Snocross Freestyle back to Grand Prix Ski-Doo, Valcourt

Fans of extreme sports will be pampered with the return of freestyle snocross in the context of the 31st edition of the Grand Prix Ski-Doo of Valcourt presented by FOX on the weekend of February 15 to 17, 2013. Two exhibitions will be presented on a specially designed course where athletes perform the freestyle snowmobile with 190 kilos (450 pounds). The first performance will begin at 17 am on Saturday at the conclusion of activities on Circuit Yvon Duhamel, and the second will be held on the Sunday before the two big finals of the Grand Prix of Valcourt.

Many of the best freestyle snocross drivers northeastern U.S. will be Valcourt to impress the crowd with their pirouettes. Young Joe McLafferty will be one of the headliners at the Grand Prix. 18 years old, the pilot of Turner, Maine was invited to participate in the X-Games to be held from January 24 to 27 2013 in Aspen Colorado. At Valcourt, his main opponents will be DJ Coffin, a freestyler 22, and brothers Seth and Brandon Bell. Ticket holders for the Grand Prix are admitted free on the site of freestyle competition. The entry fee for those who do not have admission ticket will be $ 10 after 15 pm Saturday.

"The addition of freestyle snocross programming 2013 in the tradition of motorsport events winter is renowned Grand Prix of Valcourt since its launch in 1983, says Marie-Pier Lemay, Chief Executive Officer Event. Our fans are fond of excitement, and no doubt many of them will end the day Saturday to attend this competition freestyle. Planning and organizing an event of high-flying snow require the expertise and knowledge of the sport acrobatics. To ensure the success of this activity, we are working with Outer Limits Tour. To the delight of spectators and participants, we are also pleased to announce the return of the challenge of accelerating snowmobiles on Friday night.»

Since its introduction the program Grand Prix in 2010, the challenge of accelerating snowmobiles Friday night is a smash success in both the public than to the participation of amateur drivers who enroll in record numbers year after year . Like last year, will begin testing to 15 hours, followed by the friendly challenge acceleration. For details of the friendly challenge, visit the website at

The program will end at 21 hours following the final against the powerful snowmobiles Outlaws. The evening will continue with music under the big top with the music of Budweiser Show: This Side Up. The entrance to the drag strip is free for all spectators who will cross the turnstiles at Grand Prix Friday, Feb. 15 after 15 hours.

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For three days, the Grand Prix of Valcourt features on Circuit Yvon Duhamel aces gliding on snowmobile oval track, as well as the best drivers snocross circuits professional American continent. Also, drivers of motorcycles, ATVs and off-road coast to coast amaze the crowd with their prowess on glare ice. Many family activities are also planned, including inflatable games and tests children’s snowmobiles.

Tickets for the Grand Prix Ski-Doo of Valcourt presented by the FOX 15 to 17 February 2013 are on sale at the ticket service toll free at 1 866 532-7543 from 9 am to 16: 30 pm Monday to Friday or online at any time the Ticket section. Until February 13, 2013, fans can enjoy a discount on the package Privilege Lodge for $ G $ 90 three-day ticket, including taxes, instead of the regular price of $ 100.

The outdoor enthusiasts can purchase presale general admission tickets cost $ 45 each instead of $ 55. Children 12 and under accompanied by an adult are admitted free on the site of the Grand Prix. This offer is not valid for heated lodges.