March, 2010

    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    By Mark Boncher It was 35 years ago when just a few of the Jackson Hole Snow Devils snowmobile club first banded together and started having a small hillclimb on Snow King ski hill in downtown Jackson, Wyoming. The local riders and racers starting...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    The Daily Mail has posted photographs of Britain's Prince William and his girlfriend Kate Middleton snowmobiling in the French Alps the last week in March. The couple was staying in Courchevel, France with Middleton's family for a week of skiing...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    RMSHA World Championship, Jackson Hole, WY 600 Stock 1 Luke Rainey Ski-Doo 2 Cole Willford Polaris 3 Rob Kincaid Arctic Cat 600 Imp 1 Chance Buckallew Arctic Cat 2 Cody Clawson Arctic Cat 3 Mike Zollinger Arctic Cat 600 Mod 1 Josh Hartlerode Polaris 2...
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    Ski-Doo has released dyno test results on the new E-TEC 800R. The test was performed at Dynotech Research in Batavia, N.Y. on Billy 'the hill" Howards new E-TEC 800R. The snowmobile reported a peak of 163.9 horsepower. Here are their...
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    Polaris racer, Ross Martin, made a fan for life after wining the national championship in Lake Geneva on March 21, 2010. Martin autographed his 2010 Fly F2 Carbon Snocross helmet and gave it to an unsuspecting fan. The lucky fan, Josie Jakel...
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    Snowmobilers in New Hampshire can prepare for the coming winter with water safety classes this spring and next winter from Lifesaving Resources. Ice Rescue Technician Course January 22, 2011 Lifesaving Resources Inc. 71 Main St. Harrisville, NH Comprehensive...
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    After a two week absence from the sno-cross circuit due to a shoulder injury, Team Monster Energy-Yamaha-OTSFF's Iain Hayden returned to action at a regional CSRA event in Kitchener, Ontario this past weekend. Although temperatures were well above...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    By Henning Wust Malå - normally a "little" town in Swedish-Lapland - became one of hot-spots of the world again during the Scootercross Snowmobile Worldcup 27 in late March. Starters from all over the world and about 10,000 spectators...
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    Polaris Industries Inc. recently named Suresh Krishna as vice president supply chain and integration. Krishna has a strong background in operations, mergers and acquisitions and strategic business leadership that spans the globe. "We are excited...
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    Ross Martin (Polaris) walked away from Lake Geneva, Wis. with the Pro Open National Points Championship and wins in both the Pro Open and Pro Super Stock. The heat was on from the start line with Brett Bender (Polaris) out front followed by Dan Ebert...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    University of Wisconsin-Madison won, for second straight year, both divisions of the SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge held March 15-20 at Michigan Technological University. "It came down to having a running sled the whole time," said team captain...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Point Standings Pro Open 1 Ross Martin 411 2 Levi LaVallee 311 3 Tim Tremblay 310 4 Robbie Malinoski 297 Pro Super Stock 1 Tim Tremblay 376 2 Ross Martin 358 3 Emil Ohman 316 4 Dan Ebert 311 Pro Plus 30 Super Stock 1 Justin Tate 221 2 Chad Bauerly 186...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Pro Open 1 Ross Martin Polaris 2 Tim Tremblay Ski-Doo 3 Brett Turcotte Ski-Doo 4 Robbie Malinoski Polaris Pro Super Stock 1 Ross Martin Polaris 2 Tim Tremblay Ski-Doo 3 Emil Ohman Ski-Doo 4 Dan Ebert Arctic Cat Pro Plus 30 Super Stock 1 Justin Tate Polaris...
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    West Yellowstone EXPO product preview! By Stephen W Clark Each March the West Yellowstone EXPO is one of the first opportunities for the snowmobiling public to get a look at what's new for the following season. This year those who walked the EXPO...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Canada and the United States have unveiled a unified avalanche danger scale to improve the clarity of the risks and consequences of an avalanche in a particular area, according to Ethan Greene the Director of Colorado's Avalanche Information Center...
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    Editor's note: The following is a report from the Blue Ribbon Coalition stating its purpose and why it continues to fight for snowmobilers' rights to have reasonable access to Yellowstone National Park and other public lands that are parks...
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    Editor's Note: We were all disturbed by the news last weekend that at least two people died in a massive avalanche in British Columbia, but were encouraged by the speedy response of the snowmobilers in the area that helped save lives. Here is a letter...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Three entries in the 2010 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge completed the Endurance Run during unseasonally warm and muddy conditions, according to a press release from Michigan Technological University. The teams that completed the events were North Dakota...
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    Preparedness and quick thinking saves dozen of snowmobilers' lives The Big Iron Shootout in Revelstoke, British Columbia on March 13 ended in a deadly avalanche hitting around 200 people and killing two snowmobilers, according to the Associated...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    The National Park Service will hold two public meetings in Wyoming to discuss its winter use plan for Yellowstone National Park. The meetings will be in Cheyenne on Monday, March 15, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Little America Convention Center; and in Cody...
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    The SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge, set for March 15-20 at Michigan Technological University, received $10,000 from the Coca-Cola Foundation. The donation was made on behalf of Coca-Cola of Hancock. The SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge is a collegiate design...
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    Pro-Ride chassis and suspension infiltrates entire lineup By Mark Savage You've seen the teasers, Polaris' reveals of its new 800 Rush Pro-R and 800 Pro-RMK models, now hold on to your bibs, because there's a lot more! The Pro-Ride chassis...
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    BRP launches its Ski-Doo Riding Gear, Parts and Accessories online store at store.ski-doo.com. The new website allows consumers to buy genuine Ski-Doo parts, accessories, and clothing anytime of day and have it delivered to their doorstep anywhere in...
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    Snocross fans watched during warm spring-like weather Tim Tremblay win the Pro Open at the AMSOIL Championship Snocross Series race on March 7 at the Hayward Powersports/Polaris 300. The day was packed with bar-to-bar racing with each and every driver...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Pro 600 1 Brian Dick Arctic Cat 2 D.J. Ekre Arctic Cat 3 Chad Lian Arctic Cat 4 Ryan Huston Arctic Cat Pro Open 1 D.J. Ekre Arctic Cat 2 Brian Dick Arctic Cat 3 Gabe Bunke Polaris 4 Aaron Christensen Polaris Semi Pro Improved 1 Ryan Faust Polaris 2 Erik...