Our primary charity: The Presbyterian Hospitality House – works to correct the problems of Alaska’s troubled youth and families so that they may contribute to the social and financial well being of their community. http://www.phhalaska.org/
Secondary charity: Wounded Warriors Program – statewide thru DAV
Dates and Location:
Saturday, Feb 25 between 9am-11am and wraps up around 4 – 5pm
Sunday, Feb 26, starts at 11am and ends around 4pm
Chena River near the Cushman Street Bridge Fairbanks, AK 99701 (907) 474-4242
Snowmobile races for older model machines plus fun activities for the entire family downtown on the Chena River. No alcohol, straight up family fun events. There will be kids and family games – all free, a vendors area, contests and the races. Any individuals or businesses looking to get involved contact Tired Iron. We are trying to increase our wounded warrior entries, and we need at least 4 sleds for the soldiers to use during the event so we can enhance our donations to the group. Last year we had two, and we are hoping to have 6-12 entries (entry fee waived of course) for the 2012 Tired Iron. If you have a working sled, decent running condition, please contact Tired Iron at (907)452-8602.
There are 5 Races, click here to see the qualifications of each race:
Radar (Money) Run Course is a 500-600 foot straight, smooth, strip with radar speed equipment capturing all speeds) Any air-cooled or liquid-cooled, leaf spring production sleds up to and including Model Year 1979 may compete. Clarification: For Tired Iron Races, sleds produced in 1978 are 1979 MODEL YEAR and ARE eligible. A sled produced in 1979 is a 1980 MODEL YEAR, and is NOT eligible to enter.
There are five (5) Radar Run classes:
- Class A-1: 0 – 340 cc Air-cooled (up to and including 1975 Model Year)
- Class A-2: 341 – 440 cc Air-cooled (up to and including 1975 Model Year)
- Class A-3: 441 cc – up Air-cooled (up to and including 1975 Model Year)
- Class A-4: All size Air-cooled (from 1976 Model Year, up to and including 1979 Model Year)
- Class L-1: All size Liquid-cooled (up to and including 1979 Model Year)
A handicap is allowed within each class, depending on the size and/or year of the sled, in the form of adjusted rolling start speed(s)
Jurassic Classic – This event is intended for sleds no faster than 25 MPH, and for drivers that still have their faculties, but not necessarily their original teeth, hips, or knees.
Wired Iron - AKA a bunch of wound-up kids on 120cc mini snowmachines. No entry fee for these races. The Fairbanks Fun Racing Lions will organize and run this event. It will begin at Graehl Landing. There are typically seven classes for the Wired Iron.
Classic – premier event of the weekend. Eligible are all Air-cooled, leaf-spring production sleds up to and including Model Year 1979, capable of 50+ MPH. Wet Iron – This event is for liquid-cooled, leaf spring production sleds up to and including Model Year 1979.
Fun Run – The Tired Iron Fun Run is traditionally the largest event of the Tired Iron. It is designed for sleds in the 25 to 50 MPH range, and is the ultimate “just get out and have fun” event of the weekend.
Click here for Entry Fees
The phone contact for all info on this years event is 452-8602. Click here for their website.
This is what the Tired Iron is all about:
Fairbanks Tired Iron Vintage Snowmachine – Snowmobile Race