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Snowstorm forces cancelation of Pro Vintage Snowmobile races


January 2, 2018

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The Pro Vintage Snowmobile Races at the Gogebic County Fairgrounds in Ironwood were canceled Saturday due to the snowstorm.

IRONWOOD - The Pro Vintage Snowmobile Races scheduled for Saturday at the Gogebic County Fairgrounds were canceled due to inclement weather.

It was ten degrees below zero with a wind chill of minus 31 degrees at 6:45 a.m., but race director Tom Auvinen said the races were canceled due to problems with the snow.

"We had the track plowed and clear at 7 a.m., but then the lake effect snowstorm came in," Auvinen said. "We met and canceled at 9 a.m. Driver safety has always been a priority."

It was a shame this was the fourth time in recent years the Ironwood Snowmobile Olympus has had to cance...

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