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Snowmobile races rock fairgrounds

 

January 7, 2019

Pat Krause/Daily Globe

ONE OF the more unusual looking snowmobiles (No. 812) has sinister-looking eyes and was driven by Todd Richter of Ironwood, in the USSA Prostar Series races this weekend.

By PAT KRAUSE

sports@your daily globe.com

IRONWOOD - The Gogebic County Fairgrounds were the place to be this weekend as hundreds of the best drivers in modern ice oval racing rocked around the historic 1/2 mile track at speeds up to 100 mph at the Ironwood Snowmobile Olympus this weekend.

More than 150 snowmobile racers competed in the USSA Prostar Cup, including events for women and kids (junior racers).

By late Sunday afternoon Race Director Tom Auvinen, who shies away from praise, was very pleased with everything that happened on the weekend.

"It was really a good race weekend," he sai...



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