Sunday May 28, 2006 St. Germain Town Park, St. Germain, Wis. All brands welcome – Vintage and antique. Judged Snowmobile Display and Swap meet. New Arctic Cat snowmobiles and ATVs on display. Food all day provided by BO-BOEN snowmobile club. For more information or to volunteer contact Loren Anderson... Read more
Russ Ebert takes over the reigns in maintaining and building the premier race team in the snowmobile industry. With over four decades of experience in racing and developing snowmobiles, Team Arctic racers will benefit immediately from his knowledge, experience and hands-on involvement. Robert Bonev, Vice President Sales and Marketing... Read more
Joy turned into heartbreak for Polaris fans and gold became silver in the blink of an eye in the snocross final at the Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado, on January 31. Polaris snocross racer Levi LaVallee – who had led by a wide margin most of the race... Read more
Arctic Cat snowmobile sales, through the third quarter of 2006, are fairly level, totaling $238.0 million compared to $241.6 million during the same period last year. “Snowmobile sales are tied to snow conditions,” stated Christopher A. Twomey, Arctic Cat’s chairman and chief executive officer. “When it snows, our customers... Read more
ASSOCIATED PRESS A Yellowstone National Park official has apologized to three snowmobile industry executives for forwarding a joke by e-mail that suggested a hunting season on snowmobiles in the park. At least one snowmobile advocate doesn’t think the apology is enough, and has said the Park Service should remove... Read more
Polaris has produced a limited number of two powerful new 2007 snowmobiles so riders can see – and ride – next year’s performance sleds earlier than ever at Polaris dealerships and dedicated demo ride events across the snowbelt. Polaris conducted a pilot build (an early, low-volume production run) of... Read more
Corey Davidson and his Yamaha Apex is the first four-stroke to win the nation’s oldest and fastest snowmobile race, the grueling International 500 held in Sault St. Marie, Mich. on Feb. 4. Davidson, sharing the driving duties with teammate Travis Hjelle, took command about 451 laps into the 500-lap... Read more
Snowmobiles like the Yamaha Apex and other new high torque four-stroke snowmobile engines are easily handled by the latest 9″ DYNOmite toroid absorbers from Land & Sea. The toroid’s reduced internal volume (and a new higher volume discharge design) allow these high-tech units to maintain RPM control – even... Read more
“Beat the Standards” is the theme for the seventh annual SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge, hosted for the fourth year in a row by Michigan Tech in Houghton, Michigan. Sixteen teams from across North America and their reengineered snowmobiles will compete head-to-head in efforts to build greener machines and beat... Read more
Successive years of below average snowfall has caused Polaris to turn to their other product lines to keep the company strong. According to Chief Executive Tom Tiller, Polaris is producing less than half as many snowmobiles as it did seven to eight years ago. As Polaris’ financial results for... Read more