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Whitecap welcomes snowmobile racing

 

March 29, 2022

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

HOLDING BACK for a late start in the Classic division of Saturday's Cor PowerSports Battle at Whitecap Mountains Resort is Nathan Sillerud (No. 316), center. At left is Nathan's father, Paul Sillerud, checking out the sled that he said likely stalled after idling before race time. Race Director Todd Myers looks on from the right. Paul Sillerud (No. 522) had just completed the Vintage division driving a 1978 el Tigre by Arctic Cat. As the only competitor in that class, he happily reported that he won.

By P.J. GLISSON

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UPSON, Wis. - Whitecap Mountains Resort boasted a totally different vibe Saturday, starting with a friendly village of trailers, snowmobiles and their riders sprawled throughout the first parking lot.

Camaraderie was everywhere as the adjacent base of the ski hill provided space for spectators, who sipped hot beverages in a zero-ish wind chill while chatting with companions and studying - not the normal skiers and snowboarders - but multiple rounds of snowmobiles moving at breakneck speeds.

The Cor PowerSports Battle chose the Upson resort for the se...



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