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    Maine bill aimed at impaired snowmobile, ATV operators

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    From: WBZ's Maine wireAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) A bill to crack down on impaired operators of boats, snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles in Maine proposes lifting motor vehicle licenses of offenders. The Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee scheduled a hearing on the bill Monday. It would allow a court to suspend for a period of time to be determined by judges the driver's license of a person convicted of drunken driving of a watercraft, all-terrain vehicle or snowmobile. Su...
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    Eastern Pro Tour results from Roberval

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Eastern Pro Tour results from Roberval, QC on March 14ProPro Champ1 Jacques Villeneuve    2 Jason Lavallee    3 Matt Shulz4 Howard GiffordPro Formula 5001 Dustin Gehrke2 Hubert Coté3 Stephen Gorham4 Rob SheppardSemi-ProSemi-Pro Champ1 Mike Platt2 David Pettinelli, Sr.3 Gary Mayer4 Jean-Claude LavoieFormula 500 Semi-Pro1 Dustin Gehrke2 Dany Poudrier3 Rob Sheppard4 Luc LauzonStockPro Stock 6001 Craig House2 Mason Hamilton3 Ben Harris4 Erik FrigonPro Stock 600 Fan1 Dus...
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    "Day of reckoning" for Snocross racers is coming

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    AMSOIL Championship Snocross Series has been preparing for their "day of reckoning" championship event in Lake Geneva, WI on March 20 through 22, according to a AMSOIL press release. "When the factory teams and standout independents set-up shop along the hills of Lake Geneva, March 20-22, many will face the biggest race of their career as every lap, of every race will have an impact on the year-end final standings," AMSOIL representative said. According to AMSOIL's repres...
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    Polaris names new VP of Operations

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Polaris named Wes Barker, a 20 year veteran of driving lean operations, as the new vice president of Operations, on March 11, in Minneapolis, Minn. "We are thrilled to have Wes join the Polaris Leadership team and the strong operations group, as his background and skill set fits very well with the Company's strategic direction," said Bennett Morgan, President and COO Polaris Industries.  "He is a proven leader with broad global experience and has a significant track recor...
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    Ski-Doo rider Tremblay wins first National Podium

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    During a day of multiple crashes and hazardous conditions, Ski-Doo rider Tim Tremblay won his first national podium during the Semi-Pro Open at Hayward, Wisconsin on March 8, according to an AMSOIL press release. Warm temperatures earlier in the week that were followed by a freeze created major difficulties on the technical track at the Hayward 300. "Semi-Pro Open proved to be the race of the day, as multiple crashes and a mid-race accident characterized the outcome," AMSOIL represen...
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    Special Olympics rider and coach complete 300 mile snowmobile competition

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Special Olympics Athlete Steven Eull and Coach Jason Reinsch marked history by being the first coach and athlete team to compete in the Northland300 on January 21-25, 2009 in order to raise funds for Special Olympics Minnesota.Thursday morning, January 22nd, kicked off the event with an Opening Ceremony, where Eull from the Special Olympics Minnesota team the “Flames” (White Bear Lake) walked with Laurie Mallory, Special Olympics Minnesota athlete from “Lake County Special Olympics” (Two Harbo...
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    IRON DOG Tracks for 2009 Munising, MI Meet

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    The Antique Snowmobile Club of America has posted some new photos from their IRON DOG Tracks for 2009 Munising, MI Meet. Click here to check them out!...
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    Championnat De Sno-Cross race and final results

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Championnat De Sno-Cross on March 8 in Coaticook, QC Pro Open 1 Dave Asselin - La Doré - Ski-Doo 2 Éric Bélanger - Pierrefonds - Ski-Doo 3 Lincoln Lemieux - St. Johnsbury, VT, Ski-Doo 4 Francis Charrette- St. Gabriel de Brandon - Ski-Doo Super Stock 600 1 Kaven Benoit-Notre Dame du Bon Conseil - Ski-Doo 2 Dave Asselin - La Doré - Ski-Doo 3 Maxime Taillefer- Pierrefonds- Ski-Doo 4 Éric Bélanger - Pierrefonds - Ski-Doo Semi-Pro Open ...
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    Ski-Doo donates to Ontario snowmobile clubs

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs recently announced that Ski-Doo has donated over $105,000 to snowmobile clubs across Ontario as part of their Ski-Doo Million Dollar Club Support Program.“This generous contribution will assist volunteers with trail operations thanks to BRP, maker of Ski-Doo snowmobiles,” OFSC representative said. The organization received around $84,000 in cash and $9,000 in parts, accessories and clothing.  “One very lucky recipient, the New Dundee Snowmobile Club, w...
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    Polaris racers win 2 RMSHA's King races

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Two Polaris racers took home wins in the King races in Afton, Wyo. at the Rocky Mountain Snowmobile Hillclimb Association event on March 1, according to RMSHA's website. Polaris racer Dolan Phelps took home the Stock King with a time of 40.12, and his teammate, Jeremy Osler, won the Modified King race with a time of 34.91. Other big wins included Team Arctic's eleven class victories and two King of King titles in the Improved Stock King and Modified King, according to a Team Ar...
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    Arctic Cat announces 2010 lineup

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
      Thief River Falls, Minn. - Lets face facts, Arctic Cat has been kicking some major booty on the snocross circuit this year, thanks to its updated race sled and one Mr. Tucker Hibbert.That success is timely too, as Cat has been trumpeting its lineup of "The Worlds Fastest Snowmobiles" this season in all its marketing efforts. Now comes the 2010 line and - surprise, surprise - there are even more racy additions, for both the beginners and veterans.At the entry level is a Sno Pro ...
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    Team Arctic wins Pro Open and Pro 600 in Munising

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Team Arctic's Cory Davis and his teammates swept the podiums during the Pro Open and Pro 600 at Munising 300 on February 28, according to a Team Arctic press release. "March came in like a lion for the Team Arctic terrain program with its cross-country corps riding roughshod over the competition at the USCC Munising 300," said Team Arctic representative in a press release.Semi Pro snocrosser, Cory Davis won two events at the two-day, 300-mile event in Munising, Mich." Looking ...
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    Dan Ebert takes home two wins at Quadna Mountain

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Team Arctic racers combined for 10 class wins and multiple podium sweeps at the ISOC regional event at Quadna Mountain on March 1, according to a Team Arctic press release. Arctic Cat racer, Dan Ebert of Lake Shore, Minn., took home two class victories at Quadna. “A Semi Pro racer on the National circuit, Ebert jumps into the Pro ranks at Regional events and, despite strong pressure from teammate Carl Schubitzke, cruised to an impressive double win,” said Team Arctic representative in the press ...
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    Ski-Doo unveils 2010 snowmobiles

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Saint Michel des Saints, Quebec – Going after the entry level buyers with a broader fan snowmobile lineup and the enthusiasts with upscale special edition models, market leader Ski-Doo seems to have all its bases covered for 2010. That’s especially true as it moves nearly all its sleds, a bunch with fan-cooled engines, into the light, nimble handling REV-X chassis. Now it’s not only the racers and wanna-bes who can rip on a lightweight sled, even the utility guys can do it. Oh yeah, ...
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    Remaining 2010 Polaris Snowmobiles Unveiled

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    We know you’ve heard about Polaris’ new Rush snowmobile, its biggest news for 2010. But there is plenty more in Polaris’ lineup for 2010, including the return of the backcountry, freestyle, mountain-mashing 800 Assault, and the upgraded Dragon packages across the RMK, and short-track lines. In addition, the crossover or Switchback lineup has changed slightly. Now the 600 and 4-stroke turbo options in the crossover lineup are named the 600 LX and the Turbo LX. click here for more informatio...
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    Hayward 300 AMSOIL results

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Pro Pro Open1 Brett Bender2 Robbie Malinoski3 Iain Hayden4 Matt JudnickPro Super Stock1 TJ Gulla2 Garth Kaufman3 Shaun Crapo4 Ryan SimonsSemi-ProSemi-Pro Open1 Tim Tremblay 2 Dan Ebert3 Christian Salemark4 Bobby LePageSemi-Pro Super Stock1Tim Tremblay2 Christian Salemark3 Colby Crapo4 Justin BrobergPro Plus 30 Super Stock1 Earl Reimer2 Justin Tate3 Chad Bauerly4 Rob IrvingWomenPro Women Super Stock1JC Hupe2 April Moritz3 Kendra Daniel4 Carly DavisSport Women Super Stock #11 Samantha Tarnows...
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    Yamaha racer wins at Canadian National Snocross

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Yamaha racer Iain Hayden took home second in the Canadian National Snocross and first in the Pro / Am tribute race to Blair Morgan in Kirkland Lake, Ont. on March 1, according to a Yamaha press release. "What was essentially intended to be a weekend of testing the developmental four-stroke FX Nytro racing sleds turned into a bonanza for Yamaha Factory Racing," said a Yamaha representative in the press release. In the Pro-Open Hayden,a three time winner, grabbed the holeshot and was l...
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    Eastern Pro Tour race results from Eganville

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    ProPro Champ 1 Dustin Wahl2 Brian Bewcyk3 Jacques Villeneuve4 Matt ShulzPro Formula 5001 Dustin Gehrke2 Ross Robertson3 Adam Sack4 Kevin Coulson Semi-ProSemi-Pro Champ1 Travis MacDonald2 Felipe Roy-Lalonde3 Nick Lagoy4 Mike PlattFormula 500 Semi-Pro1 Dustin Gehrke2 Rob Sheppard3 Kevin Coulson4 Anthony PettinelliStockPro Stock 6001 Malcolm Chartier2 Mason Hamilton3 Craig House4 Chris VereykenPro Stock 600 Fan1 Curtis Weatherdon2 Dustin Gehrke3 Dave Baldwin4 Michael Soucy Stock 6001 Ben Harris2 Ma...
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    Munising 300 race results

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Arctic Cat rider Cory Davis and his teammates swept both podiums during the Pro Open and Pro 600 at Munising 300 on February 28, according to the USCC website. Davis won both the Pro 600 (2:32:21.573) and the Pro Open (48:36.259).  His teammate Brain Dick took home second in both events with times of 2:36:49.645 in the Pro 600 and 49:20.787 in the Pro Open. Here are the race results: Pro Pro 600 1 Cory Davis        &nb...
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    Gabe Bunke wins Pro 600 at USCC Forks Equipment 100

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Polaris racer Gabe Bunke's won the Pro 600 class on February 21 at the USCC Forks Equipment 100, according to a USCC press release. The 11-mile course was run mostly in town, Grand Forks, N.D., with a terrain of tight woods and a high-speed river run. A front rolled out during the night and racers and fans were greeted with blue skies, sun and temperatures in the low teens.The Pros ran eight laps with one fuel stop in the FXR Pro 600. "Sixteen Pros were signed up for the race and condit...
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    Minocqua Cruiserfest: Fast Snowmobile Drag Racing Fun!

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
      By: Mark Boncher  Each year, one of the fastest and most fun local snowmobile events in the Northwoods of Wisconsin is Cruiserfest in Minocqua.  This year, the 'run-what-you-brung' snowmobile ice drag event was nearly cancelled due to extremely warm weather just five days before the races were to happen.click here to read the full blog   ...
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    Grassroots Snocross Series adds additional event

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    In just three races, the newly created Grassroots Snocross Series at the Elk River Extreme Motor Park (ERX) is experiencing unprecedented participation and enthusiasm from first time amateur racers who want nothing more than to have fun and try the sport of snocross, according to a Grassroots Race Series press release. This past Thursday night (February 19) under the lights at ERX, 115 race entries joined 500 spectators for an evening of racing and family fun.With a class for virtually every cal...
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    USCC Forks Equipment 100 race results

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    USCC Forks Equipment 100 race results from February 21ProPro 6001 Gabe Bunke         1:33:07.9532 Corey Davidson    1:34:10.0893 Brian Dick            1:34:11.1114 Bryan Dyrdahl       1:34:11.876Pro Open1 Brian Dick            22:57.6212 Corey Davidson    23:02.4073 DJ Ekre           ...
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    Brett Bender wins first Pro Open at Grand Prix Ski-Doo de Valcourt

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Brett Bender won his first pro victory of his career at Valcourt's circuit on February 23 during the Grand Prix Ski-Doo de Valcourt's Pro Open, according to an AMSOIL press release. "In a community known for its passion for snowmobile racing and at a venue rich with racing lore named after famed ice oval racer Yvon Duhamel, Bender scored his memorable victory where his father, world champion oval racer Tim Bender, also competed," AMSOIL representative said. Robbie Ma...
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    Eastern Pro Tour: Grand Prix Ski-Doo de Valcourt results

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Eastern Pro Tour : Valcourt, Q,C. Pro Pro Champ 1 Dustin Wahl 2 Nicholas Van Strydonk 3 Joel Diamond 4 Malcolm Chartier Pro Formula 1 Serge Ouellet 2 Dustin Gehrke 3 Luc Lauzon 4 Kevin Coulson Pro Stock 600 1 Craig House 2 Malcolm Chartier 3 Mason Hamilton 4 Mitch DiamondPro Stock 600 Fan 1 Curtis Weatherdon 2 Dave Baldwin 3 Jamie R. Schonnop 4 Michael Soucy  Semi-Pro Semi-Pro Champ 1 Travis MacDona...
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    Grand Prix Ski-Doo de Valcourt snowmobile race results

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Pro Pro Open 1 Brett Bender 2 Robbie Malinoski 3 TJ Gulla 4 Garth Kaufman Pro Super Stock 1 Ryan Simons 2 TJ Gulla 3 Levi LaVallee 4 Matt Piche Semi-Pro Semi Pro-Open 1 Bobby LePage 2 Tim Tremblay 3 Paul Bauerly 4 Cory Davis Semi Pro Super Stock 1 Dan Ebert 2 Cory Davis 3 Christian Salemark 4 Justin Broberg  ...
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    27th Grand Prix Ski-Doo de Valcourt starts this friday

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    On friday February 20 at 3: 30 pm, the 27th Grand Prix Ski-Doo de Valcourt attendees will have the opportunity to witness a spectacular snocross final, according to a Grand Prix Ski-Doo de Valcourt press release. Once a year on the circuit Yvon Duhamel snocross course, the SCM (Québec), CSRA (Ontario) and Rock Maple (New England) series pro riders are invited to challenge each other."Some performances that afternoon and the rest of the weekend against North America's best, may worth eve...
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    Free Women's Snocross Clinic this weekend

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    In partnership with Extreme Motor Park (ERX) in Elk River; April Moritz and Taylor Carlson will be hosting a Women's snocross clinic, Friday, February 20 from 3:00 to 5:00pm - designed to expose women to the sport of snocross and to allow them to try the fast paced and exciting sport in a safe, non-threatening environment. "We've (female athletes) come a long way in the past five years, not just in snocross but in all forms of competition," said Moritz. "High sc...
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    Polaris racers win at Tesoro Iron Dog by 3 minutes

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Arctic Cat racers' reign over the Tesoro Iron Dog was broken by Polaris riders Todd Minnick and Nick Olstad with a three minute and 18 second lead over Ski-Doo's Tyler Aklestad and Tyson Johnson on February 15, according to the Tesoro Iron Dog's website. Both teams set new course records in this 1971 mile race. Minnick and Olstad came in at 37:19.08 and Aklestad and Johnson came in at 37:22.26. “We pushed as hard as we could, but we couldn’t catch them,” Johnson told the Fairbanks Da...
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    Valentine's Day was a 'sweetheart' of a day for NSSR

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    "Fast Eddie" Ensor set a new Top Speed and World Record at NSSR Snosuit Super Series on Valentines Day in Forest Lake, Minn., according to a NSSR press release. Ensor's, from Ill., speed was 177.412 mph. Glen Hall and Jack Henricks Racing tried to defend their record, but they encountered mechanical problems with the fuel system. Hall posted a speed at 156.521mph. In just four days, race track preparation went from plowing in deep water on Tuesday to a "Sweetheart of a day...

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