Trailer Tow Test The next challenge featured a trailer saddled with a Bobcat tractor for a total trailer weight of 10,000 pounds. Drivers had just one chance to launch while towing this heavy load, then they had to complete an eighth-mile pass down the track. If this sounds simple to you, please send in the entry form on page 89 before checking yourself into a mental rehabilitation facility. After blowing a head gasket during his one run, Jeremy Radojcsics may be willing to help you check in. Micheal Tomac and his red Duramax had much better luck during his first-place run down the track. He started slow and steady to avoid trailer hop, then put the hammer down until he passed the eighth-mile marker 10.974 seconds later. Brian Carter used his drag racing experience to complete a similar launch during his second-place pass that took just 11.004 seconds. Third place went to Jeremy Moss in the gray Duramax, with a time of 11.262 seconds. James Dow and a friend hook his Super Duty to the trailer for the tow test. A 10,000-pound Bobcat tractor was loaded on the trailer for the eighth-mile tow test on the dragstrip. James Dow and a friend hook his Super Duty to the trailer for the tow test. A 10,000-pound Jeremy Radojcsics drove his '99 Dodge Ram 3500 up from Bradenton, Florida, to compete in Diesel Power Challenge East. His long haul was rewarded with disaster during his first, and only, run down the dragstrip. Find out what happened to his truck in the sidebar on page 77. Jeremy Radojcsics drove his '99 Dodge Ram 3500 up from Bradenton, Florida, to compete in D Jake Henry had the only 12-valve Cummins (yup, no electronics) entered in Diesel Power Challenge East. The high levels of torque and manual transmission caused all four tires to spin at the start of his run for the Tow Test. Jake Henry had the only 12-valve Cummins (yup, no electronics) entered in Diesel Power Cha Be sure to check out Page 2 for tons more exciting Tow Test Photos! 1 | 2 | » | View Full Article Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!