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    2018 USXC Awards Banquet POSTPONED

    Posted 8 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    It's amazing that some areas are STILL getting enough snow to cause problems. We know most of you would welcome a storm like this, but it still can create hiccups for plans - even for sled-heads! To all USXC Racers, Crew, and Family Members -Due to the weather forecast of a pending large winter storm for this Friday, April 13, and Saturday, April 14, USXC Racing has chosen to POSTPONE the Year End Awards Banquet at this time. We are concerned about everyone’s safety and feel that, due...
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    FXR Mobile Medical: Guardian Angels of ISOC

    Posted 8 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    The FXR Mobile Medical team is a group of medical professionals who travel with the ISOC Snocross series. They provide free medical care to racers, crew, operations staff and just about everyone else involved with ISOC. Their equipment is all donated, including their trailer, tuck to pull it and Polaris Rapid Response Ranger with tracks installed. We got a chance to catch up with them at the the ISOC Grand Finale in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin at the last race of the season. Check out the video we pu...
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    Ride Better, Higher and Faster with the 2019 YETI SnowMX Snowcheck

    Posted 8 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    Camso is launching the 2019 YETI SnowMX Snowcheck Program so snow-bike enthusiasts, snowmobilers, dirt and mountain bike riders can ride better, higher, faster and sooner on the 2019 YETI SnowMX line-up. The YETI SnowMX - chosen by the 2018 X-Games gold medalist Cody Matechuk - is an advanced high performance customizable snow bike conversion system. The 2019 models will continue to push extreme riders to their limits. “The carbon fiber chassis and the titanium drive shaft innovation make...
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    Team Arctic Sets Historic Win Percentages During 2018 Snowmobile Race Season

    Posted 8 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    Team Green Captures More than 60 Percent of all Class wins, 50 Percent of all Podiums and 75 percent of all Championship Titles in ISOC Snocross and USXC Cross-Country The season is over, the numbers are in and the record books are written in Green! In national snocross and cross-country competition, Team Arctic racers and teams delivered a historic performance, capturing more than 60 percent of all class wins, more than 50 percent of all the podium positions and more than 75 percent of the hig...
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    The 2018 World Championship Snowmobile Hillclimbs in Jackson Hole, Wy.

    Posted 8 months ago by Ryan Thompson
    The 2018 Jackson Hole World Championship Snowmobile Hillclimb hosted by the Snowdevils got under way this past weekend and as usual it did not disappoint. If you are not familiar with this event you really need to add it to your bucket list of “must see” events. Held each year in March for the past 42 years in Jackson Hole, Wyoming at Snow King ski resort, this event brings the top snowmobile enthusiasts and athletes in the world together for 4 days of turbo packed action and carnage...
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    Polaris Racer Kody Kamm Wins a Pair of ISOC Snocross Pro Finals at Lake Geneva, Finishes Season Second in Points

    Posted 8 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    Polaris snocross racer Kody Kamm won two Pro finals and finished second in another during the ISOC National season’s final weekend to finish second in Pro points, two positions ahead of Hentges Racing teammate Peter Narsa. Kamm earned his fourth and fifth wins of the season March 15-17 in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. One year ago, Kamm won every heat race and two of three finals at Lake Geneva to secure the Pro-class season points championship. He dominated Pro racing on the Wisconsin race...
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    Tucker Hibbert claims 11th Pro National Snocross Championship title

    Posted 9 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    Tucker Hibbert closed out one of the most successful seasons of his career and took claim to his 11th Professional Snocross Championship at the ISOC National Snocross season finale in Lake Geneva, Wisc. In his 18th professional snocross season, Hibbert had a remarkable run winning 11 of the 17 finals and 27 of his 34 qualifying races. With yearend championship points awarded in both qualifying rounds and finals, he set his season focus on winning every time he was on the track. It was a smart a...
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    Team Polaris Dominates RMSHA

    Posted 9 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    With outstanding team balance and the industry-leading performance of PRO-RMK snowmobiles, Polaris hillclimbers dominated the RMSHA Lost Trail Hillclimb, as seven Polaris racers won 11 of the 12 Pro classes, and 11 of the team’s racers captured 26 of 36 available podium spots. Pro racers Justin Thomas and Keith Curtis combined for six wins and 10 podium finishes during the racing March 10-11 at Sula, Montana. Curtis also won Stock and Modified King of the Hill titles, and Thomas won Improv...
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    Ski-Doo Brings Innovation, Speed and Ease to Adjustable Ski Stance

    Posted 9 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    BRP’s Ski-Doo division is introducing the new Rapid Adjust Ski Stance, an innovative bolt on design, to the feature of adjustable ski stance making it more practical and easier to use. Many snowmobiles are equipped with adjustable ski stance, but it’s a feature that’s under utilized because of the time and tools required to make changes. The new Rapid Adjust Ski Stance changes that and exemplifies simple and elegant design with real world use, by allowing snowmobilers to chang...
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    Hurricane Performance Inc. breaks 200 mph on 1/4-mile track!

    Posted 9 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    This story comes to us courtesy of Amanda Biemond from Ontario. It's been an 11-year journey of radar speed runs with North Bay Snowmobile Speed Runs (NBSSR), but on Saturday March 3rd in North Bay Ontario,  Hurricane Performance Inc. made history! Surrounded by family, friends and teammates, Dave Marshall achieved his life-long dream of breaking the 200 mph barrier! Achieving a speed of 203.2 miles per hour (327km) in a 1/4 mile (1320ft) with driver Micheal Swartz making the daring r...
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    Meet the all-electric Taiga TS2: The Future of Snowmobiling?

    Posted 9 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    We know that a lot of you are going to be very skeptical with this concept. Some of you are going to be downright against it. In the automobile world, we've seen the full-electric car go from impractical dream to something people see every day and have even become used to. I remember watching video of the Tesla Roadster concept and thinking that it was a novelty that only a few would be able to afford and that it would be a soon-forgotten fad. Not only has the electric car become a reality f...
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    Cor PowerSports and MESC racing event at Blackjack Ski Resort in Bessemer, Mich.

    Posted 9 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    With most racing series just about over, Cor PowerSports and Midwest Extreme Snowmobile Challenge (MESC) are just hitting their mid-season stride! The first weekend in April is the first MESC event of the 2018 season. These are extremely unique events as they are the only ones in the Midwest that feature three different disciplines (Hillclimb, Hill X, & XC) of racing at one venue on the same weekend. Three years ago was the first MESC event at Lutsen Mountains Ski Resort and since then Cor ...
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    Hibbert puts stronghold on championship with dominant performance in Iowa

    Posted 9 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    Tucker Hibbert put a stronghold on the 2018 ISOC National Snocross points championship with back-to-back dominant performances in Dubuque, Iowa. Winning both finals and three of the four qualifiers, Hibbert gained 39 points over second place throughout the weekend to extend his points lead to a whopping 100. In its second year hosting the Iowa National, Sundown Mountain Resort featured a completely different style track than last year with a technical course stretched across the top of the ski ...
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    Tucker Hibbert to compete at Iowa Snocross National this weekend in Dubuque

    Posted 9 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    Tucker Hibbert will compete at the Iowa Snocross National Friday and Saturday night in Dubuque. For the second consecutive year, Sundown Mountain Resort’s ski hill will transform into a snocross track host the penultimate ISOC National Snocross event of the season. In his 18th professional season, Hibbert’s focus is fixed on winning his 11th national championship. The 33-year-old hailing from Pelican Rapids, Minn. has won eight of the 12 final events so far this winter. Five final e...
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    2019 Yamaha Snowmobiles Announced!

    Posted 9 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    SRX is Back! There’s an elephant in the room of the snowmobile industry. It doesn’t even have anything to do with technology, speed, cost (that’s a whole other elephant) or performance of the sleds being produced. It’s 2 parts, one is there are too many sleds, and the other is something needs to be done to reach the next generation. The folks at Yamaha (and others) believe the market is flooded with snowmobiles. Citing poor 2018 model sales, Yamaha blames themselves for...
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    2019 Polaris Sleds are Here!

    Posted 9 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    The Horsepower War is on! Polaris looks to bring a new generation of riders to snowmobiling. It doesn’t really matter who started it, but the horsepower war is beginning to look like a good old bench-clearing hockey brawl. Polaris was in the fight with their lightweight and over-achieving 800 H.O. motor, but they just upped the ante and all the other OEMs are going to take notice. ■ Boom baby! Like they were slamming down the last card on a royal flush, Polaris announced their new 850 m...
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    KLIM Team Takes in Iron Dog Win

    Posted 9 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    The KLIM-backed team of Chris Olds and Mike Morgan ran a nearly perfect race over 2,000 miles to capture the 2018 Iron Dog race win in Alaska. The duo ran an aggressive pace that couldn’t be matched by their competitors from the start, but the secret to their success was enjoying solid performance from their equipment and machines. Billed as “The World’s Longest, Toughest Snowmobile Race,” the 2018 Iron Dog certainly lived up to that legacy. Ran over the famous Iditarod ...
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    NSSR Chetek Winterfest

    Posted 9 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    Exciting news as NSSR headed to a fantastic event in Chetek, WI at the Chetek Winterfest which was held in conjunction with the Outlaw Snow Drag Racing! National Straightline Snowmobile Racing held its fourth race of the NSSR 2018 Super Series for the “Fastest Show on Ice.” Temperatures ranged from about 10 degrees F in the early morning to 30 degrees F in the afternoon with only a slight breeze from the east ranging from 5 to 9 mph during the day. The 1000 feet of shaved ice tracks,...
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    NH SnoDeo is Back March 2 & 3

    Posted 9 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    The Swift Diamond Riders Snowmobile Club’s NH SnoDeo is back for its 26th year, ready for another weekend of celebrating and promoting snowmobiling in northern New Hampshire. This is the SnoDeo’s second year in its new location behind the Swift Diamond Riders’ warming hut on Diamond Pond Rd. in Stewartstown.  In 2017, SnoDeo organizers battled wild temperature swings, challenging them to lay out the new site as planned, they’re hoping for more consistent temperature...
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    2019 Arctic Cat Sleds Announced!

    Posted 9 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    Cat the New Alpha Dog? Getting back to the top spot in the mountains is no easy task. Becoming the leader, the Alpha, takes years of right decisions. Also, finding the compromise between handling and ride quality is a timeless crusade for suspension systems engineers. Arctic Cat has met this challenge by raising the industry bar for their 2019 lineup. Cat engineers with the full backing now of Textron levied automotive technology to transform both the trail and mountain experience, finding the...
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    2019 Ski-Doo Sneak Peek

    Posted 10 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    This article was written by Mark Boncher and appears in the Spring 2018 issue. Seriously, what do you people want? I can absolutely see the folks in Ski-Doo’s marketing department gathered around a focus group of us snowmobilers asking us this question. We are fickle folks, most likely because we want it all, and like most consumers, we really don’t want to pay for it! Well Ski-Doo is doing their best this year to round out their line even more to satisfy die-hard 2-stroke lover...
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    Ski-Doo Spring Tour Schedule Including Demo Rides

    Posted 10 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    The 2019 Ski-Doo Spring Tour is coming to a stop near you! Don't miss your first chance to get an in-person look at the new 2019 Ski-Doo line-up, accessories and riding gear! Some stops will also include the opportunity to ride the new sleds. Many shows in Canada will be SNEAK PEEK events featuring models from other manufacturers. See all event details, including the sleds that will be at each show on www.ski-doo.com CANADA Agriplex Western Fair District, London ON Thursday, ...
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    Tucker Hibbert to take on Eastern Snocross National this weekend in New York

    Posted 10 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    Tucker Hibbert will take on the Eastern Snocross National this weekend in Salamanca, NY. Held at a popular gaming and event center next to the Allegany Mountains, it’s the only time this winter Hibbert and the ISOC National Snocross tour will land in the Northeast US. Hibbert enters this weekend’s event on fire, winning seven of the eight races contested so far this winter. He’s looking to build on his winning momentum as the national series hits the halfway point of its seaso...
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    World Record Broken at NSSR 'Battle on the Bay'

    Posted 10 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    Exciting news as NSSR headed to a Super Event at Battle on the Bay at Green Bay, Wisconsin to race in conjunction with the ISR World Series of Drag Racing! National Straightline Snowmobile Racing held its third race of the NSSR 2018 Super Series at Green Bay, Wisconsin for the “Fastest Show on Ice.” Temperatures ranged from about 0 degrees F in the early morning to 18 degrees F in the afternoon with only a slight breeze from ranging from 5 to 10 mph during the day. The 1000-foot shav...
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    2018 Bikini Radar Run in St. Germain, Wis.

    Posted 10 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    It's not too often that Wisconsinites get to pair snowmobiles and bikinis - especially not in February! AmSnow contributor Jon Johnville was in St. Germain the first weekend of February to cover the action. Did you know that in February in Wisconsin it is Bikini time? That’s right Discover Wisconsin and Boondock Nation host the Annual Snowmobile Radar Run and Bikini Radar Run. This event has a lot to offer with all kinds of vendors and racing action. They have practice runs and the Sn...
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    Team Arctic Triumphs at 50th Anniversary Soo International 500 Enduro

    Posted 10 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    After 500 miles of battling snow, bumps and the fastest endurance racers in the world on the famed one-mile oval in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., Team Arctic triumphed at the 50th Annual Soo International 500 Enduro. The Christian Brothers Racing duo of Zach Herfindahl and Wes Selby prevailed to win the historic event in stunning fashion following a 100-lap dogfight with the top four teams, with the Cadarette Collision team of Troy DeWald, Ryan Spencer and Bill Wilkes taking fourth overall. “T...
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    Tucker Hibbert delivers dominant performance at Deadwood Snocross National

    Posted 10 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    Tucker Hibbert added another weekend sweep to his record book with dominant back-to-back wins in the pro finals at the ISOC National Snocross tour’s stop in Deadwood, SD. Knowing Hibbert’s history of jaw-dropping rides on the tight, rough track packed into the Days of ’76 Rodeo grounds, fans showed up in droves with the hope of seeing the 10-time champion put on a show. After a big win Friday night, Hibbert delivered an unforgettable performance Saturday with a rally through t...
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    NSSR Forest Lake Minn. Ice Blast

    Posted 10 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    WOW! National Straightline Snowmobile Racing held its second race of the NSSR 2018 Super Series in Forest Lake, MN for the “Fastest Show on Ice.” Sixteen World Records set and Top Speed at 188 mph in 1000 feet! Temperatures ranged from a 25 F in the early morning to 34 F in the afternoon with only a slight breeze from the southwest during the day. The 1000-foot shaved ice track, 4000 feet shaved with shutdown, was aimed to the northeast. Temperatures were good to freeze up the melt ...
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    Pro Snocross Racers to Make Annual Pit Stop at Woody's

    Posted 10 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    Friends and fans in the community are welcomed to "meet and greet" five national Snocross teams that are traveling from all over the country and making a pit stop at Woody's. Semi haulers and top of the line race sleds will be displayed for the public to see while racers sign autographs on Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 9am - 11am. From there, these teams will be making their way to the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort to compete in the AMSOIL Championship Snocross (ACS) Series. ...
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    Snow Outlaws Michigan Madness packed some serious power!

    Posted 11 months ago by Tyler Nelson
    Contributor Jon Johnville of JJ's Outlaw Photography spent the first weekend of this year with some seriously fast sleds and extremely talented riders. Check out his recap here: It was the first weekend in January and that means the first round of the Snow Outlaws called Michigan Madness. This is the premier series in snowmobile drags. It takes place at the Mancelona Motorplex in Mancelona, Michigan. If you have never seen or been to an event that has Outlaw sleds it is a definite bucket li...

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