What do you call the pulse-pounding excitement of 38 suped-up snowmobiles ripping down a frozen ice track at over 100 miles per hour?
At the I-500, we call it FUN!
The I-500 Snowmobile Race is Michigan’s most thrilling experience for riders and motorsport fans of all kinds. Since 1969, tens of thousands of diehard enthusiasts have come to enjoy the frozen, snowy spectacle of the I-500, and be a part of the Upper Peninsula’s most astonishing snowmobile action!
Here, you’ll feel your heart thump in your chest at the sights and sounds of professional drivers giving it their all. You’ll feel sweet chills and thrills of the track, as the industry’s fastest, sleekest snow machines tear around North America’s only 1-mile oval ice track – taking banked turns that would make NASA queasy. The I-500 Snowmobile Race guarantees to rock every sense you have: the roar of the engine, the bite of the cold, the glory of the race, the sweet smell of victory. Fans get into it. The emotion is contagious. It just can’t be stopped!
And, the best part of the I-500 is these race-fueled snow monsters are only part of the excitement!
Starting February 7, 2015, the I-500 will also play host a number of exciting, entertaining, family-friendly events as part of the overall snowmobile celebration, including: