maximum overdrive

Brownstown, Indiana (May 27, 2013) -  The Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League's event season continues to rev up, this time getting pullers on the track at the Henry County Fairgrounds in New Castle, Kentucky this past Memorial Day weekend.  The promoting group, The New Castle Lions Club, treated fans to two sessions of pulling, with an initial Friday evening of local farm stock tractor and work stock truck pulling that lead into a Saturday evening showdown of two Premier Crop Insurance Mid West Region Classes (2.6 Trucks and Super Farm Tractors) and a 3.0 Truck class that is a part of the TS Performance Silver Series. 

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punishin for pleasure

May 15, 2013-Brownstown, Indiana:  The 2013 Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League kicks off the pulling season on May 17th and 18th in Franklin, Kentucky with the TS Performance Outlaw Pull Presented by Scheid Diesel at the Franklin-Simpson Park.  All three of the key PPL series are represented in some form at the event, with Champions Tour (SM2WD, 10 Pro, LWSS, and SF), TS Performance Silver Series (SSDT and 3.0 DT), and Mid West Region (2.6 DT) classes in play on the exciting weekend.  has garnered notice for it's' spotlight on up-and-coming diesel pulling classes.   In order to handle the extensive crowd of pullers (upwards of 200) the pull will make use of three tracks instead of the traditional two in years past. The third track will ensure non-stop action for the estimated 10,000 spectators that will witness world-class pulling competition but also have opportunity to see diesel drag racing prior to the pulling sessions at nearby Beech Bend Raceway.  Dozens of vendors will also be on hand displaying their products with Dyno, Show-and-Shine, and a Bikini contest on the 18th as well.

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Brownstown, Indiana (May 13, 2013) - The Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League is proud to announce that Premier Crop Insurance has become the Title Sponsor of the PPL’s Mid West Region. PCI, led by Ron Barga II and Scott Walker, serves a six-state area with a company vision to “Create a partnership with our customers by helping them better understand their operation's financial strengths and weaknesses and provide them with the best crop insurance products and advice to help them be successful farmers.” With 10 agents covering over 300,000 acres in 2013, the footprint for PCI is expanding yearly.

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off constantly

Brownstown, Indiana:  The newly-formed Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League's Silver Series has garnered notice for it's' spotlight on up-and-coming diesel pulling classes.  Focusing on the Limited Pro Stock tractor class as well as the Super Stock and 3.0 diesel truck classes, the Silver Series gives competitors in those classes a "next-level" experience on the PPL pulling circuit.  TS Performance's founder Dennis Perry, a leader in the diesel performance industry with cutting-edge products built not only for performance but also efficiency recognized the tremendous value of this group of pullers and wanted to support their competitive efforts.  In turn, TS Performance has become the title sponsor for the Silver Series.

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Pro Pulling Magazine

March 22, 2013-Brownstown, Indiana:  In response to the desire of pullers and pulling fans alike for a Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League-based magazine, we are proud to announce the creation of Pro Pulling Magazine.

Pro Pulling Magazine, slated for release in June, will be the official and exclusive source of coverage for the multiple series for PPL, from the Champions Tour to member-state events. Pro Pulling Magazine will also be covering select non-PPL events throughout the year as well.

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Over the years of the Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League's Champions Tour, few competitors have been more consistent then Bill Leischner and his Sassy powered Speedco Dirtslinger.  After missing out on a three peat in 2011, the Weldon, Illinois native came into the 2012 season with a passion to reclaim the title back in the insanely competitive E-3 Sparkplug Modified Tractor Class.  Having won several championships throughout his career, Leischner knows what it takes to be in front when the dust settles in September.  The vision for success starts at the top with Bill but truly comes to fruition with the help and support of the amazing team that hits the road week in and week out on the circuit.

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