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Hibbert to Race Full Season


Vintage Team Arctic Racer Tucker Hibbert

The big announcement from Arctic Cat at Haydays had to do with some strange-dressing racer named Tucker Hibbert.

Click to read about it.











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Arctic Cat Builds on the In-Sourcing Trend


Arctic Cat's St. Cloud Engine Production

While it may be bucking a larger trend, Arctic Cat's decision to in-source future snowmobile engine production appears to echo the decisions of some other big companies.

Here's an interesting story about it in the Star Tribune.




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Watch the Soo 500 on SPEED Wed. Aug. 4


Cadarette Racing Celebrates Soo 500 Win for Arctic CatLast winter, Cadarette Racing's Troy Dewald and Jeff Leuenberger piloted an Arctic Cat Sno Pro 600 to a historic win in the 42nd Annual Soo International 500 enduro.

Speed Channel will air the story on Wednesday, Aug. 4.




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Arctic Cat Reports 1st Qtr 2011 Results


Is George smiling on Arctic Cat?

Less loss than normal for 1st Qtr, which is good.

Ditto for reduced inventory (at Cat and dealers), increased ATV market share and no debt.

Click to read the financial release.





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Join Thomas SnoSports in TRF July 30-31


On the Arctic Cat paved test track

Thomas SnoSports is hosting a special Tour of Arctic Cat/TRF area July 30-31, and you're invited.

Click to read all about it.




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Race Mechanic Job Openings at Sportech


The Sportech race hauler and race sledsGot a passion for snowmobiles, racing and powersports? Want a job that could help turn you into the next Steve Houle or Russ Ebert... or that could lead to a full-time product-development job at one of the most succesful powersports companies in the industry?

Then check out these two job postings from Sportech (and get your resume tuned-up). Opportunities like this don't come around very often.


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2010 Sno Pro 500 Reflash


2010 Sno Pro 500 ECU

For those of you with a 2010 Arctic Cat Sno Pro 500, it looks like a reflash is coming your way, free of charge, to improve its low-RPM drivability.

Click to read a copy of the letter Arctic Cat sent to its dealers.








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Updates on Arctic Cat Snowmobile Engine Production


Arctic Cat Engine Facility in St. Cloud, Minn.

After several conversation with people from Arctic Cat during the past couple days, more information has come to light about the company's the shift to build its own engines.

Click to read.





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Goodbye Suzuki: Arctic Cat to Produce its Snowmobile Engines


Are you sitting down?

Arctic Cat today announced that it has entered into an agreement to transition its snowmobile engine manufacturing from Suzuki Motor Corporation.

Arctic Cat will begin manufacturing some of its own snowmobile engines in St. Cloud, Minn., after the 2014 model year.

Click to read the release.







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Hibbert Out of Summer X Games with Knee Injury


Tucker and Rob during happier (but confused-looking) timesStupid knees!

While practicing motocross for his first appearance at the Summer X Games, Tucker Hibbert hyper-extended his right knee. As a result, he must forgo his racing schedule this summer and focus instead on healing.

Click to read his press release.




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Help Minnesota Spend its Money on Snowmobiling


Minnesota's North Shore

Are you a Minnesotan who want to provide input on how your tax dollars are spent for trails, parks and the environment?

Learn how by clicking to read a letter from Terry Hutchinson, MN United Snowmobilers Assoc. Director at Large and Chairman of the MnUSA Trails Committee.





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Polaris Goes WAY Mexico


Polaris Goes MexicanSign of the times? Smart leadership? Giving the people what they really want?


...does this represent everything that wrong with American manufacturing? And is this the beginning of the end?



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Tucker to Compete at Summer X Games


Snazzy Tucker Hibbert photo by John HansonFor the first time ever, Tucker Hibbert will compete at the Summer X Games. Not in trapping. Not in mountain biking. Not in Hot Stuff pizza eating.

He's going to X Games for his other love, motocross. Click to read his press release.





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Arctic Cat's 2010 Full-Year Financial Report


1.3 Million of these... in the black.A swing to a (slight) profit for 2010... decreased inventories... increased market share in both ATV and Snowmobile markets... zero short- or long-term debt... and a new ATV model coming shortly.

The painful expense-cutting in response to the weakened recreational vehicle market has resulted in a decidedly upbeat fiscal 2010 report. Light appears at the end of the tunnel.

Click to read.



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New VP of Operations at Arctic Cat


2007 Z1s on the assembly line

Unlike most other industries, Arctic Cat manufactures a vast majority of its products in the U.S. After 18 years as the guy in charge of that production, Ron Ray is stepping down.

One of the most passionate, hardest-working people I've had the pleasure to know, Ray leaves a legacy of quality, care and genuine human goodness.

Filling his massive shoes is Paul Fisher.

Click to read the press release.


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Hibbert to Race in Sweden


Tucker training for snoCross-Country?Tucker Hibbert's race season isn't over with yet. At the end of the month he'll compete at the FIM Snowcross World Championship in Sweden, an event with characteristics similar to North American cross-country.

Read the press release.





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Tucker Hibbert-Replica Graphics


Hibbert-replica sled graphics

Want to look like you've won the X Games? The Tucker Hibbert-replica graphics kit is the answer.

All you have to do is peel, paste and practice your victory speech.

Make the jump.





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Victories Across America for Team Arctic


Team Arctic won six in New York

Team Arctic had one heck of a weekend, winning snocross races in New York, Hillclimbs in the Rockies and the Soo 500 enduro in Michigan. feel the pride.





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Christian Bros. Racing Strong at Eastern Nationals


Logan Christian of the CBR/Arctic Cat team in New York


It was a strong performance from the Christian Bros. Racing team at the ISOC Eastern Nationals.

Jump to read their press release.










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Tucker Hibbert Ends His Season on a High Note


Monster Energy/Arctic Cat racer Tucker Hibbert Wins in New York

Tucker Hibbert ended his 2009-10 snocross season exactly like he started it -- winning both Pro finals.

Make the jump to read his press release.






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