NZ Agricultural Fieldays tractor pull

By: Dan Reymer


NZ Agricultural Fieldays Tractor Pull 2018 Michael Austin showing the big Fendt 1042’s pulling power NZ Agricultural Fieldays Tractor Pull 2018
NZ Agricultural Fieldays Tractor Pull 2018 Bradfield’s big New Holland T8050 weighted up with Jono Gibbs at the helm NZ Agricultural Fieldays Tractor Pull 2018
NZ Agricultural Fieldays Tractor Pull 2018 Found Wally! Helping hooking up the tractors with Willie McKnight NZ Agricultural Fieldays Tractor Pull 2018
NZ Agricultural Fieldays Tractor Pull 2018 Tim Riddell and David Rogers NZ Agricultural Fieldays Tractor Pull 2018

All the action from the Tractor Pull event at NZ National Fieldays 2018 in Hamilton

June rolled in and so did the rain, which, of course, coincided with the New Zealand Agricultural Fieldays®. Right on cue, the rain decided to be strategic on its moisture placement and the Tractor Pull track was one of its main targets.

Tuesday’s practice day was a write-off due to the sledges turning into slingshots on the slick track. Wednesday’s official opening of the Tractor Pull saw racing delayed for a later start. With capped entries this year, it wasn’t too much hassle to push back the start time.

Central Tractor Pull’s sledge was set up on the track with a Fendt 824, kindly supplied by Osborne Power and Lease. Prior to the event, the guys from Hydraulink NZ fitted new pipework into the sledge, re-routing it to be less vulnerable to being pinched.

Chris from DPS (Diesel Performance Solutions) jumped on-board providing some sharp signage for the event.

Competition was tight throughout the competition, with some closely-fought tussles across all classes. Crowd favourites were the modifieds, with plenty of smoke, noise, and wheelstands. Full results from the

Fieldays Tractor Pull can be found on the Central Tractor Pull Facebook page.

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