2015 Heritage Series
Since 1929, the sport of pulling has become a national and international pastime. From its beings of farmers taking their tractors out of the fields and pulling a weighted sled, pulling has come a long way. As is the case in many sports, sometimes the unique heritage of a sports beings get over looked. In order to preserve our strong and historic pulling heritage, the Battle of the Bluegrass is now offering its Heritage Series. This series of classes will feature tractors and trucks that launched the sport into international prominence. These classes allow for just about any type of tractor or truck to participate in a professional environment, while producing an entering show for fans. ‘
Bluegrass Antique Super Pull
March 20-21, 2015
March 11, 2015(Louisville, KY)
Steiner Tractor Parts Becomes Title Sponsor of the Bluegrass Antique Super Pull
The Battle of the Bluegrass Pulling Heritage Series (BOB Series) is proud to announce that the title sponsor of the upcoming 7th Annual Bluegrass Antique Super Pull is Steiner Tractor Parts. “Steiner Tractor Parts is the nation’s leader in new parts for old tractors, and we are very pleased to be working with them at this year’s pull in Richmond,” said BOB Series CEO Tom McConnell. “If you are looking for a hard to find part on your Antique Pulling Tractor or classic that you are rebuilding to factory specifications, Steiner Tractor Parts is the place you will find it.”
Steiner Tractor Parts, based out of Lennon, Michigan, was founded by Dave Steiner, who grew up farming on a WC-Allis in the 1950s. He noticed that through the years, certain parts on certain older tractors were hard to find, so Steiner Tractor Parts was created in 1977 to handle those needs. It was that year that they offered a four page flyer telling the world of their product line. Today that “flyer” is a 600 page parts book, with over 5200 parts available. Steiner Tractor Parts now has a 45,000 square foot warehouse, and a public store at their headquarters in Lennon, MI.
Steiner Tractor Parts is very active in all forms of social media, as they have found that this is a great way to meet their customers, and since everyone at Steiner is really into tractors, the social media is a great way to discuss and meet their customers, while taking the time to just enjoy tractor talk among their followers.
Steiner Tractor Parts is also known for its use of You Tube Videos. Their spokesperson, Rachel, is a young lady that knows more about tractors then most, and she has become a You Tube Star. “Our customers love watching Rachel going over what needs to be done on their tractors, to make them run better. She really has a following, and you can see her videos on the Steiner Tractor Parts site under the heading, Steiner TV,” commented McConnell.
At the Richmond Pull, taking place March 20-21 at the Madison County Fairgrounds, in Richmond, KY, Steiner will have a display booth, with current catalogs available at no charge to all who are interested. Additionally, Steiner is the Title Sponsor of the “Baddest Antique Tractor in the World” crowning those champions on Friday and Saturday, along with a $500 check going to the winner. Additionally, all winners in all classes, will receive a Steiner hat.
For more information on Steiner Tractor Parts, please go to their website at www.steinertractor.com.
For more information on the 7th Annual Bluegrass Antique Super Pull, please go to their website at www.bluegrasspulling.com.
March 8, 2015 (Louisville, KY)
Battle of the Bluegrass Heritage Series Rev’s Up for the Richmond Antique Pull
The Battle of the Bluegrass (BOB Series) is gearing up for the 7th Annual Bluegrass Antique Super Pull, being held March 20-21, 2015, at the Madison County Fairgrounds, indoors, in Richmond, KY. “We are getting a lot of calls and feedback, and we are hoping to make this event the largest one we have hosted in Richmond” said BOB Series CEO Tom McConnell. “The pull is the highest paying Antique Pull in the United States, with nearly $5,000 in guaranteed prize money being offered.”
The paybacks at the Richmond Pull are second to none in the Antique world. On Friday, the guaranteed money classes, paying the following purse of $200, $100, $100, $50, $50, and $50 are the 4000 3.5(16.9), and the 5000 6 MPH (18.4). Jackpot Classes on Friday are the 5500 3.5, and the 5000 3.5(15.5).
On Saturday, the guaranteed money classes are the 4500 3.5 MPH(16.9) and the 5500 3.5 MPH(16.9). The Jackpot classes for Saturday are the 5000 12 MPH(18.4) and the 6000 6 MPH(18.4).
The “Baddest Antique Tractor in the World” features two classes, one each night, with a guaranteed purse of $500, $300, $200, $100, $100, $100, $50, $50, and $50. On Friday Night, the class will be the 5000 8 MPH(18.4) and on Saturday Night the class will be the 6000 8 MPH (18.4). “The Baddest Antique Tractor in the World” is the biggest money guaranteed in the World to these tractors, and bragging rights is what it is all about” commented McConnell.
The Richmond Antique Pull has made some class changes this year that will allow for more classes and tire types to compete. “We added some different tire classes that basically allow for everyone to have several classes that they can compete and be competitive in. We think the changes will make for a bigger show, and better competition”, commented McConnell.
For more information on the 7th Annual Bluegrass Antique Super Pull, please go to the Battle of the Bluegrass website at www.bluegrasspulling.com and click under the Richmond Antique Pull link at the upper right. That will link you to class breakdowns, purses and start times.
FRIDAY 12PM EST
3.5 MPH 16.9 (Top Cut Only)
3500, 3750, 4000, 4500, 5000, 5500, 6000, 6500
3.5 MPH 15.5×38 (Top Cut Only)
4000, 4500, 5000, 5500
5 MPH 16.9×38 (Top Cut Only)
4000, 4500, 5000, 5500, 6000
6, 8, and 12 MPH (18.4×38 Full Cut)
3500, 4000, 4500, 5000, 5500, 6000, 6500
5 MPH 18.4×38 (Full Cut)
4000, 4500, 5000, 5500
Guaranteed Purse of $200 $100 $100 $50 $50 for:
4000 3.5 MPH(16.9), 5000 6 MPH(18.4)
Jackpot Class for 5500 3.5 MPH(16.9)
Jackpot Class for 5000 3.5 MPH (15.5)
Baddest Antique in the World
5000 8MPH (18.4×38) purse of $500 $300 $200 $100 $100 $50 $50 $50
SATURDAY 12PM EST
Classes will be the same as Friday,
but money classes are listed below:
4500 3.5MPH (16.9) and 5500 3.5 MPH (16.9)
guaranteed purse of $200 $100 $100 $50 $50
Jackpot class is 5000 12 MPH, and 6000 6 MPH.
Baddest Antique in the World 6000 8MPH.
Purse is $500 $300 $200 $100 $100 $50 $50 $50 $50
For more information contact the following:
Tom McConnell 502-931-5068
JT McConnell 502-296-3110
Nadia McConnell 502-271-8978
Click under the Pickin’ Grinning, and Pulling Logo on the upper right side of screen.