Team Rudén


"I began tractor pulling in 1989 with a tractor named Firebird that was powered by 2 Chevy engines. In 1991 I switched to 27-litre Rolls-Royce Meteor engines, and then in 1997 I bought Peter Clarke’s super stock John Deere. I then sold it back to Peter Clarke in 2001 and drove sporadically with the Rolls engine from 2002 to 2011.

In autumn 2011, after years thinking about it, I decided to make a real effort and bought the Valtra tractor Countdown. In 2012 I started carefully just to learn about the tractor, which had a simpler pump and turbo, but after switching to a sigma pump and bigger turbo we shocked ourselves a little and came third in the European Championships."

- Christian Rudén

Rudén Pulling Team Facebook page

Christian Rudén


Owner & driver



Wizards of the pit

Per knutsson

Per Knutsson

Profession: Chief mechanic

Jonas karlsson

Jonas Karlsson

Profession: Mechanics, turning, milling & painting

Viktor blomberg

Viktor Blomberg

Profession: Mechanics & welding




Technical data

  • Agco sisupower
  • Engine power: hp/rpm 2500/5550
  • Torque: Nm/rpm 3500/4800
  • Cylinders: 6 cyl / capacity
  • 8,3 litres, 510 cui
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Injection Pump: Diesellandia sigma
  • Billet 17mm
  • Turbocharger: Diesellandia ball bearing turbocharger 8,0 bar
  • Intercooler: Water cooled
  • 390 celsius - 25 celsius
  • Water Injection: 7 nozzles / 40 bar
    HiTech Transmission
  • Speed range 40 - 130 km/h, acceleration 0 - 100 km/h 4 s
  • Eagleclutches, 4 discs


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