Larry and Adam Koester, an award-winning tractor-pulling team, have sponsorship from Shell Rotella for the 2010 National Tractor Pullers Association season, the heavy-duty engine oil company announced.
Larry Koester and his son, Adam Koester, are former champions in the mini-modified division. Through tractor pulling, Larry has been involved with the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northwest Ohio for more than 10 years and is a spokesperson for the outreach. Adam Koester is entering his sixth year of grand national tractor pulling in the mini-modified division and was named Rookie of the Year in 2005.
For details, visit www.shellrotella.com.
Affected tractors are equipped with an automated Eaton UltraShift Plus or Eaton Advantage Transmission with right hand stalk shifter. In the affected trucks, the display on the instrument panel can indicate “N” when the shifter is set into “D” or “R,” causing the truck not to move.