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2018 Quyon Tractor and Truck Pull adds show & shine, kids’ fun

The 2018 Quyon Tractor and Truck Pull saw the sidelines packed as folks took the roaring engines, spewing dirt and the occasional sputtering of fumes. Pictured, Stan Davis, driving Bad Neighbor, pulls the sled nearly 260 ft.
New this year was the addition of a motorcycle show and shine, with the chance for participants to win prizes. From left: Rachel Coté and Frank Leblanc show off their Indian motorcycles in the early afternoon.
The annual event requires the help of nearly 100 volunteers in order to succeed. Pictured, Chris Davis’ Heatwave hauls the sled over 240 ft. down the track.
Whiskey River, driven by Jason Sparling, coughs up a bit of smoke, after pulling the sled 242 ft.
Drivers say hitting the track in their modified trucks and tractors is an adrenaline rush and enjoy the thriving competition amongst the community. Pictured, Big Ace, driven by Eldon Davis, pulls 247.5 ft.
The 2018 Quyon Tractor and Truck Pull filled the Quyon Fairgrounds on Saturday afternoon, featuring some new additions like a motorcycle show and shine, and inflatable structures. Pictured, Stinger, driven by Bob Reny, tears into the track, pulling the sled way down to the end.

Donald Teuma-Castelletti
QUYON July 28, 2018
As engines launched farm-grade machinery down a dirt track, kicking dust and spewing dark clouds, all the while hauling an enormous weight, there was no missing the return of an annual event to Quyon.
Between the sounds of revving motors, crowds, trailers and 80 modified vehicles it brings, the 2018 Quyon Tractor and Truck Pull decided it needed to do a little more, by offering more fun for kids, plus the enthusiasts of two-wheeled machines.
With the addition of two new add-ons to the day, a motorcycle show and shine as well as inflatable structures for children, the afternoon sought to bring in more visitors, according to Kerry-Lynn Campbell, one of the organizers. As the day continues to grow in popularity, they’re always looking at how they can improve, she added.


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