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.

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