The JCB Fastrac remains one of those products that demands an opinion, with very few farmers abstaining from the discussion; some like the tractor, some don’t – so that Fastrac ambivalence is rarely an issue. Back in 1998 the Rocester-based firm restoked the Fastrac fire when it launched the entry-level 2000-series, as well as the flagship 3000-series tested here. Text by Manfred Neunaber with photos by Stefan Tovornik