Just curious - Lawnmower racing?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by tip184, May 13, 2003.

  1. tip184

    tip184 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 52

    As I write this the Discovery Channel is doing a show about lawnmower racing. Anybody on LawnSite either race or sponsor a racer? I realize that the racing mowers are tractors, not ZTRs, but it seems like a natural for LCOs. (Or is it the last thing you want to do in your free time?)

    (just a curious homeowner)
  2. We/ well they race every day........See how fast they can cut a lawn without any damage, and it looking great.

    Makes the days go by faster.

    Also the tractors are/ well were lawn mowers at one time.

    And Monster Garage had a show on making a Mustang convertable into a lawm mower.
  3. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    There are some people that live near us that race. I was always wanting to talk to them, and see just how these things are outfitted. Here's a site for you. www.letsmow.com .
  4. snowplowjay

    snowplowjay LawnSite Member
    Messages: 40

    a year or so ago i was watching some channel and the hosts were showing Nascars Tony Stewarts Father and his tractor. Some of those tractors have some serious Cohones.

  5. lawncare3

    lawncare3 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,981

    I watched that show it was great.
  6. ffemt1271

    ffemt1271 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,285

    a friend of mine builds racers in his mower shop--some go over 60 mph!!
  7. Albemarle Lawn

    Albemarle Lawn LawnSite Bronze Member
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