Roseau, Minnesota, Mayor Jeff Pelowski has declared April 8 – 4/08 – as “Polaris RMK Day” in Roseau as the day’s date reflects the dry weight – only 408 pounds – of the new 2016 Polaris 800 PRO-RMK 155 snowmobile. This all-new lightweight Deep Snow model is built at... Read more
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That’s right, the Russians are coming to a snowmobile near you. What? Well, maybe not actual Russians, but their snowmobile tracks are coming to North America. Composit builds tracks for the European market and is ready to invade the North America market after years of preparation and continued development.... Read more
Special Financing & Discounts Available on Non-RMK Models The Polaris Factory Authorized Clearance runs from August 7 through September 30, 2014. During this period, snowmobilers can get a 3-year FACTORY warranty when they purchase any RMK model. This special, limited-time offer is good on all Polaris RMK models from... Read more
May 12, 2014 – Robbie Malinoski, one of the most popular pro snocross athletes of the past decade, has officially announced his retirement as a racer. Malinoski’s journey started in 2001 when he followed the path of fellow Canadian and mentor Blair Morgan to a life on the road... Read more
Snowmobile-racing champ Jacques Villeneuve (brother of Gilles and uncle to the 1997 F1 world champion of the same name) has revealed that he is undergoing treatment for cancer. Having won the Eagle River World Championship Snowmobile Derby in 1980 & 1982, he became the first person to win a... Read more
It was brought to our attention by professional hillclimb racer and back country rider Rob Kincaid that cell phones can affect avalanche beacons that are in the search mode. We were unaware of this conflict and two of our western test riders (Jeremy Barnes and Jerry Mathews) confirmed it... Read more
Professional Racing Returns to Historic Alexandria Oval Professional snowmobile racing is returning to the historic oval track at Alexandria, Minnesota this winter with the “Alexandria Winter Spectacular”. In the big-time era of snowmobile racing in the 1970’s, one race stood out as one of the biggest attractions on the... Read more
The U.S. Department Of Energy (DOE) has released a study conducted by Michigan Technological University that was designed to evaluate the effects of E-15 fuel on current and legacy snowmobile engines and vehicles. Three test scenarios were conducted to evaluate the impact of E-15, including cold-start performance and emissions;... Read more
A late but long-lasting winter in much of the country salvaged U.S. snowmobile sales in the winter of 2012-13, and favorable economic and weather conditions elsewhere drove the snowmobile market forward by more than 15,000 units worldwide. Those statistics were unveiled by Ed Klim, president of the International Snowmobile... Read more