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I-500 Top-10 Day One Finishers

(1/15/2010)

Looking pretty green in the top-10 places in the Pro class following Day 1 of the I-500.

(Sorry, no times yet, just overall placings)

1. D.J. Ekre (Cat)

2. Ryan Simons (Cat)

3. Brian Dick (Cat)

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Legends: The I-500 XC and Roger Skime

(1/15/2010)

Roger Skime, VP of Engineering at Arctic Cat

Among the 124 racers who will leave the starting line of the USCC I-500 cross-country race this morning in Thief River Falls, Minn., only one is a Vice President of Engineering for a snowmobile manufacturer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Power Steering on Six ATVs for 2010

(1/15/2010)

2010 Arctic Cat ATV with power steering

For those who have been waiting for Arctic Cat to offer power steering on an ATV, the wait is over. Six new 2010 models will come with Variable Assist electronic Power Steering (VAPS): three 550 models (including one TRV), and three 700 machines (including one TRV), which will arrive at dealerships beginning around March 1.

Make the jump to read more.

 

 

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P.J. and DRIFT Gear Auction for Pink Ribbon

(1/14/2010)

Illustration of P.J.'s pink DRIFT gear

The 47th World Championship Snowmobile Derby takes place this weekend in Eagle River, Wis.

During the excitement, drama and spectacle, one of the world's great oval racers will do something special to help people impacted by breast cancer.

Make the jump to read about it.

 

 

 

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Team Arctic Triumphs in Utah Snocross

(1/12/2010)

Factory Arctic Cat's Cody Thomsen

Yes, Tucker Hibbert is human after all. And yes, Team Arctic keeps on winning.

Make the jump and read the release.

 

 

Photos courtesy of Gary Walton.

 

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DRIFT Sponsors P.J. Wanderscheid

(1/11/2010)

Team Arctic oval racer, P.J. Wandersheid

Will P.J. Wandershcheid be the first racer to win four Eagle River World Championship titles?

We don't know either, but when he goes for it this coming weekend, he'll do so wearing the newest sponsored gear by DRIFT performance race apparel.

Make the jump to read the release.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Don't Squander Your Top Speed

(1/8/2010)

Arctic Cat draggin' a Ski-DooWishing your sled was a little bit faster?

You're probably giving up free horsepower and top speed.

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Speedwerx Recall and New Blog

(1/6/2010)

Speedwerx Z1 Turbo Muffler Recall

Some important news out of Speedwerx.

First: a product recall on their early-build Z1 Turbo Mufflers.

Second: their new blog. Make the jump to read more.

 

 

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Team Arctic Crushes Grafton USCC XC

(1/5/2010)

Arctic Cat/CBR Cory Davis racing at GraftonArctic Cat launched into the New Year with an outstanding performance at the USCC cross-country race in Grafton, ND.

Make the jump to read the official release.

 

 

 

 

 

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Dan Ebert & Cody Thomsen

(1/4/2010)

Team Arctic's Dan Ebert (r) and Cody Thomsen

 

Team Arctic's Dan Ebert (right) and Cody Thomsen have both risen to a new level in ISOC snocross this season. Literally, as they both jumped a class - Ebert to Pro and Thomsen to Semi Pro.

Unlike most of their contemporaries, Ebert and Thomsen work on their own sleds, every day.

Captured here inside the Ebert race shop in Lake Shore, Minn., by photographer Gary Walton, the duo are preparing for the National in Sandy, Utah, this coming weekend.

Look here for a full story on these two racers in the next couple weeks. And in the meantime, see if you can detect any top-secret race tricks on this sled.

 

 

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Brief Race Result Recap for Team Arctic

(1/4/2010)

Cory Davis, CBR/Team Arctic

 

Team Arctic racers rang in the New Year with a helluva bang, the loudest of which came from Cory Davis who dominated the USCC cross-country in Grafton, ND.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Kirk Hibbert Prepares for a Test Ride

(1/2/2010)

Is Kirk Hibbert preparing to race cross-country once again, or is he test riding a sled to help a friend?

 

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Notes from the Last Week of December

(12/27/2009)

2010 Arctic Cat ATVs in Moab, Utah

If I was a Twitt(erer), here are some of the various things I would have Tweeted the past week:

 

 

 

 

 

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Promotion via the Arctic Race Shop

(12/26/2009)

Taking self-promotion to a new level, ArcticInsider.com pays a visit to the Team Arctic Race Shop.

 

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Merry Christmas from ArcticInsider.com

(12/24/2009)

Our Christmas wish has already come true, in the form of a major snowfall.

Godbless to all, and happy trails this Christmas!

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Troy Halvorson is an ArcticInsider

(12/22/2009)

Desperate times call for desperate measures, especially when it comes to promotion. You know that when ArcticInsider is willing to bribe Arctic Cat engineers like Troy Halvorson, times are tough.

 

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2010 Snowmobile Hall of Fame Inductees

(12/22/2009)

Team Arctic's Jim Dimmerman

 

Four distinguished racers and/or snowmobilers will be inducted into the Snowmobile Hall of Fame this February, including one of the all-time greatest Team Arctic racers: Jim Dimmerman.

Make the jump to read their bios.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Why Joey Hallstrom Loves ArcticInsider.com

(12/22/2009)

There's a little something for everyone at ArcticInsider, including Arctic Cat Product Manager, Joey Hallstrom.

 

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Day 2 at Milwaukee Snocross

(12/20/2009)

Tucker atop Pro Open Podium in Milwaukee

 

Day two at the ISOC snocross in Milwaukee concluded with a familiar name atop the Pro Open podium: Tucker Hibbert, scoring career victory #50.

 

 

 

 

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Pro Stock Results from Milwaukee

(12/18/2009)

From the Pro Stock final at the Milwaukee Mile in... Milwaukee.

1. Tucker Hibbert (Cat)

2. Ross Martin (Pol)

3. Garth Kaufman (Cat)

That marks career win #49 for Tucker. And the second week in a row that Garth Kaufman worked his magic to get through most of the pack to finish third.

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