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New-For-2013: Arctic Cat Snowmobiles

2/28/2012 3:58:00 PM

2013 Arctic Cat snowmobile line


After a year in which Arctic Cat unleashed three new platforms, 2013 is understandably a model year in which the company is catching its breath just a bit.

Still, there are new models and improvements to existing machines.

Technology marches forward.

Click to read.



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2012 TRF Vintage Snowmobile Show & Ride

2/28/2012 2:28:00 PM

"The Last Ride" 2012 Vintage Snowmobile Show & Ride in TRF

The 5th Annual vintage (and antique snowmobile show & ride will take place in Thief River Falls on March 3.

Are you going?

Click for details.







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World Supremacy for Team Arctic Racing

2/28/2012 12:06:00 PM

CBR's Ryan Simons won the USCC Oslo 100 aboard his Arctic Cat Sno Pro 600


Heckuva weekend for Team Arctic!

Tucker Hibbert won the FIM Snocross World Championships while Ryan Simons led a 15-class-crushing at the USCC Oslo 100 cross-country.

Click to read the press release.




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Team Arctic Wins Big at 2012 RMSHA Hillclimb Opener

2/28/2012 11:43:00 AM

Team Arctic wins 2012 Bear Lake Hillclimb

The first RMSHA Hillclimb of the 2012 season proved how formidable the M Series machines are in the hands of Team Arctic racers.

Click to read about the team that won half of the finals.

Photo by RLT Photography.




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Ryan Simons & Christian Bros. Racing Wins at USCC Oslo 100

2/28/2012 11:35:00 AM

CBR's Ryan Simons won the USCC Oslo 100 aboard his Arctic Cat Sno Pro 600

At the USCC Oslo 100, Christian Bros. Racing's Ryan Simons returned to the same form that netted him the USCC Championships.

Click to read the team's press release.

Photo by




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Tucker Hibbert Wins 2012 FIM World Championships

2/26/2012 8:18:00 AM

2012 Snocross World Champ Tucker Hibbert of Monster & Arctic Cat


Tucker Hibbert is the 2012 FIM World Champion of snocross!

In typical Hibbert fashion, he made it dramatic with come-from-behind finishes in the three-main event.

Click to see a video, pix and a description of race in Russia.



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2012 Snowmobile Hall of Fame Weekend

2/20/2012 3:08:00 PM

2012 Snowmobile Hall of Fame, photo by

I (barely) survived the 2012 Snowmobile Hall of Fame weekend, including the Ride With the Champs and the induction of two friends.

Click to read the story.






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Behind the Scenes with Christian Bros. Racing

2/19/2012 3:14:00 PM

Another excellent video from FlyingAFilms, this one on the impressive Christian Bros. Racing program, undoubtedly the largest private team in snowmobile racing.

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P.J. Wanderscheid DRIFTs to TLR Cup Championship

2/17/2012 9:20:00 AM

P.J. Wanderscheid 2012 TLR Cup winner, photo by Speed Graphics

P.J. Wanderscheid DRIFTed to the 2012 TLR Cup Championship.

Click to read the DRIFT press release.






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Tucker Hibbert at the ISOC National in Pontiac, Mich.

2/17/2012 8:52:00 AM

Check out this excellent video from Tucker Hibbert of the recent ISOC National snocross in Pontiac, Mich.

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2012 TLR Cup Winner: Q&A with P.J. Wanderscheid

2/17/2012 7:05:00 AM

P.J. Wanderscheid 2012 TLR Cup winner on Arctic Cat

This past weekend Team Arctic oval racing phenom P.J. Wanderscheid captured the prestigious TLR Cup Championship and the $25,000 check that went with the title!

I talked with him about the win, his Champ sled, Eagle River and the outlook for his career.

Click to read.



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One Lap of the Grafton XC Race with 11-year Old Daron Pringle

2/16/2012 10:09:00 AM

Watch one lap of the USCC Grafton cross-country race from the perspective of 11-year-old Daron Pringle, who scored a solid sixth place in the Junior 10-13 class. It's Awesome!

(The racing begins around the 8-minute mark.)

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Tough Choices: Q&A with Tucker Hibbert

2/15/2012 2:06:00 PM

Tucker gets a group-hug from the Russians at the 2011 World Championships

With the rescheduled ISOC New York National happening on the same weekend as the FIM Snocross World Championships in Russia, Tucker Hibbert was forced to do something he hated: choose.

After much agonizing, he’s opted to compete in the World Championships.

Click to read the interview.




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Arctic Cat Wildcat is the King of Hammers

2/15/2012 10:34:00 AM

Arctic Cat Wildcat wins King of Hammers race

In the hands of D&P Performance, the new Arctic Cat Wildcat won the King of Hammers off-road endurance race.

Click to read the press release.

Photos: UTVUnderground.






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True XC Domination for Team Arctic at Grafton 100

2/15/2012 8:05:00 AM

Team Arctic Cat DJ Ekre at Grafton, photo by

Team Arctic continued its onslaught on the USCC cross-country circuit, winning 13 of 17 classes at the Grafton 100.

Click to read the company's press release, and to see the top Cat results.





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Checking In With Team Arctic's Dan Ebert

2/15/2012 7:22:00 AM

FlyingAFilms checks in with Team Arctic's Dan Ebert, who's been on injured-reserve the past month.

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Grafton 100 USCC Cross-Country Race Report

2/14/2012 3:08:00 PM

DJ Ekre at Grafton XC

I made the trek to Grafton, ND, this past weekend to watch the first full-on, midwestern cross-country race of the 2012 season.

There was river, ditch and...dirt. Pretty brutal conditions.

Team Arctic won 13 classes and D.J. Ekre swept the pro classes.

Click to read my report.


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Boondocker's 800 ProClimb Turbo Debuts New Technology

2/13/2012 9:26:00 AM

When Boondocker engineered their turbo for the new-for-2012 Arctic Cat ProClimb chassis, they leveraged the opportunity to improve the design...stuff you'll probably see on most of their future turbo systems. Watch the vid.

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How To Remove the Hood on 2012 Arctic Cat Turbo Snowmobiles

2/10/2012 10:14:00 PM

Removing the hood on a 2012 Arctic Cat Turbo (in the ProCross & ProClimb chassis) is a whole bunch easier if you follow the steps outlined in this short video.

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Q&A with Greg Harris, Service Guru at Arctic Cat

2/10/2012 9:03:00 AM

Greg Harris, Service Instructor at Arctic Cat, photo by Duane Rux

If your Arctic Cat snowmobile or ATV has ever needed service work by a dealer, chances are the procedures they used were developed by this guy, Greg Harris.

He was gracious enough to answer some questions about his job and his 31 years at Arctic Cat.

Click to read the interview.


(Special thanks to Arctic Cat's Duane Rux for providing most of the photos!)



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