Friday, December 29, 2017

Q & A with Arjan van der Kolk

Arjan van der Kolk, from Vroomshop in the Netherlands. He´s the driver and owner of the only worldwide Steyr Component Pro Stock Tractor called ,,DPP Rednex´´. Arjan also making fuel pumps (Dutch Pump Performance Dieseltechniek v.d. Kolk) for other Pulling Teams in Europe.

pullingworld.com: What are you doing in your normal life?
Arjan van der Kolk: I run a diesel shop called ,,DPP Dieseltechniek vd Kolk BV´´.

pullingworld.com: What do you like to do in your free time, except Tractor Pulling?
Arjan van der Kolk: The little free time what I have, I like to spend with my Family.

pullingworld.com: What do you like about Tractor Pulling?
Arjan van der Kolk: It’s the best opportunity to test ideas at high level.

pullingworld.com: What was your first Tractor Pulling event?
Arjan van der Kolk: Wierden (NL) somewhere around the mid 80s. 
  
pullingworld.com: What is your favourite Event / Pulling track?
Arjan van der Kolk: Lochem (NL).

pullingworld.com: When and where do you have driven a Pulling Tractor for the first time?
Arjan van der Kolk: Wierden (NL) 1996

pullingworld.com: What was your biggest success?
Arjan van der Kolk: Several Grand National wins and podiums. 

pullingworld.com: Which Pulling classes do you like too?
Arjan van der Kolk: Super Sport and Trucks.

pullingworld.com: What was your biggest disappointment?
Arjan van der Kolk: Emmeloord (NL) 2006, rearend broke and after that the engine. 

pullingworld.com: Which things must be  change in the future of the Tractor Pulling sport?
Arjan van der Kolk: Nothing major.

pullingworld.com: What are your plans for the future in Tractor Pulling?
Arjan van der Kolk: NTTO Grand National Champion in the future.

pullingworld.com: What was for you the most important moment in the sport?
Arjan van der Kolk: First run in NTTO Grand National.

pullingworld.com: What was your favourite Pulling Tractor project in the workshop during a winter?  
Arjan van der Kolk: Building the new Rednex during the last winter.

pullingworld.com: Something you want to say?
Arjan van der Kolk: Keep enjoying our great sport.

pullingworld.com: Thank you for your time and good luck for the future ! 

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