ITPA received a check in the mail today (10-5-17) from the State of Illinois for interest from late payment of the 2015 Illinois State Fair premiums in the amount of $1,032.80. I guess there is a Santa Claus.
ITPA Point Standings
The 2017 ITPA final point standings are now posted.
“Shields Auto Group County Pulloff”
This will be a 3 event series (Fisher Community Fair, Champaign Co. Fair and Half Century of Progress) for ITPA registered 5800# Modified vehicles (no per day vehicles) sponsored by Shields Auto Group of Rantoul, Illinois. Payout will be 1st – $1000, 2nd – $600, 3rd – $400. The ITPA point system will be used for this series along with the ITPA tie breaker and if further needed total accumulated distances will be used to break any ties.
1. Brian Gaddy – $1000
2. Craig Young – $600
3. Lane Bollinger (Top Gun) – $400
Rule changes and additions from the March 5, 2017 ITPA Board of Directors meeting are now posted under the “Tech Section”.
2017 ITPA Pulling Schedule
The 2017 Illinois Tractor Pulling Assn. Schedule is now posted. Go to “Home” page, under “Events”, click on 2017 Pulling Schedule.
Rule changes and additions from the November 6 and December 11, 2016 ITPA Board of Directors meetings are now posted under the “Tech Section”.
2016 ITPA Awards Banquet
The 2016 Illinois Tractor Pulling Association Awards Banquet was held on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield, Illinois.
Approximately 350 people were in attendance to honor the 2016 ITPA sponsors, promoters, point winners, special award winners and their families. Over $80,000 in point money, Burrus seed, scholarships, jackets, trophies, door prizes and cash was awarded.
Winner of the $500 competing membership “pass the envelope game” was Bill Friedrich.
ITPA special award winners were:
Marc Clifton Memorial Scholarship – Maranda Schaley
GEM Insurance Scholarship – Morgan Fox
Pete Tucker Memorial Scholarship – Brandon Goechner
Rookies of the Year – Dylan Frerking & Michael Rogier
Best Appearing Stock- Ratermann Bros.
Best Appearing Truck – Misty Nelson
Best Appearing Modified – Dylan & Kevin Frerking
Modified Puller of the Year – John Young
Stock Puller of the Year – Jared & Jay Fender
Mechanic of the Year – Mike Johannes
Special Appreciation Award – Russell Vandeveer
Pulling Family of the Year – John Meese Family
Sportsmanship Award – Chad Russell
“Off Track Insurance”
For insurance to cover your pulling vehicle (while not in competion), spare parts, tools, equipment, Gators, etc. contact Sepcialty Insurance Group:
Scott Walker office 937-659-0071 cell 317-223-7798
Premier Crop Insurance is a sponsor of the Illinois Tractor Pulling Association.
ITPA would like to thank Rodney Crum of Power and Noise Photo.com for posting live results from the various 2016 ITPA events.
Thanks again Rodney and your crew for your support of ITPA.