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Racers arrive in Ironwood for big day


December 29, 2017

Ian Minielly/Daily Globe

THE MEN of Fat Kids Racing arrive at the Gogebic County Fairgrounds Thursday afternoon to prepare for the Vintage Snowmobile Olympus races this weekend. From the left are Clayton Radtke, pit crew; Josh Hitsman, driver, and Nathan Rosten, pit crew. It is the third year in a row for Fat Kids Racing and they plan on leaving with hardware.


IRONWOOD - The three-man team making up Fat Kids Racing arrived at the Gogebic County Fairgrounds Thursday with every intention of leaving winners. Josh Hitsman, team driver, has raced in the Vintage Snowmobile Olympus for the last two years, making this his third run. His cousin, Clayton Radtke, worked the pit both of those years and also returns. They bring their friend, Nathan Rosten, for the second year in a row.

The team made the 4.5-hour drive from Sheboygan, Wis., and will depart Sunday after the races. Like many of the other racers, they...

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