2.5/2.6 SB Diesel Trucks

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 2019 is Branden DeFrank from Richmond, Ohio. His Duramax powered GMC was definitely the “one to beat” this season as DeFrank ran off a series of nine straight win easily propelling him to the crown. DeFrank is also involved in cattle breeding and has many laurels in that field as well.

The class sponsor in 2019 was Zeigler Diesel Performance of Canton, Ohio owned by former puller, Justin Zeigler. Special ‘bonus money’ was supplied by Cen.Pe.Co. Lubricants.

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DriverTruckMake
TOTAL
Ron King – 1312The Problem Child2006 Ram48485042188
Chris Baer – 1241The Rowdy Ram2006 Ram50444846188
Branden DeFrank – 1126DeFrank & Son Auto Body2003 GMC46503650182
Dylan LettieGrey Area2005 Dodge42464044172
Shayne Stanford – 1285Mandingo2001 Ram38424448172
Ed McConnell – 1318White Lie2003 Chevy44404634164
Dale Bennett – 1304Social Security2004 Chevy40384240160
Terry Roberts – 1169Blackout2007 Chevy36323838144
Josh Husted- 1302One Night Stand1998 Ram32303432128
Rod Briggs – 1297War Wagon1997 Ram3434320100
Aaron Kopta – 1108Rusty Hooker2004 Ford03603066
Jermy Davis  – 1105Straight Off The Farm2006 Dodge0003636
Doug Ruble -1201Hooker On A Budget2004 Ford0280028
John Harrison- 1236BullsEye1998 Dodge00000
Matt Harrison – 1140General Nightmare2006 Ford00000
Cody Dean -1250Always Something2003 Ford00000
Brain Duran – 1222Low Standards1993 Dodge00000

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