2018 Open 2.5 Diesel 4×4 CLASS CHAMPION:

Bill Daufen – “Punisher”

Diesel trucks have taken the Penn-Ohio-New York area by storm. On the streets and highways, there are tons of beautiful diesel trucks of all shapes and sizes and colors. And many of the owners of these street licensed 4×4 trucks want to participate at our USA-EAST pulling events. So now there is a place for those trucks within the rulebook. The class is called Open 2.5 Diesel 4×4.

Trucks in this class must be licensed for the street. These trucks must use DOT tires and a normal street legal transmission and driveline. Owners may use a single tuner on the truck, but the truck must still have all of its stock appearing parts – headlights, tail lights, seats and interior and the same engine that came with the truck. However (and this is where the 2.5 comes in) the turbocharger must be the same one that came with the truck from the factory OR a replacement charger with no more than a 2.5-inch diameter at the intake side.

The winner of the class point championship for 2018 is Bill Daufen from Ellwood City, Pennsylvania. Bill is a police officer in Beaver County and has named his truck “Punisher”. It is a beautifully prepared Chevrolet with a specially built Duramax engine under the hood. Bill won six times in 2018 en route to his first ever championship with USA-EAST.

The class sponsor in 2018 was Zeigler Diesel Performance of Canton, Ohio owned by former puller, Justin Zeigler. Special ‘bonus money’ was supplied by Cen.Pe.Co. Lubricants.

2019 2.5 Diesel Truck Points Race

2.5 Diesel Trucks               
      Diesel Dayz Bunker Hill Geauga Big Butler Fair  
      1-Jun 7-Jun 22-Jun 3-Jul  
Driver Truck Make          
              TOTAL
Branden DeFrank – 1126 DeFrank & Son Auto Body 2003 GMC 20 50 50 50 170
Chris Baer – 1241 The Rowdy Ram 2006 Ram 20 48 48 48 164
John Harrison BullsEye 1998 Dodge 20 46 46 46 158
Aaron Kopta – 1108 Rusty Hooker 2004 Ford 20 44 42 42 148
Terry Roberts – 1169 Blackout 2007 Chevy 20 42 40 44 146
Matt Harrison – 1140 General Nightmare 2006 Ford 20 36 44 40 140
Jermy Davis  – 1105 Straight Off The Farm 2006 Dodge 20 34 46 0 100
Cody Dean -1250 Always Something 2003 Ford 20 38 38 0 96
Brain Duran – 1222 Low Standards 1993 Dodge 20 40 0 0 60
Logan Yoder – 1160 Blakes Diesel Care 2002 Dodge 20 0 0 0 20
Doug Ruble -1201 Hooker On A Budget 2004 Ford 20 0 0 0 20