Friday, February 16, 2018

Q & A with Daniel Whittingham

Daniel Whittingham, 22 years old from Scorton, in Great Britain. Daniel is the driver of the 4 V8 Chevy engines powered Modified Tractor called ,,Aftermath´´. Daniel is the nephew of the Snoopy Pulling Team owner and Modified driver Kevan Whittingham and the cousin of Josh Whittingham, the driver of the V12 RR Griffon powered Mod called ,,Snoopy 3´´.


pullingworld.com: What are you doing in your normal life?
Daniel Whittingham: In my normal life me and my father Paul run a Agricultural contracting business.

pullingworld.com: What do you like to do in your free time, except Tractor Pulling?
Daniel Whittingham: In my free time I like to go game shooting and also spending time with friends.

pullingworld.com: What do you like about Tractor Pulling?
Daniel Whittingham: I like Tractor Pulling because of all the great people I get to meet.

pullingworld.com: What was your first Tractor Pulling event?
Daniel Whittingham: My first event .. wow I’m not sure been going to watch Tractor Pulling since I could walk.

pullingworld.com: What is your favourite Event / Pulling track?
Daniel Whittingham: My best track has to be home track Great Eccleston (GB).

pullingworld.com: When and where do you have driven a Pulling Tractor for the first time?
Daniel Whittingham: First time i drove a tractor was in Ahoy (NL) 2016.

pullingworld.com: What was your biggest success?
Daniel Whittingham: So far out biggest success is coming 2nd at ECs 2017.

pullingworld.com: Which Pulling classes do you like too?
Daniel Whittingham: I also love the Super Stock class as it is full of highly competitive Tractors.

pullingworld.com: What was your biggest disappointment?
Daniel Whittingham: Biggest disappointment so far ..... maybe breaking one engine on the start line at the ECs 2017 but at the same time cant complain with our 2nd place.

pullingworld.com: Which things must be changed in the future of the Tractor Pulling sport?
Daniel Whittingham: Things to change... I can’t think of any massive changes that should be made.

pullingworld.com: What are your plans for the future in Tractor Pulling?
Daniel Whittingham: Hopefully to become European Champion.

pullingworld.com: What was for you the most important moment in the sport?
Daniel Whittingham: Most important moment so far .. 2016 first year with Tractor and getting to stand on the podium in 3rd place at our home event in Great Eccleston (GB).

pullingworld.com: What was your favourite Pulling Tractor project in the workshop during a winter?
Daniel Whittingham: Best project has to be this winter going through the whole Tractor and refreshing the engines to hopefully make them all reliable.

pullingworld.com: Something you want to say?
Daniel Whittingham: Would like to say a massive thanks to all the the AFTERMATH Team for all the hard work that goes in to keeping a Modified Tractor on the track ..... see you all soon !

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

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