Category: Motor Events

Save the Grease Monkey

We’re all primates.
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It’s up to us.
It’s Save the Senior Grease Monkey Month.

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https://inktale.com/a/help-save-the-grease-monkey

Who’s going to teach the young monkey’s?
Grease Monkeys have their own vocal system of grunts and howls that only they understand.
These proud primates only want a hand, not a handout.

Show some Monkey Love!

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I Love My Monkey

Don’t let the Silver-haired Seniors go extinct.
Thunder Avenue is dedicated to bringing awareness to the forgotten Grease Monkey.
A new pair of coveralls or a new hat always makes a Monkey happy.

Most Senior Grease Monkeys need more.
Over the years many have hoarded boxes and boxes of shiny objects.
They can be ornery and don’t share well.

100% of the net proceeds of your purchase go to support a Senior Grease Monkey.

Totes, Coffee Cups, and The Best Napping Pillow You’ll ever use!

 

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Tractor Pull

Tractor pulling is an awesome homegrown sport.

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I’m learning about Tractor Pulling today.
The NTPA is a good place to start.
The Pulling 101 page will give a really good run down.
Tractor competition classes.
 Detailed information about the sled. Including video.
 Regional competition mapping.

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Farm Tractor Pull at the Dodge County Fair

When I was much younger I spent a summer on a dairy and tobacco farm.
Fence mending always meant tractor racing to me.
The cousin I was racing also owned a brand new 1969 Challenger.
This was in 1969.
I know how personal these races can be.

They all show up at the co-op to talk trash sooner or later.
Remember they’re all driving badass cars or trucks too.
Some of these guys work all year to build the perfect machine.
Others bring what they got.
The people in this video are just like the guy down the street with a race car he toys with.

Thank you to Dodge County Fairgrounds
A video is hard time-consuming work.
Great Job!

Tractor pulling, also known as power pulling, is a motorsport competition, popular in the United States, Canada, Europe (especially in the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark and Germany), Australia and Brazil, and New Zealand which requires modified tractors to pull a heavy sled along a 35 foot wide, 330 foot long track, with the winner being the tractor that pulls the sled the farthest. The sport is known as the world’s most powerful motorsport, due to the multi-engined modified tractor pullers.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tractor_pulling
tractor2Callaway County fair to feature tractor pulls.
Fulton Sun
Major attractions at the Kingdom of Callaway County Fair, which runs Aug. 1 through Aug. 6, include truck and tractor pulls, demolition derbies, mud race, and a rodeo.

Tractor pulling is a great family friendly sport.
Don’t miss it if you get a chance to see it.

Mister B.