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    2009 Tesoro Iron Dog puts safety first

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    The 2009 Tesoro Iron Dog is scheduled to finish in downtown Fairbanks on February 14th, and safety is the number one priority for race organizers, according to a Iron Dog press release. Pike’s Water Front Lodge will be the final Check Point and the Iron Dog Race Headquarters. At Pike’s the team’s race course times will be recorded. The teams will immediately be escorted by an official on a pace snowmobile under a yellow caution flag. The teams must continue the course until they cross under ...
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    NSSR sets new Top Speed World record

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    A new Top Speed World record was set at NSSR “Fire on Ice” Snosuit Super Series on January 31, according to a NSSR press release. Glen Hall on a Henricks Racing ProLine D&D 1200 Turbo Sled set the new records at 170.078 mph. In the competition was “Fast Eddy” Ensor from Illinois on the Busa Mod and the Marv Jorgenson Jaws1 sled driven by Darrin Weber. “Fast Eddy” was creeping up on the 170 mph record with a pass of 167.117 mph when he encountered mechanical problems and was done early in t...
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    Ryan Simons wins at USCC Ada 100

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Team Arctic racer Ryan Simons broke Bryan Dyrdahl’s, Ski-Doo rider, winning streak in the FXR Pro 600 at the USCC Ada 100 on January 30, according to a press release from the USCC. “It was a fitting finale for a race that saw seven class victories by Team Arctic, including a sweep of the Pro classes,” said Team Arctic spokesperson in a press release.Sunshine and temperatures reaching 40° Fahrenheit made this 45 mile course a challenge for the riders.  The course consisted of 1 mile of...
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    Christian Salemark joins Christian Bros. Racing

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
       Team Arctic announced Christian Salemark will continue racing in the ISOC National Tour in 2009, and he will join the Arctic Cat-sponsored team Christian Bros. Racing for the second half of the season. In just his second season of North American competition, 19-year-old Salemark (of Vendeln, Sweden) has already proven himself a top Semi Pro by winning the Open class final in Ironwood, Mich., as well as winning two Pro class finals in Regional competition. He currently leads the poin...
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    Bam Film Production's Jackson World Championship Hillclimb will air on Entertainment channel

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    BAM Film Productions announced the airing, of their one hour network TV special about the Jackson World Championship Hillclimb, on Altitude Sports and Entertainment next month.The first run is Feb. 22nd. Here is a list of the times: 1) Sun, 2/22 at 11:30amMT2) Mon, 2/23 at 3:00pmMT3) Tues, 3/3 at 12:00pmMT4) Tues, 3/17 at 2:00amMT5) Sat, 3/21 at 12:00pmMT6) Sat, 3/21 at 10:00pmMT7) Tues, 3/24 at 5:30pmMT...
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    Championnat De Snocross race results from Quebec

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Championnat De SnocrossFebruary 1, 2009 ResultsProOpen:1 Dave Allard - St. Félicien- Ski-Doo2 Dave Asselin - La Doré  - Ski-Doo3 Francois Paré - La Doré - Polaris4 Katejun Coonishish - Oujé-Bougoumou - Ski-DooSuper Stock 6001 Dave Allard - St. Félicien- Ski-Doo2 Katejun Coonishish - Oujé-Bougoumou - Ski-Doo3 Dave Asselin - La Doré  - Ski-Doo4 Nathaniel Bosum - Oujé-Bougoumou - Ski-DooSemi-ProOpen:1 Lucas Brunelle - Boucherville - Ski-Doo2 Jean Sébastien Côté- St. Bruno - Ski-Doo3 Kaven...
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    Arctic Cat sled sales jump 51%

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
      Big increase helps company's sales rise for first 9 months, ATV sales declineSnowmobile sales at Arctic Cat rose 51 percent to $90.9 million in the company's third quarter compared with $60 million in last year's third quarter; Arctic Cat reported Thursday. "Increased snowmobile sales to dealers, which generated higher gross margins, and lower operating expenses contributed to a narrower loss for the quarter. As a result, the company is profitable through the first n...
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    Ferguson gets X-Game's gold on four stroke sled

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Dane Ferguson made history at the X-Games by being the first freestyle rider to successfully take home gold in the Winter X Games on a four stroke snowmobile, according to a Yamaha press release. "This proves that a lightweight four-stroke snowmobile can do anything that a two-stroke sled can do. We put an exhaust on it along with some shocks and bracing on the tunnel to beef it up for the abuse. But that's about it,"said Eric Josephsen, Yamaha's Snowmobile Marketing Coord...
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    Ski-Doo X-Team sweep medal podium in Freestyle

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    BRP/Ski-Doo X-Team competitors started the ESPN Winter X-Games weekend off with Joe Parsons claiming a gold medal in the Speed and Style event and finished it off with more speed and more style -  Robbie Malinoski used speed to win the silver medal in the Snocross competition and Joe Parsons, Justin Hoyer and Heath Frisby used style to sweep the medal podium in the Freestyle competition, according to a Ski-Doo press release.These riders all brought home their medals on Ski-Doo MX Zx&nb...
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    Mud Dogs Ride to Benefit for Sarcoma in February 2009

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    The Karen Wyckoff Rein In Sarcoma Foundation announced the first-ever Mud Dogs Ride to Benefit in February 2009, according to Rein in Sarcoma website. This is a combination of a snowmobile ride and a fundraiser for the Foundation. All proceeds will be donated to the Karen Wyckoff Rein In Sarcoma Foundation.KWRISF has become the largest and best-known sarcoma fund for the Upper Midwest.  Over the past seven years, with its three pronged commitment to sarcoma research, support and educat...
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    X-Games snowmobilers brought their best tricks

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
        Snowmobiling was at its best at this weekend's Winter X-Games as Tucker Hibbert won his third straight gold and Levi LaVallee attempted an unprecedented double back flip. Snocross Tucker Hibbert, Arctic Cat / Monster Energy rider, won his third straight Winter X-Games gold and captured his sixth straight National circuit victory this year. Eleven laps into the twenty lap final, Hibbert had a 22 second lead. Nobody has had an answer to Hibberts dominating...
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    Team Arctic had 3 podium positions at X-Games

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
      Team Arctic had a successful showing at the X-Games through Tucker Hibbert's third straight gold medal win and Dan Ebert's third place finish in his debut main event appearance at the X-Games, according to a Team Arctic press release. “It was an incredible and successful X Games for our team,” said Mike Kloety, Race Team Manager. “All of our racers and teams who made the journey to Aspen put on an incredible show.Hibbert nailed the holeshot in the 15-racer, 20-lap final and raced ...
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    Arctic Cat and Polaris reduces workforces

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Recently, Polaris and Arctic Cat have announced reduction in workforces in order to respond to consumer demand. Polaris announced, on January 26, a workforce reduction of 5 percent of their employees in order to deal with the weakened demand, according to a Polaris press release. “It is certainly not unexpected that the difficult business environment and uncertain economic situation are having an impact on our business, as well as the businesses of our dealers and suppliers,” said Scot...
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    Tucker Hibbert will appear on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno"

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
     Tucker Hibbert's third straight win at the X-Games has been scheduled to be shown on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on January 27, according to a Team Arctic press release.His win will be on the NBC show at 10:35 pm (ET) and it will be in a segment that was taped during the X-Games. ...
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    Robbie Malinoski places second at X-Games

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    BOSS Racing’s Robbie Malinoski, Dave Allard and Paul Bauerly returned to Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colorado over the past weekend to attempt a podium at the X-Games.  Bauerly and Malinoski qualified one in the front line and one in the back when the race began. Malinoski got a great hole shot, and he and Hibbert were running toe-to-toe  to the first corner. Hibbert took the inside line, pushing Malinoski to the outside edge of the track. Malinoski quickly recovered and advanced to ...
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    Team Arctic won 7 of top 10 finishes at I-500

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Team Arctic racers rose to the Red Lake I-500 challenge in Thief River Falls, Minn., delivering a record-setting performance that included seven of the top-10 finishers and six individual class victories."To put seven racers in the top-10 of the Pro Class says a lot about our pro racers and Sno Pro 600 race sled," said Mike Kloety, Team Arctic Race Manager. "And with wins in six of the individual classes, it's clear we have great depth."D.J. Ekre's performance in Pro ...
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    Baja MX Partners with Soaring Eagle to Host Winter Action Sports Event

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Pat Grzebinski, owner of Michigan Motocross track Baja MX, has teamed up with Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort to host the area’s first Winter Action Sports Event.  The Event will be held at the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Mount Pleasant, Michigan on Valentine’s Day weekend, February 14th and 15th, 2009.Baja MX Inc. and Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort have decided to host the area’s first Winter Action Sports event.  The “Freeze X Fest” event will be a combination of 3 separate v...
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    The World Series of Ice

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    The World Series of Ice, World's Fastest Ice Race Sleds, Muscle Sled Mania and World's Fastest Trail Sleds will be happening February 13-15 in Gaylord, Mich. The show starts at 10 am on all three days. General Admission: Adults: Friday $5, Saturday & Sunday $10 / day Children (12 and under): free Drag cross; $10 / day Racer & Crew (weekend pass) $40 Accommodations: Treetops Resorts: 989- 732-6711 (use code World Series" for special ra...
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    Championnat De Sno-Cross Results

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Dave Asselin took home first place in both Pro events at the Championnat De Sno-Cross on January 24 in Shipshaw, Quebec, according to racing results.  Here are the Championnat De Sno-Cross Results: Pro: Open 1 Dave Asselin - La Doré  - Ski-Doo 2 Maxime Tailefer - Laval - Ski-Doo 3 Katejun Coonishish - Oujé-Bougoumou - Ski-Doo 4 Robin Deschênes - St. Alexandre - Arctic Cat Super Stock 600 1 Dave Asselin - La Doré  - Ski-Doo 2 Maxime ...
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    Ski-Doo's rider is 1st to win X-Games' gold

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Joe Parsons received the first gold medal of the ESPN Winter X-Games in Aspen, Colo for the Speed and Style snowmobile event, according to a BRP press release.Parsons is a former snocross racer turned freestyle athlete competing in his second X-Games, after just turning 21 on Thursday."He showed great poise in a head-to-head duel with the event favorite to claim his win and put Ski-Doo on the top spot to start the Games," BRP representative said. Speed and Style combined snocross-styl...
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    Team Sportech claimed 3 podium positions at Elk River

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
     All three riders, from Team Sportech, scored podium wins during the International Series of Champions Minnesota Regional action at Extreme Motor Park in Elk River.It what was for many, the debut of the newly created park of Elk River.Team Sportech claimed four podium positions in Semi-Pro, Pro-Women and the Plus classes.Andrew Carlson stepped up his game and proved he can run and gun with some of the best riders in the Semi-Pro ranks. Carlson won his first heat races of the season, with a ...
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    Snowmobile manufacturers prepare 2010 models for EPA's new standards

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Snowmobilers are expected to see at this year's spring shows 2010 models equipped with special technology in order to meet EPA's phase 2 emission standards, according to an ISMA press release. Phase 2 standards tightened up emission requirements considerably and required updated emission related technology into the marketplace.  "Based on snow cover and the cold temperatures this winter, we are confident that many snowmobilers will be enjoying the new product...
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    NSSR Racers break World Records at "Fire on Ice"

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
     After an eight-year break in the action, the NSSR returned to racing with twelve World Records falling in Buffalo, Minn. on January 17, according to a NSSR press release. The events integrated a professional track and recreational "Fun" track for both time-tested veterans and weekenders competing in their respective classes. Their theme of "Fire on Ice" could be seen with new top speeds being set by racers. "Fast Eddy" Ensor from Ill...
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    Grand Prix Ski-Doo de Valcourt

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
     Officials for the Grand Prix Ski-Doo de Valcourt said environmental conditions are making for a perfect event on February 20, 21 and 22. The ice covering the oval at circuit Yvon Duhamel is already 31 centimeters thick (over a foot) and the snocross course is virtually ready, built with the equivalent of 1,200 truckloads of snow.  ‘'As for temperature conditions, it's the perfect winter season. We are miles away from last year as the thermometer was showing 55o F ...
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    Brainerd International Race preview

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    The top professional snocross racers on the planet will invade the Brainerd International Raceway for Round 4 of the AMSOIL Championship Snocross Series, February 6-8, 2009. 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. Winter X Games Champions including Tucker Hibbert and Levi LaVallee along with freestyle kings Paul Thacker and Sam Rogers w...
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    NSSR Buffalo, Minn. Race Results

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Trail Stock 6001 Jeremy Reid                         101.886 mph2 Francis Barthel                     101.052 mph3 Tom Fish                          &...
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    AmSnow columnist finishes 6th at Red Lake 1-500

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    In just his fifth cross country race ever, AmSnow's columnist Tom Clement of East Grand Forks, Minn. has completed his very first USCC Red Lake I-500 with a sixth place finish in the competitive Sport 85 class. Clement piloted his 2009 Yamaha Phazer RTX through multiple terrain and weather changes and when the checkered flag dropped after three days of grueling competition. He was one of seven riders out of fourteen starters to survive. Clement completed the three-day race with a time of...
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    Polaris wins 9 at World Championship

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    Polaris racers left the Eagle River Snowmobile Derby with nine World Championship titles, according to a Polaris press release. After getting caught in an accident and being forced to a restart, Dustin Wahl of Greenbush, Minn. fought for a third place finish on January 18 in the World Championship. Earlier in the week he won the Formula One Open with his Polaris sled. Nick VanStrydonk of Tomahawk, Wis. finished fifth and Brandon Johnson of Greenbush, Minn. placed sixth dur...
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    Eagle River Show Raffle Winners

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
    It was great talking the talk with everyone at Eagle River show last weekend. If you stopped by to enter our raffle, check below, you may be a winner!  Congrats to the following winners: Lakewoods Resort Getaway:  -Clyde Meyer, Brainerd, Minn. Am Snow Subscriptions:  -Bob Thompson, Medford, Wis. -Stephen Stoltman, Thief River Falls, Minn. -Bob Ayvazzadeh, Milwaukee, Wis.  ...
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    Dyrdahl wins 5th Red Lake I-500

    Posted 11 years ago by AmSnow
      Bryan Dyrdahl won the Red Lake I-500 for the fifth time on his thirtieth birthday in Thief River Falls, Minn., according to a USCC press release. "No one had ever won four, no less five I-500 cross-country races," USCC spokesperson said in the release. Dyrdahl finished the race, on January 18, by 33 seconds ahead of Brian Dick.  "This is a race I always wanted to win growing up," said Dyrdahl. "I was just hoping I'd win it once - to win five times ...

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