The WPSA PowerSports Snowmobile Tour will host a Championship Snocross race at the AMSOIL Eagle River (Wis.) Derby Track during the 2006-2007 season. The Eagle River Championship Snocross is scheduled for Feb. 23-25, 2007 at the famed and historic permanent snowmobile racing facility. The announcement comes as the Tour finalizes its 2006-2007 schedule, which will be announced soon.
â€œEagle River has long been a hotbed of snowmobile racing, and we’re pleased to be able to stage a Championship event there,â€ said PowerSports Entertainment, Inc. CEO Rick Murphy. â€œThere are few venues that can boast the 43-year history of Eagle River, and we’re delighted to be able to help write another page in the record books.â€
â€œOur 2006-2007 schedule is shaping up to be one of the best on record, and will include the world-class television coverage, as well as the exciting at-venue opportunities the PowerSports Snowmobile Tour has become synonymous with,â€ said Scott O’Malley, president of PowerSports Entertainment, Inc. â€œWe’re ready for the snow to fly.â€
â€œWe’re excited to welcome the PowerSports Snowmobile Tour to Northern Wisconsin and to Eagle River,â€ said Todd Achterberg, General Manager of the AMSOIL Eagle River Derby Track. â€œWe’re pleased to see the direction the PowerSports Snowmobile Tour has taken, bringing the sport of Snocross racing to a broader and wider audience. We’re glad to be a part of that and we’re looking forward to an exciting and fun-filled racing weekend.â€