TTPA Trayning Tractor Pull Association Event Saturday Sept 17th 2016
Well we were all trying to guess how long it’s been since anyone has had a pull at Trayning 15 to 20 years still not sure? But the TTPA members and volunteers had been very busy preparing the original track in anticipation of some full pulls.
We had the following machines turn up for what was a great day, Muddachukka, Rockabilly, Venomous, Awesome, Destractor, Chickpower, Grumpy & Gambler all very eager to put on a good show for the crowd. On the day we were only running one weight of 900kg and giving 1st & 2nd places for the best overall in the Ltd & Super class.… Continue reading
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SATURDAY 11th FEB CANCELLED
NEW DATE SET FOR THE 4TH OF MARCHBURNOUTS / TRACTOR PULLS / SAND DRAGS Introducing a new style of entertainment for the Avon Valley region. Combining Burnouts, Tractor Pulls, Sand Drags and other forms of automotive action we bring people – LOUDPEDAL SATURDAYS The burnout comp is open to any form of vehicle wishing to participate in a safe controlled environment. Expect to see a variety of cars from the trusty Holden Commodores/ Ford Falcons through to Monaros/ Skylines. WATPA Tractor Pulls are wild entertainment, with high horsepowered machines dragging a heavy sled the furtherest. Think lots of noise and flying dirt, as the rear… Continue reading
The tractors are divided into classes and comply with either ‘Limited’ or ‘Open’ rules. The classes are Open Modified, Super Modified, Limited Modified, Open Mini Modified, Super Mini Modified & Limited Mini Modified, Pro Stock (diesel) and Two Wheel Drive Trucks.
The distinction between classes is determined by the overall maximum weight, engine modifications, fuels and physical size. (All tractors are 2 WD)
Not satisfied with the power and noise generated by big engines like a Chevrolet 454 and 560 cubic inch motors, which may produce in excess of 1000 horse power, tractors pullers have devised methods of coupling two or even three of these engines together.
Others have gone for a more exotic flavour and sourced their power from… Continue reading