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    Military Members Pay No Membership Fee in USCC

    Posted 8 years ago by mboncher
    Last season the USCC received several membership inquiries from racers who were also active members of our Armed Forces. Because of their obligation to the military, they were trying to decide whether or not it would be wise to purchase a USCC season membership. As a way to help them out, the USCC made special arrangements with these racers on a case-by-case basis. "This season all active military personnel will receive their U.S.C.C. season membership free of charge," said Pat Mach, ...
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    Allard and Bauerly to Ride For Boss Racing

    Posted 8 years ago by mboncher
    BOSS Racing recently announced the signing of snocross Pro rider Dave Allard and Semi-Pro rider Paul Bauerly. A tough, intense rider, Allard is focused on getting to the front in spite of any obstacle. Know for his physical strength, endurance and his hard charging style, Allard brings a competitive nature and plenty of experience to the BOSS Racing program. Allard is from St-Prime, Québec and is a seasoned Ski-Doo rider who has risen to top ranks with an old school style. Bauerly is from Mila...
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    Hibbert Puts Cat Back On Top at Duluth Snocross

    Posted 8 years ago by mboncher
      Tucker Hibbert, Cat's number one snocross racer, showed the world this weekend why he is the best of the best. Over 36,000 fans watched Hibbert capture Pro Open and Pro Super Stock wins on his Sno Pro 600 at the Duluth National snocross opener at Spirit Mountain outside Duluth, Minnesota. The two pro wins, in which he lapped much of the field and led the entire time, were his 39th and 40th. Hibbert's partner on the Arctic Cat snocross team, Ryan Simons, racked up s...
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    NSSR plans ice drags

    Posted 8 years ago by AmSnow
    National Straightline Snowmobile Racing (NSSR) has taken over the former CMSA, to run an ice drag circuit. At the helm is veteran racer Ron Bray, who along with other long-time racers will put on this 1,000-ft. ice drag racing series. The NSSR welcomes pro drag racers, amateurs, even trail riders looking to do "fun runs" with their trail iron. This is planned to be old-fashioned lake-dragging and NSSR plans four Saturday events in Minnesota and Wisconsin. NSSR is sponsored by Sno-Suit....
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    120 class savings bond sponsor

    Posted 8 years ago by AmSnow
    Recreational Motorsports in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, recently announced it will sponsor the pint-sized 120 class at all 8 national ISOC snocross events. The program will award savings bonds as their prizes. At each event first place will receive $200, second place $100 and third place $50. In all, this is a $3,000 program. Scott Minzenmeyer, President of Recreational Motorsports, says, "The 120 champ class racers are the next generation of pros for the sport." He adds that he believes ISOC...
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    Fan appreciation

    Posted 8 years ago by AmSnow
    Scheuring speed sports is partnering with Amsoil, Polaris, Klim, Woody's and Scott USA, to offer a fan appreciation giveaway at each of the '08-'09 ISOC national snocross events. Scheuring will give away thousands of dollars in prizes to thank fans for attending. Winner's names will be posted on the Scheuring Web site the week after each race and prizes will be mailed. Contestants will receive special offers from the sponsors as well. More info: www.scheuring-speedsports.com...
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    “Ride with Robbie” school planned

    Posted 8 years ago by AmSnow
    Sean Stumvoll, and Nick Pryputniewicz, owners of Curve XS Skis, are partnering with Pro snocross racer Robbie Malinoski to create a riding school for consumers. They are calling it "Ride with Robbie" and it's a race and riding school for people who want to try their hand at snocross, or just learn to be better technical riders. "I am really looking forward to this, and we have a great format lined up," Malinoski said. "Everything is covered for two and a half days i...
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    AmSnow project sled: The work begins

    Posted 8 years ago by AmSnow
    For this year's project sled, AmSnow hooked up with one of the biggest names in snowmobiling aftermarket parts and accessories, Speedwerx. The sled chosen for surgery? A 2009 Arctic Cat Crossfire R8. This is the shorter 128-in. tracked Crossfire that is new this year and aimed at the old F7 trail and traditional lake-racing crowd. We chose the 800 version because it's an affordable option for many buyers and has a lot of potential for performance modifications. What you'll see he...
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    Yamaha riders ready for Duluth

    Posted 8 years ago by mboncher
      Team Yamaha snocross riders Steve Taylor and Iain Hayden have been hard at work practicing for this week's opening ISOC National snocross race in Duluth, Minn. Here's a quick sneek peek photo taken at one of their practice sessions. ...
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    Avalanche Racing’s sponsors rally to support Kylie Abrahamson & Pink Ribbon Riders

    Posted 9 years ago by AmSnow
    Avalanche Racing has been a big supporter of the Pink Ribbon Riders organization and their mission of direct financial support to breast cancer patients while creating awareness to both men and women of breast cancer for several years now.C&A Ski's is a huge sponsor of Kylie on and off the track as the Pink Ribbon Riders spokesperson... including her awesome Pink Ski's. Polaris Industries is donating an awesome Polaris 600 IQ Shift for auction (consumer replica of Kylie's sled). ...
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    2009 Yamaha Race Team Media Day

    Posted 9 years ago by mboncher
    In preparation for the upcoming racing season, AmSnow recently attended the 2009 Yamaha Race Team Media day at Yamaha Motor's headquarters in Cypress, Calif. This was a day to rub shoulders with some of the greatest motorsport racers in the world.   Us snowmobile folks were certainly most excited about the upcoming snocross season and are excited to see how Yamaha factory snocross racers Iain Hayden and Steve Taylor will perform on their new Nytros. However, ...
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    Yellowstone caps snowmobiles at 720

    Posted 9 years ago by AmSnow
    Yellowstone National Park will let in 720 snowmobiles a day while officials try to form a long-term access plan amid challenges from recreational users and conservationists. Park spokesman Al Nash said administrators decided to revert to the old temporary plan so they could dive immediately into developing a long-term solution. The decision marked the latest turn in a decades-long struggle between snowmobile advocates, who want more recreational access, and conservation groups that say too man...
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    Registration form for ISC-2009

    Posted 9 years ago by AmSnow
    Early registration is closing soon. So submit your International Snowmobile Congress registration today by clicking on the following link:<a href="http://amsnow.com/sno/objects/pdf/registration_form.pdf" target="new">PDF Link</a>...
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    Amsoil Duluth National Snocross at Spirit Mountain

    Posted 9 years ago by AmSnow
    November 28, 29 & 30, 2008 For the 17th consecutive season, Duluth's Spirit Mountain is host to the biggest professional snocross racing event on the planet, The Amsoil Duluth National Snocross. This year's event features several edgy new twists, including freestyle and a longer racetrack, for the much-anticipated start to winter. The new Amsoil Championship Snocross Series event is the kickoff to world's leading professional racing circuit. The series is snowmobiling's top...
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    Polaris offers snocross fans free pit passes

    Posted 9 years ago by AmSnow
    Get close to your favorite racers with a free pass into the pit area at Amsoil Championship Snocross Series (ACSS) races. Race fans can get their free ACSS pit pass by visiting their nearest participating Polaris dealer (dealers within 200 miles of ACSS race events will each receive 25 passes).The free pass is good only for access to the pit area and does not provide a race fan with admission to the race track.Once inside the race venue, fans can present the free pit pass coupons at the Intern...
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    Update on Yellowstone ruling

    Posted 9 years ago by AmSnow
    Article by Daniel Person In a ruling dated Nov. 7, U.S. District Judge Clarence Brimmer disagreed with U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan's ruling earlier this year that allowing more than 500 snowmobiles into Yellowstone was illegal. But Brimmer may not have the power to overturn it.Brimmer did order the park to revert back to the temporary rule put forward in 2004 until it can form a winter use plan that complies with the law. Park officials had said the 2004 rule could not be used becaus...
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    Featherlite launches new Web sites

    Posted 9 years ago by AmSnow
    Featherlite Trailers has launched two new interactive Web sites that are more kinetic and "customer-centric" than ever before. Enhancements include the Featherlite Online Trailer Builder, Request a Quote and Model Comparison features, among many others, as well as a complete aesthetic redesign. One of the new sites, http://www.fthr.com, focuses on Featherlite's consumer trailer models - car, recreation, livestock, horse and commercial/utility. The second site, http://www.featherli...
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    Boyesen confirms Team Rosko’s rider list and selects Rage Cage winners

    Posted 9 years ago by AmSnow
    Boyesen is proud to support Team Rosko in their racing efforts for the 2008-2009 season and will actively be sponsoring Team Rosko and their associated 2008-2009 riders:  Mike Island: ProJonathan Orr: ProStacey Orr: Pro WomenPaul Wilson: Semi ProSean Macaulay: Semi ProJakob Rosko-Fong: JuniorAlex Cecco: JuniorNolan Rosko-Fong: 120 To celebrate its partnership with Team Rosko, Boyesen is inviting everyone to participate in its Rage Cage Giveaway program. The first of four Change of Heart Ra...
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    Powder Advantage Lightweight Mufflers from Speedwerx, Inc.

    Posted 9 years ago by AmSnow
    Speedwerx, Inc. has recently announced one of our new Lightweight Muffler products as its "Powder Pro Lightweight Muffler." The company has come to realize that that name is too close to the Starting Line Products (SLP) line of "Powder Pro Skis." Speedwerx apologizes for any confusion this caused to any of the Speedwerx and Starting Line Products' customers and would also like to apologize to SLP for this as well. Speedwerx, Inc. does not intend to cause confusion between...
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    Fewer snowmobiles in Yellowstone this season?

    Posted 9 years ago by AmSnow
    On Monday, Nov. 3, the Environmental Assessment (EA) on continued winter motorized access to Yellowstone and Grand Teton Parks was released for public review and comment. First announced on Oct. 2, it is this EA process that will determine options that would authorize over-snow access, including snowmobiles to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks for the next three winters. The EA can be reviewed at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/. The comment period will only be 15 days. The previous plan ...
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    Monster Energy Slednecks Invasion Tour joins ISOC

    Posted 9 years ago by AmSnow
      Freestyle/Backcountry icons including Chris Burandt and Paul Thacker bring their high-energy freestyle show to the Amsoil Championship Snocross Series             National snocross fans have another reason to be excited for the 2008-2009 national snocross season as Monster Energy drink and Slednecks bring their high-flying freestyle antics fused with music and attitude to the national venues this winter. Featuring the biggest name...
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    Team Elite Motorsports wins IHRA/NYIRP Championships!

    Posted 9 years ago by AmSnow
      After two seasons of second place finishes Team Elite Motorsports wins it all! Team drivers Pete Edwards and owner/driver Jack Gligora have just wrapped up a dream season on the asphalt with the 2005 Ski-Doo factory mod sled. May 2008 - Team Elite started the asphalt drag racing season in second place for the first few weeks of the season. That was all that was needed for the team to gel and get focused on the end goal, the championship! The team remained in first place for the remain...
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    Tellico lawsuit dismissed – Forest Service to release new plan

    Posted 9 years ago by AmSnow
    Court papers filed today indicate that the lawsuit brought by motorized recreation advocates against the U.S. Forest Service over the Upper Tellico Off-Highway Vehicle Area will be voluntarily dismissed. The case was filed by the BlueRibbon Coalition, United Four Wheel Drive Associations, and Southern Four Wheel Drive Association and challenged temporary closure orders issued by the Forest Service in Dec. 2007. According to a stipulation entered by all parties to the case, it is the Fo...
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    Blair Morgan wants to break one more record

    Posted 9 years ago by AmSnow
    After the 33-year-old Blair Morgan severed his spinal cord on a jump during a motocross practice in Montreal 6 weeks ago, there's only one race Morgan now wants to win: Wheeling out of Saskatoon's City Hospital as soon as superhumanly possible. "I want to break all records of someone getting out of physio," Morgan says with a slight smile, lying in bed on the hospital's rehabilitation floor. Read the full article at this link: http://www.saultstar.com/ArticleDi...
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    Forest service undertakes signing changes

    Posted 9 years ago by AmSnow
    The U.S. Forest Service is undertaking the task of creating new sign standards for snowmobile and OHV trails. The International Association of Snowmobile Administrators have joined forces with the Forest Service and have requested them to do a Stopping Distance Study. The Forest Service is currently seeking money from your state trail programs to fund this study. The Forest Service is requesting contributions of no less than $10,000 to participate. Do you know if y...
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    Pace American acquires Cargo Express

    Posted 9 years ago by AmSnow
    Pace American, Inc., the nation's premier manufacturer of enclosed motorsport, cargo and specialty trailers, announces that it has officially completed its acquisition of Bristol, Ind.-based J&L Cargo Express. "With this acquisition, we are continuing to further our ongoing strategy to strengthen and grow Pace American's industry leading market share position," says Pace American CEO Mitchell Bender. "Like our other brands, Cargo Express has long been recognized for i...
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    Upcoming antique and vintage winter events in Michigan

    Posted 9 years ago by AmSnow
    On Feb. 13 and 14, 2009, the Antique Snowmobile Club of America will hold their Annual Winter Meeting in Munising, Mich., at the Cherrywood Lodge. Events will start on Friday evening with a Cracker Barrel get together for all members and guests. On Saturday morning after a membership meeting, all antiques 1968 and older will gather for some friendly competition which will include hill climbing, through the woods enduro and log pulls at the minimum. You must be an ASCOA member to participate...
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    Plan on participating in Take a Friend Snowmobiling Week

    Posted 9 years ago by AmSnow
    The snowmobile community is excited to announce the Take a Friend Snowmobiling Week - Feb. 14-22, 2009. This elongated week celebrates friends and family snowmobiling for nine days including two weekends. The snowmobile week was introduced to go hand in hand with the Take a Friend Snowmobiling campaign and has been developed to encourage all of us to take our non-snowmobiling friends out snowmobiling. We have all had many conversations, telling stories about how much fun it is to take ...
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    Premier Recreational Products Corporation, entry into snowmobile marketplace for 2009 season

    Posted 9 years ago by AmSnow
      Premier (www.PremierRPC.com) is launching its first snowmobile models, taking a different approach from what is currently available from other snowmobile manufacturers. The first models to be released are the Enforcer150 and Enforcer300. The Enforcer150 is a fully-featured 3/4-scale 150cc 4-stroke machine that includes electric start, reverse, high-quality aluminum take-apart shocks, full gauges including an electric fuel gauge, heated handlebar grips, an aggressive 0.90 track lug heigh...
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    Novi, Mich., Snowmobile USA Sale & Show winners

    Posted 9 years ago by AmSnow
    It was great talking the talk with everyone at the Novi, Mich., Snowmobile USA Sale & Show last weekend. If you stopped by to enter our raffle, check below, you may be a winner!  Congrats to the following winners: American Snowmobiler subscriptions: -Edward Gerhardt, Novi, Mich. -Mike Usiak, Whitehall, Mich. -Brenda McCormick, Wales, Mich.    Amsoil World Championship Snowmobile Derby tickets: -John Obermyer, Bowling Green, Ohio -Douglas Jensen, Casnovia, Mich. -Eri...

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