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Images from the Team Arctic Race School in Sweden


12/22/2011 8:58:00 AM

Team Arctic Cat 2012 Race School in Sweden

Arctic Cat engineer-racers Kirk Hibbert (l) and Brian Dick were in Sweden for the Team Arctic Race School.

Click to see some pix taken by our friend (and Arctic Cat dealer) Mikael Yngvesson.

 

 

 

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Photos from the First Outlaw Race


12/22/2011 6:10:00 AM

Andy Moyle on the Arctic Cat Outlaw 600 oval racer

Arctic Cat oval racer Andy Moyle checks in with a brief report and pix of the first-ever Outlaw 600 oval race from Beausejour, Manitoba, earlier this month.

Click to read his race-winning report.

 

 

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2012 Snowmobile Hall of Fame Inductees


12/20/2011 1:47:00 PM

Joey Hallstrom, Arctic Cat, SHOF 2012 Inductee

The Snowmobile Hall of Fame in St. Germain, Wis., just announced their 2012 inductees, and among the four is none other than Joey Hallstrom, Arctic Cat Product Manager and former Team Arctic Race Manager.

Congratulations Joey!

Click to read the bio's of all four 2012 SHOF inductees.

 

 

 

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$5,000 Payouts at ISOC Vintage Sled Races!?!


12/20/2011 9:16:00 AM

Vintage Arctic Cat racing

There's a whole lotta shaking going on with three new ISOC vintage sled races this season.

Enough shaking that they're paying out $5,000 at each of the three events!

Click to learn more.

 

 

 

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Arctic Cat's Happy Holidays Card


12/19/2011 4:32:00 PM

Happy Holidays from Arctic Cat

Arctic Cat has a nice Happy Holidays video for all of us.

CLICK HERE to see it.

 

 

 

 

 

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ERX: A Great Place to Race


12/18/2011 7:53:00 AM

ERX Motorpark in Elk River, Minn., continues to serve up grassroots racing for everyone from beginners to pros. CLICK HERE to see their site.

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Arctic Cat Recalls Select 2012 Model Snowmobiles


12/17/2011 2:17:00 PM

2012 Arctic Cat M snowmobile

Arctic Cat is recalling 2012 model F, XF and M snowmobiles because of the possibility that a headlight fuse can fail.

Click to read the release.

 

 

 

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Tucker Hibbert Wins in Michigan


12/16/2011 7:17:00 AM

Another cool video from the Monster/Arctic Cat team highlighting their winning weekend at the Bessemer, Michigan, ISOC snocross national.

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Is a Torque Control Link on the New 4-Stroke Arctic Cats?


12/15/2011 8:14:00 PM

1100 4-stroke engine for Arctic Cat

 

It seems a few owners of 2012 Arctic Cat 4-stroke sleds are wondering if there's a Torque Control Link creating a fixed center-to-center distance between the drive and driven clutch?

The answer: Yes. It just looks different than the TCL on the 2-strokes.

Click to see.

 

 

 

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First Win: Q&A with Tucker Hibbert


12/11/2011 11:36:00 PM

Tucker Hibbert wins in Bessemer, photo by Gary WaltonTucker Hibbert returned to his winning ways this weekend at the second stop of the ISOC National Snocross Series in Bessemer, Michigan, with a convincing wire-to-wire victory in Sunday’s final.

I chatted with Hibbert on his drive back to Thief River Falls, while he was enjoying the satisfaction of returning to his favorite place in the snocross racing world: the top of the podium.

Click to read the interview.

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A Mighty Good Feeling: 1977 Pantera Commercial


12/11/2011 7:43:00 PM

Check out this awesome Arctic Cat commercial for the 1977 Pantera. Do we Midwesterners really talk like that? The movie Fargo, anyone?

Getting a new snowmobile makes each of us feel mighty good. Like Henry.

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Jumping Sequences with the Arctic Cat Wildcat


12/11/2011 11:00:00 AM

Yes, the new Arctic Cat Wildcat lands softly, as evidenced by a few jump sequences captured in Barstow, California.

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Snow Depth for 12.9.11: C'mon Mother Nature!


12/9/2011 9:12:00 AM

snow depth 12-9-11

Here's the snow depth report from NOAA for Friday, Dec. 9, 2011.

I know it's pretty normal for this time of year, but I'm not happy.

C'mon Mother Nature, bring us some snow!

 

 

 

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The Champ's Champ: P.J. Wanderscheid's 2012 Champ Sled


12/9/2011 8:11:00 AM

P.J. Wanderscheid's 2012 Champ Arctic Cat race sled

Four-time Eagle River World's Champion P.J. Wanderscheid is gunning for a fifth title this year aboard an all-new Champ sled.

Wicked!

Here are a few pix of the machine prior to him racing at the season opener in Beausejour, Manitoba, last weekend.

 

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Sometimes the 20-in. Handlebar Riser Betrays You


12/8/2011 9:26:00 AM

Hating the tall handlebar riser

Why does this guy look so dour?

For starters, he's a likely felon.

He's also soaking wet, and his wallet smells like carp.

But worst of all: He was betrayed by his 10-plus-10-equals-20-inch-Handlebar-Riser.

Click HERE TO READ HIS STORY.

 

 

 

 

 

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Racing Opener: Better Days Ahead


12/8/2011 7:31:00 AM

Team Arctic's season opener at Duluth

How bad was the race season opener? Why? And what should we expect in the coming months?

I have a few thoughts to share.

 

 

 

 

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Arctic Cat Launches E-Commerce in Canada


12/7/2011 3:11:00 PM

Arctic Cat E-Commerce

Buying Arctic Cat parts, accessories, oil and clothing in Canada is now just a few clicks away.

Click to read the press release announcing E-Commerce in Canada.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tucker Talks about the Duluth Snocross


12/5/2011 1:41:00 PM

Check out another great video, this one produced by Tucker Hibbert and crew, detailing how the Duluth snocross race went (plus talking about the whole season).

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Testing with Team Arctic


12/4/2011 1:01:00 PM

Check out this excellent video from Flying A Films of Team Arctic snocrossers and engineers testing the 2012 Arctic Cat Sno Pro sleds the week after the Duluth Spirit National Opener.

CLICK HERE for more Flying A Films.

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2012 Line of Tucker Hibbert Merchandise


12/4/2011 12:42:00 PM

Tucker Hibbert 2012 Merchandise

Tucker Hibbert just released his offical line of 2012 merchandise. Lots of cool items.

Click to see a few of the newest goodies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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