A hat trick in sports is defined as the achievement of a positive feat three times or more
during a game, or other achievements based on threes. For Colter Hess and Dan Lee the
feat wasn't attending a sled pull, dyno competition and a truck-only drag race all in the
same weekend, but actually using their daily driver trucks to compete in all three.
Each summer ATS Diesel Performance in Colorado organizes its Diesels On The
Mountain Truck Fest to create an action-packed weekend like no other. Things kicked off
on a Friday night at the Adams City Fairgrounds in Brighton with an NSPA-sanctioned
sled pull. The National Sled Pullers Association is a Colorado-based regional association
that promotes the sport of truck and tractor pulling. This was the sixth year for NSPA and
the biggest turnout of trucks to date at this pull.
Read the full story in the November issue of Diesel Tech on page 46.