Friday, August 28, 2015

LSGTPA Bill Halter Memorial Tractor Pull Results

LSGTPA pulling teams rolled into Blue Ridge, Texas for the Bill Halter Memorial Tractor Pull on a hot August evening. Originally named  Pull N' Tug, the area around Blue Ridge is a part of the blackland prairie ecoregion of Texas, and the blackland track was in great condition for LSGTPA pull and tug action from the tractor pulling teams.

Opening ceremonies included an invocation by Arlen Foulks of Racers For Christ, followed by an outstanding performance of our National Anthem by Bailey Melvin.  Youth Class pullers took to the sticky blackland track first on the evening, and saw Kody Langham emerge with the victory.  Mason Hovind took the runnerup position aboard the 'Yes Deere' tractor, while Lane Duncan finished on the podium in third place aboard his 'Texas T-Rex' tractor.  Jared Stephan piloted the 'Iron Head' tractor to fourth place.



In Stock Class, Claude Lewis took the win with Steve McCarley posting a runnerup finish.  Jimmy Helfferich scored a third place finish, with James Helfferich placing fourth.  In the new Hot Stock Class, John Aufdenkamp took the win aboard the 'Rusteze' machine, with Aidan Hovind placing second aboard 'Yes Deere' for the Mean Green Pulling Team.  Kolby Langham placed his Bonham Service Center tractor in the top three.

In Stock Diesel, Steve Hovind wheeled his beautiful new tractor to the top spot in the class, over Ken Langham Jr.  In Big Stock Class, John Aufdenkamp used a Full Pull to post a win, with Kolby Langham scoring a runnerup finish.  Jerry Toland wheeled his 'Triple Deuce' machine to a third place finish, with Jimmy Helfferich and Alton Degner rounding out the top five.  In Stock Altered, John Aufdenkamp scored the victory, with Michael Mayberry taking the runnerup position.

Big Bike Class tractors were led by Paul Smith aboard his 'Texan' tractor, with Steve Pierce scoring a runnerup finish after having mechanical issues with the 'Buzzards Roost' machine.  The Mini Rod tractors put on a great show, with Jerry Toland taking the win aboard 'Shinin Time'.  Colby Crowe wheeled the 'Weekend Warrior' machine to the runnerup spot, with Howard Houchen taking the 'Back In The Day' tractor to a third place finish.  Sarah Crowe placed her '99% Moody' turbocharged machine in fourth, with David Houchen finishing in fifth.

Super Rod Class tractors closed the show, with Ken Langham pulling to the victory aboard the Longhorn Express Pulling Team tractor.  John Kiemele scored the runnerup, aboard his 'Dodge This' machine.  Randell Moody rode the 'Ridge Runner' tractor to a top three finish, with Steve McCarley pulling to a fourth place finish on the night.








Saturday, August 15, 2015

Bill Halter Memorial Tractor Pull Set For Blue Ridge Texas

The LSGTPA tractor pulling teams will roll into Blue Ridge, Texas for the Bill Halter Memorial Tractor Pull on August 22nd.  The Saturday night action is set for a 6pm start, and will feature two rounds of LSGTPA tractor pulling action.

Opening ceremonies will include the Invocation by Arlen Foulks of Racers For Christ, and our National Anthem performance by Bailey Melvin.

LSGTPA tractor pulling action returns to Blue Ridge, Texas on August 22

Bailey Melvin will perform the National Anthem, during the LSGTPA opening ceremonies at Blue Ridge.

Arlen Foulks of Racers For Christ will deliver the Invocation at the Bill Halter Memorial Tractor Pull.


Thursday, August 6, 2015

LSGTPA Teams Shine at Lindsay Truck & Tractor Pull

The LSGTPA tractor pulling teams opened the show at the Lindsay Truck & Tractor Pull in fine fashion, as the pullers took to the well prepared track and provided great entertainment to warm up the crowd.  Teams participated in a Single Shot Shootout round of pulling, for a one shot pull on the 300 foot track.  All of the teams competing turned in great performances, and then displayed their tractors and visited with fans throughout the evening event.







Future plans are for the LSGTPA teams to combine with the Lindsay Truck & Tractor Pull in 2016,  to include an LSGTPA points event at the great facility.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

LSGTPA Single Shot Shootout at Lindsay Truck & Tractor Pull

The upcoming Lindsay Truck & Tractor Pull will host LSGTPA teams, in a single round pulling exhibition on Saturday, August 1st.   LSGTPA teams will compete in a single round shootout, to open the event at 4:30 pm.  Come check out the LSGTPA Youth Class, Outlaw and Super Rod classes as they unload and hookup for a Single Shot Shootout !


Tuesday, July 14, 2015

LSGTPA Tractor Pulling Action Heats Up at Rolling Oaks VFD Pull

Summer temperatures welcomed the LSGTPA tractor pulling teams at the Rolling Oaks Volunteer Fire Department Tractor Pull in July.  With track temperatures in excess of 100 degrees on a loose track, the drivers and machines were put to the test under the Texas sun.

Arlen Foulks with Racers For Christ, presented the prayer during opening ceremonies.   The Youth Class drivers then took to the track, for the opening round of LSGTPA pulling action.  After the dust cleared, Jared Stephan took the top spot aboard his 'Iron Head' machine, for the Moody Pulling Team.  Kody Langham pulled to the runnerup spot, aboard his Bonham Service Center entry.  Lane Duncan placed his 'Texas T-Rex' tractor, on the podium in the third place position.

In Stock Class, James Helfferich took the top spot, with Claude Lewis turning in the runner up finish.  Jimmy Helfferich took the third place position.  In Hot Stock, John Aufdenkamp and Kolby Langham were tied after two rounds, requiring a Pull Off round to determine the winner.  John Aufdenkamp was able to pull to the win aboard his 'Rusteze' tractor, for the Outlaw Pulling Team.  Kolby Langham pulled to a hard earned runnerup finish, aboard his Bonham Service Center entry.

In Stock Diesel, Ken Langham Jr. pulled to the victory, aboard his Bonham Service Center tractor.  In Big Stock, John Aufdenkamp pulled to the victory with his Outlaw Pulling Team machine.  James Helfferich scored a runnerup finish, with Kolby Langham placing his 'Texas Thunder' entry in the third place position.   Stock Altered class was a tight battle, with John Aufdenkamp taking the win over Michael Mayberry.

The Mini Rod Class tractors stirred up the dust, with David Houchen taking the win aboard his 'Back In The Day' tractor.  Houchen used a Full Pull in the opening round to take the early lead, and held off Colby Crowe and the 'Weekend Warrior' tractor, who scored a Full Pull in the second round to finish in the runnerup spot.  Sarah Crowe piloted her '99% Moody' turbocharged diesel tractor to a top three finish on the day.

The Super Rod Class tractors closed the show, with Ken Langham taking the victory in spectacular fashion, with two Full Pulls from the BSC Longhorn Pulling Team machine.  Randell Moody pulled the 'Ridge Runner' machine, into the runnerup spot for the Moody Pulling Team.










Thursday, June 4, 2015

ROLLING OAKS VFD Host LSGTPA Pulling Teams

The Rolling Oaks Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting the LSGTPA pulling teams on July 11, for two rounds of tractor pulling action !  The event will be held at the Rolling Oaks VFD facility, near Lake Tawakoni.   Visit the LSGTPA web page for detailed directions to the event.

ROLLING OAKS VFD hosts the LSGTPA tractor pulling event on July 11.

Check out the CBS19TV story at KYTX   CBS19TV

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Rolling Oaks Volunteer Fire Department LSGTPA Tractor Pull

LSGTPA tractor pulling teams will be preparing for the next event, scheduled for June 27 at Wills Point, Texas.  Competing teams from across the state, will be converging on the Lake Tawakoni area, for two rounds of tractor pulling action.  The track is located behind the Rolling Oaks Volunteer Fire Department facility.

Visit the LSGTPA website, for directions at:  LSGTPA

The event is scheduled for an 11:00 AM start time.  As with all LSGTPA events, tractors are on display an hour before the event start time, in the pit area.

Come witness the teams compete for the title and LSGTPA Championship points !