Several Ohio drivers will be participating at the 2013 National Farm Machinery Pulls including Carlton Cope of Salem, the driver of Warpath.
“It’s certainly an honor just to get invited to go compete there because so many competitors send in an application to compete,” Cope said.
Fewer than 200 vehicles are chosen to compete from about 600 applications.
“Because it’s such a big event, we double check everything making sure its tight and set right. We spend alot of time just washing and cleaning it up due to the show,” he said.
Because of the indoor venue he’s had to make some adjustment to the tractor that will compete Friday night in the 10,200-pound Pro Stock tractor class.
“Usually on the indoor track we have to gear down, because of the shorter track. We also change the weight step a little bit and put the indoor exhaust pipe on,” Cope said.… Continue readingRead More »