West Yellowstone’s annual SNOWMOBILE EXPO is where Arctic Cat, Polaris, Skidoo and Yamaha will unveil their new 2015 snowmobile lines to the public at the same location, for the first time in the Rocky Mountain West! Hundreds of new aftermarket exhibits will also be on display at the EXPO hall located at the West Yellowstone Holiday Inn Conference Center.
In 2013, EXPO premiered vintage racing as an exhibition. This year it returns with expanded classes and a specially designed race course. WSVSA Vintage Snowmobile Oval Races starts on Friday 1:00 PM. Finals start at 1:00 PM on Saturday. Classes will include stock and mod single cylinder, 340 and 440 fan cooled, and 340 and 440 free air. Races are limited to snowmobiles year 1980 and older.
Don’t miss the crowd pleasing Vintage “hot” laps where Vintage drivers take to the track with an entertaining display of decorated vintage sleds, decorated and pulling an amazing array of items from dog houses to bars. Vintage “hot laps” are featured at 10:30 AM AM on Friday and 11:00 AM on Saturday.
The VSCA National Vintage Snowmobile Championship Show, Saturday March 15, hosted by Western States Vintage Snowmobile Association, is located at the EXPO Race Track on Iris Street.
Mountain West Racing (MWR) Junior SnoCross racing includes Junior 10-13, Transition 300, and Transition 500. Junior SnoCross classes will alternate with the MWR 120 races (Friday & Saturday) and the Grand Western M120 Championships on Saturday.
120 Western Grand Championship brings upcoming super stars together to own the 2014 “Champion 120 Title”. 120 cc racing is a special event for all youngsters who compete in three different classes:, 120 stock, speed limited, 120 Champ. Kids from 4 to 12 years old have a chance to try out racing or gain racing experience. Open to everyone. Must Register, no membership required.
NEW FOR 2014! The Radar Run competition is held on a straight-line 500’ packed snow track, with a 600’ shut down extension. Entries run one at a time. All snowmobiles and riders of all classes, eras, and experience, are eligible and welcome. Each class winner will be determined by the fastest speed. $10.00 gives you 2 runs. The highest speed of 2 runs will be considered your entry. If someone beats your speed you can “pay to play again” and try your luck at a faster speed.
Back again for the kids – Free 120 snowmobile Demo Rides for kids 3 – 12 yrs of age on Saturday from 10am – 3pm. And, for even bigger “kids,” try out the Timberland Sled Bikes or new Polaris 2015 demo rides.
Timbersled will be offering first come first serve demo rides for anyone that is interested in riding them (proper riding safety gear will be required). Check out the Mountain Horse Snow Bike System based on a bolt on kit to any dirt bike that require no modifications to install and allow you to be able to switch your bike from tires in the summer to track system in the winter. Located on Iris Street, just south of the race track.
Another new event for 2014 – MWR Cross Country Snowmobile Race – 18 years and older (Open Class) Saturday at 8:00 AM. Contact MWR for more information.
One of EXPO’s favorite thrills is the Saturday freestyle completion under the lights. Back again is Billings-based Octane Addictions is stepping it up by offering one of the biggest snowmobile freestyle competitions of the year. West Yellowstone was the birthplace of snowmobile freestyle competitions and it all comes home again in 2014 with more freestyle chills & thrills including those incredible double, side-by-side backflips. Octane Addictions show is sponsored by Billion Dodge.
This year’s performers will include Sam Rogers, Willy Elam, Travis Cady, AND Canadian freestyle legend Reagan Seig on a Timbersled bike! Gates will open at 6:30 PM at the EXPO Racetrack with the show starting at 7:00 PM. Admission is $15.00.
We can’t wait to have SWOOP Productions back this year for another Saturday afternoon exhibition of thrilling and inspiring sport-bike freestyle shows for bike fanatics of all ages. This FREE show starts at 4:00 PM show will be on Canyon Avenue in downtown West Yellowstone. Swoop Productions is a rider formed company bringing the exciting spectacle of freestyle street bike and Harley Davidson stunts. Swoop Productions offers some of the most talented FMX riders in the world!
Friday night fun includes the famous Casino Night, where anyone can become a millionaire (with funny money!) and a Calcutta for the vintage racers. After the freestyle show on Saturday, check out live bands playing at venues around West Yellowstone.
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FRIDAY – EXPO Tent & Track Races – $15.00 (Kids 12 and under are free!)
SATURDAY – EXPO Tent & Track Races – $15.00 Saturday Night FREESTYLE $15.00
SUNDAY – EXPO Tent Only (no track events) – $5.00