Snowstorm forces cancelation of Pro Vintage Snowmobile races
January 2, 2018
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...