Ohio’s Carlton Cope wins Championship Tractor Pull in Louisville


(This article was updated on March 5, 2013, to include results from the 7,500-pound 4×4 truck class.)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Carlton Cope, from Salem, Ohio, powered his Massey Ferguson 2805 dubbed “Warpath” to a full pull of 224.98 to win Friday night’s session of the 10,200-pound pro stock tractor pull at the 2013 Championship Tractor Pull held in conjunction with the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky.

Then he came back the next night to win the finals, too.

Cope measured a pull of 239.20 in the finals Feb. 16, besting the second-place tractor driven by Ken Couch of Jackson, Tenn., by nearly 5 feet.

Calvin Miller, of Guys Mills, Pa., won the 7,500-pound 4×4 super stock diesel truck pull at the 2013 Championship Tractor Pull with a pull of 236.32.

Miller drives and owns the 2002 Dodge Schied Diesel Cummins powered truck called “Runnin in the RED.”

Results from the other championship pull final classes include (Driver Name    City/State    Vehicle    Pull Distance):

7,500-pound Modified Tractors
Ricky Long    Glasgow Ky.    Lucas Oil / Mav-Tv    240.60 Full Pull
Joe Eder    North Collins N.Y.    75Th Edition    228.09
Michael Stewart    Paris Tenn.    Down & Dirty    224.59
Bret Berg    Farmington MN    Lg Seeds Money Maker    222.85
Kevin Criswell    Marion Ohio    Non Cents    217.20
Mark Cole    Pavilion N.Y.    The Gambler    210.01

9,300-pound Super Farm Tractors
Darrin Hunt    Herndon Ky.    Dreamin Too    241.60
Norm Kavan    Cedar Bluffs Neb.    Magnum Force    239.09
Russell Counce    Lawrenceburg Tenn.    Dixie Deere    238.33
Josh Miley    Franciso Ind.    High Maintenan$E    237.65
David Batliner    Floyd Knobs Ind.    Super Hick    235.74
Jon Mowrey    Milford Ill.    Deal -N- Deere    234.92
C. Weitzenkamp    Hooper Neb.    Someday    234.14
Justin Stryffeler    Salem Ohio    Jd 4430    233.11

6,200-pound 2WD Super Modified Trucks
Doug Theobald    Shelbyville Ind.    Wicked    242.06 Full Pull
T.Fitzsimmons    Macon Mo.    Country Heat    232.79
Jeff Writsel    Orient Ohio    At It Again    227.16
Rickey Long    Glasgow Ky.    Ridin Dirty    225.39
Bill Oberste    Harrisonville Mo.    Missouri Gambler    224.52
Jared Nelson    Altamont Ill.    Midnight Revenger    224.41
Robert Zajicek    Columbus TX    Gunsmoke    223.50
Keith Long    Glasgow Ky.    Mav-Tv/Bulls Eye    221.37
Tony Tatum    Bardstown Ky.    Parts City Auto Part    217.55

8,200-pound Super Stock Tractors
Esdon Lehn    Dayton MN    Red Line Fever    241.72 Full Pull
Steve Burge    Lynn Ind.    Lock N Load    235.36 Full Pull
Brian Shramek    Williamsburg Mo.     Young Blood    207.05 Full Pull
Jim Schaendorf    Dorr MI    Radical Red    240.91
David Siefert    New Washington Ohio    Renegade Deere    233.55
John Raymond    Caledonia N.Y.    Smoke N Mirrors    225.88

8,000-pound Super Stock Alcohol Tractors
T. Blackbourn    Newton Wis.    Ex. Armed & Dangerous    247.23 Full Pull    
Kevin Campbell    Washington PA    Controlled Chaos    243.69
John Strickland    Clinton NC    Galot    235.67
Josh Blackbourn    Newton Wis.    Armed & Dang. Internt’l Threat    229.34
J. Kwiatkowski    Dorr MI    Taking Care Of Business    229.30
Loren Gettinger    Hagerstown Ind.    Lessons Learned    225.30

10,200-pound Pro Stock Tractors
Carlton Cope    Salem Ohio    Warpath     239.20
Ken Couch    Jackson Tenn.    Cotton Pickn Deere    234.22    
Brad Moss    Adairville Ky.    Ts Performance Young Buck    233.07
Steve Boyd    Washington Ind.    Green Streak    232.18
Paul Stone    Greensburg Ind.    Rollin Stone    232.11
Troy Bader    Monroe Wis.    Forever Green Edition    229.78
Greg Boyd    Washington Ind.    Green Streak Ii    228.09
Ross Boersen    Zeeland MI    Extremely Green    227.83
Lance Little    Tuscola Ill.    True Grit    227.71
Kevin Schmucker    Louisville Ohio    Git Er Dun Deere    227.19
Tim Overmyer    Monterey Ind.    Sandhill Binder    226.66
Mike Linder    Edison Ohio    Linder Brothers    225.60

7,500-pound 4×4 super stock diesel truck

Calvin Miller        Guys Mills, Pa.        Runnin’ in the Red         236.32

Van Haisley         Fairmount, Ind.        Rock Hard Ram              235.84
 Shane Kellogg     Forest, Ohio        Gotta Have It              230.55
Kent Crowder     Attica, Ind.        Scheid Diesel              225.83
Kyle Michael     Urbana, Ohio        Climax                  224.60
Erik Stacey     Winchester, Ohio        Smoknya Hd              221.71
 Shawn Hodges     Avella, Pa.        On Borrowed Time          207.06
Matt Clemons     Wakeman, Ohio        Alter Ego              189.20
Curt Haisley        Swayzee, Ind.        Off Constantly              187.46


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