Chaos Fabrication Pro Stock Tractors

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Brett Hackstadt

Nashville, Illinois

Vehicle Make/Model: Case IH Optum 300

Occupation: Farmer

Hobbies: Hunting

Recent Pulling Accomplishments: New Tractor for 2023

Diehard Deere

Kraig & Travis Wileman

Edgerton, Wisconsin

Vehicle Make/Model: John Deere 8R 410

Occupation: Farmer & Fabricator

Hobbies: Family, Farming, Tractors & Boats

Recent Pulling Accomplishments: 2x NTPA Grand National Champion, 3x NFMS Wins, 3x Badger State Tractor Pullers Champion, 3x NTPA Region III Champion

Other: Thanks to family and friends, Lemke Motorsports, Engler Machine, and Wimer Fuel & Turbo

El Niño

Rhett Parish

Marion, Kentucky

Vehicle Make/Model: 2021 Case IH Magnum 400

Occupation: Farmer

Hobbies: Hunting

Recent Pulling Accomplishments: 2022 Chapel Hill 1st and 2nd Place Finishes, Top 10 Bowling Green on Friday Night

Green with Envy

Elijah Brown

Clay, Kentucky

Vehicle Make/Model: John Deere 8R 340

Occupation: High School Student & Farmer

Hobbies: Hunting, Fishing, & Riding ATVs

Recent Pulling Accomplishments: This will be his first pull as a driver. He just turned 16 in December.

Loud & Heavy

Brandon Simon

Farley, Iowa

Vehicle Make/Model: John Deere 8530

Occupation: Farming

Hobbies: Racin’

Recent Pulling Accomplishments: 2021 & 2022 Pro Pulling League Points Champion

Other: Wife – Jodi, Daughter – Braylen, Boys – Kaston, Brent, Riggs

New Generation Plus

Esdon Lemke

Helenville, Wisconsin

Vehicle Make/Model: John Deere 4010

Occupation: Machine Shop Owner

Hobbies: Snowmobiling, Playing Dartball, and Having a Good Time!

Recent Pulling Accomplishments: 2022 TPC Champion, 2x NTPA Grand National Champion. 2x NTPA Grand National Enderle Pulloff Winner. Bowling Green Ring Winner

Other: Combined Most Pro Stock Wins of All Time.

Nut Case

Kris Hoyt

Shickshinny, Pennsylvania

Vehicle Make/Model: Case 970

Occupation: Fuel and Propane Sales

Hobbies: Traveling and Tractor Pulling

Recent Pulling Accomplishments: 2021 East Coast Pro Pulling Points Champion

Straight Outta Line

Lemke & Wileman

Helenville, Wisconsin & Edgerton, Wisconsin

Vehicle Make/Model: 2022 Claas Axion

Occupation: Fabrication, Machining & Farming

Hobbies: Busch Light

Recent Pulling Accomplishments: New tractor in 2022 with seven hooks made. Three top 5 finishes with best finish being a 2nd place on Saturday Night in Canton, OH

T8 Tomcat

Greg Elsing

Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin

Vehicle Make/Model: 2019 New Holland T8.435

Occupation: Farmer

Hobbies: Side by Side Riding, Snowmobiling and Pontooning

Recent Pulling Accomplishments: Made the finals and placed 10th after some breakage at the NFMS in 2023

Other: I pull with my family; Avery, Mason and Emily and was sponsored by Hennessy Implement in Dodgeville, WI. I have been on the board and president of the Badger State Tractor Pullers for 31 years. I have been pulling for 43 years.

Young Blood

Braden Shramek

Columbia, Missouri

Vehicle Make/Model: AGCO DT275B

Occupation: Farmer & Short Term Rental Business

Hobbies: Traveling, boating, and hunting

Recent Pulling Accomplishments: 7 top five finishes during the 2023 season.

Other: Newest addition to the family is my son, Christian Brooks, born on February 6th!