Hot Street Diesel 4x4 Trucks
This is a class that got out of the Run Whatcha Brung class and got into a rules class. These trucks are beasts at the drag strip as well as the pulling track.
This diesel class has a compression ignition engine factory produced for 1-ton or smaller
diesel pick-up trucks with aftermarket programmers and chips, air-to-air intercoolers, and all turbo or turbos are accepted. The max truck weight including the driver is 8100lbs with weight boxes or hanging front weights. The weights may not exceed 60 inches from the center of the front axle. Their fuel must be #1/#2 diesel fuel only. Soy/Biodiesel fuel is permitted. No other combustible material (nitrous, propane, etc) may be injected into the turbocharger or any part of the air intake system, water to air intercoolers, or nitrous or combustibles (feed line must be removed from the bottle to the solenoid and the bottle removed from the vehicle).
Richard Wilkerson and his "Skippy" GMC were a consistent running puller all year long. Skippy placed first 3 different times in 2022 out of 10 hooks. This diesel group is one of the nicest classes as they are constantly helping each other out in the pits. They are also some of the most street-able pullers in the organization. It is not uncommon to see these trucks driving in their hometowns.
Congrats to Richard and his family and this entire diesel class.