September, 2009

    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Canadian snowmobile hits 7.80 seconds in quarter-mile asphalt run By Mark Savage Martin, Mich. - Not surprisingly it was the Outlaw Class that scorched the asphalt at American Snowmobiler's 20th annual Super Sled Shootout, with a Canadian...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    By Mark Boncher Polaris recently announced that all 2010 snowmobiles with the 600 Cleanfire engine will come with the 4-injector fuel injection system, not the 2-injector system as previously stated. This update includes the all new Rush model and...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    The 43rd annual Sno Baron's Hay Days concluded on September 13 after a jam packed weekend racing, swapping and chatting with the snowmobile manufacturers. AmSnow's team attended Hay Days and came back with news on this year's racing teams...
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    ISOC released its' 2009-2010 AMSOIL Championship Snocross Series schedule with four new race venues, according to an ISOC press release. "We are very excited about the new race venues for this season," said ISOC CEO John Daniels. "We've...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    The much anticipated Bret Rasmussen and Chris Burandt movie, "Schooled," has been released and is available to be purchased. The movie discusses the evolution in technical mountain riding, and Rasmussen and Burandt's techniques for...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Ski-Doo announced kicking off the its' Open House Event at local dealerships. "It's the time of year when you feel that crisp autumn air in the evenings and know the first snow fall is getting closer. It's also the time of year when...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Team Arctic / Team Howard snowmobiler broke Glenn Hall's previous 2009 Z1 Turbo record at AmSnow Super Sled Shootout in Martin Michigan on September 27. Jeff Jaquish, from Racine, Wis. broke Hall's record of 137.99mph and a 9.395 E.T. with a 142mph...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    At Ohio SnoBash weekend, September 18-20, Arctic Cat took home five first place finishes and one second place finish, according to Kale Wainer from Arctic Cat Media Relations. Team Arctic's Glen Hall of Gordon Wisconsin and Scott Moser of Lowville...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    MotorFist Gear launches a snowmobile outerwear market designed to be low cost and functional with top-notch quality. This grass roots company was founded in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Their staff have gathered their knowledge while snowmobiling throughout the...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Team Arctic showed its new sleds have what it takes to win in the grass this last weekend. Arctic won all of the podium positions in the Stock 700 class and took one, two and four in the Stock AAA Open at this year's Haydays in Forest Lake, Minnesota...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Premier Snowmobiles and the Eagle River Derby Track have teamed up to bring a new program to the GNSS Sno-X race series for 2009-2010 season, according to a Premier press release. There will be ten 2010 Enforcer 300 snowmobiles available at every...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Woody's Quick Change Carbide Challenge occurred Saturday night in Martin, Mich. at the AmSnow Super Sled Shootout with 75 participants. Here are the results from Woody's /Scheuring Speed Sports/Amsoil/Makita/ Klim "Carbide quick change challenge...
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    The Ontario based OTSFF Sports Marketing Group will be running Yamaha Factory Racing's four-stroke pro snocrosss program this season, according to a Yamaha Factory Racing press release. "We're quite excited with the renewal of our association...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Arctic Cat donated a Limited Edition 2010 Crossfire 600 to the Pink Ribbon Riders during the Sno-Baron's Haydays events this year. "For the past three years, Arctic Cat has proudly supported the Pink Ribbon Riders breast cancer organization,...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    The Farmers' Almanac is predicting a colder winter than normal in the Mid West and North Central states, according to a recent Associated Press article. The 2010 edition has predicted numbing cold will dominate most of the midsection, from the Rocky...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Capitalizing on its successful 2008 snowmobile club fund-raising program, Ski-Doo is again offering a special dealer-coupon incentive to help local snowmobile clubs raise money to be used for their club operations. How the program works This fall and...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    A Wyoming judge says he has no judicial authority to stop a federal plan to reduce snowmobile traffic in Yellowstone National Park this winter, according to an Associate Press article . September 16's ruling by U.S. District Judge Clarence...
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    The USCC and USCC East schedules have been released with tentative locations in the Twin Cities metro area, Prior Lake and Grand Forks. The East series will race at Tug Hill, Maine and New Hampshire. The Munising race is on both schedules and will be...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    The Outdoor Toy Store in Hood River, Oregon has made a name for itself as being a one-stop mountain performance shop. Powder coating while you wait? Yep, they've got that. Zbroz shocks, E-Z Ryde suspension, Boondockers pump gas turbo? Yep, they've...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    The National Speed Association (NSA) Pro Stock Asphalt Snowmobile series announced Autotronic Controls Corporation, also known as MSD, has sponsored the series. Created in 2005, the NSA is a heads up, Pro Stock asphalt snowmobile drag racing circuit...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Yamaha Snowmobile Division announced a contingency program for qualified racers competing in both regions of United States Cross Country (USCC) race events. "Cross country is one of the most accessible forms of racing available," said Yamaha...
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    The highly successful Woody's Carbide Quick-Change Challenge that debuted at Haydays this last week is coming to the AmSnow Super Sled Shootout in Martin, Michigan on the 26-27th of September.That's right, this next weekend stop by the Shootout...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    National Straightline Snowmobile Racing has released the 2010 ice snowmobiling race schedule. The series is based on a 1000 foot ice track with 2000 plus feet of shutdown that is professionally shaved and uses a timing system just like NHRA for their...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    BAM Film Productions announced their new television show, "Sledding the West," will air all season long on several channels. The Premier Episode will air on November 2 on Altitude Sports and Entertainments. This network covers the states of...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    The Eagle River Derby Track, in Eagle River, Wis., will be hosting the 9th annual World Championship Vintage Snowmobile Show and "Reunion" September 18 and 19. "For two days in September you can revisit the grand old days of snowmobiling...