Burns Lake Cold Smoke Drag Races

The -25C temperature was no barrier for snowmobile racers, event organizers and volunteers who turned up on the clear and cold day for this year’s Cold Smoke Drag Races on Feb. 9. Sixteen riders joined the event, some competing for the $1,000 prize money in the King Class category, and a few kitty kat racers blasted their engines for the checkered flag glory. Results were as follows: Regular 800 stock 1st Brendan Alec, 2nd Scott Urness, 3rd Brian Imus. Regular 900 stock 1st Scott Urness, 2nd Brendan Alec, 3rd Allistar Garret. Regular 600 improved 1st Bret Johnson, 2nd Randy Hurford. Regular 800 improved 1st Kian Strimbold, 2nd Ryan Urness, 3rd Scott Urness. Regular 900 improved 1st Scott Urness, 2nd Kian Strimbold, 3rd Allistar Garrett. Regular 600 modified 1st Kurt Havery, 2nd Bret Johnson. Regular 700 modified 1st Kurt Havery, 2nd Bret Johnson. Regular 800 modified 1st Scott Urness, 2nd Ryan Urness, 3rd Kian Strimbold. Regular 900 modified 1st Kian Strimbold, 2nd Scott Urness, 3rd Ryan Urness. Open class 1st Brian Imus, 2nd Tyson Garrett, 3rd Logan Beedle. King class 1st Brian Imus, 2nd Tyson Garrett. (Blair McBride photos)


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