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    BRP UTC Donation

    BRP has donated 10 Ski-Doo snowmobiles from its production testing fleet to United Technologies Center (UTC) in Bangor, Maine to help train future technicians and engineers.

    According to BRP, the donation continues a longstanding relationship between BRP and UTC that has continued to sustain and supply future workers in the powersports field at all levels.

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      John Stenberg Action

      Warnert Racing has announced the signing of two-time Swedish Pro Lite Champion John Stenberg. The 25-year-old Stenberg, of Lofsdalen, Sweden will be joining countryman Johan Lidman on the team while making his debut in the Pro Open class in 2014-15.

      Stenberg finished seventh in the Pro Lite class in 2012 and was Ski-Doo’s top rider in the division last season when he finished eighth, collecting two podiums and a number of top-five finishes while racing for Team Bauerly.

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        Polaris Season of Champions

        Polaris snowmobile racers have wrapped up a very strong 2013-14 season with success across virtually every discipline. Below are highlights of the Polaris’ snowmobile racing season.

        Hillclimb

        Polaris racers rode their RMKs to dominating results in the RMSHA circuit. Polaris hillclimbers won 10 of the 12 Pro class season points titles, including all four Stock classes and all four Modified classes – where Polaris racers finished 1-2-3 in each class. At the season’s seven RMSHA events, Polaris racers won the Stock classes 27 of 28 times.

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          Keith Curtis

          (Photo courtesy RLT Photography)

          Polaris snowmobile hillclimbers won the overwhelming majority of Pro class titles, swept the Women’s classes to earn Queen of the Hill honors, and won every King of the Hill crown at the Rocky Mountain Snowmobile Hillclimb Association’s Beaver Mountain Hillclimb at Logan, Utah, on April 18-19.

          Polaris Pro racers Erin Beukelman and Keith Curtis each won four Pro classes and they combined to sweep the Pro King titles, while Jesse Hotchkiss won the Semi-Pro King of the Hill contest.

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            Yamaha USXC I-500

            Next winter the USXC is bringing back one of the most storied races in snowmobile history – the I-500 from Winnipeg, Man. to Willmar, Minn. – and Yamaha has stepped up to support the race and it is participants.

            “We love cross country because it’s the most relatable type of racing for fans,” says Yamaha Snowmobile Marketing Manager, Wade West. “It is also the most achievable for a snowmobiler to try with their own trail sled.

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