Marion County International Raceway Hosts Buckeye Diesel Blast - Engine Builder Magazine

Marion County International Raceway Hosts Buckeye Diesel Blast

Hundreds of trucks and thousands of fans poured into Marion County International Raceway in LaRue, OH, on September 26 for the Buckeye Diesel Blast. When the smoke cleared and the dust settled, here’s who won what in the various diesel drag racing and truck pulling classes.

pickup pullHundreds of trucks and thousands of fans poured into Marion County International Raceway in LaRue, OH, on September 26 for the Buckeye Diesel Blast. When the smoke cleared and the dust settled, here’s who won what in the various diesel drag racing and truck pulling classes.
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1st – Bruce Block Whitepigeon, WI RT-.7550, T-9.87 MPH -143.23
2nd – Karl Mireiter Wooster, OH RT-.5449, T-10.30 MPH-135.52
Quick Diesel 12.0 Index
1st – Larson Miller Plain City, OH RT-.5588, T-11.96 MPH -112.26
2nd – Blake Miller Plain City, OH RT-.6411, T-11.87 MPH-113.30
ET Bracket
1st – Austin Brumfield Warsaw, IN RT-.6129, ET-13.73, T-13.77 MPH-95.73
2nd – Kyle Mireiter Wooster, OH RT-.6509, ET-13.49, T-13.50 MPH-96.97
2.0 Tdi
1st – Randy Harkema Grand Rapids, MI RT-.6711, T-15.33 MPH-91.63
2nd – Emily Butterfield Plain City, OH RT-1.216, T-15.79
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Semi
Mark Scott Perrysburg, OH 1992 Freightliner 274.03
Paul Davis Vermontville, MI 273.01
Mitchell Scott Perrysburg, OH 1992 Freightliner 260.05
Rodney Horton Tekonsha, MI 249.05
Jeff McCullough Kenton, OH 2003 Peterbuilt 238.07
Kevin Oldham New Bloomington, OH 2000 International 233.08
Dale Abts Wyoming, MI 1991 Ford 215.07
3.0 Class
Evan Smoot Eaton, IN 1997 Dodge 317.05
Josh Bowers Somerset, OH 1994 Dodge 314.09
Bill DeBenedictictis Mentor, OH 1998 Dodge 304.05
Terry Biggs Noblesville, IN 1996 Dodge 303.11
Josh McClellan Waterford, PA 2001 Dodge 259.09
Eric Widman Republic, OH 2001 Dodge 253.09
Ron Kick Orville, OH 1948 Ford F3/Cummins 87.09
2.6 Class
Jake Slingluff Berlin, PA 1979 Dodge Ram 314.1
Jordan Kinderman Kingman, IN 2007 Dodge 302.11
Todd Gillfillan Kenton, OH 2003 GMC 300.08
Jarrod Jackson Connersville, IN 1997 Dodge 299.07
Eric Wildman Republic, OH 2001 Dodge 297
Mike Lepley Ebensburg, PA 2001 Dodge 296.1
Kyle Vlasak Cutler, OH 2001 Dodge 295.05
Zac McClellan Waterford, PA 2001 Dodge 278.11
Jesse Warren Guy Mills, PA 2004 Ford 278.03
Nick Stamm Strycker, OH 2001 Dodge 278.01
Eli Clouse Tiffin, OH 1995 Dodge 269.08
Aaron Ross Lima, OH 1997 Dodge 260.05
DJ Tims Somerset, PA 2012 Dodge 246.1
John Humpe Bloomingdale, OH 2005 Chevy 161.09
Jeff Burton Killgord, OH 1997 dodge 22.09
truck drag2.5 Class
Nick Stamm Stryker, OH 2001 Dodge 297.07
John Humpe Bloomingdale, OH 2003 Chevy 295.04
Justin Gillard El Dorado, OH 2004 Ford 290.03
Derick Amos Michigantown, IN 1995 Dodge 284.07
Phillip Martin Stroudsburg, PA 2005 Chevy 282.04
Chad Ray Galion, OH 1991 Dodge 271.05
Derek Borden Westport, MA 2006 Chevy 268.03
Nick Morris Milford, OH 2003 Chevy 245.07
Mark McDaniel Blanchester, OH 2001 Chevy 240.1
Work Stock
Trevor Hull Columbia City, IN 2007 Dodge 286.02
Jeff Anders Bryan, OH 2006 Dodge 283.02
Woody Heimann Findlay, OH  2004 Dodge 281.03
Nick Morris Milford, OH 2004 Chevy 270.1
Jonathon Holdren Goshen, OH 2004 Chevy 268.02
Mark McDaniel Blanchester, OH 2001 Chevy 265.07
John Saunders Willard, OH 2003 Chevy 264.07
Kaitlyn Mootz Milford, OH 2003 GMC 260.08
Lucas Sparks Jonesville, MI 2008 Ford 260.08
Patrick Race Williamsburg, OH 2006 Chevy 259.09
Cody Comstock Waynesfield, OH 1996 Dodge 250.03
Kevin Marcum Thornville, OH 1999 Ford B
Burnout Contest
Cody Schwaderer Marion, OH
Mothers Show-N-Shine
Best of Show – Trevor Selinger 2001Ford
Best Dodge – Jacob Neuenschwander 2004 Dodge
Best Ford – Ed/Kathy Williams 2008 Ford,
Best Dmax – Dustin Schonkel 2007 GMC
“Ohio is one of my favorite diesel states,” says Ron Knoch, president of Diesel Motorsports. “We want to thank all of the competitors and fans who came out on a beautiful fall day to enjoy the diesel lifestyle family event! Fun was had by all and we look forward to next year’s event!”
For more information: dieselmotorsports.us.

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