The ancient tractor community is thriving, despite all the difficulties. After all, when you look at an ancient tractor you can’t help but fall in love.
And what do people love when they have a passion; to show it off!
Tractor pullingIn some countries and some regions, tractor pulling is a large competitive genre with people staking a lot of money on the outcome. There are even betting companies, casinos, that are getting involved in taking bets on these types of competitions.The object of a tractor pulling is of course to pull a large weight behind the tractor, fast towards the finish line. Both time and the amount of weight counts, and in some cases also distance.The tractors all compete in different classes based on their engine sizes and surprisingly many ancient tractors are present at these competitions. A great way to show off the power and wonder of these machines.
With GPS tracking and computer guided ploughing, this competition is a breeze for the modern tractors. This is why one will mostly find old, if not ancient tractors in these types of competitions.
These tractors test the driver’s ability to drive in a straight line, turn and so forth. The straightest furrows win and surprisingly many ancient tractors have lead the field in these types of competitions.
Perhaps because these ancient tractors, despite not having GPS and advanced computer system, are designed just for this purpose and therefore we can say that it is in the blood, or rather in their oil.
Tractor paradesOf course when you have a beautiful ancient tractor you do want to show it off. The best way is in a tractor parade. In the springtime you can find many such opportunities, as well as during the autumn where you have a lot of farmers market and so forth where ancient tractors as well as more modern variants are always welcome.They add a bit of nostalgia to the fair and always attract a crowd. After all they represent an important part of history.