Former Alexandria resident publishes book about the history of Polaris racing
The year was 1976.
Thousands upon thousands flocked to Alexandria for the chilly December snowmobile race.
Polaris had been dominating the professional circuits for the past two years with its Starfire sleds and team of racers, appropriately dubbed the “Starfire Kids.”
Now equipped with the young trio of Jerry Bunke, Brad Hulings and Steve Thorsen, as well as new dark blue machines, Polaris was set to dominate once again.
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