Pro Vintage snowmobile racing to begin

 

December 27, 2019

Tom LaVenture/Daily Globe

A tracked vehicle driver plows snow on the inside of the oval track at the Gogebic County Fairground on Thursday. The track is being turned to ice for two weekends of snowmobile racing for the Ironwood Snowmobile Olympus.

By TOM LAVENTURE

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IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Snowmobile Olympus will be held over the next two weekends with the oval ice racing at the Gogebic County Fairgrounds, 648 West Cloverland Drive.

The Pro Vintage Racing will be held this Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. There are 39 vintage class races that run the gamut of super stock, super modified, IFS single track suspension and other categories for older machines.

The snowmobiles are pre-1985 but many will run over 100 mph, said Jim Gribble, chairman of the Friends of the Gogebic County Fair, the nonprofit organiza...



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