40 YEARS OF HISTORY
This summary is presented by
Also in collaboration with the Musée de l’ingéniosité J. Armand Bombardier, holder of our archives.
1993 to 2002
Snow at last, comfortable outside temperature, and unprecedented success for the Grand Prix!
We can say that this year was a success all the way! Nothing less than an attendance record (30,000 people) and a significant economic impact on the tourist and media side.
Honouring Ontario Champion Gary Vessair
Everyone remembers this Ontarian, who at the age of 17, followed the steps of his brother, and became a famous pilot.
Funds raised for En Coeur; the social involvement of the Grand Prix de Valcourt.
The first fundraising activity for the Foundation took place in 1994 with the organization of a snowmobile ride.
The Debut of Snocross
A longer track? A shorter track? Find out what is behind the success of the Snocross track.
Honouring former champion David Wahl
Following family tradition, his nephew, Terry Wahl, became the next invincible champion to beat at Valcourt until 1999. Let’s have a look at the facts during these glory years.
Honouring former champion Jim Herzig
Jim Herzig was one of the most respected and appreciated athletes in snowmobiling racing…
Between 1983- 2000, ; Changes to the Yvon Duhamel Track
There is no doubt that the evolution of the ice circuit has quite a story! Over the years, its improvement has provided runners with even more thrills …
Site Improvements between 1983 – 2009
From the start, there was lots of work to be done on the site. The track was not made to hold races, and there was no parking available. The development of parking lots and traffic lanes was a long process.
Honouring former Champion Mike Houle
He was recognized for his mastery of machines and his remarkable knowledge of tuning and control of the race. His name is also synonymous with glory, Mike Houle has had a whole career!
Pictures / Memories / Anecdotes
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