Kyle Moffat | THE ALASKA LIFE Update #7 Flying Down the Coast! Picking up speed as they head south, Team 6 is making up time on the leaders for sure. It took them just over 3 hours to complete the first 250 mile section of the latter half of this race, averaging 92mph from Koyuk to […]
Harriett Fenerty | Den Mother Moving Day The Board shook overnight and it wasn’t because the throttle was pinned or the track was turning……it was because those wrenches were being tossed from hand to hand, trying to save minutes…..in some cases there were 75 minutes of time used up in the shop……that’s like riding to Skwentna checkpoint […]
7 Time Iron Dog Champion Scott Davis talks from inside the city garage in Nome about what racers face during the repair and maintenance process.
Kyle Moffat | THE ALASKA LIFE Update #6! Wrenching and Resting As of 9:26AM on Wedneday morning, the entire fleet of Pro-Class Teams have made it to the halfway point in Nome, Alaska. Team 8 of Aklestad/Johnson on their SkiDoo sleds were first to pull into Nome, while Team 26 Beech/Armstrong arrived in Nome on their […]
Harriett Fenerty | Den Mother Wrenchin’ Wednesday Just catching up this morning……my funny of the day posted by Team 48 It’s about the numbers!!!! 08:08:08 PM 2-23-2016 That was Team 48 finish time in NOME……and his nephew Tyson on Team ___ 8 ___sits in FIRST place at the ½ way line…..I would call that a Johnson Leader […]
Kyle Moffat | THE ALASKA LIFE Update #5 Race to Nome! As of 3pm, Team 8 Aklestad/Johnson were a mere 50 miles from Nome, with nobody in the rear-view mirror. They could have towed the rest of that distance and likely still claimed the $10,000 prize for reaching the halfway mark before the rest of the pack. […]
Scott Davis gives some updates on the first few days of the 2016 Iron Dog Race and also talks about strategies on the trail going into the first 2 days.
The Iron Dog presented by the Alaska National Guard would like to thank all of the sponsors and volunteers that have helped make this year’s race a success!
Kyle Moffat | Guest Writer Update #3…SNOW! Snow…lots of snow. It’s odd that mentioning snow in a snowmobile race is significant, but this recent storm that rolled through much of Southcentral Alaska put an early twist on what is the usual pace and tempo of this race. Just as the weatherman forecasted, the massive storm […]
Kyle Moffat | Guest Writer 2016 Iron Dog Racer Bio: Team 26 Beech/Armstrong We continue our racer bios with Joe Beech and Ryan Armstrong who are hot on their training to push toward great positioning in the 2016 pro-class Iron Dog race! Learn a little more about who they are, what they do, and what they’ve […]