2017I600Logo140x1882017 USXC I-500 Is In The Books

The 42nd running of the Seven Clans I-500 is in the books. 80 participants left the Red River Coop Speedway in Winnipeg, MB at 8:30 AM Wednesday, Feb. 10th. The drivers raced over 200 miles the first day ending at the Seven Clans Casino in Thief River Falls, MN.

The Pro leader after Day 1 was Re Wadena on an Arctic Cat. Day 2 was run in the ditches around the Thief River Falls area for a total of 195 miles. Pro rider Zach Herfindahl ran a phenomenal Day 2 making up over 6 minutes on the competition with a fast Arctic Cat. Day 3 saw the drivers racing 125 miles over rivers, woods and ditches to Bemidji, MN. Juniors and Vintage racers joined the race for Day 3 with over 100 machines leaving the starting line in Thief River Falls. Total miles for the event was 525 miles with the winner’s total time of 7:46:23. Congratulations to all the winners and participants, with everyone looking forward to this type of event next year.

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*USXC Racing is the largest cross-country snowmobile racing organization in North America.  The 2016-17 season will consist of seven events in Minnesota, North Dakota and Manitoba, which will run from December 2016 to March 2017. Over 300 participants race for year end points and cash awards over the toughest terrain mother nature can create.