Darcy Ewing The Snowmobile Hall of Fame (SHOF) in St. Germain, Wisconsin will celebrate its 18th annual induction on January 12th, 2006, in Eagle River, Wisconsin, inducting four individuals from the sport who made contributions to snowmobiling truly worthy of recognition. Darcy Ewing – One of snowmobile oval racing’s... Read more
Polaris Racing legend Bob Eastman has been inducted into the prestigious Polaris Hall of Fame. Eastman was one of five individuals and business partners who played a significant role in the growth and operation of Polaris Industries that were inducted into the Polaris Hall of Fame. The induction took... Read more
Ski-Doo Racing and Smith Optics have announced a partnership for the upcoming 2005/2006 Snowmobile Race Season, with Smith Optics being the “Official Eyewear of the Ski-Doo X-Team”. Smith has long been recognized as a leader in the Motorsports eyewear industry. Their innovative eyewear can be seen everywhere – from... Read more
Snowmobilers in Saskatchewan will now pay $40 per year to license their snowmobile, compared to the previous $9 per year. Why such an increase? The new fee also includes a trail permit, which used to be purchased separately for an additional $65-$90 per year. The Saskatchewan Snowmobile Association is... Read more
Yamaha drag racers recently set a pair of new records, both aboard 4-stroke powerplants. John Wheelock set a new grass drag record of 4.073 seconds in 500 feet at the COSDRA Top Gun Shootout. Team Simon’s CPR modified RX-1 became the first snowmobile ever to break into the seven-second... Read more
FOX Racing Shox has announced the establishment of a new Service Center in Canada – Factory Connection Canada (FCC). The two companies have entered into an agreement that will have FCC as the exclusive FOX Authorized Global Service Center for PowerSports products in Canada. Factory Connection Canada is well... Read more
Black Magic Racing of Thief River Falls, MN has been sold by Tim and Roxanne Berg to Arne Rantanen Sr. and Arne Rantanen Jr. of White Knuckle Performance. Staying on as part of the new management team is Rory Haugen, well known to Black Magic customers. They bring fresh... Read more
Bombardier Recreational Products, Inc. made a significant advance in entry level-snowmobile racing last season with the move of Ski-Doo fan-cooled models to the revolutionary REV platform, and two accessory kits that upgraded the sleds for competition. With the introduction of the 2006 MX Z Fan 550X model, the... Read more
Polaris has announced a development partnership with leading clutch system manufacturer Erlandson Performance Inc. (EPI) of Baxter, MN. Erlandson, a household name in the industry whose clutch components are known for unparalleled quality, superior performance and durability, has been developing performance clutch kits for a quarter century. “In our... Read more
Arctic Cat is currently offering special incentives to buyers of brand-new 2006 snowmobiles; liquid-cooled sled purchases between September 1 and November 1 qualified for a 4-year warranty, and liquid-cooled sleds sold between November 1 and the end the year qualify for a 3-year warranty! This consists of the standard... Read more