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Recap: Project Vintage I-500


1/28/2011 10:11:00 AM

Vintage I-500 weekend for Arctic Cat

The first-ever Vintage I-500 project is complete, culminating in the actual race last weekend.

Click to see some pix of our weekend.

(Most photos from Jim Urquhart at sledRacer.com. Thanks Jim!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Drunk Caddie Riding a Snowmobile?


1/27/2011 3:41:00 PM

Drunk Snowmobiler

I'm not sure what THIS STORY says about Tyler Bryan, or about (some) snowmobilers.

Personally, I'm picturing him leaning off the side of the cab, pretending he's railing through a long, sweeping left-hander.

 

 

 

 

 

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Interview with 4-Time Champ P.J. Wanderscheid


1/27/2011 9:27:00 AM

P.J. Wanderscheid: 4-time World Champ Arctic Cat racer

What was it like to win an unprecedented fourth Eagle River World’s Championship?

Click to read Team Arctic Champion P.J. Wanderscheid’s answer (and more).

 

 

 

 

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Arctic Cat Q3 2011 Financial Report


1/27/2011 8:36:00 AM

Arctic Cat Q3 2011 report

Sales increased (mainly snowmobiles), profit rose and future guidance has been raised.

Conclusion: Good snowfall is the largest determining factor in snowmobile sales.

Click to read the report.

 

 

 

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B. Dick & R. Simons Blast a Ditch in I-500


1/26/2011 8:43:00 AM

Want to know how to win the I-500?

Be capable of hitting ditch approaches in featureless, flat light at mach-3, just like Brian Dick and Ryan Simons display here at the 2011 USCC I-500.

Do this for 160 miles a day, without crashing, and you'll win.

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2011 Pride Magazine Posted Online


1/25/2011 8:14:00 AM

Winter 2011 Edition of ePride

 

The Winter 2011 edition of Pride Magazine is now posted at ArcticCat.com.

Click HERE to read it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Team Arctic's Brian Dick Wins I-500 XC


1/24/2011 3:41:00 PM

Brian Dick winning the I-500, photo by Jim Urquhart

Click to read the official Team Arctic press release from the USCC I-500.

15 wins in 18 classes is something to be dang proud of!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Brian Dick Wins I-500 Cross-Country


1/24/2011 8:09:00 AM

Team Arctic's Brian Dick won the 2011 USCC I-500 xc

Team Arctic's Brian Dick won the USCC I-500 cross-country!

Dick led a Cat/Christian Bros. Racing sweep of the top-4 Pro 600 finishers.

Arctic Cat racers won 15 of 18 classes in the weather-shortened event.

Look here for more complete coverage later today.

 

 

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CPSC Recall: 2010 Arctic Cat Models


1/19/2011 3:22:00 PM

CPSC Recall on 2010 Arctic Cat Models

Got a 2010 F, M, Crossfire, Z1, TZ1 or Bearcat?

There's a recall on the lower A-arms.

Click to read the CPSC release.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Arctic Cat Now Showing?


1/19/2011 12:33:00 PM

Arctic Cat show at the Varsity Theater?

This photo was taken yesterday at the Varsity Theater in (Dinkytown) Minneapolis.

Any ideas what it's about?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Random Photos, January Edition


1/18/2011 10:10:00 AM

Arctic Cat's new engine suppliers?

This month's random photo selection is brought to you by our proud sponsors on the top and right side of this page. Do us a favor and click on them. It'll keep this highly-tuned engine running 8100 rpm strong!

And click to see more pix!

 

 

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Team Arctic's Wanderscheid Wins 4th Championship


1/17/2011 5:18:00 PM

Wanderscheid wins a 4th World's Championship

Team Arctic is VERY happy and proud of P.J. Wanderscheid for winning his fourth Eagle River World Championships.

Click to read Arctic Cat's press release about it, and the USCC cross-country race in Grand Forks, ND.

Note: Sorry, but the Derby track hasn't yet provided results that indicate what brand sleds the riders are on, so there are no results listed for the other classes in the release.

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P.J. Wanderscheid Wins Record 4th Eagle River WC


1/16/2011 9:53:00 PM

Wanderscheid wins a 4th World's Championship

P.J. Wanderscheid did it!

For the first time ever, one person has notched four Eagle River World's Championship titles!

 

 

 

 

 

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Craig's List-of-the-Week: Jan. 17


1/16/2011 9:31:00 PM

Craig's List of Week Jan. 17

Noticing a lack of my semi-regular "Craig's-List-of-the-Week" postings, Brent Rasmussen sent me this doozie.

(Thanks Brent!)

Click to read about the most amazing Arctic Cat Lynx. Fast.

And sporting a sweet muffler.

No brakes though.

Needs some minor things before it can race.

 

 

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Project Nelson/CC Cats: Almost Ready for the I-500


1/13/2011 10:36:00 AM

I spent another day with Brian Nelson working on the three 1979 Arctic Cat Cross-Country el tigres, and doing a bit of riding.

Click to see more pix.

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Tucker Hibbert Two-Times in Utah


1/10/2011 9:06:00 AM

Tucker Hibbert in Utah, photo by John Hanson

For the third ISOC National this season, Tucker Hibbert claimed both Pro finals, this time in Sandy, Utah.

Click to read the press release from his team.

 

 

 

 

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This is Why I Love Cross-Country Racing


1/5/2011 10:23:00 AM

Team Arctic Cat Cross-Country Racers (images by Aaron Kennedy)

These stunning images from the Grafton, ND, USCC race last weekend, taken by excellent photographer Aaron Kennedy, illustrate the rugged beauty, drama and adventure of cross-country competition.

They perfectly capture why I love cross-country.

Click to see a few.

 

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Christian Bros. Racing Wins in Grafton XC


1/5/2011 12:28:00 AM

DJ Ekre led an Arctic Cat sweep of Pro Open

 

The Christian Bros. Racing team had an excellent weekend in Grafton, ND, where they smoked a couple Pro and Semi Pro classes.

Click to read their press release from the weekend.

 

 

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Thomas Sno Sports Demo Ride Jan. 12


1/4/2011 11:49:00 PM

Demo Invite

Tom Rowland from Thomas Sno Sports is hosting his 2nd Annual Arctic Cat Snowmobile Demo Ride at his dealership in Ogilvie, Minn., on Wed. Jan. 12.

Click for more info.

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Arctic Cat Storms USCC XC Race Opener


1/4/2011 10:50:00 AM

DJ Ekre led an Arctic Cat sweep of Pro Open

A winter storm blew into Grafton, ND, prior to the start of the United States Cross-Country (USCC) season opener, and... Arctic Cat racers won 12 of 18 classes with 11 podium sweeps.

Click to read the press release.

 

 

 

 

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