Machinery Chatter
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Apr 17, 2015 09:45 AM CDT

In February, a new Guinness World Record for fastest tractor was set in Finland. In a marketing campaign for AGCO's Valtra and Nokian tires, four-time world rally champion Juha Kankkunen drove a Valtra T234 tractor equipped with winter tractor tires, reaching a top speed of 80 mph or 130 km/h.

Here is a link to the YouTube video:….

I will go out on a limb and guess most people don't associate tractors and high speed. I wonder how much convincing (and money) it took to get this rally champ to even drive a tractor.

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