Monthly Archives: December 2012

Balsom Lake Invitational

Grass-root racing at it’s finest, with a promotional film that looks like it came from Hollywood! On Jabuary 26th, they have three races: An ice oval, Lemans and a one-lunger Lemans. Of course, then a big party afterwards.

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Midnight Blue Reunion

From left to right, Jerry Bunke’s 1978 World Championship Snowmobile Derby machine from 1978. Jerry set a record with this 440 triple, doing five laps of the famous 1/2 mile oval in 98 seconds, with an average speed of 91.8 … Continue reading

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Meet “Orville” – Rocky the Flying Squirrels World Championship Brother.

34 years after Steve Thorsen won the coveted title of “World Champion” at Eagle River, Wisconsin the historic sled (affectionately known as “Orville”) is made ready to return home to Roseau, Minnesota where it was created. There will be one … Continue reading

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Vintage Racing Season Underway

With the race this weekend in Beausejour, the 2012-2013 racing season is officially underway. Good luck to all the the driver and please remember the golden rules of vintage racing: Don’t get hurt Have fun Go fast Turn left Look … Continue reading

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1984 World Champion JIM DIMMERMAN fires up his World Championship winning sled… man does it sound mean! The sled is now on display at Thee Snowmobile Hall of Fame! Thanks to for the tip!

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