In Photos: Classic snowmobiles pushed to their limits in fun races

Fun races held at the Burner in Malakwa provided a chance for sledders to show off their classic machines. (Kayleigh Seibel/Eagle Valley News)
Ryan Mintz takes a sharp corner on his sled during one of the fun races held at the Burner in Malakwa on Saturday, March 16. (Kayleigh Seibel/Eagle Valley News)
Reegan Mintz powers into a corner on her sled during one of the fun races held at the Burner in Malakwa on Saturday, March 16. (Kayleigh Seibel/Eagle Valley News)
Fun races held at the Burner in Malakwa provided a chance for sledders to show off their classic machines. (Kayleigh Seibel/Eagle Valley News)
Fun races held at the Burner in Malakwa provided a chance for sledders to show off their classic machines. (Kayleigh Seibel/Eagle Valley News)
Fun races held at the Burner in Malakwa provided a chance for sledders to show off their classic machines. (Kayleigh Seibel/Eagle Valley News)
Fun races held at the Burner in Malakwa provided a chance for sledders to show off their classic machines. (Kayleigh Seibel/Eagle Valley News)
Mike Brasseur catches air on his sled as part of a fun event at the Burner in Malakwa which also featured races between classic snowmobiles on March 16. (Kayleigh Seibel/Eagle Valley News)
Kindly Buttoner puts the hammer down on a straight stretch at the fun races held at the Burner in Malakwa on Saturday, March 16. (Kayleigh Seibel/Eagle Valley News)

The roar of classic sleds was the soundtrack to a memorable afternoon as they raced along a track shaped out of snow at the Burner Grille in Malakwa on Saturday, March 16.

Read More: Malakwa eatery to host vintage snowmobile race

Read More: Birdshot and pallet fire, vandals leave mess for snowmobile club

Read More: Traffic disruption expected on Highway 1 at Bruhn Bridge

Read More: Rural home sought for feral cats facing eviction


@SalmonArm
jim.elliot@saobserver.net

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Number of Kelowna-linked COVID-19 cases grows to 159

Interior Health reported four new cases region-wide on Friday, 18 remain active

Okanagan, Creston cherry and apple farms in need of workers

The worker shortage is due to the COVID-19 restrictions on international travel

New team focuses on troublesome Kelowna properties

Recently, a property owner was handed six tickets amounting to over $2,500

Police watchdog deems Kelowna RCMP not responsible for man’s death

The man spoke to police after a car crash before leaving on foot; he was found dead six hours later

Central Okanagan adds 3,600 jobs in July: Statistics Canada

The region’s unemployment rate decreased by 0.2 percentage points to 10 per cent in July

53 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths cap off week of high infection rates in B.C.

Roughly 1,500 people are self-isolating because they either have COVID-19 or have been exposed to it

Moving on: Tanev scores 11 seconds into OT as Canucks oust Wild

Vancouver beats Minnesota 5-4 to move into first round of NHL playoffs

VIDEO: U.S. Air Force pilot does fly-by for B.C. son amid COVID border separation

Sky-high father-son visit plays out over White Rock Pier

3 Vancouver police officers test positive for COVID after responding to large party

Union president says other officers are self-isolating due to possible exposure

New mothers with COVID-19 should still breastfeed: Canada’s top doctor

Dr. Theresa Tam made the recommendation during World Breastfeeding Awareness Week

Collapse of Nunavut ice shelf ‘like losing a good friend:’ glaciologist

The ice shelf on the northwestern edge of Ellesmere Island has shrunk 43 per cent

‘It’s just my job’: Off-duty Peachland paramedic saves choking girl downtown Penticton

Family vacationing in Penticton assisted by off-duty paramedic, who helps save 13-year-old

Vandals target North Okanagan camper

COVID-19 ‘No camping’ warnings sprayed on local camper

Pup stolen from Vernon temporary shelter

Nicola Sanders hopes to spread the word to get Nala home to her son, the rightful owner

Most Read