Drags draw riders despite rain

Each February the airport in Midway comes alive with action as the Kettle Valle Racing Association hosts the snowmobile drags.

Not much can slow down a snowmobiler intent on seeing the winning flag raised over their lane. Action was fast

Wet weather kept the spectators away from the sixth annual Snowmobile Drags sponsored by the Kettle Valley Racing Association (KVRA). But the riders were there, coming from across the province and across the international border.

The start was aided this year by the use of launch pads made from old snowmobile tracks mounted on plywood.

Despite the puddles the day was a relatively nice—the rain that had caused all the puddles in the first place held off for most of the day.

KVRA turned the concession over to the grad class this year— and they were flipping burgers and keeping everyone happy all day long.

The KVRA is a group of volunteers and local business owners who exist to increase local economic activity through racing.



600 Stock

1st – Gerry Hampton

2nd – Larry Nickel

3rd – Frankie Reichert

600 Mild

1st – Ryan Rose

2nd – Gerry Hampton

3rd – Frankie Reichert

600 Wild

1st – Doug Chase

2nd – Larry Nickel

700 Stock

1st – Shaye Turcotte

2nd – Shan Turcotte

3rd – Larry Nickel

700 Mild

1st – Willy Morton

2nd – Shaye Turcotte

3rd – Ryan Rose

700 Wild

1st – Jessi Horkoff

2nd – Willy Morton

3rd – Shaye Turcotte

800 Stock

1st – Jarrid Nickel

2nd – Levi Turcotte

3rd – Niki Taylor

800 Mild

1st – Ali Turcotte

2nd – Jarrid Nickel

3rd – Levi Turcotte

800 Wild

1st – Ali Turcotte

2nd – Larry Nickel

3rd – Shaye Turcotte

900 Stock

1st – Larry Nickel

2nd – Ali Turcotte

3rd- Jarrid Nickel

900 Mild

1st – Jarrid Nickel

2nd –Larry Nickel

3rd – Rocky Turcotte

900 Wild

1st – Reid Hedlund

2nd – Doug Chase

3rd – Rocky Turcotte

1000 Stock

1st – Larry Nickel

2nd – Ali Turcotte

3rd – Levi Turcotte

1000 Mild

1st – Doug Feist

2nd – Larry Nickel

3rd – Doug Chase

1000 Wild

1st – Reid Hedlund

2nd – Doug Chase

3rd – Rocky Turcotte


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