July, 2009

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    Ups and downs in first quarter sales number By AmSnow Staff One of the bright spots in Arctic Cat's latest financial report was that its products, garments and accessories (PG&A) sales increased by 3% in the first quarter compared...
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    SAND-X Motors recently announced converting a snowmobile into an ATV that can cross deserts at around 115 mph. The SAND-X T-ATV 800 has two wheels at the front and continuous track at the back. It is fitted with a liquid-cooled, twin-cylinder, 800cc...
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    In an effort to simplify and help racers get the maximum amount of time on the track the USCC has announced changes to its' 2009-2010 season's rules. These rule changes include all riders being required to have a SNELL 2005 certified helmet...
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    Get ready to start your engines on July 31 at the Midwest Snowmobile Drag Racing Series in Union Grove, WI at the Great Lakes Dragaway. If a spectator belongs to a snowmobile club (Wisconsin, Illinois, Canada, anywhere) they will receive 5 dollars off...
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    The ninth annual World Championship Vintage Snowmobile Show and Reunion will take place in September at the Eagle River Derby Track in Eagle River, WI. On Friday, September 18, night there will be a show which will include Happy Hour at the Last Lap...
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    Polaris recently announced the Hentges and Judnick rosters for the Pro and Semi-Pro snocross teams featuring TJ Gulla and Levi LaVallee. Polaris also announced that Schuering Speed Sports will have Pro racers Robbie Malinoski and Andrew Johnstad in their...
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    Polaris recently announced the signing of Robbie Malinoski and Andrew Johnstad to the Scheuring Speed Sports team. "This is a very exciting time for Scheuring Speed Sports and our sponsors," the owner said. "Robbie has multiple championships...
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    Overall company sales declined 24% in second quarter Polaris Industries reports its snowmobile sales increased 23% in the second quarter compared to the same period a year ago. It was the lone bright spot in the quarterly report. "The...
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    Pres. Barack Obama's administration will propose cutting the number of snowmobiles allowed in Yellowstone National Park by more than half for the next two winters, according to a recent story by the New York Times. This cut would reduce the number...
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    New Hampshire's Gov. John Lynch recently signed a bill which was proposed by the New Hampshire Snowmobile Association to raise fees by $15 to $20 for registration, according to the Eagle Tribune. Fees for residents will be raise from $75 to $90 and...
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    Wis. Gov. Jim Doyle said he supports the Snowmobile Recreation Council's recommendation to make one of the most aggressive laws against driving a snowmobile while intoxicated, according to Madison Channel 3000 . The council asked state lawmakers on...
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    The Board of Directors of the Grand Prix de Valcourt announced recently filing for bankruptcy and the cancellation of the February 2010 Grand Prix Ski-Doo de Valcourt, according to a Grand Prix de Valcourt press release. The Board of Directors...
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    Wisconsin state lawmakers will be facing a bill soon that would make it a felony to deliberately injure and kill wildlife with snowmobiles and ATVs,according to FOX 21 NEWs. This legislation comes after Wisconsin witnessed two separate attacks on wildlife...
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    We will be doing some work on our server on July 25. Due to this, some customers may experience sporadic outages and interruptions on our website. Most of the interruptions will be related to registrations and user login activity. We apologize in advance...
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    By Mark Boncher Last weekend the popular Speed Channel television show 'Pinks' came to US 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Michigan and several daring asphalt snowmobile racing teams got in on the action. The four teams consisted of Bellman...
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    From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: First, a warning: The extreme sport we are about to describe should not be attempted at home. Alcoholic beverages are to be avoided at all costs. Ambulance crews should be available just in case. A pontoon boat ...
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    Jim Urquhart has been hired as the United States Cross-Country snowmobile racing association's Marketing and Media Relations Manager, according to a USCC press release. Urquhart will oversee day-to-day sponsorship sales, fulfillment and communication...
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    SNOWMOBILE USA Show and Sale recently announced this seasons snowmobile show schedule starting with a show in Milwaukee, Wis. from Oct. 16-19. The shows will include the "largest indoor events in their states for snowmobile-only action" with...
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    The Trucks-R-US Pro Sled Shootout happened on July 10 through the 12 in Cicero, N.Y. The Pro Sled Bracket Bash was won by Adam Schmitt and David Ferguson. We have posted on our race forum the entire race results. In addition, we have a photo gallery...
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    Is it Fall already? Deadlines loom at the end of the week, so the AmSnow staff is working hard at completing this year's Buyers Guide charts and Best of the Best pages, plus a surprise, you won't want to miss. Our popular charts...
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    Snowmobilers in Ohio will need to be aware of new registration requirements this season after a all-purpose vehicle registration law went into effect on July 1, according to the Zanesville Time Recorder. The new law passed will require all snowmobiles...
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    The 8th annual Trucks-R-US National Pro Sled Shootout will be going on July 10 through the 12 in Cicero, N.Y. Planners for this event have named it "the nation's 'Richest and Biggest' asphalt sled race." The events will include...
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    The 33rd annual World Championship Watercross will take place in Grantsburg, Wis. on July 17, 18 and 19, according to a Grantsburg Watercross' brochure. The weekend will include vintage, youth, oval, drag and watercross racing. In addition, there...
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    Polaris has voluntarily recalled 800 of its' 2009 800 Assault RMK 146 snowmobiles due to a potential to cause snowmobilers to lose control of the sled, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. According to the USPSC's website...
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    In an effort to save money and raise funds for the state of Vermont the registration fee of a snowmobile has increased, as of July 1, according to the Vermont DMV. The fee went from $15 for residents to $25 and $22 for non residents to $32.