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It's Derby Weekend!
Posted by Eliason Realty of the North, LLC on January 13, 2015 in Tourism Community Highlights
It's Derby Weekend!

Picture from Eagle River World Championship Derby Facebook page

For 52 years Eagle River has lived up to its title as “Snowmobile Capital of the World™”, when it launched the 2015 AMSOIL Eagle River World Championship Derby Races. This past weekend the snowmobiles that lit the racing fever were celebrated as the 2015 Woody's Traction Eagle River World Championship Derby Vintage Races were held Jan. 9-11. The winner of the 2015 World Vintage Champion is Matt Goede, from New Germany, Minn. racing on a Polaris Starfire.

Starting Thursday, Jan. 15, snocross and oval racing practice begins at 8:00 AM and racing begins at 2:00 PM with the first snocross and oval racing rounds at the Derby track.

An exciting Friday begins at 9:00 AM with round two of the races. Several of the classes will have finals later at Friday Night Thunder.

Saturday, the Snocross finals will be held and at 2 PM during the AMSOIL World Championship Top 10 qualifying race. After these races, the track will have a “knock down” in preparation for Sunday’s oval finals and the Championship race that begins at 3:00 PM.

Of course, there is much more at the Derby track for spectators to enjoy. There is the fantastic indoor Derby Expo Hall where vendors show off the latest and greatest in snowmobiles, accessories and gear. It is also home to the newest addition to the Derby Expo Hall, the Derby Loft. This is an inside dining and drinking arena providing Derby attendees with a much needed accommodation that opened in time for the 50th Championship Derby.

There are also the very popular Hotseats that are enclosed, heated seating, elevated for a premier view of the racing action. They also feature in-box refreshments for the spectators.

If you are unable to attend in person, there is also a live feed of the races that is available online and presented by Woody’s.

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