ASHLAND, Ohio — The Ashland County Agricultural Society hosted an Ohio State Tractor Pullers Association sanctioned pull held during the 159th Ashland County Fair.
Four classes were posted for the full grandstand of attendees.
• Super Stock Division:
Jeff Hothen took first with a pull of 403.60 feet on “Fully Loaded.”
Frank Keener with “XXX” pulled to 345.41 feet to place second.
• Pro Stock Division:
Larry Shope took first with “Iron Dragon” completing a pull of 351.61 feet.
Danny Schmucker pulled “Rampage” to 320.82 feet to place second.
• Super Modified FWD was won by Dawn O’Dell completed the pull of 290.04 feet on “Fantasy.”
David Pearce drove “Stomper” to a distance of 285.23 feet to place second.
• The Pro Stock Semi division was won by Dale Mitchell with “Down and Out” besting the pack with a pull of 362.21 feet.
Placing second was Mike Laribee with “Shameless” pulling the sled 337.85 feet.
• Class A with tractors weighing under 6,000 pounds:
Matt Willis, of Ashland with a final distance of 268.1 feet to take the class.
Best pull: Ken Stefanik; best overall appearance: Mary Beth Thompson.
• Class B with tractors weighing 6,000 to 8,000 pounds:
Brad Dalton, of Nova with a pull of 259.5 feet.
Best pull: Mark Smith; best overall appearance: Grant Conwell.
• Class C with tractors weighing 8,001 to 10,000 pounds:
Randy Fishbaugh, of New London with a pull of 309.11 feet.
Best pull: Mike Reisinger; best overall appearance: Aaron Smith.
• Class D with tractors weighing 10,001 to 13,000 pounds:
Jim McClaflin, of New London with a pull of 309.4 feet.
Best pull: Andrew Smith; best overall appearance: Jerry Bauer.
• Class E with tractors weighing 13,001 to 16,000 pounds:
Roger Knapp, of Wellington with a pull of 303.2 feet.
Best pull: Russell Handricks; best overall appearance: Butch Born.
• Class F, including tractors weighing 6,000 pounds and open to out of county participants:
Tim Baum won with a pull of 290.4 feet.
• Class G, including tractors of 9,300 pounds and open to out-of-county participants:
Jack Guilitto won with a pull of 334.9 feet.