Blogs

    Posted 1 month ago by AmSnow
    BRP presents today the 2014 edition of the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada trophies. This year’s edition was created by a multinational trio of BRP designers, Canadian Ghyslain Béland, Russian Alexei Mikhailov and American Matt Tandrup...
    Posted 1 month ago by AmSnow
    Scheuring Speed Sports will continue its partnership with Ford Motor Company. “I am extremely proud to continue this partnership with Ford,” said team owner Steve Scheuring. “The F-150 is the perfect vehicle to transport our team long...
    Posted 1 month ago by AmSnow
    Arctic Cat has named Chris Twomey interim chairman after announcing Claude Jordan stepped down as chairman and chief executive officer. Chris Twomey served as Arctic Cat’s CEO for 24 years. He is a former chairman and a current member of the...
    Posted 2 months ago by AmSnow
    BRP will have presence at the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada 2014 on June 6-7-8, at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montréal, Québ. “BRP is a good partner to have on board,” said François Dumontier, president and CEO of Octane...
    Posted 2 months ago by Ross Halvorson
    Many of the snowmobile industry’s biggest accomplishments in the consumer market can be traced back to the race tracks. We once again look to the track to see if there’s evidence of what all the media outlets (including AmSnow) have been saying...
    Posted 2 months ago by AmSnow
    The American Snowmobiler' s Supersled Shootout has been scheduled for September 19-21 in Martin, Mich. The Michigan Snowmobile Association is partnering with American Snowmobiler and US 131 Motorsports Park to bring this event together. This year's...
    Posted 2 months ago by AmSnow
    Drew Brees, professional football quarterback, retired for one day to test drive the Can-Am Spyder. Brees goes the extra mile to ride the Can-Am Spyder with an innovative and highly entertaining work-around to his professional contract restrictions, all...
    Posted 2 months ago by AmSnow
    BOSS Racing plans to continue its partnership with Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches as the title sponsor of the high profile snocross team. Jimmy John’s continues to lead a list of iconic companies supporting the team as it competes in the...
    Posted 2 months ago by AmSnow
    BRP’s Denys Lapointe, senior vice-president, Design and Innovation, will be in Montréal to share his vision for powersports vehicles at C2MTL. “I agreed to speak at C2MTL so I could share my knowledge and my team’s know-how with...
    Posted 2 months ago by AmSnow
    Once the snow is gone, it’s time to take inventory of all your equipment. There’s one very important piece that’s often overlooked by snowmobilers. What is it? Snowmobile trailers are often an afterthought! We go through sleds with a...
    Posted 2 months ago by AmSnow
    Once the snow is gone, it’s time to take inventory of all your equipment, including your trailer. There’s one very important piece that’s often overlooked by snowmobilers. What is it? Snowmobile trailers are often an afterthought! We...
    Posted 2 months ago by AmSnow
    BRP was named the 2014 winner of the Wisconsin Business Friend of the Environment Award. The company received the award for the emissions sampling equipment it developed in support of the U.S. Department of Energy’s search for a more environmentally...
    Posted 2 months ago by AmSnow
    Pro Lite champion Corin Todd will be racing in the Pro Open for Leighton Motorsports in the AMSOIL Championship Snocross tour. The direction and focus of the team is 100% towards winning championships over the next 10 plus years. Todd will be making the...
    Posted 2 months ago by mboncher
    In case some of you are keeping tabs, BRP has started getting serious about affordability. I know, I know, sleds are still expensive, but we all know that we have to pay to play. However, if the moves BRP is making in its other segments are any indication...
    Posted 2 months ago by AmSnow
    Robbie Malinoski officially announced his retirement as a racer, and Leighton Motorsports hired Malinoski as team manager on May 1. On May 1, Malinoski was hired as the Team Manager of the aspiring Leighton Motorsports team, where he will oversee all...
    Posted 2 months ago by AmSnow
    BRP, Ski-Doo's parent company, is investing in a facility in Juárez, Mexico, to expand its Can-Am product offering and meet future demand in off-road segments. The 46,000 square foot facility will be located in Juárez. It represents...
    Posted 2 months ago by Ross Halvorson
    As media types, we’re always on the lookout for the ‘next big thing.’ Snow bikes certainly aren’t anything we haven’t seen before, but one company is making big waves and credits the snowmobile industry for their success...
    Posted 2 months ago by AmSnow
    AMSOIL announced an upgraded Online Locator to help consumers locate AMSOIL products in their area quickly and easily. The improved locator provides customers with contact information for AMSOIL Dealers, installers and retail stores that stock AMSOIL...
    Posted 2 months ago by AmSnow
    Wisconsin snowmobile registrations have been extended to three years and will cost $30 starting in 2015. Currently, registrations expire after two years, according to WHBL.com. All snowmobiles on public trails will be required to display a trail pass...
    Posted 3 months ago by AmSnow
    Polaris racers dominated the Rocky Mountain Snowmobile Hillclimb Assn. (RMSHA) circuit, won the Soo I-500 ice oval enduro, and won the Iron Dog cross-country race across Alaska. Below are highlights of the Polaris Season of Champions. Hillclimb: Polaris...
    Posted 3 months ago by AmSnow
    Just because the snow is gone doesn’t mean you’re done with snowmobiling! Here’s how the AmSnow staff stays involved with the sport we love year-round. You can too! Associate Editor Ross Halvorson joined the Menomonee Falls SnoBirds...
    Posted 3 months ago by AmSnow
    Just because the snow is gone doesn’t mean you’re done with snowmobiling! Here’s how the AmSnow staff stays involved with the sport we love year-round. You can too! Associate Editor Ross Halvorson joined the Menomonee Falls SnoBirds...
    Posted 3 months ago by AmSnow
    BRP announced management changes including a new chief financial officer and Vice-President of Global Sales. These changes will be effective May 1, 2014. “BRP will soon be celebrating its first year as a public company and as we accelerate our global...
    Posted 3 months ago by AmSnow
    RMSHA concluded its 2014 hillclimb season with the last race at Grand Targhee in Alta, Wyo. "The highlight of the weekend was watching some of the pro riders in the finals huck their sleds over a 90 foot gap jump to a table top near the starting...
    Posted 3 months ago by AmSnow
    Rocky Mountain Snowmobile Hillclimb Association is holding its last hillclimb of the season at Teton Valley and fans will be able to ski while cheering, according to Teton Valley News. The course will be setup under the Dreamcatcher lift starting at...