May, 2010

    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    The motorsports community lost a wonderful individual last Thursday. Rocky Cutsforth, owner of the successful snowmobile and motorsports company, ROX Speed FX, passed away following injuries he received while riding an ATV near Nemo, South Dakota. ...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Polaris Industries is planning to phase out its U.S. engine assembly plant within the next two years and build a new facility in Mexico that will focus on off-road vehicle production. In a press release the company said the move, which affects about 500...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Popular Science magazine has named Shawn Watling a recipient of the Invention Award for his RAD Technology for snowmobiles, according to Popular Science . Featured in AmSnow 's March 2010 issue, Watling claims his suspension and rear axle driven...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Wis. Governor Jim Doyle signed a law setting the night time snowmobile speed limit at 55 mph on May 18, according to a release from Gov. Doyle' office. A speed limit has been in place off and on since 2006, but the limit was set to expire July...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    X Games Snocross gold medalist,Tucker Hibbert, has recently accepted an invitation to compete in the Super X (Supercross) event at the Summer X Games 16, according to a press release by Tucker Hibbert. Hibbert was chosen in a first round pick by a selection...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Enter our contest for a chance to win AmSnow hats for you and your dad! Starting, May 14, we'll begin accepting photos for our Fathers' Day Photo contest in our photo galleries. Do you have a unique shot of you and your dad, or just your dad,...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    The short and skinny of the latest Cat financial report was that final quarter sled sales were up but total Cat sled sales for the year were down. Arctic Cat also reports it has returned to full year profitability, despite lower overall sales. The upbeat...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Looking for the perfect gift for your snowmobiler dad for Father's Day? AmSnow has compiled a short list of gifts from big to small in price for your Dad on his biggest day of the year. Don't delay, Father's Day is coming up quickly and June...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Polaris recently announced that it has improved its Polaris IQ Racer substantially for the 2010-2011 season. They developed an all-new Independent Front Suspension (IFS). The race sled has new spindles, new upper and lower control arms, a new upper control...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Autotronic Controls Corporation (also known as MSD) will be sponsoring the National Speed Association's Pro Stock Snowmobile series in 2010. The Powersports Group at MSD will be awarding a MSD 7531 Programmable Digital-7 Plus ignition to the 2010...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    Ski-Doo's parent company, Bombardier Recreational Product's Austrian affilliate, recently, announced the inauguration of the Regionales Innovations Centrum (RIC) in the presence of representatives from several different levels of the Austrian...
    Posted over 4 years ago by AmSnow
    A few weeks back I had the opportunity to tour Klim USA's headquarters just outside Idaho Falls, Idaho. It was only 3 days before the Jackson Hole hillclimbs so the place was buzzing with race teams stopping in, and what seemed like a revolving door...