SAULT STE. MARIE, MI – Sep. 4, 2018 – After this past February’s Guinness World Record attempt, the International 500 Snowmobile Race in conjunction with the Sault Ste. Marie Convention & Visitors Bureau are excited to announce another world record attempt scheduled for 2019 on Friday, February 1st, 2019.
Those who choose to participate are in for a thrill of a lifetime. The current record stands at 1,047 snowmobiles in a single public parade held by our close friends to the north. Canada currently holds the worlds record for the largest snowmobile parade ever hosted.
In 2018 during race week of the #SooI500 sled heads embarked on the community of Sault Ste. Marie, MI, which commenced promotion of the record breaking attempt. The Americans attempt fell short by 51 snowmobiles at 997.
It was then determined that a second attempt must follow in 2019. Hence, it was unanimous when considering to move forward with plans to break the record in 2019 during race week scheduled for the 51st running of the worlds most exciting snowmobile endurance race, the SOO I-500.
In support of this attempt, the SOO I-500 is promoting the event calling all snowmobilers who are from the USA to consider participating in the parade in hopes of crushing the current record held by Canada.
Here are some related participation facts for those who are considering becoming a part of this history setting ride:
Just think…. How cool would it be to have a photo of over 1,047 snowmobiles at one location? YOU CAN BE A PART OF SNOWMOBILE HISTORY!
SUPORT THIS WORLD RECORD BREAKING ATTEMPT. AND…. don’t forget to take in all the action, thrills and activities of the famous I-500 race on Saturday February 2nd, 2019.
Guinness World Record information:
DATE: Friday, February 1st, 2019
STAGING AREA INFORMATION: There will be three (3) staging areas for parade participants to utilize.
Here is a list of the 2019 G.W.R. attempt:
1. Ashman Bay
2. DonDee Lanes
3. Kewadin Casinos Hotel & Convention Center
SPECIAL NOTES OF INTEREST: Parade participants will leave their respective staging areas at 2:30p.m., on record breaking attempt day (Friday, February 1st, 2019) Destination from the staging areas will be the SOO I-500 race track parking lot. Parade participants will leave the track parking lot at 3:00p.m.
PARADE ROUTE: The snowmobile parade will end on Portage Avenue.
For more information related to the Guinness World Record attempt, please contact the Sault Ste. Marie, Convention and Business Bureau located at Sault Ste. Marie, MI at the link provided: https://www.saultstemarie.com/contact/