The scream of monster engines, the stench of burning rubber and the ground-pounding vibrations of the country’s largest, loudest and most powerful pulling machines. Ask anyone who has ever been in the stands, there’s nothing like the annual Championship Tractor Pull and it’s coming to Louisville!

More than 70,000 fans will flood Freedom Hall Feb.15th –18th for the super-charged National Farm Machinery Show and Championship Tractor Pull at the Kentucky Exposition Center. The event draws the nation’s top drivers as they compete for the title of Grand Champion and a share of over $200,000 in prize money. One hint…Bring EARPLUGS!

Want to check out the wheeled beasts before they roar into gear? Visit “The Pit” in Broadbent Arena and get up close to competing tractors and trucks, meet drivers, get autographs and take photos with favorite vehicles. Admission is free and open to the public Wednesday ­through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 9 to 11 a.m.

Tickets for the Championship Tractor Pull are available at the Kentucky Exposition Center Ticket Office, online at www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

Event times and prices vary by day:

Wednesday, Feb. 15      7 p.m.            $20 and $40

Thursday, Feb. 16          7 p.m.            $20 and $40

Friday, Feb. 17          7:30 p.m.            $25 and $45

Saturday, Feb. 18           1 p.m.            $20 and $40

7:30 p.m.            $25 and $45

A detailed tractor pull schedule is available at www.champpull.org