January, 2010

    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    The Western Nationals in Sandy, Utah was filled with madness and a surprising ending when Ski-Doo's Tim Tremblay broke Tucker Hibbert's seemingly unbeatable winning streak in the Pro Open, according to ISOC. A crowd of nearly 9,300 screaming...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    We're out in the field (literally) for most of January, testing and timing and weighing our snowmobiles for the Spring issue. So keep watching the site over the next month and we'll post up some photos and updates as to what we've found...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    The Ontario Federation of Snowmobiling Clubs has invested $2.4 million in a provincial grooming fleet. Through its Industrial Groomer Program, this OFSC investment from permit sales revenues is for 22 capital equipment projects. The placement of new or...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Speedwerx has issued a recall for all Z1 Turbo Mufflers sold from the end of 2008 until December 28, 2009. Customers who purchased this muffler should immediately send it to Speedwerx. The mufflers will either be updated or replaced depending on...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Cory Davis swept the Pro Classes during the fridged USCC Grafton Snow Drifter 100 in Grafton, North Dakota. Racers started the day with temperatures at -19 Fahrenheit on the thermometer and, despite blue skies and sun most of the day, temps struggled...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    The three-time Eagle River World Champion for snowmobile oval racing, P.J. Wanderscheid and team, has geared up with DRIFT performance race apparel. "When I race around an oval track at 100 mph, I need to be seen by my fans, my sponsors and my competition...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Eagle River, Wis.- For the second straight year, Tony Pettinelli, Jr. from Rome, N.Y. took home first place in the Vintage World Championship Final last weekend. Pettinelli glided his Chaparral SSX to a first place finish. Coming in second was...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Vintage Championship Final: 1 Tony Pettinelli Chaparral SSX 2 Jacob Goede Polaris Starfire 3 David Pettinelli Chaparral Firebird SSX 4 Davey Pettinelli Chaparral Firebird SSX 440 Sport Mod '85 older 1 Cyle McNees 2 Dan Avery 3 Kelley Oium 4 Marc Harbron...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Pro Pro Open 1 Tim Tremblay 2 Ross Martin 3 Robbie Malinoski 4 Cory Davis Pro Super Stock 1 Tucker Hibbert 2 Tim Tremblay 3 Dan Ebert 4 Zach Pattyn Semi-Pro Semi-Pro Open 1 Cody Thomsen 2 Dylan Martin 3 Willie Elam 4 Logan Christian Semi Pro Super Stock...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    The United States Cross-Country Snowmobile Racing Association has announced snowmobile ski maker C&A Pro as the Presenting Sponsor for the USCC Seven Clans Casino Red Lake I-500. The deal joins two organizations that are dedicated to the sport of...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Results for Jan. 10, 2010 in Malone, NY Pro: Pro Open 1 Bobby LePage 2 Mathieu Morin 3 Danny Poirier 4 Dave Allard Pro Super Stock 600 1 Mathieu Morin 2 Dany Poirier 3 Bobby LePage 4 Jason Stone Semi Pro: Semi Pro Open 1 Garret Mees 2 Cody Flach 3 Ash...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    By Mark Boncher Minocqua, Wis. - For the last few days AmSnow and several other snowmobiling media types have been riding a new 2011 Yamaha snowmobile on a new sort of test ride. This was an "early release" or "super secret test...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    By Mitch Weber Winter is finally here for good. Trails are open and all is well. Or, so I thought. On my second day out I crossed our driveway and headed through the ditch to hook up with the trail system about 1/2-mile south of my house. I headed...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Freshly groomed trails are waiting for riders in Eagle River. The sledding this season is wonderful. Both land and lake trails in Eagle River are open, groomed and smooth. There are a few spots with icy corners, with much of the entire trail system in...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Sledding the West, a snowmobiler enthusiast show by Bam Film Productions, will begin airing on Comcast starting January 21 at 6pm. The show is described on its website, sleddingthewest.com , as a show devoted to showing the best trails, powder, boondocking...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Due to warm weather and a lack of snow portions of the snowmobile trails in Manitowoc County, Wisc. will be closed starting at noon on January 15, 2010, according to htrnews.com Snowmobilers who trespass on the closed trails will be charged $250. For...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    By Mark Boncher As we suspected and forecasted in our February issue, Ski-Doo has dropped a new Rotax E-TEC 800R engine into its MXZ-X package. The E-TEC technology is the gold standard in clean, lightweight, efficient 2-stroke technology. AmSnow will...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Red Lake I-500 Pro: Pro 600 1 Dan Ebert Arctic Cat 8:11:35.371 2 Gabe Bunke Polaris 8:13:42.290 3 Ryan Huston Arctic Cat 8:16:22.969 4 Cody Kallock Arctic Cat 8:27:43.946 Pro Open 1 Gabe Bunke Polaris 8:13:42.290 2 Cody Kallcok Arctic Cat 8:27:43.946...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Eagle River, Wis. - Matt Schulz of Wausau, Wis. won the 47th AmSoil World Championship Snowmobile Derby on January 17 becoming the first Wisconsinite to win since 1995 and the first Polaris racer to win since 1978, according to the News of the North ...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Arctic Cat rider Dan Ebert went from fourth place too winning the three day Red Lake I-500 on January 17 in Thief River Falls, Minn. Temperatures reached a high of 28 degrees Fahrenheit but the gray overcast made it tough for riders to see contrast in...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    OGIO International, Inc.a marketer and supplier in Powersports industry with performance gear comprised of bags, packs, ramps, stands and other accessories, announced today a new relationship with Tucker Rocky Distributing, a Powersports products distributor...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    In addition to a Top Speed of 174.898 mph set by Fast Eddie Ensor, there were five new world records set at the first NSSR competition of the year on January 16 in Hackensack, Minn. Fast Eddie and crew Glenn Stickels of RPM Specialties made the trip from...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Pro Pro Open 1 Colby Crapo Polaris 2 Willie Elam Arctic Cat 3 Logan Halford Ski-Doo 4 Rylie Hogue Polaris Pro SS 1 Colby Crapo Polaris 2 Willie Elam Arctic Cat 3 Logan Halford Ski-Doo 4 Stephen Edwards Polaris NW Challenge 1 Colby Crapo Polaris 2 Willie...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Premier has suspended the production launch of its' 2010 Enforcer model snowmobiles due to an EPA fuel tank certification test failure. Premier said it plans on concentrating on resolving the issue and moving on to begin the 2011 Production in the...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    After three weeks on the snow testing our sleds and several days spending face time with the Big 4 PR machines, execs and engineers, we're back in the office for a few days. Gotta crank out all the new product info for you ... but as always, we can't...