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WHAT’S
The Winning Edge

BlueRibbon Coalition
SNOWMOBILERS DISAPPOINTED BY COURT RULING

eyelash regarding winter use of specific roads and
BOISE, ID --Snowmobile advocates today responded to a recent decision in United States District trails for motorized and non-motorized users. If it
Court for the District of Idaho, which directs the U.S. does anything, this decision will create unnecessary
controversy and further sap the planning budget
Forest Service to promulgate new motorized travel
of an agency already fearful of being raided in the
management regulations. The decision was released on March 29, 2013, and declared unlawful the name of fiscal reform,” added Sandra.
agency’s 2005 Travel Management Rule for violating
“plain language” in a forty-year old Executive Order
and allowing it to be “discretionary” whether the Forest Service designates “areas of use or non-use” by
snowmobiles. The 2005 Rule was years and millions
of dollars in the making.
While it is typical to conduct further proceedings
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to determine a proper remedy in an environmental
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case like this, the court’s decision simply announces
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a new rule must be issued within 180 days. The
VP TO POWER SNOWMOBILE
parties to the case, including snowmobile advocates
Idaho State Snowmobile Association, American
DRAG SERIES
Council of Snowmobile Associations, and BlueRib
Northeast Pro Stocks on Spec Fuel
bon Coalition, are still interpreting the court’s ruling.
“This is either a tectonic shift or much ado about
NEWARK, DE - VP Racing Fuels, recognized as the
nothing,” stated Sandra Mitchell. “Forest Service
power
source in professional and sportsman drag racrules and maps have for decades regulated not only
ing since the mid-70’s, has been named Official Fuel of
areas of ‘use and non-use’ but details to the gnat’s
the Pro Stock Snowmobile Drag Racing Series within
NHRA’s Northeastern Division 1. As part of the agree
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ment, VP’s C14+ and C16 have been designated as

Spec Fuels for the series.
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“We’ve fueled every Pro Stock car that’s won an
NHRA World Championship since 1975, including 25
consecutive years before NHRA designated VP the
Official Spec Fuel for the class,” said Jim Kelly, VP’s
      
Eastern Regional Manager-Race Fuel Sales. “Designat       
      
ing VP’s C14+ and C16 as spec fuels for the Pro Stock
           
Snowmobiles is another example of a series choos   
      ing VP and its products not just for our top quality and
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