Modified Tractors

Cotton Candy

Cameron Neaves

McAdoo, Texas

Vehicle Make/Model: 2021 Modern Machine Chassis with three 564 Veney Hemis

Occupation: Cotton Farmer

Hobbies: Watching Basketball and Football

Recent Pulling Accomplishments: 3rd Place in Points with the Outlaw Truck & Tractors Pullers in 2023. 2nd Place at TPC in 2022

Other: Family has been pulling since 1972.

Ramblin’ Rose

Tom Owens

Montgomery, New York

Vehicle Make/Model: 2019 Modern Machine Chassis with three Veney Hemis and SSI Superchargers

Occupation: Farmer and Hay Broker

Hobbies: Farming

Recent Pulling Accomplishments: 2022 & 2023 TPC Champion, 2023 NTPA Grand National Points Runner-up, 2023 3rd place in PPL Champions Tour Points, 2023 Bowling Green Ring Runner-up, Wins in Hutchinson, MN and Rockwell, IA.

Thorn

Dylan Owens

Montgomery, New York

Vehicle Make/Model: 2023 Modern Machine Chassis with four Brad Anderson Hemis and SSI Superchargers

Occupation: Farmer and Hay Broker

Hobbies: Farming

Recent Pulling Accomplishments: 2023 TPC Friday Night Winner, 2023 5th in NTPA Grand National Points, 2023 PPL Champions Tour Points Runner-up, 2023 Bowling Green Ring Runner-up, Wins in Altamont, IL and Rockwell, IA and Bowling Green, OH.










Takes A Lickin’

Steve Bunnage

Golden Gate, Illinois

Vehicle Make/Model: 2023 Engler Chassis with four Sassy Racing Engine Hemis

Occupation: Farmer of Corn, Soybeans, and Beef Cattle

Hobbies: Enjoys watching drag racing, all motorsports. Working with cattle. Spending time with family and friends.

Recent Pulling Accomplishments: Built a brand new Takes A Lickin’ in 2023, being the 10th edition and 52 years of continuous pulling traditions for this Bunnage family.

Other: Dad, Nile, started pulling and Steve continues the Takes a Lickin’ tractor for the 53rd year. Takes A Lickin’ was the only modified tractor with eight 440 Dodge carbureted motors to pull at the National Farm Machinery Show (NFMS). Takes A Lickin’ was back to back winner in 2015 & 2016 at the NFMS. We have a great group of family and friends who are a big part of our team we couldn’t do it without them and all their hard work. Thanks to years of great Sponsor support for Team Bunnage from Dekalb, Summit Racing Equipment, Spray Nine, E3 Sparkplugs, DC Weld, Robb’s Restoration Garage, JDF Performance, Sassy Racing Engines, Engler Machine and Tool, and SSI Supercharges.