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
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
Oval racing has had its ups-and-downs over the years due to an array of circumstances, not the least being politics. Oval racing has always risen above the destructive forces that get in the way. There is no substitute for the high-speed, heart-stopping show found only in oval-racing. Oval racing... Read more
Associated Press WAUSAU, Wis. – Marathon County’s snowmobile coordinator told investigators that he stole $25,000 in government money by setting up a bogus company and mailing checks to himself because he hated his boss for failing to do enough to help him save his job, according to court records.... Read more
At their September 23-24 Fall Board Meeting the BlueRibbon Coalition Board selected Greg Mumm to replace current Executive Director Clark Collins when he retires at the end of this year. “I’ve really enjoyed leading the BlueRibbon Coalition to our current level of credibility and prestige,” said Collins. “It’s been... Read more
Ride Snowboards and Polaris Snowmobiles have announced a partnership agreement. “It’s only natural as snowboarders continue to access more and more backcountry terrain that we have chosen to align ourselves with an industry-leading partner like Polaris,” says Scott Mavis, Brand Director for Ride Snowboards. “Their RMK series of deep-snow... Read more
Plum Creek Timber Co., based in Seattle, plans to buy 650,000 acres of forest in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula from Escanaba Timber LLC for $345 million. The deal would make Plum Creek the biggest private landowner in Michigan, and would bring Plum Creek’s holdings in northern Wisconsin and the Upper... Read more