Imagine heading out on the trail with your sled and crossing over a lake. You open up for about 300 yards, then all of a sudden pinch into a sharp turn. Your inside ski raises and you fight with all your might to hold 375-plus pounds down while at speeds of 65-70 mph, pinching around a corner. That,
Hi race fans! March Madness is upon us, and I’m not just talking about basketball (although, did Duke losing bust anyone else’s bracket?). March means the AMSOIL Championship Snocross Grand Finale in Lake Genva, Wis. And, as we predicted at the beginning of the season, there was a lot of excitement and emotion throughout the eight
Rather than offer a technical explanation few people will understand, let’s talk about what torque and horsepower feel like.
Happy February Race Fans! Every year in this wonderful month of love, tens of thousands of spectators and more than 400 competitors descend upon Johnson Valley (a.k.a. Hammertown) for King of the Hammers (KOH).
Hi again, race fans! I hope everyone had a good holiday. As we charge toward the New Year here at AMSOIL, we are entering the height of our busy season. With Monster Energy Supercross, AMSOIL Arenacross and Monster Jam Triple Threat all kicking off this weekend and AMSOIL Championship Snocross in full swing, there is no
Well, race fans, it appears your snow dances have worked. Winter storm Argos barreled though the Midwest, leaving a trail of that fluffy white stuff just in time for the AMSOIL Championship Snocross series opener in Duluth, Minn., over Thanksgiving weekend. While we in the Midwest prepare to dig ourselves out, we’d like to break
We recently sat down with AMSOIL Maintenance Technician (Buildings and Grounds) Justin Madsen, a championship-winning dirt-track racer, to dig into the racing scene and provide some tips for people interested in getting started. What tips do you have for someone interested in getting into racing? While it is fairly easy to get into racing, I would
Sunday we watched the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, and what a surprising finish. Rookie Alexander Rossi was at the right place at the right time, in the lead when the rest of the leaders had to pit for fuel, and with a bit of easing on the accelerator he was able to coast
We’re less than a week away from one of the great historical events in auto racing, the Indianapolis 500. This year marks the 100th anniversary of this race. Inaugurated in 1911 and interrupted by a pair of world wars, the show continues to make history. I personally grew up as a huge fan of the Indy