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September 16, 2018

Lucas Oil Pro Pulling Nationals conclude and season champions crowned at Lucas Oil Speedway

Green Streak Unlimited
Green Streak Unlimited, driven by Greg Boyd, clinched the E3 Spark Plugs Super Modified Tractors championship at Saturday's Lucas Oil Pro Pulling Nationals. (Kenny Shaw photo)

Wheatland, Missouri (September 16, 2018) - The Lucas Oil Pro Pulling Nationals wrapped up on Saturday night in front of a big crowd at Lucas Oil Speedway, with Champions Tour season champions crowned in six divisions.

Tim Messer of Memphis, Tenn., had two reasons to celebrate, taking the Optima Batteries Super Modified 2 Wheel Drive Trucks win in Southwinds Dental, with a pull of 311.2. Meanwhile, Messer's Thin Blue Line wrapped up the season championship for the M3 Pulling Team in the division despite winding up 17th on Saturday. 

Midnight Gambler

Midnight Gambler in action during the Super Modified 2-Wheel Drive class Saturday night at Lucas Oil Speedway. (Kenny Shaw photo)

Messer began the night just eight points ahead of defending Super Modified Champion Jared Nelson and the Midnight Revenger but Nelson managed only a 12th place.

David Mills of Knoxville, Tenn., earned the Pro Mod 4 Wheel Drive season championship with a sixth-place pull in War Wagon. Stray Dog, with Darell Varner of Midway, Ky., behind the wheel, prevailed by 1.53 feet over Steve Clem in Ratical for the victory.

Josh Blackbourn of Shullsburg, Wis., took first and second in the Unlimited Super Stocks, piloting Considered Armed & Dangerous HD and International Threat. That nailed down the season championship for the Blackbourn team. Considered Armed & Dangerous HD had a pull of 327.65, 11.49 further than International Threat.

In the Super Farm Tractors division, Team Screaming Norwegian with Justin Johnson of Cottage Grove, Wis., driving earned the season championship with a fifth-place pull. High Maintenan$e, driven by Josh Miley, won the Super Farms event over Jason Viney's All Cranked Up, by a margin of just over three feet.

Don Masterson of Grandview, Indiana, in Tinker Toy, clinched the Fass Fuel Systems Pro Stock Championship with a second-place finish. Dennis Brown in Green Envy earned Saturday's victory by 14.7 feet over Masterson.

In the E3 Spark Plugs Super Modified Tractors, Greg Boyd of Washington, Ind., finished 10th but secured the season championship aboard Green Streak Unlimited. Winning the event was Wayne Sullivan of Warsaw, Ky., in Kentuckian. He had an 8.6-foot margin over runner-up Ricky Long in the Lucas Oil Racing TV machine.

Saturday's results
Lucas Oil Pro Pulling Nationals 
Unlimited Super Stocks

1 - CONSIDERED ARMED & DANG HD, Josh Blackbourn, Shellsburg, Wis,  - 327.65
2 - INTERNATIONAL THREAT, Josh Blackbourn, Shellsburg, Wis. - 316.16
3 - TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS, Aaron Hull, Door, Mich. - 315.36
4 - LONG MACHINE, Glen Long, Aldrich, Mo. - 295.91
5 - EXTREMELY ARMED AND DANGEROUS, Josh Blackbourn, Shellbourg, Wis. - 294.77
6 - RUNNIN BARE, Jeff Hirt, Port Clinton, Ohio - 294.39
7 - CRAZY CHAOS, Roy Metz, Strykersville, N.Y. - 288.02
8 - FULLY LOADED, Jeff Hothe, Dellroy, Ohio - 287.48
9 - OUT OF TIME, Craig Petterson, Waupun, Wis. - 287.03
10 - MMG 1000, Lyle Hull, Waupun, Wis. - 286.88
11 - HOME BREW, Ray Gummersheimer, Columbia, Ill. - 271.3
12 - LESSONS LEARNED ULSS, Loren Gettinger, Hagerstown, Ind. - 262.08
13 - FULL TILT, Mike Novinger, Shelbyville, Mo. - 233.25

Super Farm Tractors
1 - HIGH MAINTENAN$E, Josh Miley, Francisco, Ind. - 320.4
2 - ALL CRANKED UP, Jason Viney, Cottage Grove, Wis. - 317.94
3 - RUNNING BUCK WILD, Andy Schwenk, Jasper, Ind. - 315.42
4 - THE PERFECT STORM, Michael Snepp, Franklin, Ind. - 315.16
5 - SCREAMIN NORWEGIAN, Justin Johnson, Cottage Grove, Wis. - 314.56
6 - POSITIVE GROUND, Chuck Guentenberg, Rio, Wis. - 314.38
7 - CRANK IT UP, Don Viney, Cottage Grove, Wis. - 312.57
8 - FAST & FURIOUS, Don Slame, LaValle, Wis. - 312.49
9 - WICKED WHITETAIL, Jeremy Roberts, Sullivan, Ind. - 307.49
10 - NEVER SAY NEVER, Bret Weber, Ft. Branch, Ind. - 304.93
11 - DIME A DOZEN, Doug Babb, Cynthiana, Ky. - 299.07
12 - POCKET CHANGE, Josh Miley, Marion, Ill. - 296.24

Fass Fuel Systems Pro Stock Tractors
1 - GREEN WITH ENVY, Dennie Brown, Clay, Ky. - 314.97
2 - TINKER TOY, Don Masterson, Grandview, Ind. - 300.24
3 - WHISKY WILD, Steve Wischmeier, Crothersville, Ind. - 297.89
4 - YOUNG BUCK, Bfrad Moss, Adairville, Ky. - 297.18
5 - BARELY GETTIN' BY, Jack Wischmeier, Seymour, Ind. - 293.74
6 - CATEGORY 5, Peter Norton, Franklin, Ind. - 293.22
7 - BEYOND LIMITS, Dustin Hart, Fayette, Mo. - 291.79
8 - RIVER RAT, Kevin Masterson, Evanston, Ind. - 286.88
9 - BOYD & CO GREEN STREAK, Mike Boyd, Washington, Ind. - 281.47
10 - BUCK EATER 2, Mickey Shorton, Sullivan, Ind. - 279.74
11 - WORK HORSE, Rob Russell, Prescott, Iowa - 278.75
12 - BILLET BINDER, Stuart Maize, Amity, Mo. - Hooked/broke

Optima Batteries Super Modified 2 Wheel Drive
1 - SOUTHWIND DENTAL, Tim Messer, Memphis, Tenn. - FP/ 311.2
2 - FULL THROTTLE, Lisa Tatum, Bardstown, Ky. - FP/ 309.3
3 - AFTER MIDNIGHT, John Mumma, Philo, Ill. - 309.32
4 - PARTS CITY AUTO PARTS, Tony Tatum, Bardstown, Ky. - 309.17
5 - MIDNIGHT CHAOS, Misty Nelson, Sidney, Ill. - 308.16
6 - ALL IN, Donnie Sullivan, Warsaw, Ky. - 306.01
7 - P5, Chad Mayhill, Camden, Ohio - 304.88
8 - SPIKE, Jim Mattingly, Bardstown, Ky. - 302.49
9 - THOR, Jim Mattingly, Bardstown, Ky - 302.36
10 - FISTFUL OF DOLLARS, Clay Chastain, Brownstown, Ind. - 302.27
11 - WILLY MAKIT, Bobbie Barbee, Springfield, Tenn. - 300.73
12 - MIDNIGHT REVENGER, Jared Nelson, Altamont, Ill. - 300.32
13 - MIDNIGHT GAMBLER, Jeremy Nelson, Sidney, Ill. - 298.48
14 - 2 TIMIN', Chad Mayhill, Reynolds, Ill. - 298.11
15 - SWEET REVENGE, Bethany Nelson, Altamont, Ill. - 292.47
16 - ADDICTION, Michael White, Lafayette, Tenn. - 285.74
17 - THIN BLUE LINE, Tim Messer, Memphis, Tenn. - 278.92

Pro Modified 4 Wheel Drive
1 - STRAY DOG, Darrell Varner, Midway, Ky. - 315.66
2 - RATICAL, Steve Clem, Versailles, Ky. - 314.13
3 - KICKIN UP DUST, Terry Hagedorn, Thompson, Mo. - 312.03
4 - FAST BREAK, Gary Varner, Midway, Ky. - 311.02
5 - RUNNIN WILD, Charles Hinds, Quitman, Texas - 310.39
6 - WAR WAGON, David Mills, Knoxville, Tenn. - 307.87
7 - MIDNIGHT RAIDER, Jim Bosch, West Olive, Mich. - 307.1
8 - GUN POWDER & LEAD, Terry Hagedorn, Thompson, Mo. - 306.92
9 - SOUTHERN BELLE, Steve Bost, Pocahontas, Ill. - 306.52
10 - ILLINOIS THUNDER, Ken Samet, Hoopeston, Ill. - 302.51
11 - WICKED SENSATION (4WD), Todd Hinrichs, Tallula, Ill. - 294.15
12 - RAM ROD, Eddie Allen, Knoxville, Tenn. - 232.26

E3 Spark Plugs Super Modified Tractors
1 - KENTUCKIAN, Wayne Sullivan, Warsaw, Ky. - 316.71
2 - LUCAS OIL RACINGTV, Ricky Long, Glasgow, Ky. - 308.1
3 - LUCAS OIL GREEN STREAK, Steve Boyd, Washington, Ind. - 296.63
4 - PTH DOWN & DIRTY, Michael Stewart, Paris, Tenn. - 280.77
5 - DIRTSLINGER, Bill Leischner, Weldon, Ill. - 280.05
6 - 4 ACES, L.D. Nation, Butler, Mo. - 260.6
7 - LUCAS OIL, Keith Long, Glasgow, Ky. - 235.71
8 - BUNNAGE YELLOW TRACTOR, Dillon Bunnage, Golden Gate, Ill. - 216.8
9 - THE JUDGE NEXT GEN., Darrick, Barga, Asonia, Ohio - 215.29
10 - GREEN STREAK UNLIMITED, Greg Boyd, Washington, Ind. - 195.86

Hockett/McMillin Memorial next: The 8th annual Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial for ASCS Sprints and POWRi WAR Sprints begins a three-night run on Thursday at Lucas Oil Speedway. The final night feature for the ASCS Sprints will pay $10,000 to win. Gates open at 4 p.m. Thursday with hot laps at 6:15 and opening ceremonies at 7.

For ticket information on all events at Lucas Oil Speedway in 2018, contact Admission Director Nichole McMillan at (417) 282-5984 or by email at nichole@LucasOilSpeedway.com. Fans also can go online to purchase tickets for any event on the 2018 schedule.

CONTACT:
Danny Lorton
Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager
Office: (417) 282-5984
DLorton@lucasoilspeedway.com