Case compact loader trio assist track marshals for the TV total Stock Car Crash Challenge 2014

At the TV total Stock Car Crash Challenge in Schalke’s Veltins Arena on 8 November, host Stefan Raab had two reasons to be happy: the celebration of the tenth anniversary of this popular television event, and the coveted “Golden Exhaust Pipe” award for his victory in the premier class of cars above 3,000 ccm.
Die große TV total Stock Car Crash
TV total is one of the most popular Saturday Late Night-shows in Germany. It’s part of a complete series of shows with a strong action impact featuring stock car racing, a special bobsled racing with Chinese woks, a poker party with celebrities and numerous other shows which made Stefan Raab one of the most popular TV Stars in Germany.
Die große TV total Stock Car Crash Challenge 2014
Tens of thousands of spectators filled the Veltins Arena, and some 1.8 million television viewers, watched on Saturday evening as 30 prominent competitors from the media lined-up at the start and fought hard for the trophies.
Die große TV total Stock Car Crash Challenge 2014
For the anniversary event, as in previous years, both Case Construction Equipment together with its sister brand Case IH supported Europe’s greatest stock car race with equipment and drivers. For the job of securing the race track and removing out-of-action stock cars, Case supplied three powerful and extremely manoeuvrable compact tracked loaders. And on this occasion, a team of experienced Case drivers ensured that – despite the extremely ambitious competitors and the brutal treatment of the cars – the event remained safe and well-ordered.
Die große TV total Stock Car Crash Challenge 2014
With their tracked drives, the TR320 compact loaders are built for the toughest of jobs. They are significantly more robust and offer maximum durability and simplified maintenance over suspension-track systems. The Case loaders could pick up the broken cars quickly and efficiently on their loading forks and transport them quickly to the pit lane. Thanks to their high working load, excellent stability provided by an optimal weight distribution and further improved with additional bolt-on counterweights and oversized bucket cylinders that allow powerful radial lift, even the heavy stock cars in the 3-litre class were easy for the three strong workhorses.
As in previous years, the Case machines played a key supporting role in the anniversary programme of the TV total Stock Car Crash Challenge, helping to ensure that the event ran safely and without a hitch.
Case TR320 Compact Tracked Loader key data:
Engine power  90 PS (67 kW)
Max. torque  383 Nm
Cubic capacity 3.4 l
Tipping load 2902 kg
Tipping load with counterweights 3157 kg
Operating weight 4355 kg