Brian Diekman from Genoa, Ohio in the USA. Brian is the owner and driver of the twin Allison V12 powered Light Unlimited Mod Tractor called ,,Trelleborg Rat Poison´´. He is also building chassis and sometimes completely Pulling Tractors for other Pulling Teams in the US.
pullingworld.com: What do you do in your normal life?
Brian Diekman: I´m a boilermaker at the Toledo Refining Company.
pullingworld.com: What do you like to do in your free time, except Tractor Pulling?
Brian Diekman: I like to ride my Harleys and enjoy my family.
pullingworld.com: What do you like on Tractor Pulling?
Brian Diekman: I like that I can use my creativity and try and compete with the high dollar Teams.
pullingworld.com: What was your first Tractor Pulling event?
Brian Diekman: I was too young to remember my first Pull.
pullingworld.com: What is your favourite Event / Pulling track?
Brian Diekman: My favorite Pull is Bowling Green.
pullingworld.com: When and where do you have driven a Pulling Tractor for the first time?
Brian Diekman: My first time driving was at Bowling Green in 92'.
pullingworld.com: What was your biggest success?
Brian Diekman: My biggest accomplishment was winning Louisville, the Enderle Pull Off and my first Grand National win with the Light Unlimited Tractor.
pullingworld.com: Which Pulling classes do you like too?
Brian Diekman: Besides the Light Unlimited I like the Light Super Stock.
pullingworld.com: What was your biggest disappointment?
Brian Diekman: My biggest disappointment is trying to keep main bearings in our Allisons.
Brian Diekman: Either the cost has to driven down to compete or the prize money needs to be raised. Also a more professional approach needs to be given to the sport as a whole to bring in sponsors.
pullingworld.com: What's your plans for the future in Tractor Pulling?
Brian Diekman: I´d like to keep trying with the Light Tractor and maybe slow up a bit and enjoy more for my family.
pullingworld.com: What was for you the most important moment in the sport?
Brian Diekman: It was Art Arfons shaking my hand after my first Pull at BG.
pullingworld.com: What was your favourite Pulling Tractor project in the workshop during a winter?
Brian Diekman: This winter we are building a 2/3 motor Hemi Tractor for Craig Sage. It´ll be intereting when done.
pullingworld.com: Something you want to say?
Brian Diekman: Id just like to thank all the people who makes this possible. SCS gearbox, Bill s machine and tool, PMS marketing, Trelleborg, and above all my family and girl friend Jackie.
pullingworld.com: Thank you for your time and good luck !