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February 28, 2013
Ski-Doo X-Team Racers Capture 4 Of 5 Top Spots At Iron Dog Classic
McKenna And VanMeter Repeat As Champions
BRP’s Ski-Doo X-Team racers Dusty VanMeter and Marc McKenna powered their way to a second straight win in one of the most sought after and prestigious snowmobile races, the Iron Dog Classic.
Ski-Doo snowmobiles made a strong statement about their durability and performance by taking four of the top five finishing positions in this year’s race. The E-TEC powered sleds combined power, speed, fuel mileage and outstanding handling to make it look much easier than it actually is.
The Iron Dog snowmobile race covers over
1 McKenna/VanMeter 36:58:54
2 Aklestad/Johnson 37:49:39
4 George/Bartel 38:19:24
Racing the Iron Dog is truly a team effort and the support needed by each team is significant.
This year many Ski-Doo dealers banded together to help supply the resources needed to compete successfully and all can be congratulated and thanked for their efforts. had this to say “We started with the best product,” said Korey Cronquist, one of those dealers.
“And we had great teamwork from everyone, starting with the designers and engineers at Ski-Doo, followed by support, before and during the race from enthusiast, family, friends, sponsors, pilots, and lastly the racers.”
Preparations for next year’s race started Feb. 24.
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