Big turnout for Tooradin Tractor Pull and Truck Show

By: Peter Schlenk, Photography by: Peter Schlenk

Tooradin 2016 57 G& D Inverno won the Best Prime Mover 4 to 6 Years Award. Tooradin 2016 57
Tooradin 2016 77 A couple of golden oldies among this lot. Tooradin 2016 77
Tooradin 2016 88 Chris Bosevski (centre) with drivers Nick Smith and Ben Staff (right) drove a trio of UD Condor PK17s. Tooradin 2016 88
Tooradin 2016 91 Buckeren Transport's 1987 S2 Kenworth (left) came second in the Veteran 26-34 Years category. Tooradin 2016 91
Tooradin 2016 109 Nothing like some good old-fashioned promotion. Tooradin 2016 109
Tooradin 2016 111 A couple of classics (right) from the Castles. Tooradin 2016 111
Tooradin 2016 114 A1 Asphalt was runner-up in the Best Fleet category. Tooradin 2016 114
Tooradin 2016 119 A fine line-up of Kenworths. Tooradin 2016 119
Tooradin 2016 120 The Cornfoot fleet all in a row. Tooradin 2016 120
Tooradin 2016 121 Mario Doria's Ford F900, winner of the Best Rigid 6 Years and Over award. Tooradin 2016 121
Tooradin 2016 137 It was a short drive over from Langwarrin for Baker’s Western Star (left). Tooradin 2016 137
Tooradin 2016 139 Hams’ 'green machine' on show. Tooradin 2016 139
Tooradin 2016 152 R & R Trucking’s Kenworth T650 was voted Rig Of The Show. Tooradin 2016 152

Anyone with a passion for big horsepower, high octane vehicles can get their fix at Tooradin.


Tooradin is a little village on the South Gippsland Highway, just over 70km south east of Melbourne.

It’s also the home of the annual Tooradin Tractor Pull and Truck Show, the first trucking event of the year on the Australian calendar.

Each year the show attracts big crowds and lots of machinery, as well as giving the public great value for money.

Anyone with a passion for just about any type of big horsepower, high octane vehicles can get their fix at Tooradin.

Peter Schlenk headed to this year's event to capture the trucks on show.

You can read the full story and see the pictorial in the February issue of Owner//Driver.

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