Vintage snowmobile races this weekend

Published on January 20, 2014
Ronald Gillis is ready for take-off as Steven MacLean pulls the cord to start his sled. The vintage snowmobile racing card is on this weekend in West Devon.
Eric McCarthy/Journal Pioneer

WEST DEVON – Vintage snowmobile drag races will be held this Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 25 and 26, on the ice of the Mary’s River in West Devon.

The racing program is hosted by the Prince County Vintage Snowmobile Racing Club, and is for 1992 and older model of sleds. Registration starts at 10 a.m. and races start at 1 p.m.

Sleds race on a 660-foot (one-eighth of a mile) course on the ice, and spectators are welcome.

Organizers anticipate entries in about 10 classes. Anyone needing more information can contact Tony, 859-2335 or race classifier, Richard, at 859-2648.