Fast Fifty vintage race coming Jan. 19

sp_Fast Fifty1The 2nd annual Andy Englund “Fast Fifty – 50 Miler” vintage snowmobile race will be held Sunday, Jan. 19 on Long Lake west of Isanti. The event honors the memory of snowmobile racer and avid outdoorsman Englund (No. 76). The Long Lake Vintage Snowmobile Racing Crew and the Englund family were honored to present over $7000 in donations from last year’s race to the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association, Pheasants Forever, Quality Deer Management and Ducks Unlimited. 

   Registration will be 7:30-9:30 a.m. at Captain’s on Long Lake (($50/sled– 76-percent payback), with racing to start at 11 a.m. All sleds are 1973-older single cylinders in three classes: HR, HD and Relic. Each sled runs a total of 20 laps, 2.5 miles long. A silent auction will be held after the race, and “Andy Englund- Fast 50” sweatshirts are available for sale. For additional information, log onto or contact Carrie Englund (612-282-6246).   NEWS file photo