Merrill Tractor Pull digs in to Festival Grounds
The Merrill Tractor Pull, presented by River Valley Bank, returned to the Merrill Festival Grounds Saturday for the third annual event.
The antique car and tractor show, featuring many rare pieces from the collection of Ron & Kay Nicklaus, opened Saturday morning. An antique tractor pull, held during the day, drew more than 90 competitors from the local area. Trophies and cash prizes will be awarded to the antique tractor pull winners.
The National Tractor Pullers Association (NTPA) main event was presented Saturday night. featuring classes for four-wheel drive and two-wheel drive trucks, as well as super stock, pro stock and modified tractors.
The NTPA is the world’s top sanctioning body for pulling events that feature highly specialized machines resembling farm tractors, trucks and dragsters.