Tractor pulling -- NASCAR for farmers

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By Bill Frogameni BOWLING GREEN, Ohio, Aug 19 (Reuters) - In a swirl of flames and fumes, Gardner Stone juices the four jet engines powering "The General," as the giant-wheeled tractor strains to tow a heavy sled down a dirt track. Tractor pulling, a sport with roots deep in America's farmland, is beyond rock-concert loud. It's deafening. But it's all part of a spectacle beloved by farmers, auto enthusiasts and anyone else with an abiding appreciation of raw horsepower. Tractor pulling ...

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