Here are the list of current infractions with some further explanation of the mandatory disqualification for rule violations in the area between Ruby and Tanana.
The second half of the world’s longest toughest snowmobile race will begin Thursday February 23, 2017. As departure times are verified this page will be updated. Last updated: 2/24/2017 9:49AM
THROTTLE THURSDAY & 2017 Trivia You know that saying “Run like the wind”…..tomorrow there will be a lot of wind for the racers competing in the 2017 Iron Dog….. Big Storm Swirling on the Coast!!!! I am a believer in numbers…..the numbers that scream out to me this year…..are: Positions for first and second were […]
*Nome release times will be added after the race marshals have confirmed them.*
On the Fourth Day—God Said “Let there be a Layover” AWWWWW the Iron Dog den is full…..TEAM 32 arrived in Nome per the GPS Blue Flag PING!!!!! Wrenchin’ Wednesday has been a busy one in the Nome Garage – many teams took minutes for minor repairs….others might still be working tonight AFTER the Nome 1/2 […]
THOUGHTFUL TUESDAY……………………THANKFUL TOOsday!!!! I thought when I woke up I was going to get a nap today…..I thought I had a long day yesterday……I thought I was going to get out of my PJs today……I thought I was going to retire this year…….I thought I was going on a Seattle/Oregon Vacation……I thought I could WALK […]
Team 16 is the first team into Nome! They win $10,000 from Donlin Gold! Keep checking for updates on teams as they arrive in Nome!
TWO Cycle Tuesday at -21 to minus Two-Nine!!!! 11 AM Alaska time: Just previewed the FAA web cams…..every checkpoint is clear and gorgeous today!!!!! BLUE SKY THE WHOLE WAY ….Nome has some low ground haze…. 10:45 AM Alaska time Tuesday…..blue sky day in UNK …..cold at -18 winds from the north at 17 MPH and […]
The cold was likely a factor, but a faulty fuel pump caused Teams #16 and #41 to be held back while their clock was running. The Race Marshals decided to let the teams go early at their next layover. When preparing to leave Kaltag on their layover they where released early. Team 16 – 18 […]