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Lindbeck Racing Finishes the 2012 Watercross Season on Top

9/24/2012 3:29:00 PM

Team Arctic Cat racer Dale Lindbeck wins 2012 IWA Championship

ArcticInsider's favorite watercrosser finished the 2012 IWA season with a win and championship title!

Click to read the short recap from Dale Lindbeck himself.




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Random Photos & Commentary 9-21-12

9/21/2012 11:56:00 AM

SnoBear snowmobile

It's Friday, Sept. 21 of 2012.

How about some Arctic Cat randomness to enjoy the day?

Click to see.





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The Arctic Cat Display Building of 1971-1973

9/20/2012 8:29:00 AM

Arctic Cat Display Building from 1971

Once upon a time Arctic Cat had a display building in Thief River Falls, full of snowmobiles, mini bikes, boats and other cool products.

Here is documentation of that time, along with my hope that such a time might one day return.

Click to read.





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Enter to Win: Speedwerx & SledHead 24/7 Sled X Contest

9/19/2012 2:28:00 PM

Speedwerx and SledHead 24/7 have partnered in the latest rendition of Sled X, a sweet contest in which one lucky winner will get their Arctic Cat snowmobile tricked-out by Speedwerx.

Hurry, the deadline is Oct. 1.

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Briggs & Stratton 206 Engine Poised to Improve 120-Class Racing

9/18/2012 10:02:00 AM

David Klaus of Briggs & Stratton with the new 206 engine

Iconic engine manufacturer Briggs & Stratton was at Hay Days this year displaying its 206 Sealed Crate engine, which can make modified 120-class snowmobile racing WAY more affordable and fair.

Click to read about the new engine.





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He Hit the Mascot!: Tucker Hibbert's First Pitch for the Minnesota Twins

9/14/2012 10:40:00 AM

I'm not sure what to say about this video...

Clearly Tucker Hibbert didn't listen to the advice of his Life Coach when he threw out the first pitch for the recent Minnesota Twins MLB game.

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Team Arctic's Glenn Hall is Recovering from Injuries

9/12/2012 8:22:00 AM

Glenn Hall on his Outlaw Arctic Cat Z1 Turbo at the 2011 Hay Days

Team Arctic drag racer Glenn Hall of Gordon, Wis., is recovering from significant injuries sustained during a practice run last Friday at the Sno Baron's Hay Days grass drags.

Click to read more.




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Team Arctic Nails the "D"-Word at 2012 Hay Days Grass Drags

9/11/2012 8:18:00 PM

Team Arctic Cat Racing

While it's true that "dominate" has become a meaningless cliche in snowmobile racing press releases, the fact is that Team Arctic truly did the "D" word at the 2012 Sno Baron's Hay Days grass drags.

Click to read the press release.


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Arctic Cat F800 Tucker Hibbert Replica (with a Tucker interview)

9/10/2012 4:27:00 PM

Tucker Hibbert and the Arctic Cat F800 Race Replica

Here's the skinny on the just-released Arctic Cat F800 Tucker Hibbert Race-Replica snowmobile, including an interview about the sled with Tucker.

Click for info, pix and the interview.





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Tucker Hibbert Race Replica Arctic Cat F800 Sno Pro

9/8/2012 10:28:00 PM

Unveiled at Hay Days today, the new Tucker Hibbert Race Replica Arctic Cat F800 Sno Pro!

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Snowmobile Hall of Fame's 50th Anniversary of Eagle River Exhibit

9/7/2012 9:33:00 AM

SHOF 50 Years of Eagle River Exhibition

2013 marks the 50th Anniversary of the Eagle River World's Championship Snowmobile Derby.

There will be several celebration and exhibits that commemmorate the occasion, including one at the Snowmobile Hall of Fame.

Click to see one of the Arctic Cat race sleds on display, plus a list of other noteworthy machines.







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Arctic Cat Announces Sponsorship of USXC Racing Circuit

9/5/2012 11:35:00 AM

Arctic Cat to sponsor USXC cross-country circuit

By announcing their sponsorship of the newly-formed USXC circuit, Arctic Cat has served notice it will continue to focus on supporting cross-country snowmobile racing.

Click to read the press release.




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Arctic Cat Continues Partnership with Amber Holt & Backcountry Basics

9/5/2012 11:17:00 AM

Amber Holt, Backcountry Basics and Arctic Cat

Arctic Cat is once again partnering with Amber Holt and Backcountry Basics, who offer instructional clinics for riders interested in backcountry snowmobiling.

Click to read the press release.






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Q&A with Pam Cwikla: The Long Perspective on Arctic Cat

9/4/2012 9:09:00 AM

Arctic Cat's Pam Cwikla

If Arctic Cat is a family, then Pam Cwikla could be considered its mother figure. Her career at Arctic Cat began in 1967 and she's held many interesting jobs.

Pam is awesome for many reasons, including all the great insight, memories and pictures she shares in this interview.

Click to read it.


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You've Waited Long Enough (to Trade the Ski-Doo for a Cat) Commercial

8/31/2012 10:04:00 AM

It's Labor Day weekend. You've waited long enough to trade in your Ski-Doo for an Arctic Cat snowmobile.

Hurry, offer ends soon...

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Any Guesses on the Tucker Hibbert & Arctic Cat Announcement?

8/29/2012 5:14:00 PM

Tucker Hibbert and Arctic Cat Announcement at Hay Days 2013

Posted on Arctic Cat's Facebook page and website, this image and countdown suggests some sort of announcement at the Sno Baron's Hay Days event on Sept. 8.

Any guesses as to what it is?

Click for my first guess.





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Craigslist-of-the-Week: Aug. 28 2012

8/28/2012 2:53:00 PM

Craigslist for 8-28-12 Arctic Cat 800 with a sweet riser system


Even Bobby Flame knows that 6-plus-3-plus-6 DOESN'T total the full 20-inches of handlebar riser required for proper ditch banging.

Nevertheless, the owner is willing to trade for ANYTHING!

Click for more info.

(And thanks to Michael Baker for sending this gem to me.)


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Shop Tour: Inside Colt Dellandrea’s Race Shop

8/28/2012 8:46:00 AM

Inside Colt Dellandrea's Team Arctic Cat race shop

Garage… man-cave… race shop…male crisis-center… No matter what you call the space where people work on their toys, it’s as much a part of these sports as the places we ride.

Click to see the race shop of Team Arctic oval racer Colt Dellandrea from Kincardine, Ontario.




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Snocross Returns to the ESPN X Games in 2013

8/24/2012 8:06:00 AM

Tucker Hibbert is gold at the ESPN X GamesGreat news for racing fans: Tucker Hibbert and all other Team Arctic snocross racers are once again eyeing gold at the ESPN Winter X Games.

Translated: Snocross racing is returning to the popular event after a one-year hiatus.




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New Snowmobile PG&A from Arctic Cat: August 2013

8/23/2012 4:09:00 PM

Arctic Cat Electric Start Kit for 2012 and 2013 ProCross and ProClimb

Want to add Electric Start to your 2012 or 2013 Arctic Cat ProCross/ProClimb?

The Kit is available.

Check it out, along with a few other new products from Arctic Cat.




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