Rockdale Fair and Rodeo LSGTPA Tractor Pull Results
The Rockdale Fair and Rodeo weekend marks the end of the 2013 season for the Lone Star Garden Tractor Pulling Association teams. The final event, held in conjunction with the closing weekend of the Rockdale Fair and Rodeo, is contested on the Texas Hall of Fame recognized horse racing track, at the historic Rockdale Fairgrounds. The sand and clay track, makes for a great pulling surface and provides plenty of action for the LSGTPA pullers and fans. First to take to the track, are the LSGTPA Youth Class competitors. Jared Stephan took the class win, with Kody Langham scoring the runner-up. Bryson Richards took the third spot with Lane Duncan placing his 'Texas T-Rex' tractor in fourth. Jared Stephan returned to pilot the tractor of Korben Colley-Greer to a fifth place finish, with Mason Hovind scoring a sixth place finish aboard the 'Yes Deere' machine. Megan Baird rounded out the field of Youth Class pullers, with a seventh place scoring.
Stock Class was led by Tyler VanBeber taking the win, with Alton Degner a close second. Aidan Hovind pulled to a third place finish, with Garin Mason scoring the fourth place spot, just six inches back. Aidan Hovind returned aboard the 'Yes Deere' tractor, to place fifth while Chris Harper pulled to a sixth place finish. Claude Lewis turned in a seventh place pull, while Skeet Degner and Curtis Felps rounded out the top ten. In Stock Diesel, Ken Langham Jr. took the victory with Steve Hovind scoring the runner-up. Big Stock saw Patrick Bramlett taking the title, with the points leader Connie Jesko scoring second place. John Aufdenkamp pulled to a third place finish, with Alton Degner pulling to fourth. Chancy Williams wheeled his tractor to a top five finish, just five inches ahead of the 'Texas Thunder' tractor piloted by Kolby Langham. Tyler VanBeber took a seventh place finish, with Jerry Toland and the 'Triple Deuce' scoring the eighth spot.
In Stock Altered, Alex Jesko led the field with Garin Mason pulling to second place. Michael Mayberry scored a third place pull, with Ken Langham Jr. pulling to the fourth position. In the Motorcycle Class, it was Steve Pierce for the win, Todd Hickerson with the place, and Paul Smith with the show. In the Outlaw Class, John Aufdenkamp rode his 'Three of a Kind' triple engine tractor to the victory. Chancy Williams took the second spot with Todd Hickerson placing third. Paul Smith scored a fourth place finish. In the Mini Rod class, Jerry Toland piloted his 'Shinin Time' entry to the win, and sealed his 2013 season points championship. David Houchen drove 'Back In The Day' to a runner-up finish, while Sarah Moody took the '99% Moody' tractor to third. Colby Crowe scored a fourth place finish aboard his 'Weekend Warrior' machine. The Super Rod tractors closed the show, with Randall Moody taking the win aboard his 'Ridge Runner' tractor. Donny Mayo scored the runner-up position, aboard his 'Blackfoot Squaw' tractor and John Kiemele rode 'Dodge This' to a third place finish.
With the Rockdale Fair and Rodeo event in the books, the teams will salute the champions and prepare to take to the tracks again in 2014. Visit the www.LSGTPA.com website, to stay up to date on LSGTPA tractor pulling news.
|Alex Jesko scores a win at the Rockdale Fair and Rodeo tractor pull.|
|Connie Jesko pulls to a runner-up finish, at the LSGTPA tractor pull in Rockdale.|