Trelleborg, Tractor Girl and Massey Fergusson prepare for South Pole expedition

24th October 2014 | 1 Comment
 
Trelleborg, Tractor Girl and Massey Fergusson prepare for South Pole expedition
Trelleborg has modified its ProgressiveTraction tyre to make it better suited to Antarctic conditions

Most farmers are unlikely to ever operate their tractors in Antarctic conditions, but should the need arise it’s reassuring to know they can. Massey Ferguson is heading to the South Pole next month with Manon Ossevoort – the Dutch woman popularly known as ‘The Tractor Girl’ – who will drive a MF 5600 tractor to the bottom of the world. Trelleborg has been selected as official partner for the 1,460 mile/2,350 kilometre ‘Antarctica2’ expedition that sets off on 21 November, and has developed a special multi-purpose tyre and wheel set for the journey.

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