Tests Show E15 Use May Harm Fuel Systems In Millions Of Vehicles
Washington — Use of the ethanol gasoline blend E15 may endanger fuel systems in millions of 2001 and newer vehicles, Bob Greco, American Petroleum Institute (API) Director of Downstream and Industry Operations, told reporters recently, citing newly completed research by the Coordinating Research Council (CRC), an organization created and supported by the oil and auto industries. Greco, who said the fuel system failures could lead to vehicle breakdowns, also cited CRC research completed last year that found E15 could damage valve and valve seat engine parts in vehicles.
February 18, 2013
Two Feet Of Snow
A picture really is worth a thousand words.
February 17, 2013
Exhibition Opening At J. Armand Bombardier Museum – Expedition: Arctic
Valcourt, Quebec - Close to 100 people gathered at the J. Armand Bombardier Museum to attend the launch of the interactive exhibition Expedition: Arctic produced by the Canadian Museum of Civilization in collaboration with the Canadian Museum of Nature. This exhibition, which relives the triumphs and tragedies that marked the Canadian expedition of 1913-18, truly won over the attendees.
February 16, 2013
Get the March Issue of SnoWest Magazine Delivered to Your Door
There's still time to have the March issue sent directly to you, filled with info about the latest 2014 snowmobiles and results from the 2013 SnoWest Deep Powder Challenge.
February 15, 2013
SAWS News: President Obama Nominates Sally Jewell for DOI Secretary: A Jewel Or A Lump Of Coal?
Sally Jewell, current CEO of Seattle-based REI, was recently nominated by President Obama for the Secretary of the Department of Interior. If confirmed, she will become one of the most radical environmentalists and anti-motorized recreation DOI secretaries in history.
February 14, 2013
Yamaha Racing Show, Episode 7: Bear Lake Hillclimb
Yamaha Racing Show returns this week with Episode 7. A recap of how the Factory Yamaha race team performed at the Bear Lake RMSHA opener.
February 13, 2013
Polaris Cross-Country Snowmobile Racer Aaron Christensen Runs Strong for Three Straight Days to Take Second in Pro 600 and Pro Open at the USXC I-500
MEDINA, Minn. (Feb 11, 2013) – Polaris cross-country snowmobile racer Aaron Christensen put together three strong days of racing to finish second in the Pro 600 and Pro Open classes at the United States X-Country Snowmobile Racing (USXC) Seven Clans I-500. The race was run near Thief River Falls, MN, on Feb. 8-10.
February 11, 2013
SnoWest 2013 Deep Powder Challenge Teaser
We're just a few weeks away from finding out which mountain 800 sled topped the class in the annual SnoWest Deep Powder Challenge. Ride along for a look at one of our test rides ... the first couple miles anyway.
February 10, 2013
Online Safety Training During “Take a Friend Snowmobiling Week”
Snowmobile enthusiasts who plan to introduce someone to snowmobiling during “Take a Friend Snowmobiling Week” should encourage new riders to take an official safety course. Students can receive their snowmobile license or safety certification at snowmobile-ed.com in plenty of time to take part in the Feb. 9-18 campaign.
February 08, 2013
Amsoil Championship Snocross Racing Is On; Freestyle Portion Of Event Is Cancelled
ISOC, the nation's premier producer and promoter of snocross racing with Amsoil Championship Snocross, presented by Traxxas, has decided not to proceed with its inaugural Turtle Creek Freestyle Battle portion of the weekend's event. The racing, featuring the world's best professional snocross racers, will proceed as scheduled at Turtle Creek Casino this Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8-9.
February 07, 2013
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