Welcome to the Battle of the Bluegrass Pulling Series
The Battle of the Bluegrass Pulling Series (BOB Series) heads up to Hoosier country to the Ripley County Fairgrounds in Osgood, IN this Friday and Saturday, June 24-25. “The past few years have drawn record crowds in Osgood,” says BOB Series CEO Tom McConnell.” Camera crews will be there filming for “Hooked On Dirt”, America’s first ever reality television show centered around pulling to air later this fall.”
June 16, 2015 (Louisville, KY)
Danville-Boyle County Fair Welcomes the 9th Annual Bluegrass Nationals
Danville, KY has been host to the Bluegrass Nationals for the past 9 years. This weekend, June 17-18, pullers and fans alike will come from all over the region to take part in the Danville-Boyle Co. Fair. “Danville has always been a huge event, one of the best pulls in the region,” says BoB Series CEO Tom McConnell. “Danville has always been of the do-not-miss pulls of the year, and this year is no different. We’ll have plenty of tough competition on the track!” said McConnell.
This year, camera crews will be out and about filming for the TV show “Hooked On Dirt”, television’s first reality show on pulling airing later this fall. “The show features a glimpse of the lives and behind-the-scenes of the sport of pulling. Fans will be able to see the sport in a way never before seen on television,” said McConnell.
The pull in Danville features most of the classes that run in the Battle of the Bluegrass Series. Featured classes include Light Limited Super Stock Tractors, Work Stock and Pro Street Diesel Trucks, Hot Farm and Pro Farm Tractors, Super Stock 4WD Trucks, Super Stock 2WD Trucks, and the popular Pro Street Semis.
For a complete listing of classes, please go to the schedule section on the Battle of the Bluegrass website at www.bluegrasspulling.com.
For more information on the Danville-Boyle Co. Fair, please visit their website at www.boylefair.com
June 9, 2016 (Louisville, KY)
4th Annual Waco Volunteer Fire Department Pull in Richmond, KY This Weekend
The Battle of the Bluegrass Pulling Series (BOB Series) will host the 4th annual Waco Volunteer Fire Department Pull this coming Saturday, June 11, at the Madison County Fairgrounds.
“We’re expecting a big turnout from both drivers and fans again this year. It’s a great show that benefits the Waco Fire Department” said McConnell.
“The pull in Richmond is the largest fundraiser for the year that benefits the Waco Volunteer Fire Department. The event always brings in a big crowd, and fans will be in for a great show,” commented Waco Fire Department Spokesman, Jason Rawlings.
Also at the Richmond Pull, a crew will be filming for “Hooked On Dirt”, a new reality television show centered around the sport and drivers of the Battle of the Bluegrass Pulling Series.
“The new show will feature pulling in a way that’s never been done before, giving the viewer a glimpse of the everyday lives of the competitors,” commented McConnell.
“Hooked On Dirt” is scheduled to air laster this fall on Rev’n which showcases automotive content and motorsports 24/7 geared towards the performance enthusiast. Rev’n is available in most markets over-the-air. For a full list of affiliate stations and channels as well as the network’s online stream, visit www.revntv.com.
The pull will begin Saturday, June 11, 7PM and featured classes will include Super Stock 2WD Trucks, Pro Street Semis, Light Limited Super Stock Tractors
Pro Farm Tractors, Work Stock Diesel Trucks (2.5), and Pro Street Diesel Trucks (2.6).
For more information, please to their website at www.bluegrasspulling.com.
May 27, 2015 (Louisville, KY)
Battle of the Bluegrass Heads to Williamstown, KY
The Battle of the Bluegrass Pulling Series (BOB Series) heads off to Williamstown, KY for the annual spring pull at the Grant Co. Fairgrounds.
“The track at Williamstown is known to be fast but also unforgiving. Pullers and fans will be in for a real treat,” said BOB Series CEO Tom McConnell. “The track is a favorite of pullers who travel from from Northern Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio each year.”
Last year, Pro Street Semis were debuted for the first time in Williamstown, and will be returning in force this year including several new competitors and trucks. “There should be some hot competition with the semis this year, so it’s an event you definitely don’t want to miss!” commented McConnell.
Classes that are scheduled to run include Light Limited Super Stock Tractors, Street Diesel Trucks, Pro Street Diesel Trucks (2.6), Pro Farm Tractors, Super Stock 2WD Trucks and Pro Street Semis. The pull is scheduled to begin at 7PM on Saturday, June 4.
For more information about this event and the Howes Lube/Battle of the Bluegrass Pulling Series, please go to their website at www.bluegrasspulling.com.