2013 Iron Dog Champions

Congratulations to Team 17 (Marc McKenna and Dusty VanMeter) the 2013 Iron Dog Champions!

This is Ski-Doo’s third Iron Dog win!

Team 17 FInish Line

The 2013 Top Five Finishers

  • 1st place: $50,000 – McKenna / VanMeter (Team #17)
  • 2nd place: $35,000 – Aklestad / Johnson (Team #8)
  • 3rd place: $18,000 – Morgan / Olds (Team #10)
  • 4th place: $13,000 – George / Bartel (Team #25)
  • 5th place: $10,000 – Davis / Palin (Team #11)

For the team finishing in 6th place, the contingency prize is a certificate for a free entry into the 2014 Iron Dog race for both riders.

Contingency Prize Winners

Prize Details
Category
Sponsor
Amount
Award Location
Team/Winners
Fastest All-Rookie Team from Nome to Ruby (Southbound). Product certificate.RookiesABC Motorhomes* $1,500 FairbanksTeam #20 - Faeo/Faeo
First Place All-Rookie Team on Arctic Cat to Finish in Fairbanks. Cash.RookiesAnchorage Suzuki/ Arctic Cat$500FairbanksNone qualified
First Place $5,000 overall, Second Place $3,000 overall, Third Place $1,000 overall on an Arctic Cat snowmobile. Cash.All Pro ClassArctic Cat $9,000 FairbanksNone qualified
Fastest team from White Mountain to Nome (Northbound). Cash.All Pro ClassBering Sea Lions Club in Nome $3,000 NomeTeam #17 - McKenna/VanMeter
First Place Finish in Fairbanks on Polaris snowmobiles by an All-Rookie Team. Cash.RookiesBig Lake Power Sports* $1,000 FairbanksNone qualified
$1,500 in store credit to 1st Place Finish in Fairbanks on Polaris snowmobiles. Product certificate.All Pro ClassBig Lake Power Sports* $1,500 FairbanksNone qualified
$3,000 for 2nd Fastest team and $2,000 for 3rd Fastest team to Nome. Cash.All Pro ClassCity of Nome $5,000 Nome(2nd) Team #23 - Dick/Quam (3rd) Team #25 Bartel/George
Donlin Gold's, Gold Rush Prize awarded to the 1st Fastest team to arrive in Nome. Cash.All Pro ClassDonlin Gold $10,000 NomeTeam #17 - McKenna/VanMeter
EMC Just Missed Award. Awarded to the 7th Place Team to Finish in Fairbanks. Cash.All Pro ClassEMC Engineering, LLC$500FairbanksTeam #15 - Collins / Reich
Red Lantern Award to the last team that makes it into Fairbanks - $1,000 worth of Iron Dog specific goods ($500 from each sponsor). Product certificate.All Pro ClassFine Line Interiors* and Anchorage Sheetmetal and Custom Fabricators* $1,000 FairbanksTeam #37 - Phillips / Whitted
"GCI's We Are All Connected Award" to the first All-Rookie Team to Finish in Fairbanks. Product certificate.RookiesGCI* $1,500 FairbanksTeam #20 - Faeo/Faeo
Guardian Flight "Safe and Steady" Award to the Last Place All-Rookie Team to arrive into Unalakleet (Northbound). Cash.RookiesGuardian Flight$500FairbanksTeam #27 - Lambert / Sheldon
Awarded to the riders of the Team Finishing 6th Place overall in Fairbanks. Certificate/credit.All Pro ClassIron Dog, Inc.** $5,500 FairbanksTeam #2 - Sottosanti/Zwink
Fastest All-Rookie Team to arrive in Puntilla with KISKA decals on their sleds! Cash.RookiesKISKA Metals $1,000 FairbanksTeam #20 - Faeo/Faeo
Fastest All-Rookie Team into Nome $500 Product Certificate for each racer. Product certificate.RookiesKlim USA* $1,000 NomeTeam #20 - Faeo/Faeo
Fastest team into Nome with both rider's LEAD-DOG Helmet Lights on, AND they left the Start line with LEAD-DOG Helmet Lights on. Cash.All Pro ClassLEAD-DOG Helmet Lights$250NomeTeam #28 - Salzbrun/Williams
Fastest Pro Team into Fairbanks with both rider's LEAD-DOG Helmet Lights on, AND the left the Start line AND left Nome with LEAD-DOG Helmet Lights on. Cash.All Pro ClassLEAD-DOG Helmet Lights$250FairbanksNone qualified
Best placed first year, All-Rookie Team, Cash plus NGK gear package for both riders.All Pro ClassNGK Spark Plugs$500FairbanksTeam #20 - Faeo/Faeo
"Safety First Award" to the 1st Place Finish in Fairbanks carrying Orion Safety Flares or First Aid kit. Cash.All Pro ClassOrion Safety Products$500FairbanksTeam #17 - McKenna/VanMeter
"Safety First Award" to the Fastest All-Rookie Team into McGrath carrying Orion Safety Flares or First Aid kit. Cash.RookiesOrion Safety Products$500FairbanksTeam #12 - Strick/Strick
"Better Safe Than Sorry Award" to the Slowest All-Rookie Team into Nome carrying Orion Safety Flares or First Aid kit. Cash.RookiesOrion Safety Products$500NomeTeam #37 - Phillips / Whitted
"Safety First Award" Fastest All-Rookie Team into Fairbanks carrying Orion Safety Flares or First Aid kit. Cash.RookiesOrion Safety Products$500FairbanksTeam #20 - Faeo/Faeo
Fastest Pro Class Team Between Tanana and Fairbanks. Cash.All Pro ClassPikes Landing$500FairbanksTeam #8 - Aklestad/Johnson
First Place overall Finish on a Polaris snowmobile.All Pro ClassPolaris Industries $3,000 FairbanksNone qualified
"Golden Wrench Award" for the first team to scratch due to mechanical failure - $500 certificate in servicesAll Pro ClassQuality Tune Auto Repair$500FairbanksTeam #32 - Dietrich / Jauhola
Fastest All-Rookie Team into Galena Southbound. Cash.RookiesRay Debenham$500FairbanksTeam #20 - Faeo/Faeo
Midpoint Leader Prize (2 x $250 Coca-Cola Alaska Gift Certificates). Product certificate.All Pro ClassRockstar Energy - Distributed by Coca Cola*$500NomeTeam #17 - McKenna/VanMeter
All-Rookie Team winners. First Place Finish $10,000 Second Place Finish $6,000, Third Place Finish $4,000, both riders must be Rookies to Qualify, must be in top three Pro finishes. Cash.RookiesRookies Finish Line Challenge $20,000 FairbanksNone qualified
Fastest All-Rookie Team into Poorman - DeWalt power toolset for both racers. Product.RookiesSBS Handyman Award*$600NomeTeam #20 - Faeo/Faeo
First Place overall $6,000, Second Place overall $3,000 on Ski-Doo snowmobiles.All Pro ClassSki-Doo $9,000 Fairbanks(1st) Team #17 - McKenna/VanMeter (2nd) Team #8 - Aklestad/Johnson
All-Rookie Team that has never run the Iron Dog before, with the Fastest time to Skwentna.RookiesSkwentna Roadhouse$500NomeTeam #20 - Faeo/Faeo
The Perserverance Award to any Pro Class team that Finishes in Fairbanks and overcame the most adversity. Voted by ballot at the Finish Awards by 2013 Pro Class racers. Cash.All Pro ClassSkwentna Roadhouse$500FairbanksTeam #35 - Hill / Juhlin
Product Certificates for complete traction & control packageand WoodyÕs product to the Fastest All-Rookie Team into Nome. Product certificate.RookiesWoody's Traction Products* (Official Traction Supplier) $1,400 NomeTeam #20 - Faeo/Faeo
Product Certificates for complete traction & control packageand WoodyÕs product to the Fastest All-Rookie Team into Fairbanks. Product certificate.RookiesWoody's Traction Products* (Official Traction Supplier) $1,400 FairbanksTeam #20 - Faeo/Faeo
Sweatshirts and Factory Racing hats to the 2nd Fastest All-Rookie Team into Nome. Product.RookiesWoody's Traction Products* (Official Traction Supplier)$250NomeTeam #21 - Brown / Dean
Sweatshirts and Factory Racing hats to the 2nd Fastest All-Rookie Team into Fairbanks. Product.RookiesWoody's Traction Products* (Official Traction Supplier)$250FairbanksTeam #21 - Brown / Dean
Factory Racing hats to the 3rd Fastest All-Rookie Team into Nome. Product.RookiesWoody's Traction Products* (Official Traction Supplier)$50NomeTeam #30 - Crouse / Vaughn
Factory Racing hats to the 3rd Fastest All-Rookie Team into Fairbanks. Product.RookiesWoody's Traction Products* (Official Traction Supplier)$50FairbanksTeam #30 - Crouse / Vaughn
Total Contingency Prizes for 2013 $84,500
Purse $126,000
2013 Total Available Prizes $210,500

 

Definitions: Fastest, means the least time, usually between checkpoints or shortest duration on the course between locations. Cash, usually means a check or other monetary compensation other than a product, certificate or service.

*denotes product or service value/ not cash. Award Details will be received by Race Participants prior to the Race Event Start. **certificate is based on the individual, is non-transferable and only valid for the 2014 event. All other entry requirements and deadlines still apply. Note: Cancellation from Sponsor does not bind Iron Dog, Inc. for award payout. Iron Dog reserves the right to cancel or alter program at anytime.

Comments

  1. martysieler says

    im just glad that snobman todd lost again the palins are all about theirselves.they make me want to puke.

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