Which of These Competitors Will Win the 2018 Diesel Power Challenge?

Once again, the 2018 Diesel Power Challenge is upon us with 10 competitors and 1 alternate gearing up for another battle of the diesel-fittest. Last year’s champion, Charlie Keeter, exhausted his term-limited reign of two years. Sadly, “Three-Peater Keeter” will never be a thing due to Diesel Power Challenge rules. However, a fresh crop of competitors awaits its chance to take the throne, and excitement is mounting to see who it’ll be.

We have a Winner!!

I wanted to post this story although it’s late but the winner is Kody Pulliam!! Scroll through the trucks below to see his entry.

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Selected entirely by Diesel Power Magazine readers, competitors face off on a proving ground designed with one goal in mind: takedown. Drivers and their rigs undergo tests of endurance that include…

  • 10,000-lb trailer pull
  • Obstacle course
  • Quarter-mile trailer tow
  • Dyno pulls
  • Drag racing

The age-old battle between Chevy, Ford and Dodge builds in full force at Diesel Power Challenge, pitting each loyalist against one another to earn bragging rights.

This year will see a first-ever van contender, with AMSOIL Dealer Vinnie Hobart looking to make history in the Ford camp with his ’04 Ford E-350.

Check out the competitors below and be sure to follow all the action on Facebook live starting Tuesday, June 5. Stay tuned for updates next week when we find out who’s worthy of the coveted Diesel Power Challenge throne.

Dodge:

Andrew Morrison
1994 Dodge Ram 2500

Travis Richards
2007 Dodge Ram 2500

Trevor Ruffcorn
1993 Dodge W250

Ford:

Vinnie Hobart
2004 Ford E-350

Shane Merriman
1974 Ford F-250

Zach Scoles
2004 Ford F-250

GM:

Allan Burk
2007 Silverado 2500HD

Trae Hutton
2003 GMC Sierra 2500HD

Kodi Koch
2001 Silverado 2500HD

Kodi Pulliam
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

 

Alternate:

Garrett Osen
2010 Ford F-350

Photos courtesy of Diesel Power Magazine

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