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 !


Sunday, May 17, 2015

LSGTPA On Display for Texas Scottish Rite Hospital For Children's Farm and Ranch Day 2015

The Texas T-Rex Pulling Team was onhand with the LSGTPA booth, during the TSRHC Farm and Ranch Day 2015.  The annual event provides children the opportunity to enjoy agriculture themed activities, at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital For Children campus in downtown Dallas.

The 'Texas T-Rex' team allowed the children to climb aboard the machine, and learn a little about driving an LSGTPA pulling tractor.  The crew had a great time during the day, visiting with the children and talking tractor pulling !

LSGTPA 'Texas T-Rex' at TSRHC Farm and Ranch Day 2015

'Texas T-Rex' at the LSGTPA booth during TSRHC Farm and Ranch Day 2015

TSRHC Farm and Ranch Day 2015

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital For Children, Farm and Ranch Day 2015

Friday, May 8, 2015

Bonaham Heritage Day LSGTPA Pulling Results

Bonham Heritage Days LSGTPA Tractor Pull Results
by LSGTPA

Beautiful weather greeted the LSGTPA pulling teams, as they rolled into Bonham, Texas for the Bonham Heritage Days Festival Tractor Pull.  The event was held at the Powder Creek Park pulling track, located between the historic Bonham Texas & Pacific Depot and the site of the 1880's era, Texas & Pacific Railroad Roundhouse.  The scenic venue featured a hard packed track, providing for a great surface for an exciting afternoon of tractor pulling action.  Arlen Foulks of Racers For Christ delivered the invocation, with Grace Johnson performing the National Anthem during opening ceremonies. 

The Youth Class competitors took to the track first, to open the show in front of a great crowd.  Jared Stephan wheeled the 'Yes Deere' tractor to the first place position, with Kody Langham taking second.  Lane Duncan piloted his 'Texas T-Rex' tractor to a podium finish at third, with Jared Stephan returning aboard the 'Iron Head' machine to place fourth.   In Stock Class, Claude Lewis took the win, with Jimmy and James Helfferich taking second and third.    The Hot Stock Class was paced by Aidan Hovind aboard 'Yes Deere', followed by John Aufdenkamp on the 'Rusteze' tractor.  Steve McCarley pulled to a third place finish, with Kolby Langham taking fourth to round out the field. 

Stock Diesel was won by local favorite, Ken Langham, Jr., aboard the Bonham Service Center tractor.  In Big Stock, John Aufdenkamp took the class title.  Jerry Toland finshed second aboard 'Triple Deuce', while Kolby Langham placed the 'Texas Thunder' tractor in third.  John Aufdenkamp placed the Outlaw Pulling Team tractor atop the Stock Altered Class with the win, recording two Full Pulls on the 200 foot track.  In the Motorcycle Class, Paul Smith wheeled his 'Texan' machine to the victory.  Smith would return to enter and win the Outlaw Class, scoring a Full Pull in each class to double up on the day. 

The Mini Rod Class tractors put on a great show, with Jerry Toland taking the win aboard 'Shinin Time'.  Sarah Crowe used a Full Pull aboard her turbocharged diesel entry, to secure the runnerup spot.  Colby Crowe placed the 'Weekend Warrior' tractor in the third place position, with Howard Houchen recording a fourth place finish aboard 'Back In The Day'.    The Super Rod Class tractors closed the show, with Ken Langham taking the title aboard the Bonham Service Center tractor.  Randell Moody pulled the 'Ridge Runner' to the runnerup spot, with John Kiemele taking the third place podium finish aboard 'Dodge This'. 





For more information on the LSGTPA tractor pulling series, visit www.lsgtpa.com

LSGTPA Hunt County Fair Results

HUNT COUNTY FAIR LSGTPA TRACTOR PULL RESULTS

Rain showers seem synonymus with the Hunt County Fair in Greenville, and the 2015 shows and showers were no exception.  The area needed the rain, so the LSGTPA pulling teams were happy to accommodate mother nature with the opening weekend postponement.  The pulling event was moved to the closing weekend of the fair, and the pullers were awarded an awesome evening for pulling, and a great pulling surface upon which to compete.

Arlen Foulks of Racers For Christ was on hand to deliver the invocation, and following the National Anthem, the Youth Class competitors took to the track.  Kody Langham pulled out the victory for the Bonham Service Center team, with Jared Stephan pulling double duty to score the runner up and third place finishes.  Stephan placed the 'Yes Deere' tractor in second, and piloted his 'Iron Head' entry to third.     In Stock, Claude Lewis topped the field, with Jimmy and James Helfferich placing second and third.

In the new Hot Stock Class, Aidan Hovind scored the victory aboard 'Yes Deere' for the Mean Green Pulling Team.  Kolby Langham used a Full Pull, to place his Bonham Service Center machine in the runnerup position.  John Aufdenkamp place third, abord his Outlaw Pulling Team tractor.  Stock Diesel saw Ken Langham, Jr. taking the win, using two Full Pulls to take the title.

In Big Stock, Shawn Aufdenkamp scored the victory for the Outlaw Pulling Team, with Jerry Toland placing his 'Triple Deuce' entry in the runnerup spot.  Kolby Langham placed third, aboard his 'Texas Thunder' tractor.  Stock Altered was taken by John Aufdenkamp, using two nice pulls to secure the top spot.  Paul Smith aboard his 'Texan' tractor, scored the victory in the Motorcycle Class.  Smith returned to double up with the 'Texan', taking the top spot in the Outlaw Class. 

The Mini Rod Class provided fans with a great show, with Jerry Toland emerging the victor aboard his 'Shinin Time' tractor.  Howard Houchen finished second, aboard the 'Back In The Day' machine.  Colby Crowe placed the 'Weekend Warrior' tractor on the podium in third, with Sarah Crowe placing her turbocharged diesel entry in fourth on the night.    The Super Rod Class tractors closed the show, with Ken Langham taking the win for the Longhorn Pulling Team.  John Kiemele scored the runnerup aboard his 'Dodge This' tractor, with Randell Moody securing a podium finish in third aboard his 'Ridge Runner' machine. 


Make sure to checkout www.lsgtpa.com for an LSGTPA pulling event near you !

Thursday, April 30, 2015

LSGTPA Tractor Pulling Teams Prepare for Back To Back

The LSGTPA tractor pulling teams will be in action both Friday and Saturday, May 1st and 2nd.  The group will roll into the Hunt County Fair on Friday night, in Greenville Texas, with a 6pm start time.

On Saturday, the teams will compete in Bonham, Texas, during the Bonham Heritage Days festivities.  This event is slated for a 3pm start, and will commence with our National Anthem presentation by Grace Johnson.

Kody Langham will compete in the Bonham Heritage Days LSGTPA tractor pull on Saturday.

Bonham Heritage Day Schedule

Come check out one or both shows !

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

LSGTPA Teams Prepare for Hunt County Fair Double Header

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THE HUNT COUNTY FAIR LSGTPA TRACTOR PULL IS RESCHEDULED !

Due to the rainouts, on April 24 and 25, the LSGTPA teams will compete at the Hunt County Fair on FRIDAY NIGHT, MAY 1st.   The start time remains as 6pm.

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The LSGTPA will be preparing for the annual Hunt County Fair Double Header, on Friday and Saturday nights of April 24 and 25.  The pulling event is held in conjunction with the Hunt County Fair opening weekend, in Greenville, Texas.  Opening ceremonies are scheduled for 6pm on both nights, and will feature our National Anthem presentation by Bailey Melvin.



Bailey Melvin will perform the National Anthem, during Opening Ceremonies of the LSGTPA event during the Hunt County Fair in Greenville.

Visit the Hunt County Fair website for more fair information at Hunt County Fair

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Delta County Fair LSGTPA Tractor Pull Results

The Lone Star Garden Tractor Pullers Association teams rolled into Cooper, Texas, to open the 2015 LSGTPA Championship Points Series at the Delta County Fair and Livestock Show.  The second annual event was held at the Harmon Park facility, on a track prepared by Rocky Young, of RY Construction.  Kaleb Wright of Three Rusty Nails Church presented the Invocation, followed by Lauren Taylor with an outstanding performance of the National Anthem. 

Lauren Taylor performs the National Anthem during the Delta County Fair LSGTPA Tractor Pull

The Youth Class competitors took to the track first, to open the 2015 pulling season, with Kody Langham turning in a strong performance to score the win aboard the 'Yes Deere' tractor.   Jared Stephan placed the 'Iron Head' tractor in the runner up spot, followed by Kody Langham aboard the Bonham Service Center entry.  Lane Duncan placed his 'Texas T-Rex' in the fourth place position, rebounding from clutch issues in the first round.    Claude Lewis pulled double duty, piloting two tractors in the OEM Stock Class to a first and second finish. 

Jared Stephan launches his tractor downtrack at the Delta County Fair LSGTPA tractor pull.

In Stock Class, Aidan Hovind piloted the 'Yes Deere' machine to victory, with Kolby Langham scoring a solid runnerup finish.  The Stock Diesel title was taken by Ken Langham, Jr., aboard the Longhorn Pulling Team tractor.   In Big Stock,  Jerry Toland piloted his 'Triple Deuce' entry to the top spot.  Kolby Langham held onto the second spot, while holding onto the 'Texas Thunder' tractor, after a wild first round pass that ended out-of-bounds for a disqualification.  The Motorcycle Class provided the Cooper crowd with some excitement, with Todd Hickerson using a Full Pull to score the victory.  Paul Smith piloted his 'Texan' tractor on wild ride, taking the machine out-of-bounds for a disqualification, and a runner-up finish.    

Kolby Langham holds on to 'Texas Thunder' during the LSGTPA event in Cooper, Texas.

Todd Hickerson scored a victory in the Outlaw Class, to double up on the day with two wins in two classes.  Paul Smith returned with the 'Texan', to score a Full Pull and the runnerup finish.  The Mini Rod Class tractors were paced by Colby Crowe, using a strong opening round Full Pull, to take the class crown.  Jerry Toland drove his 'Shinin Time' tractor, to the runnerup spot.   Sarah Crowe piloted her turbocharged diesel entry to the third place position, with David Houchen taking his 'Back In The Day' tractor to the fourth place spot. 

Randell Moody pilots 'Ridge Runner' downtrack, during the Delta County Fair in Cooper, Texas.

The Super Rod Class tractors closed the show, with John Kiemele taking the win aboard his 'Dodge This' machine.  Thomas Kimmons drove his 'Fired Up' tractor into the runnerup spot, with Randell Moody taking his 'Ridge Runner' to a third place podium finish.  Ken Langham, Sr. placed his Bonham Service Center machine in fourth place, to round out the field.

Lauren Taylor was awarded an honorary trophy, for her outstanding performance of the National Anthem, during opening ceremonies of the Delta County Fair Tractor Pull.

Enloe Museum staff provided trophies for the Youth Class, commemorating the history of cotton production in Delta County.

Paul Smith launches the 'Texan' downtrack in Cooper.

David Houchen pilots 'Back in the Day' during the Delta County Fair event.

Colby Crowe holds onto the 'Weekend Warrior' during the Delta County Fair LSGTPA tractor pull.


The teams will prepare for the Hunt County Fair double header, on Friday and Saturday nights of April 24-25 in Greenville.  For more information on the LSGTPA, please visit www.lsgtpa.com .

Lane Duncan pilots his 'Texas T-Rex' during the Delta County Fair LSGTPA tractor pull in Cooper, Texas
Sarah Crowe takes her '99% Moody' tractor downtrack during the LSGTPA season opener.

Ken Langham Sr. works the Bonham Service Center tractor downtrack in Cooper.