Wednesday, January 21, 2015

News from Down Under!

As the rest of the pulling world is working in their shops or sniffing fumes at indoor events, the Aussie season is in full swing!

Check their latest news at http://www.austractorpull.com

Some interesting products

For those of you still dealing with mechanical injections and SuperMags etc:
This company has some rather interesting products!


Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Some statistics

Who ever wonders how many people check out this website in a month and from where they are, here's the December stats:



Monday, January 19, 2015

Outlaw Pulling - Ep 1409

First pics and news of the new Red Thunder

The Team Centurie from Odder in Denmark, are building a new twin griffon tractor for the modified and super modified class at the moment. The old tube frame of the Red Thunder will be replace by a new Domex 700 wedge frame with a new home made ROP. The tractor gets a new modified Scania rear axle with ZF planetary and a SCS reverser. The new rear axle housing is home made. In the modified class, the team will drive with 2 RR Griffon V12 engines on petrol. For the super modified class, the tractor gets a third engine , a Rover Meteor V12 tank engine with a blower on methanol. The  position of the Rover Meteor engine is in the middle, behind the both RR Griffon engines.
The first start of the new Red Thunder is planned for 2016 in the Danish Championship.
But, the team has decided to drive with the old Red Thunder in the Danish Championship this year.

for further information and pics of the project, check here: www.facebook.com/TeamCenturie?fref=photo

or, check here: teamcenturie.dk/


















Changes at Simply Red

The Case IH called ,,Simply Red´´ from Great Britian gets some changes at the moment.
At the end of the 2014 season, the team had decided to revise the Case IH engine. The engine gets a set new Hypermax rods. The team made over 140 runs with the old rods of the engine. Also, the engine gets new van der Waal pistons and a brand new crankshaft with standard bearings. The new crankshaft was balanced by a local engineering company in Blackburn, Lancashire (GB).
The intercooler of the engine moving 175mm more forward under the hood, which allow more access to the front of the engine. And last but not least, the tractor got a new hood. The team bought one of the old Red Alert hoods of the Clarke Pulling Team from Buckingham in Great Britain.

for further information and pics, check here: www.facebook.com/pages/Simply-Red-Tractor-Pulling-Team/124854757579756

or, check here: www.simply-red.co.uk/

Zwolle 2015 competitors are known !










check here: www.indoortractorpulling.nl/Programma

Eurol Bandit News

For the latest news visit our site or search us on Facebook.

 
 
 

Sunday, January 18, 2015

The Judge #5

Tractor Pulling Zwolle 1997 Eurosport

 
Part 2: http://youtu.be/rVkFpRyiSIE
Part 3: http://youtu.be/jqtaFB1yG4o
Part 4: http://youtu.be/58ePkdoOKm8
Part 5: http://youtu.be/PfVguuBAplk

Gordyville 2015: Saturday Afternoon Winners

A little off topic...
















Our local motorsports club is having its yearly speedway race on the 2nd of May. It's a VERY nice Saturday evening speedway session in a super clean little stadium. The stadium is located in the German part of Friesland.
check: http://www.facebook.com/events/1523848564564778/?ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular

Sign up for Füchtorf Farm Stock competition!



As in every year, Füchtorf is having an open Hot Farm competition on Saturday the 25th of April 2015.
Competition classes will be:
ETPC Level 2: 3,5t / 4,5t / 5,5t (Sportklasse with restrictors or pump limit)
ETPC Level 3: 3,6t (= NTTO Super Sport / DTP Farm Stock)
DTTO Stock: 4,5t

Tractors don't necessarily have to be ETPC registered, but need to have an ETPC clutch inspection and papers!

8000 € prize money!


Sign up here (non DTTO Machines with Tractor Name, DTTO registered with their registration number):
http://doodle.com/zgd7fqvsyddhndp2

The DTTO Reg numbers, for those who lost them, can be found here:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5YnooghbhuDbXlhdGhiek9BWFU/view 

This Weekend !








Team Lambada - Brother Fight 2015 Wim Vs Gert

Friday, January 16, 2015

New limited mod class for Germany

Germany will get a new limited modified class at 3,5t (all other rules of 3.5t apply).

Limits will be:

  • Mechanically supercharged or N/A engines in any combination that is not additionally mentioned in these limits must utilize one (1) air restrictor of 120 mm.
  • Turbocharged engines and any combination of them , must utilize one  (1) air restrictor of 102mm diameter or two (2) restrictors of 75mm diameter each.
  • Intercooling and water injection for diesel engines only.

Other legal options (without air restrictors)
  • N/A Automotive engines (engines with less than 7,7 liters each) in any combination up to 23,1 Litres (1404 cui)
  • 2 Automotive engines (engines with less than 7,7 liters each) with two 8-71 std. Helix supercharges with a maximum of 15% overdrive or one 14-71 Supercharger High Helix with a maximum of 50 % overdrive, both without air restrictors
  • Engine rpm limit for any automotive engine (under 7.7 liters) is 7500 rpm and must be governed by the ignition system. It is strongly recommended to control the engine rpm with an external box during the run.
  • Turbines up to 2250 hp
Limits are subject to change after every season.

Restrictors are getting currently designed.

Interested? Come join our Facebook Group (German - "but we speak a little english, too")!

Monday, January 12, 2015

This week !


New mini rod team in Germany

Germany has a new mini rod pulling team this year. Patrick Brennemann and his father bought the old Randaleeisen of M. Kühnemund from Germany last year. The mini rod is powered by a original 8l Chevy Big Block V8 engine on methanol. The engine has a Littlefield 14-71 blower  with a Gerardot Injection Scoop and a Mallory Mag 4 ignition. The Chevy V8 engine was resived by Post & Dros in Dronten, the Netherlands. The engine got at Post & Dros a set new pistons, new rods, new valves, new camshafts, a new crankshaft and many other new parts. Also, the mini rod has a Crower clutch and a reverser. The Team use on their mini rod a set old Firestone tyres with Zimmermann rims (Joker Pulling Team). Which new name the tractor get´s, is secret at the moment.
The Team will compete in the German Championship this year. The first start of the mini rod is planned for the 25th of April 2015 in Füchtorf, Germany.



Changes at Silver Bullet

The Ford New Holland Super Stock called ,,Silver Bullet´´ from Houten in the Netherlands, got some changes during the last months. The team around Martin van Echtelt make the step from 2 turbochargers to 3 turbochargers after 15 years on methanol.
The first start of the Silver Bullet is planned for the 24th of January 2015 at the Indoor Tractor Pulling event in Zwolle, the Netherlands.

for further information and pics, check here: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Team-Silver-Bullet-No-Surrender/234276849998208?fref=ts


Changes in the Ice Bear Pulling Team

press release, check here: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B1nxZb4LTLqnN0VCekFGUjkxMWs/edit

Tractor Pulling Euro Cup 1996 review Eurosport

 
Part 2: http://youtu.be/VhJW8Ami-cc
Part 3: http://youtu.be/ZiBSuO_sssA
Part 4: http://youtu.be/KERUKdi4NKE

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

First pics and news of the new Popeye Light Super Stock

The Popeye Pulling Team around John van Alphen, Harrie van Heeswijk, Arjan Geerts and Stijn van de Wouw from Bladel, in the Netherlands are building a new Light Super Stock tractor at the moment. After many years in Modified pulling, the team had decided to retire with their Modified tractor in the end of 2013. After that, the team had decided to built a new tractor for the Light Super Stock class.
The new tractor gets a homemade 42CrMo04 tube chassis, a original John Deere 8530 hood and is powered by a 7.6l turbocharged 6 cylinder JD 6466 engine with a JD 55 series cylinderhead on alcohol. The Intake and exhaust manifolds will be homemade. Also, the engine gets a MSD 8 Plus ignition and a Racepak IQ3 dash logger. Which type and size of turbocharger the tractor gets, isn´t sure at the moment (the max. size is 4,25").The new project gets a SCS reverser, the old ROP and the old rearaxle of the Popeye modified tractor. The rearaxle is a homemade axle with Franklin and Rockwell parts. The tyres are Firestone 24,5 x 32 10 ply with Midwest aluminium rims.
The first start of the new tractor isn´t known at the moment.

for further information and pics, check here: www.teampopeye.nl/

or, check here: de-de.facebook.com/pages/Popeye-tractorpulling-team/109951649073174

The old triple Allison Modified tractor Popeye

Changes at Snoopy 3

The 3.5t modified tractor called ,,Snoopy 3´´ of the Whittingham family from Preston in Great Britain, got some changes during the last few weeks. The twin Griffon modified tractor got a new ignition systems on both engines. Each RR Griffon V12 engine got a new MSD Pro Mag 20 ignition. The first start of Snoopy 3 is planned for the 7th of March 2015 at the European Superpull in Ahoy, Rotterdam (NL) with those changes.



for further information, check here: www.facebook.com/TeamWhittinghamTractorPulling

or, check here: www.team-whittingham.com/