Grand National The Grand National held at the Saint-Hyacinthe agricultural fair is the most important truck and tractor pull event in Canada. Three days of competition, 20,000 spectators, 60 or so pullers from all over North America and next to nothing to win except for the applause of the crowd. Originally developed by farmers to test the power of their horses, the sport is historically tied to the reality of rural labor and to the working classes making up its audience. With the motorization of farming, the deep knowledge of all things mechanical has replaced that of the animals and...
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