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Test-Riding Speedwerx's 290-hp Z1 Turbo Kit


2/19/2010 3:20:00 PM

There's no good way to illustrate 290 hp

Speedwerx has a way of coaxing 290 hp out of an Arctic Cat Z1 Turbo.

I rode the beast.

When you’re trying to describe 290 hp on a snowmobile, words and pictures are inadequate. Actually, pretty much everything is inadequate compared to 290 hp.

Make the jump to read about it.

 

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30-Win Weekend for Team Arctic


2/16/2010 3:35:00 PM

Arctic Cat's Brian Dick Dominates USCC

Thirty wins in one weekend of racing says a lot about Team Arctic's cross-country and snocross season.

Read what Cat has to say when you make the jump.

 

(Photos courtesy of USCC)

 

 

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The Hex is Broken: Arctic Cat Wins Soo 500


2/9/2010 10:23:00 AM

Cadarette Racing Celebrates Soo 500 Win for Arctic Cat

Arctic Cat has finally claimed the last of the snowmobile racing monuments... winning the Soo 500 Enduro for the first time ever.

Cadarette Racing's Troy Dewald and Jeff Leuenberger made history in the most improbable of circumstances.

Jump to read the release.

 

 

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TRF Engineering Test Ride Report


2/5/2010 11:12:00 AM

Arctic Cat Engineering test ride

Every few weeks throughout the winter, a handful of Arctic Cat engineers spend the day riding and evaluating snowmobiles.

Make the jump to read about it.

 

 

 

 

 

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This is Why D.J. Ekre is a Top XC Racer


2/2/2010 11:57:00 AM

Shown here at the recent USCC Red Lake 200 cross-country race is Team Arctic's D.J. Ekre, literally piloting an Arctic Cat Sno Pro 500 in the Expert 85 class (which he won). The short clip clearly illustrates why Ekre is one of the fastest cross-country racers in the world.

D.J. is the second of the two racers to come through.

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Worthwhile Tweaks for the Sno Pro 500


1/29/2010 10:46:00 AM

My personal Arctic Cat Sno Pro 500

With a half-season of testing, riding and racing the Sno Pro 500, improvements have been discovered. Based on what cross-country racers have learned and changed – particularly during the I-500 – I’ve made some tweaks to my Sno Pro 500 and can verify the improvements.

Make the jump to read them..

 

 

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Dan Ebert Winning the 2010 I-500


1/20/2010 2:30:00 PM

Team Arctic's Dan Ebert...winning the 2010 I-500. Here's a couple clips of Ebert on the third and final day, in the 50 miles between the final fuel stop and the finish line.

Awesome race, Dan! Congratulations.

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D.J. Ekre Racing the 2010 I-500


1/20/2010 2:24:00 PM

Team Arctic's D.J. Ekre had a heart-breaking 2010 I-500. He was leading by several minutes with roughly 70 miles to go...when his track tore, ending his race. Up to that point, D.J. was ON FIRE. Here's a short vid of him just prior to the first fuel stop on the third day.

 

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Roger Skime Racing the I-500


1/20/2010 2:17:00 PM

Here's a short video of Roger Skime, 66-year-old VP of Engineering at Arctic Cat, racing to fourth place in the 2010 I-500 cross-country. This guy is amazing!

 

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Arctic Cat Wins the I-500!


1/18/2010 1:43:00 PM

Arctic Cat's Dan Ebert winning the I-500

 

The 38th I-500 concluded on Sunday, with a nice victory celebration enjoyed by Team Arctic.

 

Make the jump and read all about it.

 

 

 

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Legends: The I-500 XC and Roger Skime


1/15/2010 8:29:00 AM

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 12:14:00 AM

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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Don't Squander Your Top Speed


1/8/2010 8:40:00 AM

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

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

Make the jump to read more.

 

 

 

 

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Promotion via the Arctic Race Shop


12/26/2009 10:31:00 AM

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

 

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Troy Halvorson is an ArcticInsider


12/22/2009 11:02:00 AM

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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Why Joey Hallstrom Loves ArcticInsider.com


12/22/2009 1:12:00 AM

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

 

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5 Minutes with Tucker Hibbert


12/14/2009 11:17:00 PM

Tucker and Kirk Hibbert before the Pro Stock final

 

One day after another sensational performance at the Duluth Spirit National -- at which he won every heat and final -- Monster Energy/Arctic Cat racer and major cookie hog Tucker Hibbert chatted with the ArcticInsiders about getting yelled at by his mom, his favorite gas-station food and more.

 

 

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Looking for the ArcticInsiders at Duluth


12/13/2009 10:23:00 PM

We were at the 2009 Spirit National Snocross, looking for the ArcticInsiders.

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Arctic Cat Thundercat Wins Baja 1000


12/6/2009 4:53:00 PM

Arctic Cat Thundercat 1000 wins the Baja 1000

For the second year in a row, Arctic Cat won at the famed Baja 1000 off-road race in Ensenada, Mexico, this time aboard the Thundercat 1000 H2.

Make the jump to read the release.

 

 

 

 

 

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Two December Days in Thief River Falls


12/5/2009 8:53:00 AM

Soon-to-arrive in Thief River Falls

A quick trip to Thief River Falls, Minn., with a stop in Fertile, Minn., produced the sights, sounds and smells of a snowmobile world that's ready to ride (and race).

 

 

 

 

 

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