Info Found: This is a sport that is close to many peoples' hearts because it's usually something that is passed down from generation to generation within a family. It also tells of what the sport is exactly. Why it's important: This article has important information I want to hit on in my speech. Such as how the sport still lives on within in a family of pullers, and why it's so important to them.
Info Found: In the article it tells about how much weight the sled is, and how long the track is. It also explains that the tractor that pulled this weight the farthest distance is the winner. Why it's important: This is important because it helps me to explain what exactly tractor pulling is, because not many people know what the sport exactly is.
Info Found: 1. On this cit it explains different classes of pulling and all the logistics that go along with each class. 2. Also this cite tells what tractor pulling is. Why it's important: 1. This is important because I will be explaining the differences from class to class. 2. This will be of assistance when explaining what tractor pulling is.
Info Found: How Tractor Pulling got started, it was started by some farmers who put a barn door behind their horse and had people hop on the door to see how much weight the horse could pull. As things started to industrialize farmers started to use their tractors instead of horses. So farmers would brag about their tractor power, instead of their horse power anymore. Why It's Important: This is important because this shows part of the history of the NTPA (National Tractor Pulling Association). And also tells of how the sport started to grow.