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    Debate rising over National Parks act

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Hot debate has been rising over an act, currently in a House of Representatives subcommittee, that would preserve public land into national parks, according to Library of Congress. The Omnibus Public Lands Management Act of 2009 passed in the U.S. Senate and could see a vote in the House soon, according to a Blue Ribbon Coalition's press release. The bill would designate 2.2 million acres of wilderness, identify three new national parks, 10 national heritage areas and designate over 1,000 mi...
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    Ride with the Champs and Snowmobile Hall of Fame Induction weekend

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
     The 26th annual ride and induction banquet for the Snowmobile Hall of Fame will take place this weekend in St. Germain, Wis.The events will take place on Saturday, February 21 at the Whitetail Inn on Hwy 70 W. in St. Germain. The day will include riding the trails with celebrity riders, 3 meals (including the Hall of Fame Dinner), cocktails, autograph session and the induction ceremony. The silent auction will include the 3rd in the series of Hall of Fame prints of Brian Nelson and his 197...
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    USCC Forks Equipment 100 preview

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    The Forks Equipment 100 cross-country snowmobile race presented by Simonson Station Stores and Drummer's Diesel, Inc. is set for February 21, 2009. This all-out showcase of the top Pro and Semi-Pro riders will be a fan-friendly course that will be about 10 miles in length per lap; 5 miles of terrain and 5 miles on the Red River. Live race coverage will be available FREE at www.usccracing.com and locally on U.S.C.C. Pit Radio 88.1 FM. Racing gets underway at 9:30 a.m. A 4:30 p.m. awards cerem...
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    NSSR Forest Lake race results

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Trail Stock 600 1 Jeremy Raid               98.742mph 2 Tom Fish                   98.154mphTrail Stock 800 (world record) 1 Paul Lally                 105.494mph 2 Robert Grzegorek      101.170mph Trai...
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    Jackson Hole World Championship Hillclimb airs this weekend

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Bam Film Productions coverage of the Jackson Hole World Championship Hillclimb will air this weekend on Sunday, February 22 at 11:30am.The coverage will be broadcast on Altitude Sports & Entertainment Network. ...
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    ISMA posts Public Service Announcements

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    ISMA has added 8 Radio/Audio Public Service Announcements (5 English, 3 French) to the ISMA web site in MP3 format.  You can download them from the web site or refer people to our web site if they are interested in using the public service announcements.  This year we have had numerous requests for the radio PSA's so we recently added them to our web site.   Steps to find the Radio PSAs 1.  www.snowmobile.org 2.  C...
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    2010 Yamaha Sleds Finally Released

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Pleasant Prairie, Wis. – Yamaha continues to improve and broaden its Nytro lineup and again upgrades its market leading 4-stroke, the Vector GT for 2010. Call it a sneak, sneak peek, but we got an early look at Yamaha’s 2010 lineup at its snow division headquarters here in early January and later that month got to ride the new machines near Jackson, Wyo.  For the third year in a row Yamaha has made major changes to a Nytro named sled, but this year the mountain guys get most of the attentio...
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    Crapo takes Pro-Super Stock and Gulla comes back for Pro Open win at AMSOIL

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    With Tucker Hibbert missing from the picture, Shaun Crapo won the Pro-Super Stock at AMSOIL Championship SnoCross Series on February 14 in Farmington, N.Y, according to an AMSOIL press release. Polaris rider TJ Gulla set the pace when he grabbed the holeshot. Polaris pilots Shaun Crapo and New York native Brett Bender were riding close to Gulla. "Setting a blistering pace, Gulla edged out to a comfortable margin early and began to encounter lap traffic in the 15-sled field by lap six,&q...
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    Pink Ribbon Riders racing news and updates

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    C&A Ski's / Pink Ribbon Riders racer Derek Ellis left Farmington, N.Y. with a third place in the Semi-Pro Open and fourth in Semi-Pro Super Stock at the Arctic Cat Eastern National, according to an Avalanche Racing press release. "Derek Ellis C&A Ski's/Pink Ribbon Riders did a great job representing this weekend," Avalanche Racing representative said. Ellis was ranked fifth in the Semi-Pro Stock and seventh in the Semi-Pro Open Class Year-End Points Race, according to A...
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    AMSOIL Championship Snocross Arctic Cat Eastern National results

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Arctic Cat Eastern National in Farmington, N.Y.ProPro-Open1 TJ Gulla2 Ryan Simons3 Levi LaVallee4 Garth KaufmanPro Super Stock1 Shaun Crapo2 Garth Kaufman3 Levi LaVallee4 Brett TurcotteSemi-Pro Semi-Pro Open1 Cory Davis2 Tim Tremblay3 Dan Ebert4 Derek EllisSemi-Pro Super Stock1 Cory Davis2 Tim Tremblay3 Derek Ellis4 Dan EbertPro AmPro Am Women Super Stock1 Michelle Lemieux2 Amanda Kirchmeyer3 Melanie Acker4 Martha WellsSportSport Women Super Stock1 Jennifer Pare2 Steffanie Lemieux3 Martha Wells4...
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    Cruiserfest's parade cancelled

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Minocqua's Cruiserfest's Friday night Parade of Sleds has been canceled due to trail conditions getting to the lake, according to Cruiserfest organizer Judy Andreotti. "Mother Nature had us worried with warnth and rain. After 48 hours we are now down in the temperatures and a slight dusting of snow to clean area up," Andreotti said. Friday night's bonfire, fireworks, and food are still scheduled to start at 7 pm. The track this year will only be an ice track because the thi...
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    USCC Forks Equipment 100 postponed

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    The Forks Equipment 100 cross-country snowmobile race has been postponed a week until February 21, 2009, according to a USCC press release."The weather in the Grand Forks area has been less than ideal the past week. Rain and temps in the upper 30's have made a mess of things. The primary concern we have is runoff and rain water that is pooling on top of the river ice. We need this to firm up and freeze before being able to race on it," said Pat Mach, President for U.S.C.C. Please c...
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    RMSHA's Bear Lake Hillclimb's results

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    The third race of the Rocky Mountain Snowmobile Hillclimb Association season was recently held in Montpelier, Idaho, on February 10. Polaris Rider Keith Curtis won the 600 and 700 Pro Stock classes in impressive fashion while Team Arctic rider, David McClure, also won more than once taking home the Stock 800 and the Pro 600 Improved Stock class titles. Ski-Doo rider Vinnie Clark blazed to victory in the Pro 1000 Stock class and fellow Ski-Doo rider Brad Sharp was the victor of the Pro Master...
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    New Hampshire Senate Committee recommend snowmobile fee increase

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    CONCORD – Typically, the users paying a fee increase turn out to oppose any change, but Tuesday the snowmobile club members strongly endorsed what would be the first raise in 15 years.State fish and game and resources officials endorsed the increase as higher equipment and labor costs threaten to cut into the upkeep of trails without a change. click here for more information ...
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    First ever Yamaha 4 stroke snowmobile wins Italian Trophy 500

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Christian Gestra, Italian snocross racer, won the Italian Trophy 500 championship, and he marked a milestone by being having the first Yamaha four stroke Victory in the Italian FIM Sno X championship, according to a Yamaha press release. "After finishing second in the first heat and winning the second all focus was set on the Final.Christian and his FX Nytro RTX SE did the right thing and rode straight to highest place onthe rostrum, collecting the champagne and laurels," sai...
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    Polaris snocross racers second and third in Pro Class points

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Polaris snocross racers, Levi LaVallee and TJ Gulla, were second and third in points in the Pro Classes after Brainerd's race, according to a Polaris press release. The eight-race, 2009 ISOC schedule is now at its mid-point, and LaVallee is second in points in both Pro classes. Gulla is currently third in Pro Open points and fifth in Pro Super Stock points. Polaris racers occupy seven of the top 11 positions in Pro Stock points. This comes after LaVallee placed th...
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    ISOC WI Regional Postponed

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    The event scheduled for February 14-15, 2009, in Mercer, WI, has been postponed. The race will now take place February 28 and March 1, 2009. All entries will transfer to the new date. If you have any questions, please call 763-497-8474. ...
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    Iron Dog update

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    The Tesoro Iron Dog racer's reached their resting point last night in Nome, Alaska, and Todd Minnick and Nick Olstad were in the lead at the halfway point. click here for more information...
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    Tesoro Iron Dog commences

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    The world's longest snowmobile race, Tesoro Iron Dog, from Wasilla to Fairbanks, Alaska began on Sunday, Feb. 8, according to an Team Arctic Cat press release. The Iron Dog course length is 1971 miles, starting in outside of Anchorage in Wasilla/Big Lake and heading northwest for 1,106 miles to the roughly half-way point in Nome on Feb. 11. From Nome the course heads east for the 865-mile run to the finish in Fairbanks on Feb. 11. The Iron Dog is one of the toughest races as it traverses som...
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    Yamaha 2010 model teaser video released

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Yamaha issued a teaser video before their new sleds are unveiled on Tuesday, February 10. Check back here on Tuesday at 11 am for full coverage of the new sleds!click here to see the teaser ...
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    Eastern Pro Tour Burk's Fall race results

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Burk’s Fall, ON Pro Champ1 Jason Lavallée      Drummondville, QC2 Nick Lagoy        Morrisonville, N.Y.3 Felipe Roy-Lalonde    St. Jude, QC4 Jeff DeJong        Pembroke, ONPro Formula 5001 Serge Ouellet    Lachute, QC2 Scott Clark        Eganville, ON3 Dustin Gehrke    Morrisonville, N.Y.4 Rob Lightle        Brook...
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    MWR Snocross Circuit Racer killed in car accident

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Mountain West Racing SnoCross Circuit racer Sam McLam, 17 years old, was killed in a car accident near Moscow, Idaho on February 5, according to Bam Film Production's website.   McLam and a friend was traveling down a gravel road in the rain. They lost control of the car, and McLam was killed. His friend survived the accident and was doing OK. McLam was planning on graduating high school and attending college next Fall. This was to be his last year on the circuit, according to Bam Fil...
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    Hibbert finishes season perfectly!

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
     Brainerd wins make him a perfect 8 of 8, Bender notches first Pro podium too   Arctic Cat's Tucker Hibbert completed his perfect season over the weekend by winning both the Pro Open and Pro Super-Stock race at the AMSOIL Championship Snocross Series in Brainerd, Minn.     The wins left Hibbert 8 of 8 in Pro finals this season as the motocross racer now leaves the circuit to prepare for the national AMA motocross season. "It's been a lot of fun and I&...
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    Mike Schultz rides again

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Mike Schultz, injured professional snowmobile racer, held his benefit auction last night in Brainerd, Minn. and many racers were expected to be in attendance, according to Schultz's benefit website. According to Schultz's blog, he has started to ride his snowmobile again, and he was able to attend KIR round of ice in Kimball on his sled.Click here to go to his benefit site.Click here to go to his blog. ...
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    Brainerd race results

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Pro Open1 Tucker Hibbert2 Brett Bender3 Levi LaVallee4 Matt PichePro Super Stock1 Tucker Hibbert2 TJ Gulla3 Garth Kaufman4 Andrew JohnstadPro Plus 30 Super Stock1 Justin Tate2 Earl Reimer3 Chad Bauerly4 Tuffy McDonaldPro Women Super Stock1 JC Hupe2 Christina Herheim3 April Moritz4 Carly DavisSemi Pro Open1 Tim Tremblay2 Dan Ebert3 Christian Salemark4 Cory DavisSemi Pro Super Stock1 Cory Davis2 Tim Tremblay3 Dan Ebert4 Derek EllisSport Women Super Stock1 Samantha Tarnowski2 Kendra Dallman3 Stepha...
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    Yamaha announces largest cash back program

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA announced today its largest customer cash back program for snowmobiles, according to a Yamaha press release. “This is absolutely one of the best customer cash programs we’ve ever seen on snowmobiles— and the motorcycle, ATV and side by side offers are also as strong as we’re likely to see for a long time,” said Yamaha’s Motorsports General Manager, Bob Starr. “This is just simply one of the best times ever for a customer to buy a new Yamaha motorsports product.”The ...
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    Polaris Announces New 600 Rush

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Daniels Summit, Utah - A new level in sled design, groundbreaking, redefining, a metamorphasis, brilliant, a Mike Tyson return punch... these are just a few of our reactions when we were introduced to the new 2010 Polaris Rush snowmobile this January. Centered smack dab in the middle of the meat of the market, this 600cc Cleanfire 2 (2-injector) 2-stroke is poised to be the next Indy 500 as far as its importance to snowmobile ride and handling is concerned. The new Pro Ride chassis ...
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    Brainerd preview

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Round 4 of the AMSOIL Championship Snocross Series, on Feb. 6-8, will bring top professional snocross racers to Brainerd International Raceway, according to an AMSOIL press release. “Fans in attendance will witness the world’s best snowmobile riders compete side-by-side for more than $250,000 on a racetrack littered with huge jumps and insane terrain,” said AMSOIL representative in the press release. The course includes racers having to fly 80-feet, approximately two-stories high, in the air.T...
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    Grand Prix Ski-Doo de Valcourt plans 2 weekends

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Grand Prix Ski-Doo de Valcourt has planned two weekends to celebrate Ski-Doo’s 50th Anniversary celebration, according to a Grand Prix Ski-Doo de Valcourt press release. Valentine’s Day weekend, Feb. 13-14, will be devoted to the family. “Saturday promises to be a fun day for youngs and olds alike showing up at the Valcourt golf course,” said Grand Prix Ski-Doo de Valcourt representative. On Friday 13th, skaters will circle around the circuit Yvon Duhamel oval. Desjardins Village and...
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    Polaris sled sales up 15%

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Polaris Industries reports its snowmobile sales increased 15% for 2008 and says it is continuing to invest in new products in the snowmobile market. “Despite the dampened outlook for the upcoming year, we will continue to leverage our innovation, speed to market and flexible manufacturing capability to gain market share while striving to improve our net margins. We have the plans in place to effect change in the areas we can control, such as costs, quality and assisting dealers in further reduci...

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