DERBY EVENTS: FEATURING MIKE TRAPP & YAMAHA

In less than ten days, right before Friday Night Thunder racing, Mike Trapp will ride into the ice oval to open up the 58th running of the World Championship Snowmobile Derby Pro weekend. Many remember that famous dual between Yvon Duhamel and Mike Trapp in 1971. We have asked Mike back to celebrate the 50th anniversary of that championship. On …

REGISTER NOW – SELLING OUT FAST – RIDE WITH MIKE TRAPP

If you haven’t registered already, please do.  We encourage you to register now while seats still remain.  The Ride is on a first come, first serve basis and we do not want you to miss out. The pace of registrations for the Ride with Mike Trapp has picked up considerably now that the Ride is just around the corner. We …

AN ALL STAR CAST OF PRO RACERS AND PRO GUIDES TO JOIN THE RIDE WITH MIKE TRAPP

Many of the Who’s Who in professional snowmobiling racing will be at the Ride with Mike Trapp on February 12th. We expect at least 10 racing legends (5 of which are prior world champions) to show their support of Mike Trapp.  Some of these racing greats are Donahue, Hayes, Karpick, Hulings, Loritz – but wait; there’s more! We will also …

NEW! Hall of Fame Gift Cards

Get yours today in $35, $30, $50, $60, $100, and $170 increments and send them to someone you really love today. Each card comes with a code that can be used here on the website for any of our Gift Shop items, or any of our events. Order today – the quantities of each size are limited.

Mike Trapp Podcast Interview

“FROM UNDERDOG TO TOP DOG”; PODCAST WITH MIKE TRAPP Gord Avann and Hal Armstrong launch this season’s series of podcasts with their well-crafted interview of Mike Trapp. Hear in Mike’s very own words his story about his racing careers with Yamaha and Ski-Doo.  You’ll hear Mike answer many of those questions we have all wanted to ask. Find a nice …

A TIME FOR THANKS. SPONSORS AND VOLUNTEERS FOR THE RIDE WITH MIKE TRAPP

We want to wish everyone in our snowmobiling communities a very happy and safe Thanksgiving. Although we are still about 3 months away, from the special Ride with Mike Trapp, we have already received a huge outpouring of support from sponsors and volunteers. Plus, we know there are many others in the process. Thank you, thank you. The more we …

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MIKE TRAPP & YAMAHA CELEBRATE THEIR 50TH ANNIVERSARY AT THE DERBY

In January we will celebrate Mike’s career with team Yamaha on the 50th anniversary of what is yet hailed as the “greatest world snowmobile championship race in history”. Mike won two world championships in his three years with Yamaha.  Mike was the first ever two-time and back-to-back world champion.  And then went on to join factory Ski-Doo. You will want …

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RIDE WITH A LEGEND | RIDE WITH MIKE TRAPP

It was fifty years ago that Mike shocked the racing world with an underdog victory on his 433 Yamaha at the snowmobile World Championship in Eagle River, WI. And then, just two years later, Mike shocked the world again when it was announced that he will be changing factory teams from Yamaha to Bombardier Ski-Doo. Mike went on to become …

RIP Duane Eck

The Board of Directors at the Snowmobile Hall of Fame was saddened to learn that Hall of Fame Racer Duane Eck has passed away. Duane left us this past Saturday, August 15th. The funeral is Saturday, August 22nd at noon in Driggs Idaho. Emerging as a talent in the early days of racing, Duane Eck began his career as an …