Snyder County Tractor Pullers

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Meet the Pullers

Matt Hauck

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Old Red


Class: Hot Stock, Pro Farm

From: Middleburg, PA

When did you start pulling?: 2004

What do you do for a living?: A technician for Select Sires and Dairy farm with my parents Bo-Ann Holsteins.

Family/Married?: Married to Dyanna Hauck, dog Sadie

Hobbies: Tractor Pulling

Favorite thing about pulling?: The rush you get going down the track and the friendships you create with different pullers and traveling to different fairs through out the summer.

Most memorable/favorite pull?: My favorite pull is West End Fair and my most memorable pull was in 2010 and making my first Full Pull on Old Red.


Lucas Criswell

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Showcase

Jeff Brininger

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Class: Hot Stock, Pro Farm

From: Winfield

When did you start pulling?: 2018

What do you do for a living?: Retired

Family/Married?: Wife, 3 children

Hobbies: Tractor Pulling and Hunting

Favorite thing about pulling?: Always trying to do better and the challenge.

Most memorable/favorite pull?: Getting my first win at West End Summer Shoot Out 2019.

DJ Boop

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Black Stripe Addiction


Class: Hot Stock, Pro Farm

From: Mifflinburg, PA

When did you start pulling?: 2008

What do you do for a living?: Run a 9,600 head hog farm, grain farming, and custom harvesting

Family/Married?: Fiancé Haleigh, dog Waylon

Hobbies: Michigan football, NASCAR, and dirt racing

Favorite thing about pulling?: Pulling/working on tractors with my dad. Going to pulls from the New York border, to central Virginia, and to the eastern shore. Visiting all the different fairs and meeting new people, friends, and all the pullers.

Most memorable/favorite pull?: Meeting my fiancé at the Tuckahoe Pro Farm pull in 2016. Snyder County Hot Stock win in 2018.


Sam Radel

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One Piece at a Time

John Forman

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It's Always Something


Class: Hot Stock, Pro Farm

From: Watsontown, PA

When did you start pulling?: 2012

What do you do for a living?: Farming, raise all natural pigs

Family/Married?: Wife and 3 kids

Hobbies: After tractor pulling I can't afford to do anything else. Enjoy spending time with the family.

Favorite thing about pulling?: The rush going down the track and the people you meet.

Most memorable/favorite pull?: Winning the 2016 Keystone Nationals.

Kyler Zechman

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Josh Bordas

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Green Mile


Class: 2.5 & Hot Street

From: Wallaceton, PA

When did you start pulling?: Started pulling 5 years ago

What do you do for a living?: I operate a shop that specializes in Diesel performance repairs to everyday vehicles to equipment and building trucks.

Hobbies: I enjoy working on my trucks trying something new with them and hanging out with my friends.

Favorite thing about pulling?: My favorite thing is the people involved whether it's the fans or other competitors and pulling itself.

Most memorable/favorite pull?: My most memorable pull was a pull in Maryland for Smoke and Speed in 2017 when I got second place in 2.6 and exploded a charger and I was suspected of having nitrous on the truck so Smoke and Speed was required to search my truck. 


Matt Dersham

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The Other Half

Kurt Wertman

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BLAZE


Class: 2.5 Diesel 4x4

From: Turbotville, PA

When did you start pulling?: 2019, this is my first year.

What do you do for a living?: Teacher at Montgomery, PA & haul diesel fuel for Becks Fuels Inc.

Family/Married?: Wife Lisa, daughter Ella, son Kole

Hobbies: Coaching North Cenn Penn Soccer, Hunting, Advise Battle bots, compete regionally is 15 lbs. class Technology Student Assoc. Adviser.

Favorite thing about pulling?: The trial & error involved. I enjoy meeting new people. My students were involved with fabricating many of the parts on my truck. 

Most memorable/favorite pull?: So far I have had one very nice pull, however the others have improved . I have a lot to learn!




Robert Hauck

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Old Red


Class: Hot Stock

From: Middleburg, PA

When did you start pulling?: 1969

What do you do for a living?: Dairy farmer

Family/Married?: Wife Judi, daughter Amanda, son Matt

Hobbies: Tractor Pulling and breeding excellent dairy cows

Favorite thing about pulling?: The people and friends made and also the competition.

Most memorable/favorite pull?: Old Red is the only tractor to pull at all of Snyder County's pulls and in 2019 it will be it's 40th year pulling. My favorite run was the 392 ft pull at Hughesville, PA. Along with the days pulling against the Hoyt's and Klingler's were the good old days.  

Jacob Wagner

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Workin Man Blue


Class: Workstock Diesel & 2.5 Diesel

From: Muncy, PA

When did you start pulling?: 2016

What do you do for a living?: Blaise Alexander Body Shop

Hobbies: Truck Pulling and work

Most memorable/favorite pull?: Breaking at the first SCTPA pull in 2017 and getting home at 5 A.M. the next morning because we didn't bring a trailer.


Brett Clark

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Silver Slab

Vern Zerby

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Dr. LZ


Class: Mod Turbo, Limited Pro 

From: Shamokin, PA

When did you start pulling?: 2005

What do you do for a living a living?: Coal Processing Plant, Nursing

Family/Married?: Wife Penny, 2 daughters Callie & Indigo

Hobbies: Working on Tractors & Pulling

Favorite thing about pulling?: Putting on a good show for the crowd.

Most memorable/favorite pull?: Most memorable pull was winning Keystone Nationals in 2012. Favorite pulls are the hometown pulls. 

Jeremy Deluca

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Sunset Smoker

Brandi Martin

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Dairy Deere

Tyler Bagley

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Ugly Duckling


Class: Limited Pro Diesel 

From: Montgomery, PA

When did you start pulling?: 2006 with tractors and then in 2008 with trucks.

What do you do for a living?: Pump manager for Billtown Pumps

Family/Married?: Married with 2 son and 1 daughter

Hobbies: Truck Pulling

Favorite thing about pulling?: The adrenaline of the ride and the friends that I've made from other pullers to the spectators.

Most memorable/favorite pull?: The first time I got first place at Snyder County in 2016.

Dave Daku

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Double Vision


Class: 8,500 Open, 7,800 Modified  

From: Selinsgrove, PA

When did you start pulling?: 1975

What do you do for a living?: Farmer

Family/Married?: Wife Sue, daughter Jen and son David

Favorite thing about pulling?: The power you create and feel behind the wheel.

Most memorable/favorite pull?: Winning 1st place back to back at the Buck competing in the Lucas Oil East Coast Modified class. 

Morgen & Corey Davis

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Super Red


Class: Limited Pro/Super Farm

From: Troy, PA

When did you start pulling?: Both started in 2016

What do you do for a living?: Work on our Dads farm and with his custom chopping business.

Hobbies: Hunting, Tractor Pulling, and watching sports

Favorite thing about pulling?: Our favorite thing is the people and the challenge.

Most memorable/favorite pull?: Favorite pull memories are all the times spent with our family and friends having fun and pulling.


Justin Gordon

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Outtaline


Class: 3.0 Limited Pro

From: Allenwood, PA

When did you start pulling?: 2004 on garden tractors then 2012 with my truck

What do you do for a living?: Sales and Service for an oil field service company "Billtown Pumps" 

Family/Married?: Friends and a Dad who goes to every pull to help me.

Hobbies: Hunting, Snowmobiling, Fishing, and Truck Pulling 

Favorite thing about pulling?: The 30 seconds of time when your on the track and its all adrenaline and everything else in life fads away except for getting down the track along with the challenge of building your own stuff to out compete others. 

Most memorable/favorite pull?: The first pull at Selinsgrove 2018 when my truck caught on fire I thought it was all over and luckily nothing was hurt, but a radiator hose.

Ty Brininger

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Class: Farm Stock

From: Mifflinburg, PA

When did you start pulling?: 2015

What do you do for a living?: Farming

Family/Married?: Married, 3 kids

Hobbies: Outdoors, coaching youth sports

Favorite thing about pulling?: I like to wrench on tractors.

James Barder

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Barder Turbo Service

Josh Martin

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Think Green

Jared Brown

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Bad Karma

Charlie Marks

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Smokin Bandit


Class: Farm Stock

From: Middleburg, PA

When did you start pulling?: 45 years ago

What do you do for a living?: Truck driver

Family/Married?: Wife Teresa, children Sam & Jessica, 4 grandkids

Hobbies: Tractor pulling, hunting, and spending time with grandkids.

Favorite thing about pulling?: Meeting all the friends through the years.

Most memorable/favorite pull?: Every pull is memorable, just riding down the track is the best feeling in the world. 

Ross Harter

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Smoke

Kris Hoyt

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Nut Case

Levon Visnofsky

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Mild 2 Wild


Class: 2.5 Diesel 4x4

From: Olanta, PA

When did you start pulling?: 2012, with the same truck as now

What do you do for a living?: Union Pipefitter

Hobbies: Truck pulls, working in the garage, and hanging with friends.

Favorite thing about pulling?: All the friendships you get and people you meet, and the rush going down the track.

Most memorable/favorite pull?: Winning my home town pull of Clearfield for the first time.

Corey Eberhart

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Gold Edition


Class: Hot Stock, Pro Farm

From: Lewisburg, PA

When did you start pulling?: Age 16

What do you do for a living?: A mechanic at Pik Rite

Hobbies: Hunting

Favorite thing about pulling?: The excitement of pulling in front of a crowd of people.

Most memorable/favorite pull?: Placing 5th place my first year at Keystone Nationals


Jesse Young

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Logan Hoyt

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Case Pending

Steve Raup

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Scrappy Doo


Class: 2.5 Diesel 4x4

From: Montgomery, PA

When did you start pulling?: 2008

What do you do for a living?: Diesel Tech and Transporter

Family/Married?: Wife, 2 kids

Hobbies: Truck Pulling and Archery

Favorite thing about pulling?: Pushing the truck to the limit.

Most memorable/favorite pull?: Placing with a Dodge Dakota in the stock gas class. " The little Dakota that could." 

Robert Martin

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John Deere Green

Shane Fleck

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Tyler Gardner

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Brandon Glasgow

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Mechanically Unstable

Katelyn Hauck

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Z lil Stinker ll


Class: Farm Stock

From: Winfield, PA

When did you start pulling?: 2017

Hobbies: Playing field hockey and tractor pulling 

Favorite thing about pulling?: The adrenaline rush and the people you get to meet.

Most memorable/favorite pull?: Winning the 2018 Farm Stock Points my first year driving

David Heller

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Maxx Effort

Tom Bedgar

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The Patroit

Matt Sudol

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4755 Express

Carson Stauffer

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Brad Kremer

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Fence Row Deere

Rick Hauck

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Lil Stinker 


Class: Limited Pro, Mod Turbo

From: Winfield, PA

When did you start pulling?: 1980

Hobbies: Tractor Pulling

What is your favorite thing about pulling?: Meeting new people

Most memorable/favorite pull?: Winning my first Mod Turbo pull in 2018 

Todd Young

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Cory Hoyt

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Stress Case

Ray Belack

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Ragin Red

Brandon Ewing

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Class: Hot Stock

From: McClure, PA

When did you start pulling?: 12 years old on garden tractors

What do you do for a living?: Self employed truck driver

Family/Married?: Wife Olivia and daughter Addison

Hobbies: Working with our show cattle, show pigs and helping on my parents dairy farm

Favorite thing about pulling?: Meeting new people and spending time with friends.


Tyler Woolever

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Just In Case

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