Snowmobile Racing
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Andrew Carlson
#151
Andrew Carlson

Age: 19

Birthdate: 12-15-1992

Hometown: Elk River, MN

Married? No

Spouse’s Name: N/A

Kids: N/A

No. of Years Racing: 10

No. of years with Polaris: 2

Occupation: Student at Bethel University

Hobbies: Motocross; Going to our cabin; Hunting; Fishing; Hanging out with friends and family.

Most Memorable Moment in Racing: Winning sweep in Lake Geneva in 2009.

How did you get started in racing? My dad raced so he started me on 120s.

Major Racing Accomplishments: 1 Points Championship, several National wins in Sport class.                 

2012-2013 Racing Divisions: Pro-Lite – ISOC Nationals

Goals for 2012-2013 Race Season: Points Championship

Favorite Track?   ERX MotorPark

Toughest Racer to pass on the track?

Describe your off-season training regimen:   Working out in the gym in the week during the off-season.  Biking and riding Motocross, training with Drew Robertson.

What pre-race ritual do you do or item(s) must you wear or have with you when you race (for good luck):  Always pray before every race, warming up on the bike and watching the track.

Who has influenced your race career the most to date? Having a Pro rider like Johan to ride with and learn from.

Where would you most like to go visit in the world?

If money were no object what vehicle would you be driving?  Audi R8

What music do you listen to?  Rap, Rock

If you could continue racing after you are done with your current form of racing what type of racing would you like to do (money being no object)?  TORC Truck

Crew Members:
            Josh Groen
            Levi Ensrud
            Hoss Reige
            Chris Carlson
            Dave Otto

Sponsors: Polaris; Sportech; Arctiva; Muscle Milk; Sheffield Plastics; Woody’s; Fox Racing Shox; Parts Unlimited; Transport Graphics; Plaskolite; HMK

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Andy Lieders
#857
Andy Lieders

Age: 25

Birthdate: 4/1987

Hometown: Colby, WI

Married? Engaged

Fiancé’s Name: Amber

Kids: N/A

No. of Years Racing: 6

No. of years with Polaris: 6

Occupation: Racer/Landscaping

Hobbies: Motocross, hunting, fishing, and hanging out with friends and family.

Most Memorable Moment in Racing:  My first National Semi-Pro season as a whole.  I led laps in my first Semi-Pro final and got a win in Utah later in the year!

How did you get started in racing? I have raced motocross for quite a few years and have always wanted to try racing sleds; one year a friend let me race his sled at a local race.  I was hooked!

Major Racing Accomplishments:
Multiple National Semi-Pro Podiums and a Main Event Win
National Sport Super Stock Championship

2012-2013 Racing Divisions:
Pro-Lite at ISOC Nationals

Goals for 2012-2013 Race Season:
Championship

Favorite Track?
Lake Geneva

Toughest Racer to pass on the track?
Anyone can be passed, but some racers ride a wider sled than others.

Describe your off-season training regimen:
Racing Motocross, road bike and the gym.

What pre-race ritual do you do or item(s) must you wear or have with you when you race (for good luck)?
None really

Who has influenced your race career the most to date?
My family and friends that race or raced in the past.

Where would you most like to go visit in the world?

If money were no object what vehicle would you drive?  Astro Van

What music do you listen to? Pretty much everything

If you could continue racing after you are done with your current form of racing what type of racing would you like to do (money being no object)?

Crew Members:
Kevin, Paul, Craig, Brian and Trenton Lieders, Ray Hulten, Josh Sweiton

Sponsors:
POLARIS
LEIGHTON MOTORSPORTS
FLY
WALKER EVANS
WOODY’S
BULLY DOG
139 DESIGNS
C&A PRO
WPS
ROX
HMK
2 COOL AIR VENTS
TRIPLE 9 GOGGLES
BOYESON
HULTEN SPEED SPORTS
AMSOIL
IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION
CRAPO TRUCKING
WESTERN TRAILERS
ICE AGE PERFORMANCE
ACTION GRAPHICS
LIEDERS RACING
ROEHL TRANSPORT
ALUMA TRAILERS
HCP DESIGN
POWER PAC MOTORSPORTS
CTI
LEATT
 

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Bobby Menne
#131
Bobby Menne

Age: 21

Birthdate:    7/25/1991

Hometown:    Virginia, MN

Married?   No

Spouse’s Name:   N/A

Kids:    N/A

No. of Years Racing: 8

No. of years with Polaris:   3

Occupation:    student

Hobbies:  Snowmobiling; Motocross

Most Memorable Moment in Racing: Voted Rising Star, Points Championship, Completing the I-500.  Winning the Soo-500 with Gabe and Aaron.

How did you get started in racing? Grandpa was a Moto-ski and Woody’s dealer and my Dad was big into racing.

Major Racing Accomplishments:
Getting my name out to the sport and having Polaris help with so much support.

2012-2013 Racing Divisions:
USXC Cross Country Racing Pro Stock and Pro Improved

Goals for 2012-2013 Race Season:  Win the USXC Pro Stock and Pro Improved Points.  Finish the I-500.  Win or top 5 in Pro class points

Favorite Track?  Red Lake, MN

Toughest Racer to pass on the track? Ryan Faust

Describe your off-season training regimen: Pain and Sufferage leads to good results – “Steve Swensen”  and Motocross

What pre-race ritual do you do or item(s) must you wear or have with you when you race (for good luck)? Just get ready to go.

Who has influenced your race career the most to date?

Where would you most like to go visit in the world? Alaska

If money were no object what vehicle would you drive?  Duramax or an Audi Quattro

What music do you listen to?  Everything

If you could continue racing after you are done with your current form of racing what type of racing would you like to do (money being no object)?  Doesn’t matter – It’s all fun.

Crew Members:
Gabe Bunke
Jeff Klein
Bob Menne
Spencer Kadlec

Sponsors: Polaris Racing; Subway; Klim; Woody’s; Premier Plastics; Walker Evans Shocks

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Brian Ludwig
#221
Brian Ludwig

Age: 21

Birthdate:    6/15/1991

Hometown:    Freedom, WI

Married?   No

Spouse’s Name:   N/A

Kids:    N/A

No. of Years Racing: 13

No. of years with Polaris:    13

Occupation:    Laser Operator at Performance Sheet Metal

Hobbies:  Motocross; snowboarding; wakeboarding

Most Memorable Moment in Racing: Winning my first championship at age 7

How did you get started in racing? My dad raced and it rubbed off on me.

Major Racing Accomplishments:

Getting to where I am now

2012-2013 Racing Divisions:

Pro Lite          ISOC Nationals

Goals for 2012-2013 Race Season: Win a Points Championship at the National level

Favorite Track? Lake Geneva

Toughest Racer to pass on the track? Nobody

Describe your off-season training regimen: Motocross; weight lifting

What pre-race ritual do you do or item(s) must you wear or have with you when you race (for good luck)? Listen to my IPod

Who has influenced your race career the most to date? Jeff Ludwig

Where would you most like to go visit in the world?
Aspen

If money were no object what vehicle would you drive?  Nissan Titan

What music do you listen to?  Rock / Rap

If you could continue racing after you are done with your current form of racing what type of racing would you like to do (money being no object)?  Motocross

Crew Members:
Matt Haberland
Jeff Ludwig

Sponsors: Polaris Racing; Woody’s; Furniture Solutions; Ken’s Sports; Oakley; Miller Electric; Performance Welding

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Colby Crapo
#999
Colby Crapo

Age: 23

Birthdate: 9/15/1989

Hometown: St. Anthony, ID

Married? No

Spouse’s Name:   N/A

Kids: N/A

No. of Years Racing:  11

No. of years with Polaris: 7

Occupation: Farmer

Hobbies: Racing Bikes, Snow machines, hunting, fishing

Most Memorable Moment in Racing:  Hanging out with all my friends at the circuit.

How did you get started in racing? My cousins were doing it so I thought I would follow suit.

Major Racing Accomplishments:

2009 MWR Pro High Points Champion.

2012-2013 Racing Divisions
ISOC Pro Open

Goals for 2012-2013 Race Season: Be consistent – get on the box.

Favorite Track? Canterbury

Toughest Racer to pass on the track? Cory Davis

Describe your off-season training regimen: Biking, Running, And Lifting

What pre-race ritual do you do or item(s) must you wear or have with you when you race (for good luck)? I put my left boot on first.

Who has influenced your race career the most to date? Kurtis, Shaun, Jeremy Crapo

Where would you most like to go visit in the world? Hawaii

If money were no object what vehicle would you drive? Lambo

What music do you listen to? Rap, Rock

If you could continue racing after you are done with your current form of racing what type of racing would you like to do (money being no object)? Motocross

Crew Members:
Trace & Wendy Leighton
Ray Hulten
Timi Leighton
Josh Sweiton

Sponsors:
POLARIS
LEIGHTON MOTORSPORTS
FLY
WALKER EVANS
WOODY’S
BULLY DOG
139 DESIGNS
C&A PRO
WPS
ROX
2 COOL AIR VENTS
TRIPLE 9 GOGGLES
BOYESON
HULTEN SPEED SPORTS
AMSOIL
IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION
CRAPO TRUCKING
WESTERN TRAILERS
ICE AGE PERFORMANCE
ACTION GRAPHICS

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Cory Davidson
#3
Cory Davidson

Age: 41

Birthdate: 11/25/1970

Hometown: Holt, MN

Married? No

Spouse’s Name:

Kids: Ashli, Corli, Riley, Brinli

No. of Years Racing:  23

No. of years with Polaris: 17

Occupation: Construction Road Work

Hobbies: Snowmobiling; dirt biking; fishing; hunting

Most Memorable Moment in Racing:   

3) I-5OO X-C Wins

8) SOO I-500 Wins

How did you get started in racing? My brother was doing it so I wanted to.

Major Racing Accomplishments:

1997, 2003 & 2005 I-500 X-C Winner

2003, 2004, 2005 USCC Pro Champion

1998, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008 2011 SOO I-500 Winner

2012-2013 Racing Divisions:
USXC – Pro Stock, Pro Open, Vet 35, Vet 40

Goals for 2012-2013 Race Season: Do the best I can

 Favorite Track? Soo I-500

Toughest Racer to pass on the track?  Kirk Hibbert

Describe your off-season training regimen: work, fish, dirt bike

What pre-race ritual do you do or item(s) must you wear or have with you when you race (for good luck)?

Who has influenced your race career the most to date? Burt Basset, Leroy Linblad, Mike Stazak,

Where would you most like to go visit in the world?  Don’t know

If money were no object what vehicle would you drive?  Duramax

What music do you listen to?  Walen Jennings

If you could continue racing after you are done with your current form of racing what type of racing would you like to do (money being no object)?  Race my buddies.

Crew Members:
Dustin Holmstrom
Tim Schultz
Travis Hjelle

Sponsors: Polaris, FXR Clothing, Studboy, Walker Evans, Davidson Ready Mix, Carver Performance, XLT Performance

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Dalton Johnson
#515
Dalton Johnson

Age: 16

Birthdate: 5/15/1996

Hometown:  EauClaire, WI

Married?  N/A

Spouse’s Name:  N/A

Kids:  N/A

Number of years racing: 7

Number of years on Polaris 7

Occupation:  Student

Hobbies: Snow Cross, Motocross, Biking, Drag racing

Most Memorable Moment In racing:

Getting my first podium at the ISOC Nations at BIR 2008
Sweeping Duluth in 2009 for my first National win
Getting 2nd in sport 2 at Canterbury National 2012

How Did I get started in racing?

I had been going to the races and my dad ask me if I would like to
try it . So I did and can’t get enough know.

Major Racing Accomplishments:

2011   Winning 14-15 at Lake Geneva
2011   Winning 16-17 show down at Lake Geneva
2011    Novice Sport Eagle River Champion
2011    Semi-Pro Iron Man Champion
2011    Sport 1 Irace Points Champion
2011    14-15 Irace Champion
2010    10-14 National Champion
2010    10-14 Eagle River World Champion
2010    10-14 Irace Champion
2009    10-14 ISOC Regional Saturday points champion
2009    10-14 ISOC Regional Sunday points champion.
2009    10-14 Irace Points Champion.
2008    10-14 Irace Points Champion
2007    10-14 3RD Northwood’s Challenge

2012-2013 Racing Divisions:

Sport   ISOC Nationals
Pro-lite   ISOC Regional’s

Goals for 2012-2013 Race Season:
Win races and have fun.

Favorite Track:
Lake Geneva

Toughest Racer to pass on track?
Eddie Neubauer

Describe your off-season training regimen:
Ride motocross and ride BMX bikes

What pre-race ritual do you do or item(s) must you wear or have with you when you race (for good luck)?
Just tell myself I can do it

Who has influenced your race career the most to date?
My Family and Friends

Where would you most like to go visit in the world?
Colorado

If money was no object what vehicle would you be driving?
Big Jacked up 4 door Duramax

What music do you listen to?
Rock

If you could continue racing after you are done with your current form of racing what type of racing would you like to do (money being no object)?
Moto Cross

Crew Members:

Jeff
Kris
Savannah
Craig
Pat
Jeff G

Sponsors:

Polaris Racing, Walker Evans Shocks, Jeff’s Seamless Gutters,
Window World, Tekvest, Evs Cutting Edge Excavators, Hmk,
Dell’s Elk Lake, Chuck’s On Clairemont, Concrete Connections and
All my friends Jeff, Lona, Dinky, Tammi, Pat, Jen Chuck, Melissa and
Bob G., American Family

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Dylan Jansen
#272
Dylan Jansen

Age:  16

Birthdate:  12/8/1995

Hometown:  Ham Lake, MN

Married?  No

Spouse’s Name:  N/A

Kids:  N/A

No. of Years Racing:  10

No. of years with Polaris: 8

Occupation:  Student

Hobbies:  Motocross; Jetski; Going to the Lake

Most Memorable Moment in Racing:
Sweeping Jr. Classes at Duluth last year
First Sport National Podium

How did you get started in racing?
All of my neighbors raced so I started with them.

Major Racing Accomplishments:

            2008-2009  National Champion Jr. 10-13
            10 National Wins
            8 MN State Championships
            Sport National Podiums

2012-2013 Racing Divisions:
Sport – ISOC Nationals   

Goals for 2012-2013 Race Season:  
Top 3 sport National Points / Be Consistent

Favorite Track?
Canterbury

Toughest Racer to pass on the track?
Zak Mason

Describe your off-season training regimen:

What pre-race ritual do you do or item(s) must you wear or have with you when you race (for good luck)?
Nothing really

Who has influenced your race career the most to date?
My dad, James Johnstad

Where would you most like to go visit in the world? 
Anywhere in Europe to race

If money were no object what vehicle would you be driving?
Ford Raptor

What music do you listen to?
Anything

If you could continue racing after you are done with your current form of racing what type of racing would you like to do (money being no object)?
Rally car

Crew Members: 

Brian Jansen
Brad Richardson
Leonard Jansen

Sponsors:
Polaris; Northway Sports; FXR; Boulder Contracting; C&A Pro; Team; Studboy; Allstate; AMSOIL; Bell Helmets

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Jake Angove
#177
Jake Angove

Age: 20

Birthdate: 4/29/1992

Hometown: Oconomowoc, WI

Married? No

Spouse’s Name: N/A

Kids: N/A

No. of Years Racing: 3

No. of years with Polaris: 2

Occupation: Auto Technician

Hobbies: Skateboarding; Mountain Biking; Drumming with my band.

Most Memorable Moment in Racing:
Winning last year’s Silverdome National.

How did you get started in racing?

After watching a race I realized I could ride just like all the other racers.  Also a few moto friends helped me get started.

Major Racing Accomplishments:

2012 – GNSS Regional Semi-Pro Champion
2012 – Silverdome National Win

2012-2013 Racing Divisions:
ISOC National Circuit – Sport Class

Goals for 2012-2013 Race Season:
My goal is to be the National Sport Champion

Favorite Track?  
Lake Geneva

Toughest Racer to pass on the track?
I try not to think about the other racers.

Describe your off-season training regimen:  
Motocross; mountain biking; and training in the gym.

What pre-race ritual do you do or item(s) must you wear or have with you when you race (for good luck):
I always say a prayer and bring some water to the line.

Who has influenced your race career the most to date?
Other competitors that I want to beat.

Where would you most like to go visit in the world?
England

If money were no object what vehicle would you be driving?
Subaru 22b

What music do you listen to?
Lumberjack Steam Train, The White Stripes, Band of Skulls, Cold War Kids

If you could continue racing after you are done with your current form of racing what type of racing would you like to do (money being no object)? 
Downhill Mountain Biking

Crew Members:

            Steve Angove
            Family

Sponsors:
Polaris; Fly Racing

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Jake Scott
#42
Jake Scott

Age: 18

Birthdate:    9/23/1994

Hometown:    Port Jeff Statton, NY

Married?   No

Spouse’s Name:   N/A

Kids:    N/A

No. of Years Racing: 5

No. of years with Polaris:   4

Occupation:    Motocross track groomer / Motocross Instructor

Hobbies:  Sno-cross; Motocross; Wakeboarding; Boxing; Crossfit

Most Memorable Moment in Racing:
Winning Lake Geneva my first year in the Pro Lite class.

How did you get started in racing?
Family

Major Racing Accomplishments:
Winning 13 Championships in 3 years

2012-2013 Racing Divisions:
ISOC Pro Lites

Goals for 2012-2013 Race Season:
Win a Championship

Favorite Track?
Pit-X

Toughest Racer to pass on the track?
James Johnstad

Describe your off-season training regimen:
Raced motocross, weight lifting with a trainer

What pre-race ritual do you do or item(s) must you wear or have with you when you race (for good luck)?
I put my left boot on first.

Who has influenced your race career the most to date?
Levi LaVallee

Where would you most like to go visit in the world?
Alaska

If money were no object what vehicle would you drive?
Ford F150 Raptor

What music do you listen to?
Rap, Dubstep

If you could continue racing after you are done with your current form of racing what type of racing would you like to do (money being no object)?
Baja Truck Racing

Crew Members:

Glenn Kafka
Jeff Leffel
Joe Havel
Scott Wilczek

Sponsors:

Mystik Lubricants; Loctite; Polaris; Red Bull; Parts Unlimited; Arctiva; Fox Shox; Earth, Inc.; Woody’s; Stratford Sign Co.; Kafka Conveyors; Kafka Granite; Oakley; Unequal Technologies; Rox Speed FX; DP Brakes; Alpine Stars; C & A Pro Skis; Fraser Steel; Stomp Grips; Colorado Sled Style; Caliber; Wayne Davis Photography; Rengel Printing; OGIO; Off Center Designs

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James Johnstad
#154
James Johnstad

Age:  19

Birthdate:  12/3/1993

Hometown:  Beltrami, MN

Married?  No

Spouse’s Name:  N/A

Kids:  N/A

No. of Years Racing: 8

No. of years with Polaris:  5

Occupation:  Student/Farmer

Hobbies:  Football; Dirtbikes; Jet skiing; Hunting

Most Memorable Moment in Racing:
Jr. Championships and races where I work through the pack.

How did you get started in racing?
My brother

Major Racing Accomplishments:

08-09 Jr. 14-15 Championship
08-09 Jr. 16-17 Championship
09-10 Sport #1 2nd Place overall
09-10 Sport #2 5th Place overall
11-12 Pro-Lite 5th Place Overall

2012-2013 Racing Divisions:

            Pro-Lite          ISOC Nationals

Goals for 2012-2013 Race Season:
Win

Favorite Track?
I like all of them but mostly Lake Geneva

Toughest Racer to pass on the track?
#42

Describe your off-season training regimen:
Crossfit and the rest of it is top secret.

What pre-race ritual do you do or item(s) must you wear or have with you when you race (for good luck)?

Who has influenced your race career the most to date?
My family

Where would you most like to go visit in the world?
Alaska or Hawaii

If money were no object what vehicle would you drive? 
Something Fast!

What music do you listen to? 
Anything

If you could continue racing after you are done with your current form of racing what type of racing would you like to do (money being no object)? 
Rally cars

Crew Members: 

Jeff Domer
Tony Swiontek
Scott Judnick
Colleen Judnick
Dave and Marie Johnstad

Sponsors: 

DuPont; Jack Links Beef Jerky; AMSOIL; Polaris; MotorFist; SSI Decals; Fly Racing; Fox Racing Shox; EVS Sports; Factory Pipe; Studboy Traction; Renton Coil Springs; Jeff Foster Trucking; C & A Pro Skis; HMK; C-Tech; Link Brothers Ford; Camoplast; Champion Spark Plugs; Mitsuboshi; Holeshot

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Jennifer Pare
#112
Jennifer Pare

Age: 27

Birthdate: 3/12/1985

Hometown: La Dore, Quebec Canada

Married? Yes

Spouse’s Name: Sylvain

Kids: 1 - Nathanial

No. of Years Racing: 14

No. of years with Polaris: 12

Occupation: Trucking Company Dispatcher and Racer

Hobbies:  Sno-Cross; Motocross; Jet-Skiing and Bear Hunting

Most Memorable Moment in Racing:

Becoming a part of Leighton Motorsports and winning all my races including the Women’s National and World Championships in 2011-2012.

How did you get started in racing?
My dad introduced me to Sno-cross and my brother is a racer.

Major Racing Accomplishments:
2012 ISOC National Pro Womens Champion
2012 Eagle River Women’s World Champion                    

2012-2013 Racing Divisions:
Pro Women – ISOC Nationals
Sport #2 – ISOC Nationals

Goals for 2012-2013 Race Season:
To win every race I enter and win the Pro Womens Championships.

Favorite Track?  
Canterbury

Toughest Racer to pass on the track? ?

Describe your off-season training regimen:  
Training at the gym and racing motocross.

What pre-race ritual do you do or item(s) must you wear or have with you when you race (for good luck):
Giving knuckles and say “Let ‘er buck” with Trace.

Who has influenced your race career the most to date?
My father and Marcel Fontaine

Where would you most like to go visit in the world?
Mexico on the beach

If money were no object what vehicle would you be driving?
A big 4x4 pickup lifted with big tires.

What music do you listen to?
Pop

If you could continue racing after you are done with your current form of racing what type of racing would you like to do (money being no object)?
Jet Ski racing

Crew Members:

            Trace Leighton
            Wendy Leighton
            Ray Hulten
            Josh Sweiton
           Timi Leighton

Sponsors:
POLARIS, LEIGHTON MOTORSPORTS, FLY, WOODY’S, WALKER EVANS, C&A PRO SKIS, BULLY DOG, AMSOIL, TRIPLE 9 OPTICS, 139 DESIGNS, HULTEN SPEED SPORTS, BOYESEN, ROX,  2 COOL AIR VENTS,  CRAPO TRUCKING, IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION, ACTION GRAPHICS, WESTERN TRAILERS, WPS

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Justen Broberg
#168
Justen Broberg

Age:  23

Birthdate:  6/16/1989

Hometown:  North Prairie, WI

Married?  No

Spouse’s Name:  N/A

Kids:  N/A

No. of Years Racing: 13

No. of years with Polaris:  1st year

Occupation:  Farmer

Hobbies:  Hunting; Fishing; Motocross; Monster Trucks

Most Memorable Moment in Racing:
Winning my first championship in Jr. 10-13 and Jr. 14-15.

How did you get started in racing?
My Dad used to race snowmobiles and dirt bikes and started me racing.

Major Racing Accomplishments:
Finishing top 10 in points every year since I’ve been racing Pro

2012-2013 Racing Divisions:
ISOC National Sno-Cross – Pro Open          

Goals for 2012-2013 Race Season:
Stay healthy
Finish top 5 in Points

Favorite Track?
Lake Geneva

Toughest Racer to pass on the track?
Nobody

Describe your off-season training regimen:
I do a lot of cardio training and motocross

What pre-race ritual do you do or item(s) must you wear or have with you when you race (for good luck)?
I really don’t have any good luck items.

Who has influenced your race career the most to date?
My Dad.

Where would you most like to go visit in the world?
Australia

If money were no object what vehicle would you drive? 
Monster Truck

What music do you listen to? 
Country, Rock

If you could continue racing after you are done with your current form of racing what type of racing would you like to do (money being no object)? 
I will always ride or race dirt bikes.  Trophy Trucks

Crew Members: 

Nate Hentges
Tim Bender
Sean Ray
Casey Kaplanek
Jared Hojnowski
Dan Giboo

Sponsors:
Polaris; Pirtek; FXR; Fox Racing Shox; Ergodyne, C&A Pro; S.M. Hentges & Sons; Woody’s; NGK; Ergodyne; Jack
Links; SLP; Apple Ford; Camoplast; Superior 3rd Party Logistics, Wells Fargo; Holz Racing Products; VForce3; Royal Environmental Systems; 139 Designs; DP Brakes; RCS; Stomp; Fly Racing; Team; TekVest; Spy, Ice Age Manufacturing, Nitro Manufacturing

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Kody Kamm
#53
Kody Kamm

Age: 18

Birthdate:    2/28/1994

Hometown:    Kenosha, WI

Married?   No

Spouse’s Name:   N/A

Kids:    N/A

No. of Years Racing: 4

No. of years with Polaris:   3

Occupation:    N/A

Hobbies:  Bicycle; mud trucks

Most Memorable Moment in Racing:
Winning Pro Open at Lake Geneva

How did you get started in racing?

Motocross friends who had snowmobiles.  I tried them and then liked it so I tried racing and was very good.

Major Racing Accomplishments:
2010-2011 ISOC 9th Place Overall in Semi-Pro Super Stock
2011-2012 ISOC Pro Lite Champion

2012-2013 Racing Divisions:
Pro-Open - ISOC Nationals

Goals for 2012-2013 Race Season:
Hopefully podium every race.

Favorite Track?
Lake Geneva

Toughest Racer to pass on the track?
Everyone

Describe your off-season training regimen:
Ride a lot.

What pre-race ritual do you do or item(s) must you wear or have with you when you race (for good luck)?
Eat a banana.

Who has influenced your race career the most to date?

Where would you most like to go visit in the world?
Vegas

If money were no object what vehicle would you drive? 
A big huge mud truck

What music do you listen to?
Rap

If you could continue racing after you are done with your current form of racing what type of racing would you like to do (money being no object)? 
Dirtbike

Crew Members:

Nate Hentges
Tim Bender
Sean Ray
Casey Kaplanek
Jared Hojnowski
Dan Giboo

Sponsors:

Polaris; Pirtek; FXR; Fox Racing Shox; Ergodyne, C&A Pro; S.M. Hentges & Sons; Woody’s; NGK; Ergodyne; Jack Links; SLP; Apple Ford; Camoplast; Superior 3rd Party Logistics, Wells Fargo; Holz Racing Products; VForce3; Royal Environmental Systems; 139 Designs; DP Brakes; RCS; Stomp; Fly Racing; Team; TekVest; Spy, Ice Age Manufacturing, Nitro Manufacturing

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Kyle Pallin
#324
Kyle Pallin

Age: 21

Birthdate: 3/24/1991

Hometown: Ironwood, MI

Married? No

Spouse’s Name: N/A

Kids: N/A

No. of Years Racing: 9

No. of years with Polaris: 0

Occupation: Sno-Cross Racer

Hobbies: Motocross; Running; Wakeboarding; Training; Family & Friends; Sno-Cross

Most Memorable Moment in Racing:
4th place finish at Winter X-Games

How did you get started in racing?
After watching my brother race a few times I caught the bug and here I am today!

Major Racing Accomplishments:

2011 – 3rd overall points in Semi-Pro Super Stock

2011 – 4th place finish Winter X-Games

2005 – National wins in Jr 14-15; Jr. 16-17, Sport Stock and Sport Open

2012-2013 Racing Divisions:
ISOC National Circuit – Pro Open

Goals for 2012-2013 Race Season:

Top 5 in Pro Open Points
Podium at least 3 times
Make all finals

Favorite Track?  
Blackjack and Lake Geneva

Toughest Racer to pass on the track?
Tucker Hibbert and Ross Martin

Describe your off-season training regimen:   

During the summer months I relocate to Chicago to prepare for the next Sno-Cross season.  Check out my You Tube video “Kyle Pallin Insane SnoCross Training”.

What pre-race ritual do you do or item(s) must you wear or have with you when you race (for good luck): 
My powerband, my neckwarmer with hearts

Who has influenced your race career the most to date?
My Dad, he is my mental coach.  I call him after every single race.

Where would you most like to go visit in the world? 
Tommorland in Belgium.

If money were no object what vehicle would you be driving?
Lambo

What music do you listen to?
Hip Hop, Country, Alternative, Punk, DUBSTEP, House

If you could continue racing after you are done with your current form of racing what type of racing would you like to do (money being no object)?
Motocross

Crew Members:
Glenn Kafka
Jeff Leffel
Joe Havel
Scott Wilczek

Sponsors:

Mystik Lubricants; Loctite; Polaris; Red Bull; Parts Unlimited; Arctiva; Fox Shox; Earth, Inc.; Woody’s; Stratford Sign Co.; Kafka Conveyors; Kafka Granite; Oakley; Unequal Technologies; Rox Speed FX; DP Brakes; Alpine Stars; C & A Pro Skis; Fraser Steel; Stomp Grips; Colorado Sled Style; Caliber; Wayne Davis Photography; Rengel Printing; OGIO; Off Center Designs

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Levi LaVallee
#108
Levi LaVallee

Age:  30

Birthdate:  08/31/1982

Hometown:  Longville, MN

Married?  Yes

Spouse’s Name:  Kristen

Kids:  No

No. of Years Racing:  17

No. of years with Polaris:  Forever

Occupation:  Racer

Hobbies:  Motocross; Wakeboarding; Minibikes

Most Memorable Moment in Racing:

Winning Double Gold at Winter X 2008
The Double Back flip at Winter X 2009
2009 Pro Stock Championship
2012 - World Record Distance Jump on a Snowmobile – 412 feet

How did you get started in racing?
I went to a local race, tried it and it worked out.

Major Racing Accomplishments:
2012 World Record Distance Jump – 412 feet
2011 ISOC Fan Favorite 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
2011 World Record Distance Jump – 361 ft.
2010 Gold in Snowmobile Knock-out at Winter X
2010 Bronze in Freestyle Best Trick at Winter X
2009 Pro Stock Champion
2009 Double Back Flip at Winter X
2008 Gold Medal in Freestyle and Speed & Style at Winter X
2006 Silver Medal at Winter X Games in Sno-Cross
Gold Medal at X-Games 2004
Rising Star Award
SnowWeek Rookie of the year
2004 Minneapolis Indoor Pro Winner

2012-2013 Racing Divisions:
Pro Open ISOC Nationals

Goals for 2012-2013 Race Season:
Do the best that I can and have fun!

Favorite Track?
Canterbury – Great crowd and awesome track.

Toughest Racer to pass on the track?
Gulla

Describe your off-season training regimen:
Ride Moto, mountain bike, Wildman class

What pre-race ritual do you do or item(s) must you wear or have with you when you race (for good luck)?
Lucky coin

Who has influenced your race career the most to date?
Jeremy McGrath, TJ Gulla

Where would you most like to go visit in the world? 
Australia

If money were no object what vehicle would you be driving? 
A Polaris Rush 800

What music do you listen to? 
A little bit of Everything

If you could continue racing after you are done with your current form of racing what type of racing would you like to do (money being no object)?

Crew Members:
Glenn Kafka
Jeff Leffel
Joe Havel
Scott Wilczek

Sponsors:
Mystik Lubricants; Loctite; Polaris; Red Bull; Parts Unlimited; Arctiva; Fox Shox; Earth, Inc.; Woody’s; Stratford Sign Co.; Kafka Conveyors; Kafka Granite; Oakley; Unequal Technologies; Rox Speed FX; DP Brakes; Alpine Stars; C & A Pro Skis; Fraser Steel; Stomp Grips; Colorado Sled Style; Caliber; Wayne Davis Photography; Rengel Printing; OGIO; Off Center Designs

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Luke Wollenberg
#237
Luke Wollenberg

Age: 18

Birthdate:    4/8/1994

Hometown:    Kaukauna, WI

Married?   No

Spouse’s Name:   N/A

Kids:    N/A

No. of Years Racing: 12

No. of years with Polaris:   12

Occupation:    Student

Hobbies:  motocross; baseball; wakeboarding; training; family & friends

Most Memorable Moment in Racing:
1st National win – Hayward last year.

How did you get started in racing?
My dad was a mechanic for Jeff Ludwig and it went from there.

Major Racing Accomplishments:

2009-2010  2nd at Eagle River
2007-2008  3rd at Eagle River
2006-2007  3rd at Eagle River
2009-2010  5th in National Points
2010-2011  2nd at Duluth
2010-2011  1st at Lake Geneva in Showdown at Sundown
2010-2011  1st at Hayward
2011-2012 3RD at Duluth

2012-2013 Racing Divisions:
Sport - ISOC Nationals

Goals for 2012-2013 Race Season:
Podium every race, stay healthy

Favorite Track?
Lake Geneva

Toughest Racer to pass on the track?
Anyone ahead of me.

Describe your off-season training regimen:
Running, lifting, biking

What pre-race ritual do you do or item(s) must you wear or have with you when you race (for good luck)?
Pray, dance off with my mechanic

Who has influenced your race career the most to date?
Dad, Jeff Ludwig and Brian Ludwig

Where would you most like to go visit in the world?
Colorado

If money were no object what vehicle would you drive? 
Nissan Titan

What music do you listen to? 
Anything that’s playing

If you could continue racing after you are done with your current form of racing what type of racing would you like to do (money being no object)?
Motocross

Crew Members:
Kurt Wollenberg – Dad
Jeff Ludwig
Adam Derks
Dale Oudenhoven          

Sponsors:
Polaris Racing; Performance Welding; Powersports1; Miller Electric; Pomp’s Tires; Witt Ford; Ludwig Performance; Furniture Solutions; Ken’s Sports; Woody’s; Wood’s Auto Body; Beer Ball by Baytek Games

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Matt Ritchie
#355
Matt Ritchie

Age: 17

Birthdate: 2/18/1995

Hometown: Minocqua, WI

Married? No

Spouse’s Name: N/A

Kids: N/A

No. of Years Racing: 11

No. of years with Polaris: 5

Occupation: Ritchie Oil

Hobbies: Four wheeling; Skiing; Hunting; Working Out; Biking

Most Memorable Moment in Racing:
Winning Eagle River

How did you get started in racing?
My parents.

Major Racing Accomplishments:

2010 Junior Driver of the Year
5 Time Eagle River Champion

2012-2013 Racing Divisions:
USSA, ORA, - Semi-Pro Champ; Pro Champ

Goals for 2012-2013 Race Season:

To win the Eagle River World Championship

Favorite Track?  
Eagle River

Toughest Racer to pass on the track?

Describe your off-season training regimen:  
Workout, biking, dirt biking

What pre-race ritual do you do or item(s) must you wear or have with you when you race (for good luck)?

A necklace my Mom gave me.

Who has influenced your race career the most to date?
My brother, Jeremy

Where would you most like to go visit in the world?
Norway

If money were no object what vehicle would you be driving? 

What music do you listen to?
Country

If you could continue racing after you are done with your current form of racing what type of racing would you like to do (money being no object)?
Dirtbike

Crew Members:

            Dennis
            Ty
            Jeremy
            Tianna
            Zeke
            Nancy
            Joe
            Jamie
            Kaitlyn
            Matt
            Coty

Sponsors:

Castle; AMSOIL; Studboy; Polaris; Woody’s; Ritchie Oil; Gelworks; Walker Evans Race Shox; HJC

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Mike Bauer
#717
Mike Bauer

Age:  23

Birthdate:  07/17/89

Hometown:  Owen, WI

Married?  No

Spouse’s Name:  N/A

Kids:  N/A

No. of Years Racing:  10

No. of years with Polaris:  4

Occupation:  Racer

Hobbies:  Biking; Boating

Most Memorable Moment in Racing:
2010 Points Championship

How did you get started in racing?

My dad asked me if I wanted to try so he and Ed Schubitzke got me started and it has been good since.

Major Racing Accomplishments:
2010 Semi-Pro Super Stock #1 Champion
2010 2nd Place Semi-Pro Super Stock #2 Points Champion
2011 2nd Place Semi-Pro Stock Points Champion                  

2012-2013 Racing Divisions:
Pro Open at ISOC Nationals

Goals for 2012-2013 Race Season:
Top Ten in Points in class, Win a couple Main events.

Favorite Track?
Duluth

Toughest Racer to pass on the track?
Anyone at any time can win, just try to not think about it.

Describe your off-season training regimen:
Gym…Regimen is top secret, riding bike, riding on the chip track.

What pre-race ritual do you do or item(s) must you wear or have with you when you race (for good luck)?  N/A

Who has influenced your race career the most to date?
My family and all of the other racers.

Where would you most like to go visit in the world?
Hawaii

If money were no object what vehicle would you be driving?
2012 Powerstroke

What music do you listen to?
Rock and country

If you could continue racing after you are done with your current form of racing what type of racing would you like to do (money being no object)?
Stock Car racing.

Crew Members: 

Duane Ladick
Tony Swiontek
Tim Bender
Scott Judnick
Colleen Judnick

Sponsors:
DuPont; Jack Links Beef Jerky; AMSOIL; Polaris; MotorFist; SSI Decals; Fly Racing; Fox Racing Shox; EVS Sports; Factory Pipe; Studboy Traction; Renton Coil Springs; Jeff Foster Trucking; C & A Pro Skis; HMK; C-Tech; Link Brothers Ford; Camoplast; Champion Spark Plugs; Mitsuboshi; Holeshot

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Nick Van Strydonk
#13
Nick Van Strydonk

Age: 22

Birthdate: 6/26/1990

Hometown: Tomahawk, WI

Married? No

Spouse’s Name  N/A

Kids: No

No. of Years Racing: 17

No. of years with Polaris: 6

Occupation: Custom Painter, Laborer

Hobbies: Painting/Art

Most Memorable Moment in Racing:
Winning 49th annual Eagle River World Championship.

How did you get started in racing? Saw kitty cat venue in Minocqua.

Major Racing Accomplishments:

Qualifying for World Championship 2 years in row!  Winning Points series in Pro Champ 2 years in a row. Winning Grand Prix de Valcourt in 2009-2010.
Winning Eagle River World Championship

2012-2013 Racing Divisions:
USSA/ORA/WPSA  Pro Champ 440 and Pro Open.

Goals for 2012-2013 Race Season:
Qualify for World Championship.
WIN! Win World Championship again!!

Favorite Track?
Valcourt, Quebec

Toughest Racer to pass on the track?
Jacques Villenueve

Describe your off-season training regimen:  
Train 5 days a week, weights and cardio and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Motocross

What pre-race ritual do you do or item(s) must you wear or have with you when you race (for good luck)?
Touch the 19b decal on my helmet!

Who has influenced your race career the most to date?
Jeff Ludwig

Where would you most like to go visit in the world? 
Ireland

If money were no object what vehicle would you be driving?
Own It!  ‘04 STI

What music do you listen to?
Hard Rock / Metal

If you could continue racing after you are done with your current form of racing what type of racing would you like to do (money being no object)?
Rally

Crew Members:

Alan (Dad)
Stephanie (Mom)
Tom DuPlaye
Dustin DuPlaye
Larry Van Strydonk
Jim Van Strydonk
Jerry Van Strydonk
Ben Bolte
Nick Madaj
Alicia Mehre
Troy Van Strydonk
Bob Langeburg

Sponsors:  
Polaris; Studboy; Erv’s Sales & Service; LRM; Timberland Chiropractic; Envious D-Zines; T & N Racing; AMSOIL; ABC Computers; ACT (Advanced Compressor Technology); FXR; V-Force; Walker Evans Shocks; Micro Belmont; 509; Dayco; Augies Collectibles; Duwayne Krueger Insurance

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Ross Martin
#837
Ross Martin

Age:  28

Birthdate:  09/22/84

Hometown:  Burlington, WI

Married?  Yes

Spouse’s Name:  Kim

Kids:  N/A

No. of Years Racing:  11

No. of years with Polaris:  9

Occupation:  Racing

Hobbies:  Racing Motocross, mountain biking and training

Most Memorable Moment in Racing:

There have been many but one highlight is the 2011 Pro Open win in Detroit at the Pontiac Silverdome.

How did you get started in racing?

My dad got me started racing dirtbikes at the age of 9.  During high school I worked at Goodwin and eventually started racing snowmobiles.

Major Racing Accomplishments:
26 Pro National Wins
66 Pro National Podiums
3 Pro Open National Championships
2 X-Games Silver Medals
I X-Games Bronze Medal
1st or 2nd in 10 out of 13 possible National Pro Championships

2012-2013 Racing Divisions:
Pro Open ISOC Nationals

Goals for 2012-2013 Race Season:

Finish top 3 in Pro Open every weekend and win the Points Championship.  Gold at Winter X.

Favorite Track?
Lake Geneva

Toughest Racer to pass on the track?
Nobody, there is always a way around.

Describe your off-season training regimen:

I race motocross every weekend and training for that keeps me in shape.  I love to go to the gym, mountain bike, road bike and race motocross all summer long.

What pre-race ritual do you do or item(s) must you wear or have with you when you race (for good luck)?

If I do bad in a race or crash I always switch something for the next race like goggles, gloves or helmet. 

Who has influenced your race career the most to date?
My Dad, my Brother, Grandpa, and my wife, Kim.

Where would you most like to go visit in the world?
Any place in the country.

If money were no object what vehicle would you be driving?
A Polaris 600IQ R

What music do you listen to?
Everything

If you could continue racing after you are done with your current form of racing what type of racing would you like to do (money being no object)?
Offroad Truck

Crew Members: 

Tony Swiontek
Tim Bender
Duane Ladick
Scott Judnick
Colleen Judnick

Sponsors:
DuPont; Jack Links Beef Jerky; AMSOIL; Polaris; MotorFist; SSI Decals; Fly Racing; Fox Racing Shox; EVS Sports; Factory Pipe; Studboy Traction; Renton Coil Springs; Jeff Foster Trucking; C & A Pro Skis; HMK; C-Tech; Link Brothers Ford; Camoplast; Champion Spark Plugs; Mitsuboshi; Holeshot

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Ryan Faust
#537
Ryan Faust

Age: 23

Birthdate:    12/1/1988

Hometown:    Rubicon, WI

Married?   No

Spouse’s Name:   N/A

Kids:    N/A

No. of Years Racing: 12

No. of years with Polaris:   12

Occupation:    Automation Engineer

Hobbies:  Motocross; Hunting; Fishing

Most Memorable Moment in Racing:

Winning Points in USCC in Semi-Pro Improved and Semi-Pro Stock.  First Pro Win at Detroit Lakes and 2nd in Pro Stock Points.

How did you get started in racing?
My Dad raced sleds.

Major Racing Accomplishments:

USCC Semi-Pro Points Champion
Pro Stock win Detroit Lake
2nd in Pro Stock Points

2012-2013 Racing Divisions:
Pro Open, Pro Stock

Goals for 2012-2013 Race Season:
Top Five in Pro Points, Win Soo I-500

Favorite Track?
Warroad, MN and Soo I-500

Toughest Racer to pass on the track?
Bryan Dick

Describe your off-season training regimen:
Motocross; Running

What pre-race ritual do you do or item(s) must you wear or have with you when you race (for good luck)?
Take a nap.

Who has influenced your race career the most to date?
My Dad

Where would you most like to go visit in the world?
Alaska

If money were no object what vehicle would you drive? 
A Monster Truck

What music do you listen to? 
Rock, Country

If you could continue racing after you are done with your current form of racing what type of racing would you like to do (money being no object)? 
Watercross Racing

Crew Members:

Terry
Travis
Nancy Faust
Quintin Retter
Dan Shoelist
Joe Grensavitch
Colton Schmitt
Ben Brown
Brittany Keener

Sponsors:

Polaris Racing; Walker Evans Shocks; Wissota Sand and Gravel; North Country Plumbing; Kluge Trucking; Woody’s; C & A Pro Skis; Powermadd; VP Fuels; Redline Racing Oil; King’s Firewood

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Spencer Kadlec
#57
Spencer Kadlec

Age: 22

Birthdate: 6/22/1990

Hometown: Browerville, MN

Married? Engaged

Fiancé’s Name: Amber Lund

Kids: N/A

No. of Years Racing: 3

No. of years with Polaris: 2

Occupation: Self Employed

Hobbies: Hunting; Cycling; Riding Dirt Bikes; and hanging with friends

Most Memorable Moment in Racing:

Winning Semi-Pro Improved Championship and Making Loretta Lynn National (on dirtbike)

How did you get started in racing?
Followed in my Dad’s and Uncle’s footsteps.

Major Racing Accomplishments:

Semi-Pro Improved Championship
3rd in Semi-Pro Stock

2012-2013 Racing Divisions:
USXC – Pro Stock and Pro Open

Goals for 2012-2013 Race Season:
Be competitive in Pro class – Top 5

Favorite Track?  
Grafton, ND

Toughest Racer to pass on the track?
All

Describe your off-season training regimen:  
Eat right, Ride Dirtbike and work out.

What pre-race ritual do you do or item(s) must you wear or have with you when you race (for good luck): 
None, I always look and point up before I start.

Who has influenced your race career the most to date?
My Dad

Where would you most like to go visit in the world? 
France

If money were no object what vehicle would you be driving? 
Helicopter

What music do you listen to? 
Rock / Country

If you could continue racing after you are done with your current form of racing what type of racing would you like to do (money being no object)? 
Sprint Cars

Crew Members:
Gabe
Jeff
Dale
Bob
Paul
Matt
Matt
Taylor
Alex

Sponsors:

Bunke Racing; Polaris; C&A Pro Skis; Klim; Woody’s; Subway; Premier Plastics; Camoplast; Powermadd; Walker Evans; Autolite; Trail tank; Motocity Raceway; Energy Release

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Travis Faust
#473
Travis Faust

Age:  20

Birthdate:  7/14/1992

Hometown:  Rubicon, WI

Married?  No

Spouse’s Name:  N/A

Kids:  N/A

No. of Years Racing: 10

No. of years with Polaris:  10

Occupation:  Motorcycle Mechanic at West Bend Harley Davidson

Hobbies:  Motocross; Hunting; Fishing; Camping; Boating

Most Memorable Moment in Racing:
1st Semi-Pro win at USCC Detroit Lakes 2012

How did you get started in racing?
My Dad and brother

Major Racing Accomplishments:
2012 - 2nd place Semi-Pro Stock USCC Season Points

2012-2013 Racing Divisions:
Semi-Pro Stock USCC
Semi-Pro Improved USCC

Goals for 2012-2013 Race Season:
Win Season Points

Favorite Track?
Oslo, MN

Toughest Racer to pass on the track?
Jordan Jorgenson

Describe your off-season training regimen:
Running; Biking and Motocross

What pre-race ritual do you do or item(s) must you wear or have with you when you race (for good luck)?
Relax and talk to friends

Who has influenced your race career the most to date?
My brother Ryan Faust

Where would you most like to go visit in the world?
Alaska

If money were no object what vehicle would you drive? 
Fighter Jet          

What music do you listen to? 
Rock

If you could continue racing after you are done with your current form of racing what type of racing would you like to do (money being no object)? 
Trophy Trucks

Crew Members:
Terry Faust
Nancy Faust
Ryan Faust
Ben Brown
Joe Grensavitch
Colton Schmitt
Justin Retter
Quintin Retter          

Sponsors: 

Polaris Racing; Walker Evans Shocks; Wissota Sand and Gravel; North Country Plumbing; Kluge Trucking; Woody’s; C & A Pro Skis; Powermadd; VP Fuels; Redline Racing Oil; King’s Firewood

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Trevor Leighton
#931
Trevor Leighton

Age: 19

Birthdate: 5/11/1993

Hometown: Eagle, ID

Married? No

Spouse’s Name: N/A

Kids: N/A

No. of Years Racing: 6

No. of years with Polaris: 6

Occupation: Construction

Hobbies: Wake boarding, snowboarding, hanging out with my friends, snowmobiling

Most Memorable Moment in Racing:
First National Sport Win.

How did you get started in racing?
My dad’s good friend Toby Ashley.

Major Racing Accomplishments:

2nd in Points two years in a row.
National final wins

2012-2013 Racing Divisions:
Pro Lite – ISOC Nationals.
Pro - MWR

Goals for 2012-2013 Race Season:
Win the Pro Lite Championship.  Top three in Pro MWR.

Favorite Track?
Lake Geneva, WI

Toughest Racer to pass on the track?
Colby Crapo, Andy Lieders

Describe your off-season training regimen:
Riding bike, and swimming, Gym

What pre-race ritual do you do or item(s) must you wear or have with you when you race (for good luck)?
Listen to music

Who has influenced your race career the most to date?
Adam Johnson, Colby Crapo, Toby Ashley, my Mom and Dad.

Where would you most like to go visit in the world?
Alaska

If money were no object what vehicle would you be driving?
The new BMW

What music do you listen to?
Country

If you could continue racing after you are done with your current form of racing what type of racing would you like to do (money being no object)?
NASCAR trucks or the big dogs

Crew Members:

Trace & Wendy Leighton
Ray Hulten
Timi Leighton
Josh Sweiton

Sponsors:

POLARIS
LEIGHTON MOTORSPORTS
FLY
WALKER EVANS
WOODY’S
BULLY DOG
139 DESIGNS
C&A PRO
WPS
ROX
HMK
2 COOL AIR VENTS
TRIPLE 9 GOGGLES
BOYESON
HULTEN SPEED SPORTS
AMSOIL
IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION
CRAPO TRUCKING
WESTERN TRAILERS
ICE AGE PERFORMANCE
ACTION GRAPHICS

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Zak Mason
#863
Zak Mason

Age: 17

Birthdate: 11/21/1994

Hometown: Gaylord, MI

Married? No

Spouse’s Name: N/A

Kids: N/A

No. of Years Racing: 12

No. of years with Polaris: 0

Occupation: Student

Hobbies: Motocross; Mountain Biking

Most Memorable Moment in Racing:
Winning my first Eagle River World Championship when I was 13.

How did you get started in racing?

My dad worked for Arctic Cat and raced ovals.  He wouldn’t let me do ovals so we got into Sno-Cross.

Major Racing Accomplishments:
2010   ISOC Junior 14-14 National Champion
2011   ISOC Top 10 Sport National Points
2012   ISOC 3rd Overall in Points Sport National
2012   MXR Pro Open 2nd (Regionals)                      

2012-2013 Racing Divisions:

Sport – ISOC Nationals
MXR Regional – Pro Open

Goals for 2012-2013 Race Season:
To Win the 2012-2013 ISOC Sport National Championship

Favorite Track?  
Canterbury

Toughest Racer to pass on the track?
Dylan Jansen

Describe your off-season training regimen:   

I start it off with a boot camp at the end of August in Ontario with Drew Robertson from Evolved Nutrition.  Have a schedule planned throughout the year.

What pre-race ritual do you do or item(s) must you wear or have with you when you race (for good luck): 
I always have music playing just to keep me pumped up.

Who has influenced your race career the most to date?
My Dad and the Pros who have been my idols my whole life.

Where would you most like to go visit in the world? 
British Columbia

If money were no object what vehicle would you be driving? 
4x4 Trophy Truck

What music do you listen to? 
Not too picky!

If you could continue racing after you are done with your current form of racing what type of racing would you like to do (money being no object)?
Race a 4x4 Trophy Truck.

Crew Members:
Dad
Betsy
Maarissa
Mom
Lauren

Sponsors:
Polaris; Studboy; 509; DieselFreak.com; Sportech; Fly Racing; Orthopedic Associates of Jackson Hole; 139 Designs

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