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2012 Diesel Events Calendar

In Search of the Next Diesel Mecca

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It’s springtime, which means the diesel calendar year is officially in full swing. Our annual events list is back and is once again intended to show a wide array of venues available to all kinds of diesel enthusiasts. From sled pulls and drag races to dyno days and show ’n’ shines to trade shows, open houses, and expositions, we hope you’ll find this list of can’t-miss events helpful in your summer planning.

For 2012, we’ll be trekking all across the map, covering shows from the West Coast to the Northeast—and everything in between. An asterisk next to an event means you’re guaranteed to find a member of the Diesel Power staff on hand. We look forward to seeing you (and your trucks) out and about this year.

April 30-May 6
18th Annual May Madness
Turbo Diesel Register Get-together
Pahrump, Nevada

May 5
NHRDA: East Coast Truckin’ Nationals
Drag Race, Sled Pull, Dyno, Show ’n’ Shine
Petersburg, Virginia

May 12
MMTTPA Sled Pull
Sled Pull
Jefferson City, Missouri

*May 18-19
TS Performance Outlaw Drag Race and Sled Pull
Drag Race, Sled Pull, Dyno, Show ’n’ Shine
Bowling Green, Kentucky / Franklin, Kentucky

*May 18-19
Wapak Tug Fest
Sled Pull, Truck Tug-of-War
Wapakoneta, Ohio

May 19
NHRDA: Jefferson State Diesel Nationals
Drag Race, Sled Pull, Dyno, Show ’n’ Shine
Redding, California

May 25
NADM: Buckeye Drag Series
Drag Race
Hebron, Ohio

*June 2-3
BD Truckin’ Nationals
Drag Race
Mission, British Columbia, Canada

June 8-9
Full Pull Productions: Bunker Hill Shootout
Truck, Semi, Tractor Pulls
Beloit, Ohio

June 9
8th Annual Stanley Truck and Tractor Pull
Sled Pull
Stanley, Wisconsin

June 14-16
Great West Truck Show
Big Rig Expo
Las Vegas, Nevada

June 15
ITPA (Indiana)
Sled Pull
Peru, Indiana

June 16
Full Pull Productions: Keystone Nationals
Truck, Semi, Tractor Pulls
Brookville, Pennsylvania

*June 16-17
NHRDA: Diesel Nationals
Drag Race, Sled Pull, Dyno
Indianapolis, Indiana

June 23
Tomah Truck & Tractor Pull
Sled Pull
Tomah, Wisconsin

June 23
NADM: Thunder In Muncie
Sled Pull, Dyno
Gaston, Indiana

June 30
NHRDA: Midwest Diesel Nationals
Drag Race
Brainerd, Minnesota

July 1-7
2012 IDI Rally
Show ’n’ Shine
Tecumseh, Michigan

*July 6-8
Diesel Confab 2012
Diesel Conversion Show
Rockbridge Baths, Virginia

July 13-14
Full Pull Productions: Bunker Hill Shootout
Truck, Semi, Tractor Pulls
Beloit, Ohio

July 18
ITPA (Indiana), Sled Pull
Danville, Indiana

July 20
East Coast Pullers, Sled Pull
Easton, Maryland

July 20-21
NADM: East Coast Nationals
Drag Race, Sled Pull, Dyno
Numidia, Pennsylvania

July 21
NHRDA: Pacific Coast Diesel Nationals
Drag Race
Woodburn, Oregon

July 21
Morgan’s Corner Truck and Tractor Pull
Sled Pull
Elizabeth City, North Carolina

July 28-29
Randall’s Performance Sled Pull & Open House
Sled Pull, Open House
Burlington, Iowa / Gladstone, Illinois

July 28
NADM: Florida Diesel Drags Series, Drag Race
Orlando, Florida

August 2-5
Truck Rodeo
Semi Drag Race, Show ’n’ Shine
Notre Dame du Nord, Quebec, Canada

*August 3-4
ATS Diesels On The Mountain
Sled Pull, Dyno
Brighton, Colorado / Arvada, Colorado

August 4
ITPA (Illinois): Logan County Fair
Truck and Semi Pull
Lincoln, Illinois

*August 5
Cummins Rocky Mountain Truck Fest
Drag Race
Morrison, Colorado

August 11
NHRDA: Canadian Diesel Shootout (formerly August Blackout)
Drag Race, Sled Pull
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

August 17-19
NTPA: National Tractor Pulling Championships, Tractor Pull
Bowling Green, Ohio

August 17-18
NADM: Western Mega Diesel Show
Drag Race, Sled Pull, Dyno
Salt Lake City, Utah

August 18
Diesels at the Buck
Drag Race, Sled Pull
Quarryville, Pennsylvania

August 18-19
139th Annual Armada Fair
Truck and Tractor Pull
Armada, Michigan

August 23-25
Great American Trucking Show
Big Rig Exposition
Dallas, Texas

August 24
Full Pull Productions: Crawford County Fair, Truck, Semi Pulls
Meadville, Pennsylvania

*August 24-26
Scheid Diesel Extravaganza
Drag Race, Sled Pull, Dyno, Show ’n’ Shine
Terre Haute, Indiana

August 25
NHRDA: Northwest Diesel Nationals, Drag Race
Spokane, Washington

September 1
Hoosier State Showdown
Sled Pull
North Salem, Indiana

*September 8
NADM: Buckeye Diesel Blast
Drag Race, Sled Pull, Dyno
Hebron, Ohio

September 14-16
4Wheel Jamboree Truck Show
Indianapolis, Indiana

September 15
Full Pull Productions: USA East Regional Finals
Truck, Tractor Pull
Mercer, Pennsylvania

*September 16
XDP Open House
Open House, Show ’n’ Shine
Wall Township, New Jersey

September 18
East Coast Pullers: The Great Frederick Fair
Sled Pull
Frederick, Maryland

October 5-6
Charlotte Diesel Super Show
Semi Drag Race
Concord, North Carolina

October 6
NADM: Texas Diesel Roundup
Drag Race, Sled Pull, Dyno
Denton, Texas

*October 13
NHRDA: World Finals
Drag Race Year-end Finals
Ennis, Texas

October 20
Bean’s Diesel Dyno Day
Sled Pull, Dyno, Burnout Contest
Woodbury, Tennessee

October 20
Morgan’s Corner Truck and Tractor Pull
Sled Pull
Elizabeth City, North Carolina

*October 30-November 2
Industry Trade Show
Las Vegas, Nevada

November 30
NADM: Performance Racing Industry Drags
Drag Race
Orlando, Florida

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