jerry Toland would take the class title aboard his 'Triple Deuce' machine.  Kolby Langham would pilot his 'Texas Thunder' tractor to the runnerup spot, with Patrick Bramlett pulling his 'A Muck' machine to a third place finish.  In Stock Altered, Micheal Mayberry would pilot his 'Pulling For Peanuts' tractor to the victory, with Ralph Lauffer taking the runnerup.

In Super Stock action, Ralph Lauffer of Fort Collins, Colorado, pulled to a first place finish aboard his Minneapolis Moline.  Lauffer would finish second and third, on his 'Fear This Deere' and 'Baby Mo' entries, to sweep the class.  In Outlaw Class, Paul Smith would pull to the victory, aboard his high winding 'Texan' tractor.  Steve Pierce would place second, aboard his 'Buzzards Roost' machine.  Ralph Lauffer would place third aboard the 'Fear This Deere' tractor.
Sarah Crowe launches her turbocharged diesel tractor, at the Lindsay Truck & Tractor Pull.

The Mini Rod Class title was taken by Colby Crowe and his 'Weekend Warrior' tractor.  Sarah Crowe would pull to the runnerup position, aboard her turbocharged '99% Moody' tractor.  David Houchen would pull to a third place finish, aboard his 'Back In The Day' machine.  Jerry Toland would pilot his 'Shinin Time' tractor to a fourth place finish.  The Super Rod Class tractors closed the Friday night show, with Randell Moody taking the win aboard his 'Ridge Runner' tractor.  Ken Langham would score the runnerup, aboard his 'Psycho' machine.
Colby Crowe launches 'Weekend Warrior' during Mini Rod Class competition at Lindsay Truck & Tractor Pull.

The LSGTPA teams would return to the track on Saturday, with Youth Class opening the show.  Lane Duncan would score the win aboard his 'Twisted Kitty' tractor, and would pull to a runnerup finish aboard his 'Texas T-Rex' machine.  Jared Stephan would place third, aboard his 'Iron Head' tractor.  Tatom Robinson would pull to a fourth place finish, with Korben Williams scoring fifth.  Rinn Mayberry would pull to a sixth place finish, with Tatom Robinson scoring a seventh place finish aboard the 'Nacho' tractor.  Kimberlee Stephan would make her tractor pulling debut, pulling to an eighth place finish.
Kolby Langham rides 'Texas Thunder' downtrack at Lindsay Truck & Tractor Pull.

In Stock, Claude Lewis would double up, taking the win on both nights.  Steve McCarley would pull to the runnerup position.  In Hot Stock, Kody Langham would score the win for the Longhorn Express Pulling Team.  Aidan Hovind would score the runnerup, aboard his 'Yes Deere' tractor.  Kolby Langham would pull to a third place podium finish, aboard his Bonham Service Center tractor.   In Stock Diesel, Patrick Bramlett would take the title, piloting his 'Warthog' machine.  Aidan Hovind would score the runnerup, aboard his Mean Green Pulling Team entry, competing with a broken foot !  Ken Langham would pull to a third place podium finish, for the Longhorn Express Pulling Team.
Patrick Bramlett pilots his 'A Muck' machine during LSGTPA tractor pulling action in Lindsay.

Big Stock Class competition would see Jerry Toland taking the win, aboard his 'Triple Deuce' tractor, scoring the victory with a wounded transmission.  Patrick Bramlett would take the runnerup spot, on board his 'A Muck' tractor.  Kolby Langham would take the third place podium position.  In Stock Altered, Ralph Lauffer would score the win, with Michael Mayberry taking the runnerup aboard his 'Pulling For Peanuts' tractor.  Ralph Lauffer would score the third place finish.  In Super Stock, Ralph Lauffer would take the top five spots, with his fleet of Colorado tractors.
Ralph Lauffer launches his Minneapolis Moline entry, during the Lindsay Truck & Tractor Pull.

In Outlaw Class, Paul Smith would double down with another victory, riding his 'Texan' tractor to the top spot.  Steve Pierce would place his 'Buzzards Roost' machine in the runnerup position.  Ralph Lauffer would score a top five finish to round out the field.  In Mini Rod Class competition, Jerry Toland would take 'Shinin Time' to the top spot.  Colby Crowe would pilot his 'Weekend Warrior' tractor to a runnerup finish, with Sarah Crowe finishing with a third place podium finish aboard her '99% Moody' tractor.  David Houchen wheeled his 'Back In The Day' machine to a fourth place finish, with Paul Smith taking a top five finish aboard his 'Texan' tractor.
Paul Smith pilots his 'Texan' tractor, to an Outlaw Class victory at Lindsay Truck & Tractor Pull.

The Super Rod Class tractors closed the event in great fashion, with Ken Langham taking the win aboard his 'Psycho' machine.  John Kiemele would score a runnerup finish aboard his 'Dodge This' tractor.  Steve McCarley would steer his 'Scat Cat' entry to a third place finish, with Sarah Crowe taking the 'Ridge Runner' machine to a fourth place finish.  Fans were treated to a great show, with alternating runs between two tracks at the arena, providing nonstop tractor pulling action.