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First weekend of Snowmobile Olympus features vintage races


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IRONWOOD - Despite arctic temperatures on Saturday, many racers and enthusiasts came out to attend the first day of the Ironwood Snowmobile Olympus at the Gogebic County Fairgrounds.

Event organizer Greg Basom said the first day of the races went well and that they managed to fit all 52 of the scheduled races in. He said that there were no incidents, no racers had to drop out and with such low temperatures, there was no danger of the ice on the track melting.

The races on Saturday featured vintage snowmobiles from 1985 and earlier. Among the vintage...

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