The Winter Spectacular

Snowmobile Ice Oval Race

Central Minnesota IFS Sno-Pro Series.

The first pic is HOF driver Steve Thorsen aboard his factory Scorpion at Alexandria MN.1979. The second pic is a head on shot of the same front straightaway 2017. So much history! #daycoholidayspectacular #winterspectacular #history #safteydifferencelol

Man-this was a fun race to watch.....let's say it was " Spectacular"....

Yesterday during day 2 of The Winter Spectacular, the F-500 Final was OUTSTANDING!
Viewing passes for complete replays of the entire weekend are now available at!

Echo Press

Thanks for the ride, 10GDP... Cory Watts David R Dahl Ben Johnson Andy Radil Carol Karrow Justin Marthaler Mark Barrett Todd Chan

Winter Spectacular won't be held in 2019

[07/13/18]   It is never an easy decision to end something that has been so very successful and had so many awesome racers and fans. With changes to different entities, the speedway facility-the decision was made that the Winter Spectacular will NOT be held this year.
Thank you to all our faithful racers, fans, partners ( Tommy Lipar, Oval Racers-Alliance, Thomas Larson Jr, Todd Achterberg, TLR, Explore Alexandria MN, Ollie's Service, Inc Earl Anderson Sonya Anderson Telkamp Farms, D/S Field Services, Raceday Larry Preston Holiday Inn Alexandria Dave Wahl, Radil Farms, Schaeffer's Oil Shawn Olson Winning Edge Graphics Robyn Snyder H Boyd Nelson Inc Beer Wholesale Ramblin Ray Ramblin Ray) that have supported this event from day 1- Year after Year; and made it such a successful and family fun event.
We encourage and ask that you continue to support these fine organizations; TLR, ORA, CPTC, CMPR, PVR and ER - and perhaps, in 3-5 years a reunion Winter Spectacular race/show will return.
IT truly was like watching jet fighters in a gymnasium-RR
Go Fast, Turn Left, Look Kewl-Raceday
Thank you. Blessings and safe travels.
10GDP (Ten Guys Dream and Promotion)
Andy Radil Ben Johnson Cory Watts Todd Chan Rod Karrow David R Dahl Jeff Karrow

The 10GDP group sends their thoughts and prayers....Vern was the Winter Spectacular Grand Marshal in 2015. He was the Race Director for the 'original' Holiday Spectacular, wrote tech articles for a snowmobile magazine, built 2 prototype snowmobiles with Frank Chan. HE mentored and influenced many in racing and in the fire industry.
We were glad to know him -
Andy Radil Frank Chan Ben Johnson David R Dahl Cory Watts Carol Karrow

Our founder. Our mentor. Our friend.

It saddens me to announce the untimely death of our Founder and President, Vern Wieberdink, early Thursday morning.

Vern started our company over thirty years ago, one man on a mission to bring firefighters the very best equipment available. He was instrumental in making our company what it is today, and by building a strong foundation he was able to step away a few years ago and enjoy retirement to its fullest.

He will be deeply missed, but rest assured that our commitment to our customers will not change. We will continue to provide you with the same exceptional level of service you have come to expect from Alex Air Apparatus. Vern wouldn’t have it any other way.


TJ Patrick's 340 SS victory lap, Alexandria, MN December of 1977. Click to read the story!



Ollie's Service, Inc

Thanks to Ollie's Service, Inc for their years of partnership with us....a true and honest. Thank you. Jacob Goede Keith Wojo Dana Wojciechowski Jason Boyda Todd Achterberg Brett Richter Oval Racers-Alliance Thomas Larson Jr

Watch here to see who Won the Sea-Doo Spark at The Winter Spectacular Snowmobile Race sponsored by Ollie’s Service! The F500 top 3 finishers were in a close battle from start to finish! Unofficial results 1. Jacob Goede 2. Keith Wojo 3. Jason Boyda.

2018 Winter Spectacular story

Jacob Goede Keith Wojo Jason Boyda Pierre Jensen Kendra Westlund C.j. Schuette Todd Achterberg Oval Racers-Alliance Thomas Larson Jr
Thanks for putting on great shows....much appreciated

From the pros to the rookies, the 2018 Winter Spectacular is a draw for people looking for that thrill of the ride. Those racers 300+ sleds took to Alexandri...

Winter Spectacular draws wide array of drivers, fans (Alexandria, MN) On Saturday morning the temperature was in the single digits below zero and Alexandria had been without any significant snowfall since last year. By midday about three inches

2018 Winter Spectacular VO

The 2018 Winter Spectacular Ice Oval Snowmobile Races took place in Alexandria, MN on Feb. 2nd and 3rd. More than 300 snowmobiles were driven around the 1/2 ...

[02/04/18]   And that is a wrap of the 2018 Winter Spectacular!!!!!

[02/04/18]   SS440fa/lc/fan Masters FINAL
1. Fedie
2. Starnes
3. Riegert
4. 512
5. Bauman
6. Stensrud

[02/04/18]   Sportsman 600 f500 f340 Combo FINAL
1. Baumann
2. Helmbrecht
3. Saluk
4. Keilback
5. Wojo.
6. Vowels

[02/04/18]   Super Mod 800 FINAL
1. Mlaskoch
2. Flannery
3. Diefenthaler
4. Feucht
5. Chura
6. Knaus
7. Bachmann

[02/04/18]   Superstock ss340fa/lc FINAL
2. Pederson
3. Schindler
4. Hammer
5. Schuette
6. Bauman
7. Stensrud
8. Crawford
9. Padgett

[02/03/18]   Race 37 F500 Jr 11-13 FINAL
1. Christensen

[02/03/18]   Race 36 F500 Jr. 14-17 Final
1. Westlund
2. Hintz
3. Helmbrecht
4. Nelson
5. Davy

[02/03/18]   Race 35 Superstock ss250lc 300fa 340fan FINAL
1. Fedie
2. Schuette
3. CJ Schuette
4. Diefenthaler

[02/03/18]   Pro Lite FINAL
1. Lyberg
2. Lepak
3. Du Quaine
4. Nordine
5. Gust
6. Ricci

[02/03/18]   Race 33 F 500 FINAL For the SEADOO Spark!
1. Goede
2. Wojo
3. Boyda
4. Olson
5. Sackvie
6. Lepage
7. Watson
What a race guys!!!!!!
Special Thank you to Ollies Sales and Service!!!!!

[02/03/18]   Champ FINAL
1. Sterne
2. Hart
3. MacDonald
4. Wahl
5. N Van Strydonk
6. Stephenson
7. B Van Strydonk

[02/03/18]   Race 32 IFS 440x FINAL
1. Miller
2. Bachmann
3. 511

[02/03/18]   Race 31 Superstock ss440 fan FINAL
1. Giesking
2. Jones
3. Padgett
4. Pappenfus

[02/03/18]   Outlaw 600 FINAL
1. D Haller
2. Thuerauf
3. Larson
4. C Haller

[02/03/18]   Race 26 Jr Sprint 2 FINAL
1. Ricci
2. Nelson
3. Lepak
4. Cook
5. Beach
6. Phillips

[02/03/18]   Race 25
Superstock ss440 fan fa/lc/fan
1. Nesbit
2. 27x
3. Fedie
4. Jones
5. Riegert
6. Graski

[02/03/18]   Race 24 IFS 250x FINAL
1. Szalai

[02/03/18]   Race 23 Sportsman 600 FINAL
1. Helmbrecht
2. baumann
3. Iskierka
4. Saluk
5. Sackvie
6. Vowles
7. Normand
8. Schmidt

[02/03/18]   Race #22 Womens 500 FINAL
1. Westlund
2. Schuette
3. Phillips
4. Lundeen

[02/03/18]   Champ 440 Round 2 heat 2
1. Macdonald
2. Stephenson
3. N Van strydonk

[02/03/18]   Champ 440 Round 2 heat 1
1. Sterne
2. Wahl
3. B Van Strydonk
4. Dellandrea

[02/03/18]   SuperMod SM340fa lc
1. Maier
2. Olson
3. Knaus
4. Zeriden
5. Smith
6. Starnes
7. Nesbit
8. Sojcik
9. Stull

[02/03/18]   Race 20
IFS 500 F F340 Combo
1. Helmbrecht
3. Radil
4. Jensen
5. Pappenfus

[02/03/18]   Race #19 Jr Sprint 1
1. Hintz
2. Olson
3. Grabowski

[02/03/18]   Race 18 Pro Lite
1. Lyberg
2. Nordine
3. Lepak
4. Gust

[02/03/18]   Race 15 Superstock ss340 fan only
1. Jost
2. Hammer
3. Padgett
4. Schuette
6. Schindler
7. Crawford
8. Higgins

[02/03/18]   Race 14 IFS 340x FINAL
1. Miller
2. Szalai
3. Trzesniak
4. 511

[02/03/18]   race 13 Jr 1 stock FINAL
1. Van Ryen
2. Braaten
3. Jensen

[02/03/18]   ProStock 440
1. Barrett
2. Marthaler

[02/03/18]   Super Mod SM440 fa lc FINAL
1. Mlaskoch
2. Diefenthaler
3. Feucht
4. Flannery
5. Lange
6. Gentz

[02/03/18]   Race 10 Pro Lite
1. Lyberg
2. Lepak
3. Nordine
4. Gust
5. Ricci

[02/03/18]   Outlaw 600
1. Thurerauf
2. D Haller
3. Larson
4. C. Haller

[02/03/18]   Factory 600
1. Schwartz
2. Schwartz II

[02/03/18]   Super Mod SM300 fa/lc FINAL
1. Connell
2. Davy
3. Blosberg
4. Winters
5. Lundeen
6. Wojcik
7. Brown

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