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P.J. Wanderscheid's Drive for Five

1/26/2012 10:02:00 PM

Check out this excellent video of Team Arctic oval star P.J. Wanderscheid in his Drive For Five at the Eagle River World's Championship.

Amazing footage and great insight into P.J. and the Wandersheid team. Produced by FlyingAFilms.

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More Arctic Cat Demo Rides of 2012 Snowmobiles

1/26/2012 3:06:00 PM

Arctic Cat Demo Rides on 2012 snowmobiles

More Demo Rides of 2012 Arctic Cat snowmobiles are popping up.

Click for the latest schedule and locations.



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Arctic Cat Fiscal 2012 3rd QTR Results

1/26/2012 7:08:00 AM

Arctic Cat fiscal results

It was another strong quarter for Arctic Cat. Among the highlights:

*Net sales grew 36%, driven by increased snowmobile sales and international ATV sales

*Net sales grew 36 percent

*Third-quarter operating profit rose 114% to $26.2 million from $12.2 million;

*Raised fiscal 2012 sales and earnings guidance 129% to 143% increase over fiscal 2011, on expected full-year sales growth of 22% to 24%


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The Sights, Sounds & Smells of Eagle River 2012

1/24/2012 10:37:00 AM

Start of the 2012 Eagle River World's Championships

After a 14-year absence from the Eagle River World Championships, I revisited this iconic event with the goal of learning something new.

Click to see if I made any progress.




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Build-Your-Own Custom Rear Engine Arctic Cat? Yep.

1/23/2012 1:39:00 PM

Want your very own rear-engine Arctic Cat snowmobile, but without having to buy or restore one?

Consider the Paul Shearer (and sons) method: Custom-build your own. This awesome video highlights the transformation.

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Limited Edition Autographed Tucker World T-Shirt

1/20/2012 12:09:00 PM

Tucker Hibbert limited edition 2012 World Snowcross t-shrit

On Feb. 25 Tucker Hibbert will attempt to win his second World Snowcross Championship.

To commemorate the occasion, just 68 Limited Edition t-shirts will be available, each individually autographed by Tucker.

Purchase one and you’ll be entered into a drawing in which you could win the very race pullover he competes in during the race.

Click for details




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Team Arctic Wins 13 of 17 Classes at USCC Cross-Country

1/20/2012 10:31:00 AM

Team Arctic Cat's Brian Dick won Pine Lake, photo by Urquhart

If there were questions about which brand would start the 2012 cross-country season on top, Team Arctic answered by winning 13 of 17 classes and going 1-2 in the Pro 600 final.

“It was a winning performance that matched the ZR period of lake-race success," said Mike Kloety. "The new Sno Pro 600 ProCross proved it has the speed and handling needed to win in all forms of cross-country.”

Click to read the press release.

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FOX Shox Racers Win at Pine Lake USCC Cross-Country

1/20/2012 10:02:00 AM

Team Arctic Cat racer Jordan Torgerson, photo by

It was a weekend of firsts for FOX athletes at the United States Cross-Country (USCC) National Guard Cross-Country Snowmobile Championship at Pine Lake near Gonvick, MN.

Click to read the FOX Shox press releases.






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Vintage Show Replaces Race in St. Hilaire, MN

1/18/2012 10:39:00 PM

Joey Hallstrom of Arctic Cat, during his "young" period of life

This goofball winter is wrecking havoc on all kinds of events, including what would have been the St. Hilaire (Minn.) 100-mile Vintage Race.

But rather than accept defeat, the town elders are hosting a Vintage Snowmobile Show on Jan. 28.

Click for more info.




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The Dante Froese Story

1/18/2012 9:46:00 AM

Dante Froese Story


I had the great privilege of reading this beautiful, heartbreaking story about Dante Froese, written by his mother, Carolyn.

She gave me permission to share it with everyone here.

Click to read Dante’s story.





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Q&A with USCC Pine Lake Pro Winner Brian Dick

1/17/2012 7:10:00 AM

Arctic Cat engineer and racer, Brian Dick

On Sunday, Team Arctic racer (and Arctic Cat engineer) Brian Dick scored the win in Pro 600 at the season-opening USCC cross-country in Pine Lake, Minn.

The win capped a powerful showing by all Team Arctic racers and confirmed that the new Sno Pro 600 race sled is a force to be reckoned with in cross-country.

Click to read the interview.




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Brian Dick Leads a 1-2 Finish for Christian Bros. Racing at Pine Lake XC

1/16/2012 3:47:00 PM

Team Arctic Cat's Brian Dick won Pine Lake, photo by Urquhart

Team Christian Bros. Racing/Arctic Cat's Brian Dick led a 1-2 finish for the CBR team at the USCC cross-country opener in Pine Lake, Minn.

Click to read the team's release.





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Classic Arctic Cat Snowmobile TV Commercial from 1987

1/13/2012 8:07:00 AM

Check out this classic Arctic Cat snowmobile TV commercial for the 1987 season. One of my favorites for sure.

Then click to see the accompanying print advertisement.

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Snow Depth for Jan. 13, 2012

1/13/2012 7:09:00 AM

Snow depth 1-13-12

Finally...a winter storm hits the mid-section of the North American snowbelt.

And some seasonably-cold temperatures to boot!

Check out the snow depth via NOAA for Friday, Jan. 13, 2012.




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Serial #007 Wildcat on Snow

1/12/2012 7:13:00 AM

2012 Arctic Cat Wildcat on the snow

Spotted! Serial #007 Arctic Cat Wildcat...owned by Greg & Marilyn Christensen...on the snow.

Check out a few pix of this happy family.






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Tucker Hibbert's 68th Pro Snocross Victory

1/11/2012 11:59:00 AM

Check out this sweet video of Tucker Hibbert's 68th Pro win at the ISOC National Snocross in Shakopee, Minn.

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2012 Arctic Cat Snowmobile Demo Rides in the U.P.

1/11/2012 8:29:00 AM

Arctic Cat Demo Rides on 2012 snowmobiles

Curious about the 2012 Arctic Cat ProCross-chassis equipped sleds?

Test ride several 2012 model year Arctic Cat snowmobiles during the next three weekends near Houghton, Mich.

Click for details.

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Arctic Cat ProCross Tops the Podium at Canterbury

1/10/2012 3:08:00 PM

Tucker Hibbert put his Arctic Cat on top of the podium at Canterbury

Team Arctic racers stood atop the podium on multiple occasions at the ISOC National Snocross at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minn.

Click to read the offical Team Arctic press release.




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Christian Bros. Racing Returns to Canterbury

1/10/2012 2:39:00 PM

Team Arctic/CBR Pro Logan Christian at Canterbury, photo by ArcticInsider

Christian Bros. Racing delivered a solid performance at the ISOC National at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minn.

Click to read the team's press release.





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Tucker Hibbert Takes Win #68 at Canterbury

1/9/2012 9:28:00 AM

Tucker Hibbert wins at Canterbury 2012, photo by John Hanson

Tucker Hibbert notched his 68th career Pro win on Saturday in Shakopee, Minn., in one of the most exciting snocross races that I've ever seen.

Click to read the press release from his team.





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