IMAGINE: Lawn Tractors..."speeding" through normally quiet residential streets...

Water balloons flying...from both the race "track," and from the sidelines!

Such a courteous neighborhood! (Craig Allen photo).
Such a courteous neighborhood! (Craig Allen photo).
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Spectators cheering on their favorite racer...

No racers finish...dry. (Craig Allen photo).
No racers finish...dry. (Craig Allen photo).
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...or SOAKING them!

Tractor racing is FUN for ALL ages! (Craig Allen photo).
Tractor racing is FUN for ALL ages! (Craig Allen photo).
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THIS is the social event of the year in my neighborhood!

Pre-race fun in the pool! (Craig Allen photo).
Pre-race fun in the pool! (Craig Allen photo).
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The story behind the race... (Craig Allen photo archives).
The story behind the race... (Craig Allen photo archives).
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Its ONE month away...30 days from today...and I'm getting EXCITED!

Tractor Race Trophy
Accepting the Race Trophy a few years ago! (Craig Allen photo archives).
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After years of finishing near the back of the pack, I WON the race, and the coveted trophy...was it REALLY?!! OMG!! 6 years ago. It seems like yesterday!!

race 2012 not last
Neck-in-neck... (Craig Allen photo).
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A year after the BIG WIN, as you can see above, it was close...not for first...but for last!

My nephew Ethan, and niece Emily, have had a great time racing with me...

TRACTOR-E&E
Ethan & Emily...ready for all the fun of the 2013 race! (Craig Allen photo).
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...a few years back.

This year's flier... (Craig Allen photo archives).
The 2016 flier... (Craig Allen photo archives).
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As in previous years, the 2017 pre-race party will start at around 2:00....

Thumbs up! Ready to RACE! (Craig Allen photo archives).
Thumbs up! Ready to RACE! (Craig Allen photo archives).
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The race is (scheduled for) 5:30...start your engines...and let the water balloons fly!

The race is ON! (Craig Allen photo archives).
The race is ON! (Craig Allen photo archives).
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What will the 2017 Race bring?

If a racer thinks he or she will stay dry...think again! (Craig Allen photo archives).
If a racer thinks he or she will stay dry...think again! (Craig Allen photo archives).
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Who knows...I have no plan to win...once is good! Really!

TRACTOR-corner
"Fighting" for position, going into a turn... (Craig Allen photo archives).
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I'm just looking for some lawn tractor-based fun...and that is GUARANTEED!

"Look Ma...no hands!" (Craig Allen photo archives).
"Look Ma...no hands!" (Craig Allen photo archives).
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I'll have 2017 race pictures and results...

Rob "wins" the "coveted" trophy last year! (Craig Allen photo).
Rob "wins" the "coveted" trophy last year! (Craig Allen photo).
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...Memorial Day, here at nj1015.com!

Group picture after the 2015 race! (Craig Allen photo archives).
Group picture after the 2015 race! (Craig Allen photo archives).
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It'll be here before we know it...still...I can't wait!!