2017 Pull Schedule

May 28 - light/heavy 10am - Gaumer Park

July 4 - heavy/light 10am - Gaumer Park

July 21 - light/heavy - 10am Gaumer Park

Aug. 15 - heavy/light - 8am Muskingum Co. Fair

 OLD STEAM AND GAS CLUB - DRESDEN, OHIO

 

     ANTIQUE TRACTOR PULLING RULES 2017

All tractors must be antique farm tractors 1959 or older

GENERAL RULES

1) Entry fee - $10 first hook and $5 second hook per class.

2) Duties - Every puller will be responsible for track duties during at least one class during every pull.

3) Dues - Membership dues of $15.00 is required to participate in any club sponsored pull.

4)  Wheels - No dual wheels, tire chains, steel wheels, or four-wheel drive tractors.

5)  Drivers - No more that two drivers may register to pull the same tractor per class.  The same tractor may pull twice in each class regardless of driver.  Only one prize will be awarded per tractor per class.

6)  Safety - Any tractor or driver found to be unsafe or illegal may be disqualified or barred from hooking.  All pulls must start with a tight hitch. NO JERKING allowed.

7)  Hands - Driver must stay on the seat of the tractor at all times.  Hands must be on steering wheel, hand brakes, hand clutch or throttle at all times during a pull.

8) Front weights cannot be more than eleven feet from the center of rear axle to the furthest point forward.  Rear weights cannot extend beyond rear tires.

19 Tractor engine will be original or original replacement, unchanged in outside appearance.  No blowers or turbo chargers are allowed.  Tractors must run stock carburetor or its original replacement, stock injector pump or its original replacement.  No alcohol permitted.

10) Governor - A working governor must control all engine rpms.  No suicide throttles.  Only one throttle lever.  No jerk throttle. No excessive rpms.

11)  Attempts - Driver is allowed two attempts within fifty feet to start sled.

12) Drugs - No one under the influence of drugs or alcohol will be permitted to participate or compete.

13)  Responsibility - The Club is not responsible for personal injury, accidents or damages by or to your tractor or equipment while on the pulling grounds.

14)  Age - Drivers less than 18 years of age must have written parental/guardian permission. (permission slips available at time of registration).

15)  Rules - The panel of judges will interpret all rules.  The panel of judges will rule on all unforeseen problems or oversights, with their ruling being final. No one person can make a ruling on a final decision.

16)  Side Shield - Must be removed at the request of the Panel of Judges for inspection.

17)  Classes - Tractor may only compete in either the Field Stock, Pro Stock or Super Stock division on the same day. 

18)  Weigh in - Begins at 9:00 AM,  Pull  begins at 10:00 AM unless otherwise noted on the pull schedule.  Tractor must weight same as class entered specifies - no variation.  ALL drivers must weigh in and check draw bar before and after each pull.

19)  Speed - Will be monitored by horn.  Each driver will be allowed two beeps as a warning.  Driver will be disqualified after the third sound of horn.  Any driver who fails to slow within twenty-five feet of the sound of the horn will be disqualified.

20) First puller in each class must take their first pull.

21)  Registration for each class will close when the first tractor of that class is called to the sled or announcer calls the class closed.  No entering class or money back after class is closed.

22) Time - Driver has one minute time limit from call to hook or he will drop to last pull of the class.  Tractor must be in neutral and clutch disengaged for hook up and unhooking.

23) Refund - The tractor committee will not refund any money if tractor is disqualified.  Refund will be given only for mechanical or medical problems.

24) Disqualification - Any part falling off the tractor after being hooked and until the tractor is unhooked will result in disqualification.  Dropped weights are cause for disqualification.

25) Boundaries - All parts of tractor and sled must remain in the bounds and not touch the boundary lines at any time.  Out of bounds will result in disqualification. No measurement will be taken due to a disqualification.

 26) Fans - No open fans. Steel fan blades must be shrouded or use plastic fan blades or electric fan as a safety factor.

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Antique Tractor Panel of Judges and Track Committee: 2017

  Andy Prouty 740-502-4244

  Mike Prouty 740-796-2220

  Don Lahmers  740-796-2081

 

INDIVIDUAL CLASS RULLS:  These rules are general guide lines.  Any complainant contesting a competitor's tractor must be brought to a track committee member's attention and come from another competitor in the same class, during the time the class is being pulled.

 

 ANTIQUE FIELD STOCK CLASSES:2500#, 3000#, 3500#, 4000#, 4500#, 5500#, 6500#, 7500#, 8500#

1)  SPEED LIMIT - Not to exceed 3 mph maximum during pull.  No shifting of torque if so equipped.

2) ENGINE-  will be stock, with stock carburetor and ignition system (No MSD or other electronic ignition systems or hot coils).

3) HITCHES - 18" maximum height.  Stationary in all directions.  Minimum of 24" from center of rear axle to sled hook point.  All 3-point and fast hitch style must be locked at 18" or less.  Hitches will be stock as from manufacture except for 2.5" or larger hook plate or horizontal clevis.

4) APPEARANCE -Tractor will be stock as from factory.  No homemade covers.  Alternators and straight exhaust pipes will be allowed.

5) WEIGHTS - Bolt-on type from factory will be allowed.  May be homemade if near factory appearance, made of steel and bolted on.  No concrete weights, but weight bars and suitcase weights are allowed.

6) SAFETY - Front wheels of tractor may not exceed 16" off ground during pull.  Wheelie bars optional.

7) TIRES and RIMS- No alterations allowed.  Will be of factory equipped size not to exceed 14.9" or 15.5" in width for the 2500# through 5500# classes. 18.4 tires allowed in the 6500#, 7500# and 8500# classes if so equipped from factory.

ANTIQUE PRO STOCK CLASSES: 2500#, 3000#, 3500#, 4000#, 4500#, 5500#, 6500#, 7500#, 8500#

1)  SPEED LIMIT - Not to exceed 3.5 mph maximum speed during pull. No shifting of torque if so equipped.

2)  HITCHES - 18" maximum height.  Stationary in all directions.  Minimum of 18" from center of rear wheel to sled hook point. 

3)  TIRES - No alterations allowed. Maximum tire size of 14.9"/15.5" for 2500# through 5500# classes. 16.8 and 18.4 tires allowed in the 6500#, 7500# and 8500# classes. Road tires will be inspected and voted on.

4) WHEELIE BARS - Are required and should not be attached to the draw bar in any way.  Minimum requirements for the wheelie bars are as follows: 10" maximum above ground.  The back of the wheelie bar is to extend 5" behind the tire radius.  Pads = 5" square minimum, spaced minimum of 20" from outside each pad.  Stabilizer bar system must be able to support the weight of the tractor in the heaviest class pulled.  Jacking up the pads so the tractor is completely off the ground is a good test of the strength of the system's support ability and the  judges reserve the right to perform this test at their discretion. 

ANTIQUE SUPER STOCK CLASSES: 2500#, 3000#, 3500#, 4000#, 4500#, 5500#, 6500#, 7500#, 8500#.

1)  SPEED LIMIT: 2500#-4500#  Maximum 5MPH (any gear) No shifting of torque if so equipped.

2) SPEED LIMIT: 5500#-8500#  Maximum 7MPH (any gear) No shifting of torque if so equipped.

3)  TIRES: Cut tires permitted in all Super Stock classes. Maximum tire size 18.4 X 38

4)  HITCHES: 20" maximum height. Stationary in all directions.  Minimum of 18" from center of rear axle to sled hook point.

5) WHEELIE BARS - are required and should not be attached to the draw bar in any way.  Minimum requirements for the wheelie bars are as follows: 10" maximum above ground.  The back of the wheelie bar is to extend 5" behind the tire radius.  Pads=5" square minimum, spaced minimum of 20" from outside each pad. Stabilizer bar system must be able to support the weight of the tractor in the heaviest class pulled. Jacking up the pads so the tractor is completely off the ground is a good test of the strength of the system's support ability and the judges reserve the right to perform this test at their discretion.

6) KILL SWITCH - Working safety kill switch required.

7) FANS - No open fans. Steel fan blades must be shrouded or use plastic fan blades or electric fan as safety factor.